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Sand sculpting event concludes on Treasure Island

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This unusual sand sculpture was among the big winners on Sunday. This unusual sand sculpture was among the big winners on Sunday.
TREASURE ISLAND, FL (WFLA) -

The 5th annual Sanding Ovations competition wrapped up Sunday in Treasure Island.

Master sand sculptors from all over the world took part in the four-day event.

Sunday’s presentation began at 9 a.m. along the water behind the Bilmar Beach Resort on Gulf Blvd.

“Attendance has been phenomenal and the weather has been great,” said Meredith Corson, the organizer of the event. “Last year was a good year and this year has been even better.”

Related story: Daytime Sanding Ovations

In addition to the impressive sand sculptures those in attendance were also treated to some fine music. Sunday’s winners took home over $12,000 in cash and prizes.

“Sunday is the day when the real art appreciators come out,” Corson added.

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