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DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation’s Delaware Seashore State Park to host 38th annual Sandcastle Contest

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Monday, July 9, 2018



DEWEY BEACH – For nearly 40 years, Delaware Seashore State Park has hosted an annual Sandcastle Contest, and it has become one of the park’s major events. At 9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 14, some 30 teams – totaling around 100 visitors from in and out of state – are expected to participate.

The event is family-friendly. In addition to the sandcastle building action, hands-on, beach-themed activities will be offered for kids.

The Sandcastle Contest will take place at the South Inlet Day Area beach, near the bathhouse. Judging begins at 1 p.m. and prizes will be awarded shortly thereafter. The contest is free to enter, with park entry fees in effect. Pre-registration is not required.

For more information, visit destateparks.com, or call the Indian River Life-Saving Station at 302-227-6991.

Contact: Beth Shockley, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902

Vol. 48, No. 183

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DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation’s Delaware Seashore State Park to host 38th annual Sandcastle Contest

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | Date Posted: Monday, July 9, 2018



DEWEY BEACH – For nearly 40 years, Delaware Seashore State Park has hosted an annual Sandcastle Contest, and it has become one of the park’s major events. At 9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 14, some 30 teams – totaling around 100 visitors from in and out of state – are expected to participate.

The event is family-friendly. In addition to the sandcastle building action, hands-on, beach-themed activities will be offered for kids.

The Sandcastle Contest will take place at the South Inlet Day Area beach, near the bathhouse. Judging begins at 1 p.m. and prizes will be awarded shortly thereafter. The contest is free to enter, with park entry fees in effect. Pre-registration is not required.

For more information, visit destateparks.com, or call the Indian River Life-Saving Station at 302-227-6991.

Contact: Beth Shockley, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902

Vol. 48, No. 183

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