with Michael Lum

US Sand Sculpting Challenge and 3-D Art Expo

The world’s premier sand sculptors

will come to compete and create beautiful sand art on 300 tons of sand brought in to create a man-made beach in the middle of Downtown San Diego.

Hosting sand sculptors from Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands as well as up and down the West Coast,

artists will create beautifully detailed works of sand art to compete for 20,000 dollars in prizes.

Astonishing sand sculptures

San Diego sand castle competition between 10 professional world masters

carving sculptures like San Diegans have never seen

Head-to-head battle between the sandcastle teams

who have won 9 of the last 10 U.S. Open crowns

in the former Imperial Beach event —

Archisand vs. I.B. Posse

Cool California Carvers doubles team competition

3-dimensional art for the home

In addition to the sand sculptures the event also includes a 3-D art exhibition of local artists as well as sandboxes for the kids, lessons in sand sculpting from the pros, and live entertainment onstage throughout the event.

  • Leading California metal, stone and wood sculptors
  • Designer clothing and jewelry
  • 3D wall art
  • Art for kids, handmade educational toys
  • and much more

With sand carving talent this great and this much fun,

this event is a must see for your Labor Day weekend

Plus, a significant portion of the proceeds go toward

arts education programs that help kids learn to learn.

Young Audiences of San Diego /Arts for Learning,

serving tens of thousands of kids throughout the are

Maritime Museum of San Diego Education Programs


One Response to “US Sand Sculpting Challenge and 3-D Art Expo”

  1. Wonderful web site. Plenty of useful info here. I’m sending it to a few buddies ans also sharing in delicious. And of course, thanks for your sweat!

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