2011 Sand Sculpture Festival

Sand Sculpture Festival

Sand Sculpture Festival
BEST OF SHOW "Return of the Surfer Man Eating Shark" by the Sandy Boys: Reed Kenny, Travis Bullock, Dakota Rich-Fallon, McKenzie Oakes.

Sand Sculpture Festival
GOLDEN SHOVEL AWARD "'57 Cadillac" by LACO Associates.

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MOST DEDICATED DIGGERS "The Giving Tree" by TND: Steph Brindle, Adam Canepa, Aaron Bonds, Erika Stowe-Madison, Suzie Fortner.

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MOST IMAGINATIVE "Bad Donut" by Team Graghead: Mike, Matt, Dylan, Mikayla.

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PEOPLE'S CHOICE "Jabba the Hutt" by Team Wildberries: Ian Ritchie, Tyler Binion, Janna Marin, Kristen Hayen, Rolhert Weston, Carrie Dean, Chuck Coussens, Dave Kidd, Jeff Flanagan.

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YOUTH SCULPTOR "Professor Pollywog at Lunch" by Hogwart: Baby Sean, Holly James, Jacquelyn Opalach, Connor James.

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F.O.D. STAFF PICK "Fortuna Center" by CA Conservation Corps.

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Photographer's Choice "Educate One Self" by Moon Shadow Castle: Scott Martin.

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"Last Grazing Beach Garmer" by Blake and George Richard.
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"Baby Panda & Friends" by Animal Friends: Melody and Zoey Hilton.
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"What's Kracken?" by Kracken: William James, Saundra James, Laura Avelar, Norm Foust, Gail Holland.
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"Sandcastle" by Granular Focus: Chris Hansen.
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"Away game" by Scuttle: Leo Jahzeh, Alexandra Diers-Parker.
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"Dragon Flower" by Fire Flower: Ava Newhouse, Kaia Basch-Dushag, Nora Winge.
Dragon Flower depicts a dragon eating it's own tail with a flower blooming in the center. There is a story about a snake eating its own tail after eating everything else around it but we decided our sculpture symbolized a circle of self care and when you feed yourself through consistent loving self care then well being blossoms in the center of your life.

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"Bird in a Nest" by Warblers: Cliff Hersh, Marika Benko.
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"Peace & Love" by Pacific Watershed: Audi Thoede, Whelan Gilkerson, Sophie Thocle, Eileen Weppner, Ella, Eva Villamor.
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"Oyster Bed" by Peter Sullivan.
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Photos by Steven Vander Meer

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Thank you Sand Sculpture Festival Sponsors!

Wildberries KHUM KWPT KIEM Pierson Building Center
Japhy's Soup and Noodles LACO Associates Hunter, Hunter, and Hunt Jason Stuan DDS Points West Surveying North Coast Horticulture Supply Jay Sooter's Pure Water Spas Humboldt Land & Title Northcoast Environmental Center Arcata Sunrise Rotary Mad River Union Stillwater Sciences Danco Group Pierson's Building Center Provolt Design Coast Central Credit Union The Central Office Schmidbauer Lumber Pacific Watershed Associates GHD