About the competition

How the competition started……

What started as friendly rivalry between the state and territory representatives on the National Committee on Soil and Terrain over who had the best beach, plus an unsubstantiated claim that Hyams Beach is NSW had a claim on a Guiness Record for the Whitest Beach in the World, led to discussion over a beer and the creation of the rules for a national competition to finally sort out the location of the whitest beach in Australia.

So, in 2006, rules were drafted, samples were collected from around the nation, and the first official whitest beach challenge began…….