U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
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SPOTTED: 9/1/17 U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge

U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Entrants in the 3 Person Team and World Master Solo divisions are hard at work during preparing their entries during the U.S. San Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition at the Broadway Pier. (Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune) (Howard Lipin / San Diego Union-Tribune)
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Entrants in the 3 Person Team and World Master Solo divisions are hard at work during preparing their entries during the U.S. San Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition at the Broadway Pier. (Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune) (Howard Lipin / San Diego Union-Tribune)
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Melineige Beauregard of Canada works on her entry, “Remains of a Broken Past,” in the World Master Solo division at the U.S. San Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition at the Broadway Pier. (Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune) (Howard Lipin / San Diego Union-Tribune)
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Rusty Croft of Carmel works on his entry, “Horsepower, Now and Then,” in the World Master Solo division at the U.S. San Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition at the Broadway Pier. (Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune) (Howard Lipin / San Diego Union-Tribune)
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Rusty Croft of Carmel works on his entry, “Horsepower, Now and Then,” in the World Master Solo division at the U.S. San Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition at the Broadway Pier. (Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune) (Howard Lipin / San Diego Union-Tribune)
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Fergus Mulvany of Ireland works on his entry, “Interference,” in the World Master Solo division at the U.S. San Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition at the Broadway Pier. (Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune) (Howard Lipin / San Diego Union-Tribune)
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Ilya Filimontsev of Russia works on his entry, “Garden Angel,” in the World Master Solo division at the U.S. San Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition at the Broadway Pier. (Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune) (Howard Lipin / San Diego Union-Tribune)
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
John Malch, with his dog, Charley a long coat Chihuichua of Lemon Grove in tow, takes a photo of the sand sculpture at the entrance to the U.S. San Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition at the Broadway Pier. (Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune) (Howard Lipin / San Diego Union-Tribune)
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
“Dancing to Newton’s 3rd.” Abram Waterman’s entry in the World Master Solo division at the U.S. San Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition at the Broadway Pier. He’s from Canada. (Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune) (Howard Lipin / San Diego Union-Tribune)
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Gianco Prez Velasco from Japan, takes a photo of Ilya Filimontsev’s entry, “Garden Angel,” at the U.S. San Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition at the Broadway Pier. (Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune) (Howard Lipin / San Diego Union-Tribune)
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Natalie Cohen of La Mesa, takes a photo of Ilya Filimontsev’s entry, “Garden Angel,” at the U.S. San Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition at the Broadway Pier. (Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune) (Howard Lipin / San Diego Union-Tribune)
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Don Kopenhefer of Oceanside looks at the sand sculptures while visiting the the U.S. San Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition at the Broadway Pier. (Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune) (Howard Lipin / San Diego Union-Tribune)
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Greg Le Bon from Orange County, a member of Archisand, works on his team’s entry “Summer of Love” in the 3 Person Team division at the U.S. San Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition at the Broadway Pier. (Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune) (Howard Lipin / San Diego Union-Tribune)
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Chera Gleason, a member of Sand Squirrels, works on her team’s entry “Tesla, Then and Now,” in the 3 Person Team division at the U.S. San Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition at the Broadway Pier. (Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune) (Howard Lipin / San Diego Union-Tribune)
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Kristine Rodda of San Diego Sandcastles, works on “I Would Do It All Over Again” in the 3 Person Team division at the U.S. San Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition at the Broadway Pier. (Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune) (Howard Lipin / San Diego Union-Tribune)
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Leonard Gonzales of the I.B. Posse works on his team’s entry, “Every Now and Then I Fall Apart, " in the 3 Person Team division at the U.S. San Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition at the Broadway Pier. (Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune) (Howard Lipin / San Diego Union-Tribune)
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Kristine Rodda of San Diego Sandcastles, foreground, works on “I Would Do It All Over Again” in the 3 Person Team division at the U.S. San Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition at the Broadway Pier. (Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune) (Howard Lipin / San Diego Union-Tribune)
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Dan Belcher of St. Louis, works on his entry, “Ups and Downs,” in the World Master Solo division at the U.S. San Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition at the Broadway Pier. (Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune) (Howard Lipin / San Diego Union-Tribune)
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge
Sand sculptors from around the world competed for top honors during the four-day bayside extravaganza U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge on Sept. 1, 2017. (Bradley Schweit) (Bradley Schweit / )
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