Birch Bay Sand Sculpture Competition

July 30, 2022 | 9 AM – 4 PM

The Rollback Weekend Car Show will take place on Sunday, July 31, 2022.

39th Annual Birch Bay Sand Sculpture Competition!

9 AM – 11 AM – Registration Pre-Registration is now closed. But, We still have LOTS of beach, so just stop by the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce event trailer located at the Birch Bay Library located at 7948 Birch Bay Drive between 9 and 11:30 am and we will get you set up! For more info on rules etc CLICK HERE!

9 AM – 4 PM – Vendors at Birch Bay Library (7968 Birch Bay Drive)

11 AM – 2 PM – Friends of Birch Bay Library Hot Dog Sale (7968 Birch Bay Drive)

11 AM – 1 PM – Live Music from NorthStar At Beach Cat Brewing Co. Beer Garden.

1 PM – 3 PM – Sculpture Judging

1 PM – 3 PM – Birch Bay Poker Run ALMOST FULL! Email director@birchbaychamber.com to see if there is any space available, or visit the event trailer at the Birch Bay Library.

4:00 PM – Award Ceremony at Birch Bay Library (7968 Birch Bay Drive)

9:00 PM – Outdoor Movie (BACK TO THE FUTURE) on the Lawn at Birch Bay Library (7968 Birch Bay Drive) Movie is Free – Consider a $5.00 to help keep our events free.

Don’t miss the Rollback Weekend Car Show on Sunday, July 31st, 2022! Click the button below for more information!

Sand sculpture competition rules Take me to Rollback weekend!

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS & EVENT PARTNERS!

DREAM MANAGEMENT | JOELL ABBOTT RE/MAX WHATCOM COUNTY | PUGET SOUND ENERGY |

GUARDIAN NORTHWEST TITLE & ESCROW

Past Sand Sculpture Competition Results

2021 Sand Sculpture Competition Results

Our Sand Sculpture Competition winners are now posted on our Birch Bay Chamber Website!

Click the button below to see our judge’s favorites from this year! We had so many amazing sculptures it sure was hard to pick the winners! Thanks to everyone who came out and built such amazing sculptures in the sand!

Sand Sculpture Competition 2021 Winners Rollback Weekend Car Show Winners
2019 Sand Sculpture Competition RESULTS

Saturday, July 20th Winners:

Little Kids Division (Kids under 8 years old)

1st Place – Team Bananas, Captian Ella Van Holfwegen (Make believe Island called Hatuka)

2nd Place – Team Castle Builders, Captian Paxton

3rd Place – Team Rocket – Captian Evan (Bey Blade)

Tweens (Ages 9-14)

1st Place – Octabuck, Captain Emma Riemer (“Thanks A Latte – Octopus arm holding a Starbucks cup)

2nd Place – Luna the Hippo – Captain Lea Artiguenava

3rd Place – Team USA, Captain Taryn Walters (Equal justice honoring the girls of the US Soccer team – “Dream Big – Equal Play for Equal Pay!”)

High School (Ages 15-18)

1st  Place – Team Castle of Dreams, Captain Ryan (Something you would see in your dreams – a castle on top of a turtle shell with rocks balanced on top)

2nd Place – Team Ocean, Captain Maya Daniels (Turtle, octopus and shark with shells for teeth)

Big Kids (Ages 19 – 100)

1st Place – Team Octopussy, Captain Alli Willis (A huge Octopus)

2nd Place – Team Tidal Defense, Captain Rick Tippe (Pirate Ship Wreck)

3rd Place – Team Dino MD, Captain Meagan (Dinosaurs)

Sunday, July 21st Winners:

Family Division:

1st Place – Team Hustle Muscle, Captain Katie

A Pirate Ship being attacked by an octopus, with a treasure chest filled with treasured words on painted rocks. Team members were dressed in pirate costumes and were playing pirate music.

2nd Place – Team Gogal Family, Captain Trynka

The Eagle has Landed – A beautiful eagle on its back with wings spread in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the USA moon landing.

3rd Place – Team Tess, Captain Kaitlyn

Hank the Hoarder, a shell hoarding octopus. Three generations worked together on this sand sculpture.

Community Division:

1st Place – Team Insandity, Captain Veronica

Castle & Dragons – A dragon complete with teeth and scales surrounding castles that are being destroyed by the squeeze of his tail.

2nd Place – Team Mavericks, Captain Penny

Fun in the Sun – Iguanas have fun in the sun just like the team that was building him.

3rd Place – Sand Apocalypse, Captain Bryan Bell

Battle at Sea – 2 Ships at battle firing flowers from their cannons.