Judy's Sandcastle Blog
WELCOME TO THE 29TH ANNUAL US OPEN 2009 SAND CASTLE COMPETITION!
This years sand castles were outstanding!
Seacost Dr. & Imperial Beach Blvd. is where all the excitement will be happening!
People from all over the country come and enjoy this competition.
"Foreclosed" on the castle and moving in travel trailers.
Here is a close-up of the castle.
Here is a close-up of the trailers and their belongings.
"Neptune's Castle" is very whimsical. Great arches that seem to defy gravity. (1st Place, Masters Bby NEW HOPE KIDS)
Here is a close-up of the octopus, the two guppies and the castle. Outstanding!!!
I don't know what this sand creation was called but it was really beautiful!
If you like the "The Simpsons on Vacation" you will love this sand creation. Everyone is here.(2nd place, Masters B by Bradley/Tubbs Family)
Close-up of the girls and the family cats.
Another angle of the family. You can't miss Marge's hair.
Close-up of Bart sitting on a turtle.
What I love is how the competitors use seashells....
....colors and seaweed! So creative!!!
As you pass the competitors sand creations do not miss the creations that some of the people on the beach are creating.
Quite the beautiful endowed Mermaid by ACHILLES.
As you can tell, everyone is enjoying this years sand castle competition.
This young sculptor did an amazing job on this living mermaid!
I think the little mermaid is enjoying herself, also. A lot of people stopped and took a picture of her.
Of course, there is always a Crestacean Section where they are huge.
Including this one! I think this one might be a bug!
This was a great sand castle with "SLASH" on the guitar!
A close-up of the rocker and his amps!
I love this guy leaning into the music!
This was a fabulous tribute to Michael Jackson!
This picture really didn't do it justice. It was outstanding! Check out the flood lights.
Michael Jackson's Stars were on the side!
President Obama on the phone in his oval office!
A close-up of the President!
This one was interesting! It was a Tug-of-War between the little girl...
...and of the man!
The head statues on Easter Island.
This sand creation of the Dragon was really very cool!
A close-up of the Dragon with his head stuck.
This sand creation was very large and hard to get it all in the frame!
Enjoy my favorite sand creation, Mom & her 2 children.
This is the gentleman who carved this sand creation!
When you are walking towards the beach take notice of the electrical boxes.
These little masterpieces are all hand painted...
...and are all around the city.
Next stop is the 2008 SAND CASTLE COMPETITION!
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