August 7 to August 11, 2019

Sandcastle Competition

Sand Castle Comp. Registration Below
36th annual Sandcastle competition is on
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019
Skaha Beach, Penticton.
This competition is great fun to watch, and more fun to participate! Don’t forget to bring your cameras!

Sandcastle Competition Information & Registration


  • At the Beach: 4 p.m. near the sun dial on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019
  • Sculpture Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Kids sculpture time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.


  • Corporate/Business Challenge Team: (eight adults max, unlimited kids under 12) $50
  • Family & Friends Team: (six adults max, unlimited kids under 12) $25
  • Youth Team: (Age 13 - 16) $20
  • Kid’s Team: (Age 12 and under) $10

(Kids category will get a 10ft x 10ft square plot and will be allowed to build for one hour, after which their sculpture will be judged and the winning prize awarded. If parents wish to direct children’s activities, please enter the Family Team category.)

Cheques payable to Penticton Community Projects Society


  1. Sculptures are judged on:
    - Best Use of Plot (5 points)
    - Artistic Content (20 points)
    - Intricacy (20 points)
    - Discretionary (5 points)
  2. All materials included in the final sculpture must be environmentally friendly materials (pebbles, pinecones)
  3. Forms and plastic materials used making the sculpture must be removed prior to final judging
  4. Decisions of the judges are final

The 2019 Sandcastle competition sponsored by RONA and Greyback-Skaha Hills and Westhills, in conjunction with the Penticton Peach Festival, is great fun to watch and even more fun to participate in.

Sandcastle registration Here

Sandcastle Competition Form Download