The Annual Sand Castle and Sculpture Contest was held June 6, 2015 at Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda. The local tradition is co-sponsored by the East Bay Regional Park District, Alameda Recreation & Parks, and the Bay View Women's Club. Categories include sand castles and sculptures by youth, families and adults. Teams compete to create the most spectacular and unique works of sand art, while throngs of visitors stroll by to admire the creations. Viewing and judging are held at midday with awards presented to the winners.
2015 Sand Castle Best of Show: Brent, Marcie, Elias, Sam, Maitren, Bode, and Camela of Oakland.
2015 Sand Sculpture Best of Show: Nguyen Family of San Jose.