15th ANNUAL


November 04, 2001 AD


The American Sandsculpting Festival 2001
AMATEUR DIVISION INFORMATION
To Register contact the Greater Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce
17200 San Carlos Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, Florida. 33931
Telephone (941) 454 7500 (outside the area dial 1 800 782 9283). Fax 941 454 7910
E-mail: :info@fmbchamber.com



DATE and LOCATION: REGISTRATION:


AWARDS:


 DIVISIONS:

RULES:
1. All decisions of the organizers are final.
2. $5.00 Pre-registration per plot (by 4:00pm  11-02-2001). $10.00 Late Registration
3. Youth, Teen, and Adult Divisions: Maximum of 5 registered people per team. Family division: Open to any number of members of an immediate family including Grandparents per team. However, Aunts/uncles, cousins, & nieces/nephews are not allowed.
4. You can pre register by paying $5.00 per plot at: The Greater Fort Myers Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. 17200 San Carlos Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931 Telephone (941) 454 7500 (outside the area dial 1-800 782 9283). Fax 941 454 7910 Email:  :info@fmbchamber.com  IF YOU DO NOT PRE REGISTER BEFORE 4 PM ON NOVEMBER 02, 2001 THE FEE IS $10.00. (Business class is $25.00 anytime)
5. No registrations accepted and no refunds after 11:30am on 11/04/2001. Money orders or checks payable to: The Greater Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce.
6. Only water and the sand from on the beach may be used to create the sculptures. Only naturally occurring, and biodegradable items found on the beach that day such as seaweed and shells may be used for decoration. No artificial color, paint, flour, sugar cement or adhesives may be used.
7. No power tools can be used inside the plots.
8. Only registered teammates are allowed inside the plots. Any number of helpers may be recruited for work outside the plots to haul water up to the perimeter of the plot, construct forms, organize tools, coaching or cheerleading etc. Before the beginning of the contest, any number of water containers may be filled, but plots may not be wet down prior to start time. You must provide all your own buckets for getting water from the ocean, tools and equipment.
9. Start times: 9:30 a.m. You must stop work at 2:30pm. NO activity inside the plots before start 9:30 or after 2:30 p.m.
10. All forms, molds, supports, tools etc. must be removed before 2:30 p.m. No sculptured or molded forms allowed unless the sand is carved, re-formed or altered by hand afterwards. The use of melon ballers or other modeling tools larger than two inches is not allowed unless the sand is subsequently reshaped.
11. Judging will begin at 2:30pm. Awards will be presented at the Holiday Inn deck after 4:30pm. Judging will be by a panel of Master Sand Sculptors that picks their favorite sculptures based on overall impression and impact.
12. The organizers reserve the right to disqualify or exclude any team or individual and remove or disallow any sculpture at any time if: said team or individual is in violation of the rules; conducting themselves in an unsportsman like fashion; or is creating a sculpture not in keeping with a familial decorum as deemed appropriate by the organizers.
13. HAVE FUN!

If you need directions to the event click here
To Register contact the Greater Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce
17200 San Carlos Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, Florida. 33931
Telephone (941) 454 7500 (outside the area dial 1 800 782 9283). Fax 941 454 7910
Email: :info@fmbchamber.com
The Chamber must receive the $5.00 registration fee by November 3, 2000 or the fee to register is doubled!



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