Kids N’ Kastles contest is sponsored by the Optimist Club of Imperial Beach
The Kids N’ Kastles sandcastle building contest, sponsored by the Optimist Club of Imperial Beach, is back as a part of the Sun & Sea Festival on Saturday, July 16. The Optimist Club is hoping to have 20 teams (five kids per team), age 12 and under, registered ahead of the festival. Teams are asked to register online at http://sunandseafestival.com/kids-only-registration/
On the day of the event, teams are asked to check-in at 11 a.m. at the Kids N’ Kastles booth by the Dolphin Statue in the Kidz Zone at Dune’s Park. Teams will receive their assigned building plot and pay $10 donation per team ($2 donation per child) to the Optimist Club of Imperial Beach. Each team participant will receive a gift bag.
The kids-only sandcastle building competition will take place from Noon to 1:30 p.m. on the sand next to the Kidz Zone. There will be two categories: Best Sculpture and Creatures of the Sea. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place finishes. Additional drawing prizes will also be awarded.
Kids N’ Kastles Event Snapshot
- 11 a.m. – Teams meet at canopy in front of the Dolphin Statue to get plot assignments, gift bags and pay $10 donation per team.
- Noon to 1:30 pm — Sandcastle Building Contest – Two categories Best Sculpture and Sea Creatures
- 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Teams and families report to the Dunes Park Stage for award ceremony – prizes given to 1st place, 2nd place, and 3rd place finishes along with additional drawing prizes
Team registration online at http://sunandseafestival.com/kids-only-registration/