Sandcastle Sculpting Challenge

The U.S. Sandcastle Sculpting Challenge and 3D Art Exhibition began a four-day run, with participants make sandcastles and other works of art.

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The U.S. Sandcastle Sculpting Challenge and 3D Art Exhibition began a four-day run, with participants make sandcastles and other works of art. The event ran from Friday, Aug. 31 to Sunday, Sept. 2.
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The winner of the competition held Downtown was announced on Labor Day.
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The winner was a local favorite -- I.B. Posse. Their Aztec warrior sculpture won the people's choice award at this year's competition.
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A sandy depiction of the San Diego trolley.
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The U.S. Sandcastle Sculpting Challenge and 3D Art Exhibition began a four-day run, with participants make sandcastles and other works of art.
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There was even and area for children to sculpt their own creations.
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Sculptors used various tools to work with the sand.
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The U.S. Sandcastle Sculpting Challenge and 3D Art Exhibition began a four-day run, with participants make sandcastles and other works of art.
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This half-finished sculpture is celebrating jazz.
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The U.S. Sandcastle Sculpting Challenge and 3D Art Exhibition began a four-day run, with participants make sandcastles and other works of art. Most of the piles looked like this to being with.
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The U.S. Sandcastle Sculpting Challenge and 3D Art Exhibition began a four-day run, with participants make sandcastles and other works of art.
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The U.S. Sandcastle Sculpting Challenge and 3D Art Exhibition began a four-day run, with participants make sandcastles and other works of art.
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Sculptors worked on the sand for hours in the sun.
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The U.S. Sandcastle Sculpting Challenge and 3D Art Exhibition began a four-day run, with participants make sandcastles and other works of art.
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Getting ready to build a masterpiece.
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Sculptors turns the sand piles into works of art.
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