FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. - This year  is the 26th annual American Sand Sculpting Championships on Fort Myers Beach.
The American Championships is one of the longest running sand sculpting competitions in the world and this year it will be the largest in the state of Florida.

Over 1000 tons of sand will be piled and sculpted in to unbelievable works of art.

For the first time in its history the American Championships will host both singles and doubles divisions.

In all there will be 30 sand sculptures to view.

The event will be open daily from 10:00am to 5:00pm.
Tickets are just $5 for adults and children 5 and older, 4 and under are free.
Advance tickets are available at discounted prices here.

Location: Holiday Inn Fort Myers Beach, 6890 Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931

Event Schedule:

Monday November 19th – Thursday November 22nd - Event open 10:00am to 5:00pm

10:00AM Event Opens
10:00AM-5:00PM TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY -Master Sculptors Exhibit Sculpting
10:00AM Background Music All Day
11:00AM Chainsaw Art with Rod Green Master of the Chainsaw
1:00PM THURSDAY - Master DOUBLES Competition Begins
1:00PM Sand sculpting Demonstrations/Lessons
2:00PM QUICK SAND
3:00PM Chainsaw Art with Rod Green Master of the Chainsaw
5:00PM Event Closes

Friday November 23rd - Event open 10:00am to 5:00pm

10:00AM Event Opens
10:00AM Master DOUBLES Competition
10:00AM Background Music All Day
11:00AM Sand sculpting Demonstrations/Lessons
11:30AM Chainsaw Art with Rod Green Master of the Chainsaw
1:00PM QUICK SAND
1:00PM Florida State Championship (advanced Amateur)
2:00PM Sand sculpting Demonstrations/Lessons
3:00PM Chainsaw Art with Rod Green Master of the Chainsaw
4:00PM QUICK SAND
4:30PM Flying Colors with John Gowdy
5:00PM Event closes

Saturday November 24th - Event open 10:00am to 5:00pm

10:00AM Event Opens
10:00AM Master DOUBLES Competition
10:00AM Florida State Championship (advanced Amateur)
10:00AM Background Music All Day
11:00AM Sand sculpting Demonstrations/Lessons
11:30AM Chainsaw Art with Rod Green Master of the Chainsaw
1:00PM QUICK SAND
2:00PM Sand sculpting Demonstrations/Lessons
3:00PM Chainsaw Art with Rod Green Master of the Chainsaw
4:00PM QUICK SAND
4:30PM Flying Colors with John Gowdy
5:00PM Event closes

Sunday November 25th - Event open 10:00am to 5:00pm

10:00AM Event Opens
10:00AM Master DOUBLES Competition
10:00AM Florida State Championship (advanced Amateur)
10:00AM Background Music All Day
11:00AM Sand sculpting Demonstrations/Lessons
11:30AM Chainsaw Art with Rod Green Master of the Chainsaw
1:00PM Master DOUBLES Competition Ends
1:00PM Master Judging
2:00PM Florida State Championship (advanced Amateur) Ends
2:00PM Florida State Championship Judging
2:15PM QUICK SAND
3:00PM Chainsaw Art with Rod Green Master of the Chainsaw
4:00PM QUICK SAND “Championship Round”
4:15PM Awards Ceremony
4:30PM Flying Colors with John Gowdy
5:00PM Event closes