2018 Thirty-seventh Annual Sand Sculpture Contest

A sand sculpture of an alligator's head, surrounded by seaweed.
2018 Sand Sculpture Contest: People's Choice Award Winner: Adult Group/Family Entry #7: Later Alligator, by Samantha Garriott.
 

The Thirty-seventh Annual Sand Sculpture Contest at Drakes Beach was held on Sunday, August 26, 2018, with thirty-two sculptures entered. Hundreds of participants and observers showed up to enjoy a cloudy, cool day at the beach.

If you notice any errors in the names of sculptures or artists, or if you have digital images of the missing photo(s) listed below, please contact us.

 
 

2018 Sand Sculpture Award Results

Key:

PC = People's Choice Awards
MJ = Maggie Johnston Award for Creative Excellence

Adult/Family Group Category

Award Sculpture Contestant(s)
1st The Train Gang Brandii Magliulo
2nd Sandman Emily Munch
3rd Bella Arena Sailboat Susie Woodrum
PC Later Alligator Samantha Garriott
MJ Beach Whirlpool The Christiansen Family

Adults' Individual Category

Award Sculpture Contestant(s)
1st Snake Matthew Peters
2nd Dollars of Sand Lauren Jansen
3rd See Shore Olivier Jansen

Children's Individual Category

Award Sculpture Contestant(s)
1st Sick Turtle A child from the Kato family
2nd Ursula the Sea Hag A child from the Kato family

Children's Group Category

Award Sculpture Contestant(s)
1st Crabby Pants The Semorile Children
2nd Dat Patra
3rd Octopus Aleena, Ezra, and Iris
 

Missing, Unidentified, or Misnamed Photos, Artists, or Sculptures

Missing Photos:

  • Children's Group Entry #07: Fantasyland, by Ryan

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Last updated: August 30, 2018

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