June 10th -
June 12th

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®!

Hunt for the Home - Scavenger Hunt

2016 Award Winners
1st Place - Kiewit Infrastructure Group
2nd Place - TSYS Merchant Solutions
3rd Place - Millard Rotary
Designer of the Year - TD Ameritrade
Rookie of the Year - RDG / Whiting Turner
Peoples' Choice Award - Creighton University

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
2016 Schedule
4/21 - 4/22 | 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Sand 101 | NCHS parking lot 4939 South 118th Street
5/18 - 5/21
Team Four-Hour Practice Sessions | NCHS parking lot 4939 South 118th St
Online Voting Starts
6/10 | 10am - 4pm
Sand Sculpting Competition | Baxter Arena 2425 South 67th Street
6/11 | 10am – 8 pm
Family Fun Days – FREE Admission
6/12 | 11am – 5pm
Family Fun Days – FREE Admission
Online Voting Ends

Download Poster

Download Game

Volunteers Needed!

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

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