Up for a Challenge? Galveston to Host Family Beach Competitions


 

Family fun is taking on a new meaning this spring and summer at Galveston’s East Beach with friendly competitions between families.

Family Beach Challenges are free and will take place on May 14th, June 18th, July 23rd, August 20th, and September 3rd from 11am-5pm.

Families are invited to go head to head in a series of competitions including giant Jenga, sack races, and more – all to win some fantastic prizes. These events are free to the public and structured for groups of four people. The family with the most points at the end of the day will receive a $500 gift card, plus tickets to Island attractions.

The events will consist of separate play stations around the beach where families can gain points and include the following:

  • Fut Golf: 3 Holes, 2 families at the same time, 15 points to the winner
  • Tug of War: 2 families at the same time, 3 rounds per game. The first family that wins two times will get the points, 30 points to the winner
  • Volleyball: One set of 15 points, 2 families at the same time, 25 points to the winner
  • Sack Race: 4 families at the same time, 2 team members run from each side, 20 points to the winning team
  • Jenga: 2 families at the same time, first team to win get the points, 5 points station
  • Dominoes: 2 families at the same time, first team to win gets the points, 5 points station
  • Memory Card: 2 families at the same time, first team to win gets the points, 5 points station
  • Castle Contest: 4 families at the same time, 20 minutes to build a castle, 50 points to the winner

The Family Beach Challenges will be held at Galveston’s East Beach. For complete rules and regulations and to register in advance, go to galvestonchallenge.com.

 

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