*Team Captains — Use this page as a checklist from now until the Sandcastle Classic to help you stay on top of your action items.


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MAY 23: Online team registration opens

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Click here for Team Registration

MAY – JULY: Find a company to partner with

flagJUNE 8: Sandcastle Classic Kick-Off Mixer
WHERE: Interface, 135 Main Street, Suite 400, San Francisco
RSVP here

flagJUNE 29: Workshop: Team Fundraising 101 and Guidelines to the Classroom
WHERE: Taylor Design, 26 O’Farrell Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco
Learn how to fundraise with ease plus tools for working with students as team members in the classroom and on the beach.

JUNE – OCTOBER: Solicit team donations

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg  Click here for fundraising tips!

AUGUST 1: 25% of Team Fundraising Complete

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg  Click here for fundraising tips!

AUGUST 15: Team Registration Deadline

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Don’t forget to register here.

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Send any custom content for your team’s fundraising website to

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Pay your $500 registration fee by August 15th.

AUGUST 15: San Francisco schools are back in session!

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Reach out to local schools about joining your team. Contact Leap for help finding a school.

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   For more info about school visits and working with your school partner, visit this page.

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Start designing your Team T-shirt for the beach! Don’t forget to include your Partner Company logos, your Partner School logo, and the Leap logos. Find Leap logos and more info here.

AUGUST 26: 50% of Team Fundraising Complete

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg  Click here for fundraising tips!


Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Gather your T-shirt order numbers and send your T-shirts to print. Don’t forget to print a few extras for Leap and give to your big donors as a thank you. Team T-shirt printing info here.

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg Design and create your team site sign. Waiting to fully complete your site sign it until closer to the Classic means you’ll be able to include any last minute team donors on your sign. Find Leap logos and more info here.


SEPTEMBER 10: Workshop: Sandcastle Building 101
TIME: 10AM – 12PM
WHERE: Ocean Beach, San Francisco, (Sloat + Great Highway)
RSVP here

SEPTEMBER 16: Partner School Deadline

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Finalize your partner school and email the name of the school to Leap at if you haven’t done so already.

SEPTEMBER 30: 100% of Team Fundraising Complete

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg  Click here for fundraising tips!

flagOCTOBER 6: Sandcastle Classic Pre-Party!
WHERE: NBBJ, 88 Kearny Street, 9th Floor, San Francisco
RSVP here

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Pick up your team’s parking passes for the Sandcastle Classic

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Double check the official Tool List to make sure you are fully prepared for the beach build.

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg  Finalize your team’s plans around lunch. Teams are responsible for providing lunch for their team members, including students from their partner school. Be sure to set up a pizza delivery to the beach, or coordinate a team member to pick up and bring lunches for everyone with them to the beach

scc_logo_crest_FNLOCTOBER 15: Leap’s 34th Annual Sandcastle Classic Main Event!
TIME: 11AM – 4PM
WHERE: Ocean Beach at Great Highway and Balboa Ave

The big day is here!

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Get lots of rest the night before

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Pack your bag for the beach. We’ll see you bright and early!

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Click here to see the detailed schedule for the day including performances!

flagOCTOBER 26: Castles and Cocktails

Sandcastle Classic Post-party and awards ceremony. Let’s celebrate all your hard work contributing to Bay Area youth arts education!

WHERE: Exygy, 2601 Mission Street, Suite #300, San Francisco
RSVP here

Check_Box_Noun_project_10759.svg   Send thank you notes to your big donors.