The 46th Annual Sand Castle and Sand Sculpture Contest will be held June 9 at .
It is being co-sponsored this year by the , The East Bay Regional Park District, the Bayview Women's Club and the Alameda Youth Committee.
Registration will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. the day of the event. Viewing and judging of the entries begins at 12 p.m. and awards will be presented at 1 p.m.
This year's categories will be for ages 12 and under, ages 13 and over and family.
Weather caused a cancellation of last year's event.
You can obtain a copy of the official 2012 event rules and judging criteria information here.