Ocean Beach Sand Castle Contest
Northern California’s largest sandcastle building event, the 31st annual Leap Sandcastle Contest is a spirited competition between teams of architects, engineers, contractors, designers and local elementary school students at Ocean Beach (just below the Cliff House).
There’s also a community castle for everyone to join in to build.
Photo credit: David Yu
Leap’s 31st Annual Sandcastle Contest
Saturday, October 11, 2014 | 10:30 am to 4:30 pm
Ocean Beach, Balboa Street and Great Highway, SF
FREE to watch
The 2014 theme is “Food, Glorious Food!”
2014 Schedule (subject to change)
- 10:30 am: Sandcastle building begins
- 11:00 am – 2:30 pm: Raffle prizes awarded
- 11:30 am: Judges arrive
- 2:30 pm: Sandcastle building finishes
- 2:30 pm: Team Photos at Team Sites with finished sculptures.
- 2:30 – 3:30 pm: Judges deliberate
- 3:30 pm: Awards ceremony
- 4:30 pm: Event Ends
Top awards include: Best in Show, Silver and Bronze; Best Participation of Leap Kids; Best Site Sign; Best T-shirt; and Highest Fundraising Team.