Welcome to the Dispersed

You can see all the sand sculpture masterpieces as they are submitted below. Don't forget to vote for your favorite sculpture! Voting closes August 8th, 2020. 

Don't forget to vote for your favorite sand sculpture! Proceeds raised will support free dune education and stewardship programs. Winner of the People's Choice Award will receive $100 and the satisfaction of knowing that their sand sculpture brought joy to the community. Here's how to vote:


$5 buys you 5 votes

$10 buys you 15 votes

$20 buys you 35 votes

$30 buys you 50 votes


You can separate your votes however you wish. For example, you can put all your votes on one sculpture, or you can put half on one and the other half on another. Just let us know in the comment section how you want to separate them. 

If you would like to make a donation in an amount that is not listed above, click here. Please note that a larger donation will not buy more votes for the People's Choice Award. If you are interested in other ways to donate to Friends of the Dunes, consider becoming a member!  


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"Message in a Bottle" by Team Craghead

Date created: July 3, 2020

Location: Samoa Dunes Recreation Area

"Some sea creatures have figured out how to write (the squid has the biggest brain and built-in ink supply so the bulk of the innovation lies with him), and they’ve decided to send a message to the humans. I’m not sure what the exact meaning of the note is, but it seems like solid advice." - Team Craghead

"Solidarity" by The Peaceful Warriors

Date created: July 7, 2020

Location: Little River State Beach

"Puff the Plesiosaur" by Ehlert/Gustafson Family

Date created: July 2nd, 2020

Location: South of Table Bluff