Only Two More Days Until 2013 Data-Link West Birch Bay Sand Sculpture !!

CrabIt is Thursday already, and that means there is only two more days until the  Data-Link West Birch Bay Sand Sculpture Contest!  This is Whatcom Counties only official Sand Sculpture contest and as always it will be held on the beach in Birch Bay, this Saturday, June 22.  Registration starts at 9:00 (be first in line and grab your favorite spot on the beach). Judging is at High Noon, and winners announced at 2:00 PM.

TurtleEvery year this event is held is just full of smiles on the kids, the families, in fact on everyone who comes out.  In 2012 the weather was not perfect (ok, it rained at the end), but it was much better than Bellingham.  And the sand sculptures that were built were fantastic!  This year we know there are more people participating, we have great tides this year (-2.3) , and all in all it is going to be fun!

Lion-of-JudahWe have three categories again this year – IndividualFamilies and Groups, and Business. Each category will have a FirstSecond and Third Place Awards and one of them, possibly you or your team, will win Best of Show! Again we will have a jury of judges who will, as always, have a heck of a time scoring as every sand sculpture is amazing.  No two have ever been alike and the ideas people have seem limitless.

Rain or ShineThe weather forecast for Saturday is typically June’ish.  Overcast, highs in the upper 60’s/low 70’s but there is a small chance of rain.  It does not matter as we will, regardless of weather, build those sculptures! I hope it is like last Sunday with the 70% chance of rain that turned into a day of sun!  So get a hold of your friends, family and business associates and come on out. 

Want more information?  Give the Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce a call (360) 371-5004, or send us an Email (  Better yet, come on out to this free family, friends and loved ones event here in Birch Bay!

Come join us with live radio broadcasts with Praise 106.5 and KGMI Radio, June 22nd, 2013 in front of the Visitors Center.

Data-Link West is back as our Gold Sponsor, Praise 106.5 and Pooch Palace & Kitty Castle Dog & Cat Daycare/Grooming are Silver Sponsors and Oltman InsuranceTutor DoctorCarrie Beck-Take Shape 4 Life and Corion Landscape Managementare our Bronze Sponsors.  Their contributions and help are making all the difference, so please support them!

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