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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


FRIDAY, March 3, 2017

ENTRY CHECK-IN

2:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Everyone is invited to bring their beach-combed items to the lobby of the Convention Center for check-in. There is no charge.  All entries are eligible for ribbons. Entries must be in place for judging by 7:00 P.M. All entries must remain on display until 4:00 PM Sunday, March 5, 2017.    Exhibitors will be admitted free.

JUDGING

8:00 PM - ???????

 The Convention Center will be closed to the public during judging.  Ribbons will be awarded at that time. All entries are eligible for the people's choice award, which will be awarded at 1pm on Sunday.


SATURDAY, March 4, 2017

EXPLORE THE SHORES

10:00 AM –12:00 PM

Children are invited to participate in an interactive program that allows them to visit with scientists and specialists in a variety of beach and ocean-related  fields.  Children will be admitted free only during the morning hours when accompanied by a paying  adult. Prizes will be awarded to all who participate. 

SEMINARS

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM & 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hourly seminars will be presented for attendees.  Your wristband will admit you free of charge. Entry to Beachcombers Fun Fair is $3.00 per adult, $1.00 per child ages 6 – 12. Children 5 & under, free.

EXHIBITS and VENDORS

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM  

View the many exhibits in 44 categories and vote  for your choice for the DOC BEDILION award. Select an item for sale by one of the vendors.  Glass balls or floats, driftwood creations, rocks or gems, jewelry, beach-combed  items, books  and a variety of beach-related items will be available.

 INFORMATION BOOTHS

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM  

Visit the information booths and add to your knowledge of our coastal environment.  Many  scientists and specialists will be present. 


SUNDAY, March 5, 2017

DASH for TRASH or TREASURE or BEACH WALK

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Join Curt Ebbesmayer's DASH for TRASH or TREASURE, or take a BEACH WALK with Alan  Rammer

WINNERS: 

1:00 PM

The coveted DOC BEDILION PEOPLE'S CHOICE will be awarded and Prizes for the DASH for TRASH or TREASURE will be announced.

EXHIBITS AND VENDORS

 INFORMATION BOOTHS

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM 

 

SEMINARS

12:00 AM – 4:00 PM