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Recent competitions! 

Marine quiz 2011!

We had our annual stall at the Pwllheli Sea and Land Food Festival on the 28th and 29th May 2011.  This year we had a marine quiz.  We had some extremely knowledgeable entries! 

Winners on Saturday 28th May 2011
Eleanor Jones
Elin Liebig
Rhiannon Moore

Winners on Sunday 29th May 2011
Sophie Templeman  

Sandcastle Competition 2011! 

This year’s annual sand castle competition was held in Porth Dinllaen on the 29th August 2011.  It was a great day and we had a fantastic turn out.  I would like to say a big thank you to all those that took part.  This years winners created an underwater sea fairy wedding that featured a large number of marine creatures!

2011 winners:
Josie Paramor (aged 9)
Caitlin Paramor (aged 8)
Ellie Corran (aged 10)
Leah Williams (aged 10)

Past competitions:

Poster competition – judged by Iolo Williams!

Would you like the opportunity to win a boat trip around parts of Pen Llŷn a’r Sarnau SAC? Do you have a talent for art, poetry or photography? If so then this is the competition for you! Send your entries to us and the winning entry will be made into a poster to promote Pen Llŷn a’r Sarnau SAC! T.V. personality Iolo Williams will be judging the entries. Competition closed November 30th 2007.  

Sandcastle competition 2007

Do you fancy a go at some beach art? If so why not join us for a sandcastle competition on the beach in Aberdyfi on the 27th August 2007! It is free and open to all ages. The theme is the sea, so let your imagination run wild! The event will begin at 2pm and entries will be judged at 4pm. There will be a prize for the winner! Spot us by looking for the banner for Pen Llŷn a’r Sarnau SAC.  Click here for more information. Competition closed 27th August 2007.

Sandcastle competition 2006

This year’s annual sandcastle competition was held on the 17th June in three locations across the Pen Llŷn a’r Sarnau SAC – Aberdyfi, Black Rock Sands and Porth Dinllaen. It was a lovely sunny day and the turn out was great! We had a number of great entries from a pod of porpoises leaping out of the sand to sandy fish and boats! Winners from each location won a prize.

Sandcastle competition 2005

This year’s annual sandcastle competition was held on Black Rock Sands beach on the 12th June. Entries ranged from sharks to submarines! The winner received a prize.

Sandcastle competition 2004

A sandcastle competition was held on Black Rock Sands beach on the 15th May. The winners, from Porthmadog, won with their sculpture of a sea horse. Other entries included a lovely dolphin and a fantastic underwater scene!

Marine Biology competition for primary schools 2004

A competition was run in Autumn 2004 for pupils from years 3 – 6 in Gwynedd and North Ceredigion. The competition was for pupils to individually design a project entitled ‘My favourite marine creature and how to protect it’.

The winners were from Ysgol Borth y Gest, Porthmadog with very exciting projects on marine litter and sea horses. Winners received a book on their chosen topic and a goodie bag.


Sand sculpture entry Poster competition

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