Artists make sand masterpieces on Coney Island

There were more than 60 sand sculptures competing in the free family event.

There were more than 60 sand sculptures competing in the free family event. (8/20/16)

CONEY ISLAND - The 26th Annual Coney Island Sand Sculpting Contest brought some talented artists to the shore Saturday afternoon.

There were more than 60 sand sculptures competing in the free family event.

The castles were judged by the borough president, parks commissioner and other elected officials.

The winners were judged on creativity and execution of the sculptures.

 

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