The 2010 Imperial Beach Sand Castle Contest brings out the
best sand sculptors for another great beach event in San Diego!
The weather for the 2010 US Open Sand Castle Competition
could not have been better for the over 300,000 visitors,
builders and vendors who came out to see some of the best
sand scultors in the world showcase their skills in Imperial Beach
The “IB Posse” and other sand castle groups once again
used their creativity and current events to determine some
of the sand creations which included a “Clean Up Your Mess”
castle talking about the gulf oil spill by BP Petroleum.
Other sand castles included Merlin the Magician, dragons,
castles, animals and a host of other creative ideas.
The US Open Sand Castle Compeition celebrated its 30th
year to a packed beach of people and also included live
music and over 100 street vendors offering a wide array
of food, drinks and items for sale.
“This is one of the best beach events in Southern
California and the world”, stated SoCal Beaches Magazine
publisher Sean Callahan who attended the event. “It is a
great venue for kids, families and couples to get outdoors
and get some sunshine while enjoying great food, music
and of course amazing sand castles”.
The event ended about about 4PM when the high tide
came in and washed away the days sand sculptures.
Videos and photos from the event can be found on
the SoCal Beaches Magazine website
and Youtube.com pages.
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