Sand Church Competition - Winners

An annual event held on Whitesands Beach, St Davids
 

 


   
Winners of the 24th Sand Church Competition, held on 2nd August 2012:

Sand Church Competition held on Whitesands beach
Whitesands Beach

 

Sand Church Competition held on Whitesands beach
Children under 10 years winners

 

Sand Church Competition held on Whitesands beach
Family winner

 

Sand Church Competition held on Whitesands beach
Group winners

 

Sand Church Competition held on Whitesands beach

 

Sand Church Competition held on Whitesands beach

 

Sand Church Competition held on Whitesands beach

 

Sand Church Competition held on Whitesands beach

 

Sand Church Competition held on Whitesands beach
Announcing the winners

 

Sand Church Competition held on Whitesands beach
Thanks to the organisers & helpers

 


Winners of the 23rd Sand Church Competition, held on 29th July 2011:

Family teams or children over 10 - Ewan Henderson of Nottingham
Children under 10 - Clement Lewis of Bridgend.
Organisations, clubs etc - Jack Smith of Bledlow Ridge, Buckinghamshire

And some pictures from the day:
 

 


 


 



Our thanks go to the judges.

 

 



Winners of the 22nd Sand Church Competition, held on 27th July 2010:
 

 

 

Family Winner: Pickard family from Llanhowel, nr. Solva

 

Groups Winner:  Warwick Sailing Club
staying at Cae Rhedyn, St Davids

 

 

Children Winner: Llewelyn Children of Chester

Extra prize - J uNit of llandeilo

A word of Thanks to the judges who performed
as usual a marvellous job in deciding the winners.

 


 

Winners of the 21st Sand Church Competition, held on  4th August  2009:
 

Despite the conditions the Sand Church Contest proceeded with many commenting, participants and spectators, that they had thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The sun came out in the afternoon but the rain arrived just as judging finished.
 

Disabled -

Foy Family - father and son, both disabled,
receiving their winners prize.

 Also in this photo is the contest organizer, Rod Williams in the red coat and to the left Di Chant, another Tourist Association member. Under the umbrella is Amanda Canby - Lewis of CADW and to the right is The Very Rev. Jonathan Lean, Dean of St Davids and John Lloyd, Deputy Mayor of St Davids, the three Judges for this year`s contest.

Disabled winners - Foy Family - father and son
Pickard and Skeats families from Llanhowell.

Family -

Pickard and Skeats families from Llanhowell.

 

Children -

Grace Malyam from Middlesex
seen with her family of supporters.

 

Children winners - Grace Malyam from Middlesex seen with her family of supporters
Groups winner- St John the Baptist Church in Burscough, Lancashire.

 

 

Groups -

St John the Baptist Church in Burscough, Lancashire.

 

 

images courtesy Ian Panton

  
Our thanks go to the judges.
 



Winners of the 19th Sand Church Competition, held on  8th August  2007:
 


Family
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Randall Family from Trefin

 

 


 


 


Groups
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Becky Ripley, Fran Buss, Immy Buss, Tom Ripley, Jonny Martin Colin  from Marlborough

 

 

 


Children
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Matthew Holsby, William Watkins, Emma & Mellie
from Bridgend

 

 

 


 

Disabled -

Laurence Walwyn from Warwickshire

 

 


Pictures from the day
 


 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



The winners all lined up.

  

 

Without Rods commitment and youthfulness
the Sand Church competition would not take place.
Many Thanks for the great day!

images courtesy John Price



Winners of the 18th Sand Church Competition, held on  8th August  2006:
 

Family -

1st Osborne Family staying on Pencarnan Farm, St Davids

2nd Smith, Hadley and Page Families from Gloucester
 

 


 


 


Groups
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TYF, St Davids

 

 

 


Children
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George and Harry Williams staying at Porthmawr Campsite

 

 

 


 


 

Disabled -

Daniel Aubrey from Glasgow

 

 



Pictures from the day
 


 







 

images courtesy John Price
 



 

Winners of the 13th Sand Church Competition, held on 19th August 2005:
 

Family - equal first were the Smiths from Gloucester, the Handleys from Yorkshire and the Mitchells from Hereford - the second time they have won the competition.

Groups - were Jessica and Joseph Singer from the Play Box Theatre, Solihull, a youth theatre group.

Children - Joshua Malyen from Uxbridge

Disabled - Mrs Edwards of Western-Super-Mare

 


 

 
 

The Sand Church Competition takes place
one day during the summer holidays.

In 2018 the Sand Church Competition will be held on Thursday 9th August

Enjoy the fun and we look forward to seeing you there next year.

Organised and supported by:

St Davids Peninsula Tourist Association