2015 U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge

The 4-day U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo was held in San Diego over Labor Day weekend 2015. Organizers dropped 300 tons of sand into the area at the B Street cruise ship terminal near the bay for sculptors to turn into incredibly detailed, elaborate works of art. Seriously, you have to see these works to believe it.

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This sand-carved nod to pop culture, dubbed "Bruce Jender," shows Caitlyn Jenner emerging from a shell of her former self.
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The 4-day U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo was held in San Diego over Labor Day weekend 2015. Organizers dropped 300 tons of sand into the area at the B Street cruise ship terminal near the bay for sculptors to turn into incredibly detailed, elaborate works of art. Seriously, you have to see these works to believe it.
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The 4-day U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo was held in San Diego over Labor Day weekend 2015. Organizers dropped 300 tons of sand into the area at the B Street cruise ship terminal near the bay for sculptors to turn into incredibly detailed, elaborate works of art. Seriously, you have to see these works to believe it.
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The 4-day U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo was held in San Diego over Labor Day weekend 2015. Organizers dropped 300 tons of sand into the area at the B Street cruise ship terminal near the bay for sculptors to turn into incredibly detailed, elaborate works of art. Seriously, you have to see these works to believe it.
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The 4-day U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo was held in San Diego over Labor Day weekend 2015. Organizers dropped 300 tons of sand into the area at the B Street cruise ship terminal near the bay for sculptors to turn into incredibly detailed, elaborate works of art. Seriously, you have to see these works to believe it.
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The 4-day U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo was held in San Diego over Labor Day weekend 2015. Organizers dropped 300 tons of sand into the area at the B Street cruise ship terminal near the bay for sculptors to turn into incredibly detailed, elaborate works of art. Seriously, you have to see these works to believe it.
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NBC 7 San Diego
The 4-day U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo was held in San Diego over Labor Day weekend 2015. Organizers dropped 300 tons of sand into the area at the B Street cruise ship terminal near the bay for sculptors to turn into incredibly detailed, elaborate works of art. Seriously, you have to see these works to believe it.
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NBC 7 San Diego
The 4-day U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo was held in San Diego over Labor Day weekend 2015. Organizers dropped 300 tons of sand into the area at the B Street cruise ship terminal near the bay for sculptors to turn into incredibly detailed, elaborate works of art. Seriously, you have to see these works to believe it.
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The 4-day U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo was held in San Diego over Labor Day weekend 2015. Organizers dropped 300 tons of sand into the area at the B Street cruise ship terminal near the bay for sculptors to turn into incredibly detailed, elaborate works of art. Seriously, you have to see these works to believe it.
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The 4-day U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo was held in San Diego over Labor Day weekend 2015. Organizers dropped 300 tons of sand into the area at the B Street cruise ship terminal near the bay for sculptors to turn into incredibly detailed, elaborate works of art. Seriously, you have to see these works to believe it.
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NBC 7 San Diego
The 4-day U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo was held in San Diego over Labor Day weekend 2015. Organizers dropped 300 tons of sand into the area at the B Street cruise ship terminal near the bay for sculptors to turn into incredibly detailed, elaborate works of art. Seriously, you have to see these works to believe it.
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The 4-day U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo was held in San Diego over Labor Day weekend 2015. Organizers dropped 300 tons of sand into the area at the B Street cruise ship terminal near the bay for sculptors to turn into incredibly detailed, elaborate works of art. Seriously, you have to see these works to believe it.
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NBC 7 San Diego
The 4-day U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo was held in San Diego over Labor Day weekend 2015. Organizers dropped 300 tons of sand into the area at the B Street cruise ship terminal near the bay for sculptors to turn into incredibly detailed, elaborate works of art. Seriously, you have to see these works to believe it.
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NBC 7 San Diego
The 4-day U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo was held in San Diego over Labor Day weekend 2015. Organizers dropped 300 tons of sand into the area at the B Street cruise ship terminal near the bay for sculptors to turn into incredibly detailed, elaborate works of art. Seriously, you have to see these works to believe it.
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NBC 7 San Diego
The 4-day U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo was held in San Diego over Labor Day weekend 2015. Organizers dropped 300 tons of sand into the area at the B Street cruise ship terminal near the bay for sculptors to turn into incredibly detailed, elaborate works of art. Seriously, you have to see these works to believe it.
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NBC 7 San Diego
The 4-day U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo was held in San Diego over Labor Day weekend 2015. Organizers dropped 300 tons of sand into the area at the B Street cruise ship terminal near the bay for sculptors to turn into incredibly detailed, elaborate works of art. Seriously, you have to see these works to believe it.
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NBC 7 San Diego
The 4-day U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo was held in San Diego over Labor Day weekend 2015. Organizers dropped 300 tons of sand into the area at the B Street cruise ship terminal near the bay for sculptors to turn into incredibly detailed, elaborate works of art. Seriously, you have to see these works to believe it.
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NBC 7 San Diego
The 4-day U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo was held in San Diego over Labor Day weekend 2015. Organizers dropped 300 tons of sand into the area at the B Street cruise ship terminal near the bay for sculptors to turn into incredibly detailed, elaborate works of art. Seriously, you have to see these works to believe it.
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NBC 7 San Diego
The 4-day U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo was held in San Diego over Labor Day weekend 2015. Organizers dropped 300 tons of sand into the area at the B Street cruise ship terminal near the bay for sculptors to turn into incredibly detailed, elaborate works of art. Seriously, you have to see these works to believe it.
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NBC 7 San Diego
The 4-day U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & 3D Art Expo was held in San Diego over Labor Day weekend 2015. Organizers dropped 300 tons of sand into the area at the B Street cruise ship terminal near the bay for sculptors to turn into incredibly detailed, elaborate works of art. Seriously, you have to see these works to believe it.
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