2009 28th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest

2009 Sand Sculpture Contest: Adult/Family Group Entry #02: Baby Blue, by the Stern and Kellen Families
Adult/Family Group Entry #02: Baby Blue, by the Stern and Kellen Families
The 28th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest at Drakes Beach was once again well attended with 63 sculptures entered. Thousands of participants and observers showed up to enjoy a day that started out foggy and cool, but then turned sunny as the fog burned off.

2009 Sand Sculpture Award Results

HM = Honorable Mention
PC = People's Choice Awards
RP = Best Use Of Recycled Plastic
MJ = Maggie Johnston Award for Creative Excellence

Adult/Family Group Category
Award Sculpture Contestants
1st Baby Blue The Stern and Kellen Families
2nd Bummer Hummer The Garriott Family
3rd Sand-erella Henry Kingdon
HM The Penguin Family The Scott Miller Family
HM Mamma Ichthyosaurus The Jones, Schiltgen, & Parker Families
HM Crash for Clunkers Jay Smith
PC Bobo's Tasty Wave The Osfelds
MJ Oops! Tuesday 5 am East Bay Chaos
RP Fat Dog The Magner Family

Adult's Individual
Award Sculpture Contestants
1st Whale Jonathan Wu
2nd Homage to Modern Art Bob Liler

Children's Individual
Award Sculpture Contestants
1st Bookworm Nicole
2nd Migrating Whale Howie
3rd Hopi Village Ariella

Children's Group
Award Sculpture Contestants
1st EarthTree Mason and Lucas
2nd Love at First Bite Claire and Mariah
3rd Wiggles Alec and Alex

Missing and Unidentified Photos
If you have a photo of any of the sand sculptures listed below or if you know the identity of any of the Unidentified Sculptures, please contact us. Thank you.

  • Children’s Group 2nd Place Winner: Entry #05: Love at First Bite, by Claire and Mariah
  • Adult/Family Group Entry #05: Grannie Chair, by Dolores Lapelt
  • Adult/Family Group Entry #34: Untitled sculpture, by Morgan Cantrell
  • Adult/Family Group Entry #36: Pirate Doug, by Jennifer Jackson
  • Adult Individual Entry #02: Heart of the Ocean, by Deserae Lyons
  • Children’s Group Entry #16: Panda, by Rob
  • Children’s Group Entry #17: Pyramid, by Graham

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Last updated: June 3, 2016

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