|Sand Sculpture Contest at the Annual National Shrimp Festival-Saturday, Oct. 12|
September 11, 2013, Gulf Shores, AL (GSA) - The Sand Sculpture Contest at the Annual National Shrimp Festival will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2013 on the beach at the southwest corner of the Festival grounds at the public beach access. Stop at the information booth (main entrance) for location assistance.
Registration begins on the beach at 11am and building occurs from 11 am until 3pm when the Sand Sculptures are judged by a carefully selected panel of judges.
A building team is allowed a maximum of 4 members. All participants will receive a plastic sand bucket and shovel. The 4 team categories are:
· 5-10 years age group
· 11-15 years age group
· 16 years and up
· Family (All ages)*
*If adults wish to help their child/children, enter the “Family” category.
The PRIZES in each team category for the best sculptures are!!
· Winner: (1) Sand Sculpture Trophy per team, prize ribbon & (1) poster per team member (limit 4)
· 2nd Place: Prize ribbon & (1) poster per team member (limit 4)
· 3rd Place: Prize ribbon & (1) poster per team member (limit 4)
· Honorable Mention: Prize ribbon & (1) poster per team member (limit 4)
In Addition, There will be a $100 CASH PRIZE for the Winner of the "Family" category!
The 42nd Annual National Shrimp Festival™ presented by Zatarain’s will take place Oct. 10 – 13 where Alabama Highway 59 meets the beach. For more information on the Festival visit www.myshrimpfest.com.