(Adults, Family, Business Teams and Amateurs)
1 – OFFICIAL CONTEST TIME 8AM TO 2PM, unless otherwise stated on the day of the event.
a) Building area (“plot”) may be entered by team members prior to 8am start to clear, clean or saturate the plot…but there can be no movement of sand prior to the official start time.
b) The boundaries of the plot are not to be moved.
2 -Team Members – Family/Business is intended for amateur competitors.
a) Only 10 adult team members (13-years or older) ) in the plot area at any time.
b) Members can be substituted throughout the contest.
c) Any number of children under the age of 13-years can be in the plot but they will not be counted as official team members. (Parents please keep your children safe).
d) Teenage participants 13-years or older can form their own teams without parent team members.
e) It is recommended that kids 12-years or under sign-up for the Kids n’ Kastles competition.
f) There is NO limit to the number of water carriers throughout the competition but they MUST remain outside the building area unless identified as an official team member.
3 – FORMS & TOOLS
a) All form work must be removed prior to official end time.
b) No use of adhesives or any type of preservatives allowed at any time.
c) Any natural elements (ie. plant life, sea shells, etc.) can be incorporated into the design.
d) Biodegradable color is allowed.
e) Any non-native elements (not from the beach) must be approved by competition committee prior to start of competition.
f) No use of power tools at any time prior to or during the competition.
Any violation of these rules will be grounds for a deduction of judging points and/or a disqualification of the team from the competition.