American Sand Sculpting Championships

2015 Dates Announced!
November 20-29, 2015

American Sandsculpting Championship Vendor Application 2015


The Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 29th Annual American Sand Sculpting Championship from November 20-29, 2015!!

We will once again host this family fun event on the beautiful sands of Fort Myers Beach in front of the Wyndham Garden Hotel (formerly Holiday Inn) on the south end of Estero Island.  Master sculptors will descend upon our beaches and use over 1,000 tons of sand to create some of the most elaborate and amazing temporary art seen in Florida.  In addition,  the states aspiring amateurs will vie for the title of State Champion 2015! This competition in conjunction with exhibitions and participation events have made the American Sand Sculpting Championships one of the top 20 events in the Southern U.S. and is truly a must see.  See all the fun ways you and your family can watch and participate in our event highlights section below.

This information below is from 2014.  Please check back closer to the event for updated information.

Event Highlights

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Make-A-Wish Day

Opening Day is Make-A-Wish Day at The Fort Myers Beach American Sand Sculpting Championships. 20% of the proceeds taken at the Gate…
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Masters Solo Division

16 of the worlds top Master Sculptors will compete for the title “American Solo Champion” …
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Master Doubles Division

10 of the worlds top Master Sculptors will compete for the title “American Doubles Champion” …
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Advanced Amateur State Championships

Continuing the long running traditions of Advanced Amateur “Florida State Championships”. This year their will be 10 competitors, the most in the history of the event…
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Amateur Competition

Try your skills at sand sculpting, open to all ages – solos and teams
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Is an audience-participation show in which sculptors go head-to-head for a ten-minute competition and advance to further championship rounds based on audience applause…..
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A. Lucio – Deceptionist Extraordinaire

Albert Lucio has been performing sleight-of-hand and amazing audiences from the Midwest to the Southwest for over 14 years. Albert’s fresh, creative and bold magic has allowed him to entertain at a host of events from intimate parties to large corporate gatherings. Albert frequently lectures about magic, hosts clinics and speaks at events about personality, creativity and problem solving. Albert’s interactive presentations incorporate trivia, magic, puzzles and psychology. Albert Lucio is a close-up magic performer from Austin, TX.

Look for Albert on the sand during the event with special show times listed on the schedule. Prepare to be AMAZED!!

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Sand Sculpting Lessons/Demos

Learn the tricks of Master Sand Sculptors, see how it’s done. Provided by “The Sand Lovers


Nick Beauregard

Canadian recording artist Nick Beauregard will be performing on the sand various times during the day (see event schedule). His music is highly inspirational, motivational, and real. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear his new hit songs “I am ready” and “A Place Called Heaven”, currently playing on Canadian radio stations.
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Sand Vendor Village

Over 50 vendors from around the country -offering a great selection of food, beverages, specialty retail and arts & crafts. Interested vendors …
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Photo Opportunity Sculptures

Step inside a specially designed sculpture and have your photo taken….”Think Christmas Cards”……


Kids Activity Area

Two areas for the kids to have a fun time…one features bounce houses, water slides, climbing walls. The other is a large sand area filled with sand sculpting tools where they can create their own masterpieces.


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