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Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest Results

Dragons and other mythical monsters appeared as if by magic and sandcastles climbed skyward during the 53nd annual Cannon Beach Sandcastle contest June 17. Teams of masters and amateurs of all ages competed to see whose creation would win top honors and the results delighted an estimated crowd of several thousand. Continue Reading...

Enormous shapes and structures emerged from the sand over the course of just a handful of hours, as teams of masters and amateurs alike constructed remarkable castles and creatures near Haystack Rock hoping to win the judges’ favor with their work. Teams are measured on everything from adherence to the rules to things like enthusiasm and teamwork. Judges look for teams to only have the allowed number of members and to only utilize materials that can be found on the beach. Ideally, winning teams are pushing the boundaries of the imagination and what can be done built out of sand.

Winning teams constructed a variety of sculptures ranging from satirical to beastly in nature. Top Masters team Form Finders gave life to the ‘Reverse Safari,’ as they called it, building a Giraffe and Lion, both in a jeep invading a campground.

Below is the complete list of winners and be sure to save the date for next year’s contest on June 9, 2018.

2017 Winners

Masters

First: Form Finders

Second: True Grit

Third: Life's a Beach Castles

Large Group

First: Dotties Diggers

Second: Team Pug Love

Third: The Gooners

Small Group

First: JJ Sands

Second: Sandsational 4

Third: BoogieMonster.com

Teens

First: Sea Turtles

Second: Sisters doing it together

Third: Tanana Puffins

Juniors

First: Blue Fire Breathing Dragons

Second: Derpacorn

Third: Team Chicken Strips

Sand Fleas

All teams are winners!


2016 Winners

Masters

First: True Grit

Second: Form Finders

Third: My Grains

Large Group

First: Team Tie Dye

Second: Dottie’s Diggers

Third: Team Pug Love

Small Group

First: Sandcastle Kit

Second: The Sand Pipers

Third: Bronco Gallery

Teens

First: Sea Turtles

Second: Block Builders

Third: Gordon Fubbles

Juniors

First: Sisters

Second: Boogie Monster

Third: Tanana Puffins

Sand Fleas

All teams are winners!

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