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Sixth Annual Sun & Sea Festival’s Sand Castle Competition Winners

Jul 17, 2018 02:20PM ● By Paul Spear

Sixth Annual Sun & Sea Festival’s Sand Castle Competition Winners 

The sixth annual Sun & Sea Festival was a rousing success. Besides the best sandcastle carving competition for adults and kids in San Diego County, the family-friendly event featured a parade, live entertainment, and a kid’s zone which kept visitors entertained throughout the day at the City of Imperial Beach’s largest annual event.

The winning sculptors are:

Masters Class: Professional Sand Carvers

First Place – I.B. Posse                   Name of sculpture: Everyday Heroes

Second Place – Sandytales           Name of sculpture: Dreaming

Third Place – The Coronado Sandcastle Man        Name of sculpture: Rebels & The Resistance

People’s Choice – Sculpintures – Name of sculpture:  Titan’s Collide

Open Class: Family and Business Sand Carvers

First Place: Sculpintures                 Name of sculpture: Titan’s Collide

Second Place: Howie’s Crew        Name of sculpture: Gotham City

Third Place: Guardians of the Sand Lot   Name of sculpture: Scooby – Do


2018 Kids ‘N Kastles Winners Sponsored by the Imperial Beach Optimist Club

Superhero Theme Winner:   

Team IB Dolphins                             Name of sculpture: Super Wonder-maid   

Creatures of the Sea Theme

First Place:  Team Rockstars         Name of sculpture:  Narwhal           

Second Place: Team SandBlasters   Name of sculpture:  Narwhal                      

Third Place: Team Sea Kings         Name of sculpture: Shamu               


Sandcastle/Sculptures Theme

First Place:  Team Sandpack         Type of sculpture:  Castle          

Second Place: Team Sunburns   Type of sculpture:  Sculpture                       

Third Place: TJ Aliens                      Type of sculpture: Hat 

Photo credit Bryan Brillhart



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Paul Spear, Publisher, and Editor of Dig Imperial Beach 





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