Popsicle Sand Castle Competition | March 6th

The Tip Top sandcastle building competition on Mt Maunganui beach calls for extreme creations, beautiful structures and people of all ages. It will be split into two categories, the adults section and the children's section. Both will run at the same time on Sunday the 6th of March, and although for the children it will be fun based, the adults castles will be judged more closely with a prize up for grabs from Tip Top.

Time to build New Zealands biggest sand castle!

For both children and adults you may enter by yourself or as a team of up to three members. Solo registrations and teams will be versing each other and will not be separated. Register below!

Judging criteria

We are looking for some of the most creative and kiwiana themed sand castles, where our judges will be basing sand castles on the following criteria.

  • How kiwiana the design (moana theme is beneficial)
  • As high as possible...
  • The creative incorporation of the Waterbourne logo

Sand castles which incorporate the following will get extra points

  • Ice Cream must appear somewhere in the castle 
  • Perspective design
  • Somehow promotes sustainability