SUNsational Sandcastle Contest

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Manhattan Beach, CA, USA

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Time to get into the summer spirit and find a great excuse to have fun under the sun! Enter the Sunsational Sandcastle Contest to raise critical funds for the Roundhouse Aquarium’s Education Programs. The sky is the limit for this contest!

Build you sand castle on your own time at any location. Not near a beach? No problem! You can build it at the nearest park or sandbox.


  1. Application, fee, and photo submission deadline is July 6th at 11PM.
  2. Cost to enter the sandcastle contest: $30
  3. Fun prizes await the winning entry for each category
  4. Voting will take place online from July 9-18th. Winners will be named on July 21st. We will send out the voting link after July 6th when all entries have been entered.


High Tide Award
Best overall

SEA-sational Splash Award
Best ocean themed sand castle

Creative Claws Award
Most creative sand castle

We Otter Stick Together Award
Most team spirit


Voting will take place online. Detailed directions will be announced on July 9th. You can vote for a winner in each category for a $10 donation!

Please visit our website for rules and more information!

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Manhattan Beach, CA, USA

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