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Provided by Lincoln City Visitors and Convention Bureau
Grab your bucket and shovel and head down to the historic Taft District on Saturday, August 3rd to take part in the 2013 Siletz Bay Sandcastle Competition sponsored by the Bay Area Merchants Association. Registration begins at noon on the dock just outside of Mo’s Restaurant with competition following. There is a fee of one can or more of food per entrant, which will be donated to the Lincoln County Food Bank. As an amateur competition, professional sand artists will be disqualified from winning.
Competition categories include Groups, Pairs, Individuals (over 12 years old) and Kids (12 years old and under). Specialized categories such as Best Dog, Best Mermaid, Best Pirate Ship and others will also be available. Prizes in the form of cash and/or local area gift certificates will be awarded for category winners, and the Kids Category will have 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners with each taking home a “Beach Bucket Surprise.” Judging will take place from 3-4pm, with winners announced shorty thereafter. All rules and requirements can be found at www.taftbeach.com.
Come to compete, come to spectate, or come to just relax and have a good time. “The sandcastle competition is a great event for Lincoln City, bringing in folks from all over. It’s a terrific summer day to visit the Siletz Bay and spend some time on the beach, taking in all of the wonderful creations or making your own,” said Scott Humpert, Public Relations Coordinator for the Lincoln City Visitor and Convention Bureau. “As a amateur competition, it is a very casual atmosphere and it gives everyone regardless of age or skill the chance to participate.”
For further information, contact the Lincoln City Visitor & Convention Bureau at 800-452-2151 or visit http://www.oregoncoast.org.