Join Microdesk at the AIA SandCastle Competition in Houston for a day full of sandcastles and fun! The AIA SandCastle Competition is a fund-raising event for AIA Houston and ArCH Foundation, as well as one of the top five revenue generating events for the City of Galveston. This year, Microdesk joins over 50 teams who have their eyes and shovels set on winning the prestigious Gold Bucket Award!

The judging of the sculptures is rated on originality of concept, artistic execution, technical difficulty, carving technique, and utilization of the site. In addition to the Gold Bucket, awards are given in several categories including Traditional Castle, Architectural Icon, Kidtastic: Fables & Folklore, Houston-centric, Marine Life, Pop Culture: Decades, and Geometric as well as Public Favorite, Tallest Standing Structure, Greatest Feat of Structural Ingenuity, team t-shirt design, team signage, and costume.

This event is free and open to the public.

August 24, 2019 | 10:00AM-3:00PM CDT