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Published: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

Fierce competition on the sand in Edmonds

  • Camille Perrine, 16 (left) Mike O'Day, Rory O'Day, 17, and Uli Martinez, 21, stand back and look over the sand dragon they built Tuesday in the annual...

    Dan Bates / The Herald

    Camille Perrine, 16 (left) Mike O'Day, Rory O'Day, 17, and Uli Martinez, 21, stand back and look over the sand dragon they built Tuesday in the annual Edmonds' Marina Beach sand-sculpting contest.
  • Heidi Phillips, of Mill Creek, splatters some water on a lifelike Thresher Shark she has been helping her children Esme, 4, and Seth, 7 build.

    Dan Bates / The Herald

    Heidi Phillips, of Mill Creek, splatters some water on a lifelike Thresher Shark she has been helping her children Esme, 4, and Seth, 7 build.
  • Mac Zapata, 9, of Bothell runs with some water to use on "Wolf Village" a large sandcastle he is building with help from his family and friends.

    Dan Bates / The Herald

    Mac Zapata, 9, of Bothell runs with some water to use on "Wolf Village" a large sandcastle he is building with help from his family and friends.
  • Zion Edwards, 6 (right foreground) works on a castle he calls "The Cave" on Tuesday, while other members of his Boys & Girls Club of Edmonds...

    Dan Bates / The Herald

    Zion Edwards, 6 (right foreground) works on a castle he calls "The Cave" on Tuesday, while other members of his Boys & Girls Club of Edmonds (behind him) work on several other complex sandcastles.
  • Katie-Beth Higgins, 17 (left) and her sister. Maggie, 14, work on the area around their sand castle moat, Tuesday in the annual Edmonds' Marina Beach ...

    Dan Bates / The Herald

    Katie-Beth Higgins, 17 (left) and her sister. Maggie, 14, work on the area around their sand castle moat, Tuesday in the annual Edmonds' Marina Beach sand-sculpting contest. They are naming it "We Got Bored," Katie-Beth said.
  • As their grandmother, Nancy Scordino, of Edmonds. sits nearby, Grace Tollefson, 11 (left), and her sister, Maddy, 9, of Everett, begin work on a moat ...
    As their grandmother, Nancy Scordino, of Edmonds. sits nearby, Grace Tollefson, 11 (left), and her sister, Maddy, 9, of Everett, begin work on a moat and a raised area with two towers.
More than 250 people, from families to day camp group members, took part in Edmonds' annual Sand Sculpting Contest at Marina Beach on Tuesday. Participants signed up in three categories: Children, Adult/Family and Day Camp/Daycare/Large Group. The top two in each category won a beach bucket filled with saltwater taffy. Honorable mention winners received bags of saltwater taffy.


Story tags » EdmondsFamily fun

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