Many events are going on, and many artists are participating in several possibilities. The artists finely create the sculpture made out of the sand and win people’s hearts along with the Awards. The sculptors build the sandcastles based on the themes like dinosaurs, fairy tales, and many more topics.
The American Institute of Architects Sandcastle Competition
This event is one of the largest sand sculpting competitions globally, which has been conducted for over 20 years in Texas. Teams of designers, architects, engineering have taken place to the Beach every year for a healthy competition. They work for 5 hours straight to create the masterpiece.
In this competition last year, Golden Bucket Award, named for the first place, has been awarded to Matrix Design Inc for the beautiful sand structure called “enter the dragon,” which features a 3D dragon and some Holy temples.
Every sculpture is judged based on specific criteria, including unique ideas, artistic execution, the originality of the concept, craving techniques, and site utilization.
“Sand Safari”- Australia Sand Sculpting Championship
In summer, when you are in Australia, it is undoubtedly a time when you want to visit a beach and enjoy the traditional way of building sandcastles. Every year, at least ten professionals see the competition to win the Championship with their unique style of creating art and wondrous works.
The sculpture can reach up to 4 meters in height and can weigh from 10 to 25 tonnes. So you can get to know that this is not an easy or small competition. The artists are using a total of 180 tonnes of sand to interpret the given theme.
Siesta Key Crystal Classic Master Sand Sculpting Competition
This competition from Florida, USA, was founded in 2010 and has become the favorite event for professional sand sculptors. This event will be covered with a minimum of 35,000 attendees every year, and it is one of the most significant sand sculpting events. It is a fourth-day event where sculptors have precisely 24 hours to exhibit their unique ideas and sculptures to create an outdoor sand art gallery.
There are no rules and regulations for the height as some creations are over ten feet high and use tonnes of sand to finish their artwork. In the past few years, this event has featured many
international teams like Canada, the Czech Republic, Mexico, the Philippines, Italy, theUnited Kingdom(UK), andanyUSstate.