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One-Hundred Thousand Visit the 2017 Sun & Sea Festival’s Sandcastle Competition

Jul 21, 2017 12:09AM ● By Paul Spear

News Release

One-hundred thousand visit the 2017 Sun & Sea Festival’s Sandcastle Competition

The fifth annual Sun & Sea Festival, a family-friendly event that features the best sandcastle carving competition in the County started early at 8 a.m.  A parade, entertainment and a kid’s zone including fair rides kept visitors coming throughout the day at the largest annual event in Imperial Beach.

The winning sculptors are:

Masters Class

First Place – The Sandcastle Man   Name of sculpture: Misty Mountain

Second Place – I.B. Posse   Name of sculpture: Smell The Roses

Third Place – Sculpting San Diego Name of sculpture: Social Extinction

Open Class

First Place: I.B. Posse Family        Name of sculpture: Captain’s Cove

Second Place: Guardians of the Sand Lot   Name of sculpture: Alice in Wonderland

Third Place: Sculpintures               Name of sculpture: POGO IB

People’s Choice Award:

Team: Howies Crew        Name of sculpture: Medieval Castle



Julie Walke, president

Walke Communications Inc.




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