June 5th -
June 7th

About the event

NCHS's Sand in the City® returns for its twelth year, June 5th - June 7th, 2015. Once again, corporate and community group teams will get down and dirty for a great cause.


Vote for a team

It's all up to you! By casting your vote for the best sand sculpture, you are letting your voice be heard and helping a great cause.


Event Sponsors

Without our sponsors this event couldn't happen. Take some to visit sponsor websites and show your support.


Learn about NCHS

Nebraska Children's Home Society is a non-profit, non-sectarian agency, accredited through Council on Accreditation for Children and Family Services.


Come after work!

premier sponsors

What do you get when you combine...

375 tons of sand, 18 corporate and community group teams, professional sand sculptors from around the country, amazing 15-ton sand sculptures, interactive Kid Zone with games and activities, live entertainment, two giant sandboxes, and lots of delicious concessions? NCHS's SAND IN THE CITY®!

2014 Award Winners

Rookie Team of the Year - QLI
Tallest - Olsson & Associates
Creative Design - Kiewit Underground
Push It To The Limits - Millard Rotary
Peoples' Choice Award - Walmart

The event helps raise awareness and funds for the programs of Nebraska Children's Home Society, which include statewide unplanned pregnancy, parenting and adoption services, in-home services, foster care, early childhood education and community outreach.

If you are a member of the media, please contact Jennifer Fuller at
(402) 451-0787 or jfuller@nchs.org for interviews.

Event Photos
2015 Schedule
4/23 - 4/24 | 2 pm to 5:30 pm
Sand Sculpting 101 at Maloney's
Online Voting Opens
5/13 - 5/16
Team Four-Hour Practice Sessions | NCHS parking lot 4939 South 118th St
6/5 | 10am - 4pm
Sand Sculpting Competition
6/5 | 4:30pm - 7pm
Sand After Work
6/6 | 10am – 8 pm
Family Fun Days – FREE Admission
6/7 | 11am – 5pm
Family Fun Days – FREE Admission
Online Voting Ends
Download Poster

Volunteers Needed!

Be a part of NCHS's Sand in the City®! Interested?

Contact Lindsay at lhofbauer@nchs.org
or call 402-898-7753