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2010 US Open Sand Castle Competition Draws 300,000+ Visitors to Imperial Beach
The 2010 Imperial Beach sand castle contest brought out a record crowd of visitors who watched some of the best sand sculptors in the country showcase their skills. New videos and photos showcase the fun that was had by kids and adults alike.
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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