Lars Wichmann/Int'l Sandsculpture Festival The festival, located in Søndervig, Denmark, recently featured "The Skull -- Greed Does Not Feed," by Jan Selen of the Netherlands.
Marjon Katerberg poses with "Eagle Dance," at the International Sand Sculpture Festival.
The National Sand Sculpting Festival, Revere Beach in Revere, Massachusetts, is now in its 10th year.
Judges awarded 5th place to Justin Gordon of Groveland, Massachusetts, for "Legislated Liberty," depicting a bald eagle chained to a gavel.
ino Van Bruisessen's sand sculpture -- titled "Two Pots" -- won 1st place at the Hawkesbury International Sand Sculpting Championships, in Howe Park, Windsor, NSW, Australia this past January.
This sculpture by Greg Grady, Jr. titled "To the Moon," took the Sculptor's Choice Award at the Hampton Beach Village District
CREDIT: International Sand Sculpture Festival in Rohrschaca, Switzerland
The 2013 Master Sand Sculpting Competition in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, crowned Carl Jara from Lyndhurst, Ohio, with 1st place for his sculpture "Infinity."
Lars Wichmann/Int'l Sandsculpture Festival Another highlight of the Danish event was "The Trans-Atlantic Train," by Kimmo Frosti, of Finland; Uldis Zarins, of Latvia; Jeroen Van de Vlag, of the Netherlands; and Liga Zarins, of Latvia.
"Life," by Benjamin Probanza of Acapulco, Mexico
"Rainforest Clearance Company," by Jonathan Bouchard of Montreal, Quebec.
"Release," by Suzanne Ruseler of North Holland, Netherlands
Peter Tobia/Atlantic City Alliance Doubles division prize winners display their awards.
"The Charge of the Achilles" took the doubles division 1st place award. Its sculptors were Brian Turnbough of Illinois and Joo Heng Tan of Singapore
Karen Fralich of Ontario, Canada, tends to her 1st place sculpture in the singles division at the 2013 World Championship of Sand Sculpting in Atlantic City, New Jersey