Sculpture By the Bay Sponsors generously contribute awards for the best sculptures in each category as follows.
$3,000 Dianne Laurance Open Award – Judged on its artistic merits as the Best Public Sculpture.
$5,000 City of Busselton Acquisitive Award – Judged on the criteria set out by the The City of Busselton, to suit the location of the Dunsborough Sculpture Trail.
$1,000 Happs Wines Emerging Artist/s Award – For a work by an artist/s who has not previously exhibited their work publicly.
$1,500 Braeco Sales DarnArt Recycling Award – Judged as a work of sculptural merit constructed from more than 60% by volume recycled material.
$500 Dunsborough Soap Factory Award – Judged on the strength of its environmental message.
$500 JMW Real Estate Peoples’ Choice Award – for a work judged by the Public to be the most popular piece of the exhibition, awarded on the final day of the exhibition.