"Go with the Flow"
" Twas the night before Christmas the Ref was a Mouse"
Michel Lepire "Christmas Fantasy"
"Old Man Winter
Place Peoples Choice
“The coldest sand sculptor in captivity”
"When paradise froze over."
ADVANCED AMATEUR STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
1st Place (State Champion) - Todd Pangborn "A soldier's pride:
Home for the holidays"
2nd Place - Andy Daily "Naughty you have been
3rd Place - Amanda Bolduc "Finder's keepers"
4th Place - Alan Eakle "The original white castle"
People's Choice -Alan Eakle "The original white castle"
Child Solo - 1st Brayden Bolduc
Family/Groups - 1st Nikki Passental
Adult Solo - 1st Marc Maja "St. Augistine Cathedral"
2nd - Jeff Turnbauer - "Close Call"
3rd - John Rademaker "Stairway to Heaven"
November 22 - December 1st "MARK YOUR CALENDAR"
This year we celebrate the 26th annual American Sand Sculpting Championships
on Fort Myers Beach.
The American Championships is one of the longest running sand sculpting
competitions in the
world and this year it will be the largest in the state of Florida.
Over 1000 tons of sand will be piled and sculpted in to unbelievable
works of art.
More than any competition in Florida.
For the first time in its history the American Championships will
host both singles and doubles divisions.
In all there will be 30 sand sculptures to view. Click
here to view the site layout.
The event will be open daily from 10:00am to 5:00pm.
Tickets are just $5 for adults and children 5 and older, 4 and under
Advance tickets are available at discounted prices Click
There are lots of other activities on the beach during the event...click
here to find out more
Location: Holiday Inn Fort Myers Beach, 6890 Estero Boulevard, Fort
Myers Beach, FL 33931
16 of the worlds top Master Sculptors will compete for the title
"American Solo Champion" ....read
10 of the worlds top Master Sculptors will compete for the title
"American Doubles Champion" ....read
State Championships For the first time in several years
the American Championships will
again host the long running tradition Advanced Amateur State
Competition Try your skills at sand sculpting,
open to all ages - solos and teams....read
Colors with John Gowdy Watch world renowned Artist and
Master Sand Sculptor "John Gowdy"
create a painting on a spinning canvas, timed to music in in less
than 10 minutes
Is an audience-participation show in which sculptors go head-to-head
for a ten-minute competition and advance to further championship
based on audience applause.....read
Art with Rod Green
Watch Master Chainsaw artist and former lumber jack Rod Green create
works of art from logs in minutes....read
Learn the tricks of Master Sand Sculptors, see how
Provided by "The Sand Lovers"
Vendor Village Over
50 vendors from around the country -offering a great
selection of food, beverages, specialty retail and arts & crafts.
Step inside a specially designed sculpture and have your photo taken.
..."Think Christmas Cards"......
Activity Area Two areas for the kids to
have a fun time...one features bounce houses,
water slides, climbing walls. The other is a large sand area filled
sand sculpting tools where they can create their own master pieces.