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19th Annual Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Classic
June 20-21-22, 2019

The fun starts Friday, June 14th, 2019 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.

Schedule for 2019 Master Sand Sculpting Competition:

Mon. – Wed. – June 17 – 19 Massive 100 Ton Sponsor Site Created
Wed., June 19 – Sponsors Grand Finale with a Master Group Carve.
Thurs., Fri., & Sat., June 20-21-22 – Solo Competition $15,000 purse and entry awards.
Sat., June 22 – 1:00 – 3:00 PM Voting for People’s Choice Award.
Sat., June 22 at 8:00 PM Awards Ceremony on Sea Shell Stage. Special Fireworks Display at 9:30 PM.
The event is lighted for nightly viewing thru June 27th.

The $15,000 in purse and entry awards will be distributed as follows:

1st Prize – $3,000
2nd Prize – $2,500
3rd Prize – $2,000
4th Prize – $1,500
5th Prize – $1,000
People Choice – $500

Looking to sponsor?

Download the 2019 Sand Sponsor Application

Sponsors should call Greg at 603-548-6002 or email him at nhsandsculptors@aol.com.

Looking to volunteer?

Volunteers should fill out the Sand Sculpture Volunteer Form

Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Competition Announces Winners

 

2018 Sand Sculpting Winners:

1st: Melineige Beauregard – “Breaking Out”
2nd: Karen Fralich – “Samurai”
3rd: Abe Waterman – “Outside In”
4th: David Andrews – “Life Goes On”
5th: Greg J. Grady – “Ask. Seek. Knock”
People’s Choice: Abe Waterman – “Outside In”
Sculptor’s Choice: Abe Waterman – “Outside In”

19th Annual Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Classic Announces Winners

HAMPTON BEACH, NH – June 22, 2019 —  The 19th Annual Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Classic at Hampton Beach, NH, which was held over three days with the final day of competition on Saturday. This year’s competition produced a lot of thought-provoking sculptures.

The first place winner was Mélineige Beauregard from Montreal, Canada with the sculpture “Breaking Out,” which depicted the inner child breaking out from the self we create throughout life.” Five time Wold Champion Master Sand Sculptor, Karen Fralich from Toronto, Canada took second place with the sculpture “Samurai,” which represented Onna-Bugeisha, which is a female warrior belonging to Japanese nobility. Fralich had seen a photo of one of these samurai which inspired her piece.

Third place went to Abe Waterman from Prince Edward Island, Canada created an awe-inspiring sculpture titled “Outside In.” Fourth place was the sculpture “Life Goes On” made by David Andrews from Wisconsin. Fifth place went to Greg J. Grady from New Hampshire for the sculpture “Ask. Seek. Knock.” The “People’s Choice” Award and the Sculptor’s Choice Award were both given to Abe Waterman for his piece titled “Outside In.”

“Breaking Out” Mélineige Beauregard The theme for this year’s sponsor site was “Hidden Treasures.” The sculptors carved over three days, from June 20-22, to complete their own private sculpture using 10 tons of sand. Voting took place and awards were given out on Saturday, June 22 and the Awards Presentation, which was held on the Seashell stage, was followed by a fireworks display over the Atlantic Ocean. The sculptures will remain on display through June 27th, and will be lit for night viewing.

For photos of the winning sculptures, please visit www.hamptonbeach.org or on the Hampton Beach “Official” Facebook page.

2019 Sand Sculpture Gallery

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july

24jul9:30 pmFireworks9:30 pm between B and C StreetsEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village District

26julAll DayHampton Beach Soccer Tournament(All Day: friday) 169 Ocean BoulevardAcross from the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, on the beachEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Soccer

27julAll DayHampton Beach Soccer Tournament(All Day: saturday) 169 Ocean BoulevardAcross from the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, on the beachEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Soccer

27jul2:00 pmLittle/Jr. Miss Hampton Beach2:00 pm Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH, USASeashell Stage

28jul2:00 pm72nd Miss Hampton Beach Pageant2:00 pm Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH, USASeashell StageEvent Organized By: Stephanie Rose Lussier

29jul8:00 pmMonday Night Movies on the Beach8:00 pm Route 1A, Hampton, NH, USAOn the beach across from the PlaygroundEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village DistrictFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/HamptonNHBeach

31jul9:30 pmFireworks9:30 pm between B and C StreetsEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village District

august

5aug8:00 pmMonday Night Movies on the Beach8:00 pm Route 1A, Hampton, NH, USAOn the beach across from the PlaygroundEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village DistrictFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/HamptonNHBeach

7aug9:30 pmFireworks9:30 pm between B and C StreetsEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village District

12augAll DayChildren's Week(All Day: monday) EST Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH, USASeashell StageEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village District

12aug8:00 pmMonday Night Movies on the Beach8:00 pm Route 1A, Hampton, NH, USAOn the beach across from the PlaygroundEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village DistrictFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/HamptonNHBeach

13augAll DayChildren's Week(All Day: tuesday) EST Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH, USASeashell StageEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village District

14augAll DayChildren's Week(All Day: wednesday) EST Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH, USASeashell StageEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village District

14aug9:30 pmFireworks9:30 pm between B and C StreetsEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village District

15augAll DayChildren's Week(All Day: thursday) EST Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH, USASeashell StageEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village District

16aug11:00 amChildren's Week11:00 am EST Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH, USASeashell StageEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village District

17augAll DayHampton Beach Soccer Tournament(All Day: saturday) 169 Ocean BoulevardAcross from the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, on the beachEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Soccer

18augAll DayHampton Beach Soccer Tournament(All Day: sunday) 169 Ocean BoulevardAcross from the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom, on the beachEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Soccer

19aug8:00 pmMonday Night Movies on the Beach8:00 pm Route 1A, Hampton, NH, USAOn the beach across from the PlaygroundEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village DistrictFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/HamptonNHBeach

21aug9:30 pmFireworks9:30 pm between B and C StreetsEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village District

23aug7:00 pm2019 Hampton Beach Talent Competition7:00 pm Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH, USASeashell StageEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village District

24aug7:00 pm2019 Hampton Beach Talent Competition7:00 pm Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH, USASeashell StageEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village District

25aug7:00 pm2019 Hampton Beach Talent Competition7:00 pm Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH, USASeashell StageEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village District

26aug8:00 pmMonday Night Movies on the Beach8:00 pm Route 1A, Hampton, NH, USAOn the beach across from the PlaygroundEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village DistrictFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/HamptonNHBeach

28aug9:30 pmFireworks9:30 pm between B and C StreetsEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village District

31aug7:00 pmCircus Night at Hampton Beach7:00 pm Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH, USASeashell StageEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village District

september

1sep9:30 pmFireworks **Special Shoot**9:30 pm between B and C StreetsEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village District

7sep8:00 pmFireworks **Special Shoot**8:00 pm between B and C StreetsEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village District

13sepAll DayReach the Beach Relay(All Day: friday) Route 1A, Hampton, NH, USAHampton Beach State ParkEvent Organized By: Reach the Beach Relay

14sepAll DayReach the Beach Relay(All Day: saturday) Route 1A, Hampton, NH, USAHampton Beach State ParkEvent Organized By: Reach the Beach Relay

14sep8:00 pm3rd Annual Fire Show on the Beach8:00 pm Ocean Boulevard, Hampton, NH on the beachEvent Organized By: Hampton Beach Village District

20sepAll Day46th Annual Granite State Wheelmen Seacoast Century(All Day: friday) Route 1A, Hampton, NH, USAHampton Beach State ParkEvent Organized By: Granite State Wheelmen

21sepAll Day46th Annual Granite State Wheelmen Seacoast Century(All Day: saturday) Route 1A, Hampton, NH, USAHampton Beach State ParkEvent Organized By: Granite State Wheelmen

22sepAll Day46th Annual Granite State Wheelmen Seacoast Century(All Day: sunday) Route 1A, Hampton, NH, USAHampton Beach State ParkEvent Organized By: Granite State Wheelmen

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