Milford's Great American Sand Sculpture Competition is scheduled for July 19, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Walnut Beach. People are invited to bring a picnic, beach blanket, pails and shovels, and create anything from huge lobsters to mermaids. Awards, trophies and ribbons will be awarded in various categories including Clubs\/Friends, Families, and Individuals. All ages are welcome. Registration is free and open to all. The competition is sponsored by the Milford Arts Council and Milford Bank. Parking for non-residents is $5. Registration will take place from 9:30 to 10 a.m. and sand building from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Judging will start at 2 p.m.. For more information call the Milford Arts Council, 203-878-6647 or visit milfordarts.org.