Annual Hampton Beach Sand Sculpting Classic

june, 2022

16jun(jun 16)8:00 am18(jun 18)8:00 pmAnnual Hampton Beach Sand Sculpting Classic8:00 am - 8:00 pm (18) On the beach, between B and C Streets, 169 Ocean Boulevard, Hampton, NH Event Organized By: Hampton Beach Village District

Event Details

22nd Annual Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Classic June 16-18, 2022

SCHEDULE FOR 2022 MASTER SAND SCULPTING COMPETITION: The fun starts Thursday, June 9th, 2022 when 200 tons of imported sand is dropped on Hampton Beach and the “Grady Bunch” starts pounding up the sponsor site. The entire area is illuminated for night viewing through June 26. Watch Greg Grady and “The Grady Bunch” build a mammoth Sand Demo Site. View all entries online on this website. The competition is by invitation only. The event is funded by the Hampton Beach Village District and Sponsors, in cooperation with The Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce and The NH Division of Parks.
  • Mon. – Wed. – June 13-14-15: Massive 100 Ton Sponsor Site Created
  • Wed., June 15 – Sponsors Grand Finale with a Master Group Carve.
  • Thurs., Fri., & Sat., June 16-17-18 – Solo Competition $25,000 purse and entry awards as follows: First Place $6,000; Second Place $4,000; Third Place $3,000; Fourth Place $2,000. People’s Choice Award $1,000. Non-placing competitors receive $1,500. There is also a Sculptor’s Choice Award that is only a prestige award, granted by their peers that has no monetary prize.
  • Sat., June 18 – 1:00 – 3:00 PM Voting for People’s Choice Award.
  • Sat., June 18 at 8:00 PM Awards Ceremony on the Sea Shell Stage. Special Fireworks Display at 9:30 PM.
  • The event is lighted for nightly viewing through June 26.
•   T-shirts on Sale in limited supply across from the Seashell Stage at BZ Beach Supply •   Event is lighted for nightly viewing through June 27th. The $25,000 in purse and entry awards will be distributed as follows: 1st Prize    -     $6,000 2nd Prize    -    $4,000 3rd Prize     -      $3,000 4th Prize      -      $2,000 People Choice - $1,000 Sculptors Choice - Medal



16 (Thursday) 8:00 am - 18 (Saturday) 8:00 pm


On the beach, between B and C Streets

169 Ocean Boulevard, Hampton, NH


Hampton Beach Village District