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Michelle Turli
Springboard Public Relations
732-863-1900 ext. 205

For Immediate Release:

Herr’s, UTZ, Pirate Brands and More to
Sponsor NJ Sandcastle Contest

Save the Date for the 24th Annual NJ Sandcastle Contest on July 14th

BELMAR, NJ (June 11, 2010) – The New Jersey Sandcastle Contest announced today that Herr’s, UTZ and Pirate Brands will sponsor and contribute snacks for participants at the 24th Annual NJ Sandcastle Contest, a free, fun-filled day at Belmar beach on July 14.  In addition to lead sponsor, D’Jais Beachcomber Grill, more than 20 brands and businesses are supporting the event, offering prizes and giveaways for attendees and contestants.

“Each year the NJ Sandcastle Contest attracts thousands of people and offers a unique opportunity to promote all types of products and services,” explained Domenick Cilea, president of Springboard Public Relations, the agency that coordinates the event. “We look forward to working with national brands as well as local businesses who want to leverage the family-oriented audience this event attracts.”

Donated products and services make up the event prize packages or are used as giveaways throughout the day. While product donations, gift certificates and discount coupons are ideal, all contributions are welcome. Participating businesses are honored in the event handouts, promoted through the public address system, and on the official website.

Six Flags Great Adventure, a sponsor for this year’s event, will contribute theme park tickets to award participants. Gift certificates, movie and entertainment tickets, sports memorabilia, beach toys and other surprise items will fill the beach on July 14th.

B&B Trophies of Manasquan is the official award sponsor, providing the NJ Sandcastle Contest with trophies for the second year in a row. Other sponsors include: Foodtown, The Circus, The Styling Company, Belmar Parasail, Belmar Beach, Stop and Shop, Twinbrook Golf, Surf Taco, Pro Skateboard Shop, Mike’s Giant Subs, FINS, Windmill, Seaglass Dreams, Teddy Bears by the Seashore, Gymboree, Gianni’s Pizzeria and Taylor’s Hardware.

For sponsorship information and/or to make a prize donation to this year’s event, contact Michelle Turli at 863-1900 x205 or

About NJ Sandcastle Contest

Established in 1987, the NJ Sandcastle Contest is New Jersey’s largest sandcastle and sandsculpting event.  Attracting thousands of families, friends and visitors, the event is held in Belmar, known by sand sculpting enthusiasts to have some of the best sand to create interesting works of art. For more information on the NJ Sandcastle Contest, visit or

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