Bermuda Sandcastle Competition Postponed

August 31, 2023 | 0 Comments

[Updated] The Bermuda Sandcastle Competition — which was originally scheduled to be held this Saturday [Sept 2] –  has been postponed due to weather.

The Bermuda Sandcastle Competition posted the graphic online below, saying, “The weather on Saturday still looks very unsettled with lots of rain. Stuck between two hurricanes I really can’t argue with Mother Nature on this one. We are aiming to reschedule for Saturday, September the 9th. A week later and potentially clear of storms so far according to weather predictions. Please keep your fingers and toes crossed for better weather next week!”

Bermuda Sandcastle Competition Date Postponement August 2023

Update Sept 1, 10.05am: A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Sandcastle Competition has been rescheduled for Saturday the 9th of September.

“It is with a heavy heart that the organizers have decided to postpone the Bermuda Sandcastle Competition. The weather this Saturday still looks very unsettled with lots of rain. Stuck between two storms I don’t think any of our teams wants to spend the day battling under tents in high winds and rain and rough seas no matter how much we love to build sandcastles.

“So far the weather next week is potentially clear of storms according to weather predictions. Fingers crossed and prayers welcome here too. The weather this year has just be so all over the place it’s hard to know.

“We will be offering the Wednesday and Thursday workshop again next week as this weeks workshops are canceled.

“That’s Weds 6th & Thursday 7th at Horseshoe bay at 5:30pm.

“Please email to reserve your space in the workshop. I only have room for 10 groups and spots fill up fast.

“There are still lots of spaces left in the actual competition. Sign up and entry is free, so gather your friends and family and sign up today at for the chance to win some amazing prizes.

“Top prize, open to all entries, is “Best on the beach” $1,000, Sponsored by Alexandra Mosher Studio Jewellery

Bermuda Sandcastle Competition Sept 2023

“Contestants in the Adult, Family, and Teenager categories will be competing for cash prizes of:

  • 1st – $500
  • 2nd -$ 400
  • 3rd – $300

“Childrens category is being sponsored this year by Gorhams who will be offering gift cards in the above mentioned amounts to each winning team. I only have two children’s teams at the moment there is a third prize up for grabs!

“Tourist prizes, Generously sponsored by the Hamilton Princess Hotel and Beach club, are as follows:

  • 1st prize – Two night stay in a Signature Room at Hamilton Princess & Beach Club
  • 2nd prize – 90 minute Massage of your choice at Exhale Spa
  • 3rd prize – Champagne Brunch for two at Crown & Anchor

“A very special Honorable mention Prize is being offered this year. Bermuda Sandcastle Competition is excited to be collaborating with The Butterfield Bermuda Championship who have offered Complimentary tickets to the Bermuda Championship PGA Tournament at Port Royal Golf Course in November 2023.

“20 of the 40 sign up spots have already been filled so we are encouraging any teams eager to enter to sign up soon. Our favorite overseas sculptor Pete Faverio has even changed his flight so as not to miss defending his best on the beach title!

“Hope to see everyone on the beach!”

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