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Castles for Cancer

March 17, 2018 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hope Abounds, Inc. is pleased to present the Inaugural Castles for Cancer benefit. Teams will compete for the title of “Castles for Cancer Champion!” This charity event is designed to help raise funds to support women, children, teens and their families who are traveling through the journey of active cancer treatment.

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Sandcastle Building Competition
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Surf City Welcome Center — Surf City, NC
12:00 pm—3:00 pm
Registration—11:00 am Awards—3:30 pm
Family friendly
Free for spectators to come cheer

on their favorite team!


Registration Fee:  $50 per Team (up to five participants) 
Team Captains will receive a complimentary event T-shirt  if registered by February 28, 2018

Online Team Registration & Payment            Mail In Team Registration & Payment 
Registration fees are payable to Hope Abounds, Inc. and are non-refundable

Interested in Becoming a Sponsor? 

Become a Sponsor

For more information about Castles for Cancer Benefit
Sandra Chisholm – 910-777-2793

Rules & Guidelines

♦  Competition will consist of Teams of no more than 5 that will work together to build a sandcastle or sand sculpture.
♦  Teams should appoint a Team Captain. Team Captains must be at least 18 years of age.
♦  Teams can have up to 5 participants. Participants may not be on multiple teams.
♦  Participants are given a 10 x 10 area to build their sand sculpture creation and must stay in given boundaries
♦  Must use beach sand only. Piles of sand must be formed by manpower only. Mechanical assistance is not permitted.
♦  Participants must provide their own sand sculpture building tools (i.e. shovels, buckets, etc.)
♦  The sand sculptures must contain only objects natural to the beach (shells, stones, seaweed, etc.)
♦  Participants must stay away from the dunes and dune grass.
♦  Sculptures may not be damped or sprayed with any solutions other than water. No sticky stuff is permitted.
♦  To be judged, sculpture creations must be built within participants boundary area.
♦  Registration/check-in will begin at 11:00 am at the Surf City Welcome Center.
♦  Sand sculptures designs will begin at 12:00 pm and must be finished by 3:00 pm
♦  Judging begins at 3:00 pm and winners announced at 3:30 pm.
♦  Judging criteria will be based on overall appearance, creativity, teamwork, effort, and design.
♦  Winner and Runner-up awards will be provided.
♦  Have FUN and be CREATIVE!

About Us
Hope Abounds is a 501(c)(3) that assist women, children, and families during active cancer treatment. The Hope Abounds app will help you have access to educational articles, access to online forms for support and a listing of events where you can be a part of this wonderful organization.From live streaming programs to recorded interviews and events with medical professionals and survivors, Hope Abounds brings encouragement, education, and some entertainment for everyone.

Hope Abounds accomplishes these efforts through their two support and assistance programs to help those in active cancer diagnosis, “Women of Hope” for female adults and “A Kids Hope” for children and teens through 18 years of age.

Hope Abounds, Inc. was founded and is headquartered in Wilmington, North Carolina. Through our programs and services, educational meetings and financial assistance, Hope Abounds helps meet the needs of a loved one or friend that is experiencing active cancer treatment.

Through donations, fundraisers, corporate gifts, and grant funding, the Hope Abounds organization receives the financial support needed to provide the ongoing programs, events and services. At this time we are assisting the women and children in Central and Eastern North Carolina and northeastern South Carolina.

Life’s Amazing, Pass It On.....


March 17, 2018
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Hope Abounds, Inc.


Surf City Welcome Center
102 N Shore Drive
Surf Cithy, 28445 United States
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