The fun starts Thursday, June 10, 2021 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 27th.
Watch Greg Grady and “The Grady Bunch” build a mammoth Sand Demo Site. View all entries on line at 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. T-shirts will be on sale in limited supply across from the Seashell Stage at BZ Beach Supply.
2021 Sponsor Site Theme: “Sand, Sun and Fun 2021”
Schedule for 2021 Hampton Beach Sand Sculpting Classic:
Featuring 10 World Class Sand Sculptors
Over $25,000 in Purse and Entry Awards
Thurs. June 10 – 200 Tons of Imported Sand dropped on Hampton BeachFri. – Mon. – June 11-14 – Massive 100 Ton Sponsor Site Created
Tues. June 15 – Sponsors Grand Finale with a Master Group Carve.
Weds. June 16 – Masters Pound Up and Sponsor Sculpture Viewing
Thurs. Fri., & Sat., June 17-18-19 – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Master Solo Competition
Sat., June 19 – Judging and People’s Choice Award Voting, 1 – 3 p.m. Come vote for your favorite!
Saturday Night, June 19 – Awards Ceremony, 7 p.m.
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
Sculptor’s Choice – Medal
T-Shirts on sale in limited supply across from the Seashell Stage at BZ Beach Supply!
FREE PROFESSIONAL SAND SCULPTING LESSONS
with Darlene Duggan — Friday and Saturday June 18 & 19, 1-3 p.m.
Limited space. Sign up required the day of lesson, starting at noon June 18th & 19th on site. Ages 8 to 80 only, & must be accompanied by an adult if under age 13.
Darlene Duggan – Massachusetts:
To take a vacation from work and come to the beach to teach people how to play in the sand takes a special kind of person. Stop by and say hello to Darlene if you happened to miss her these past 20 years at Hampton Beach…..Thanks sis. Be sure to check out all her art and life’s passions at www.whatilearnedatthebeach.com
The entire area is illuminated for nightly viewing thru June 27th.