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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

American Sand Sculpting Championship

Master sand sculptors from all over the world will descend upon The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel in southwest Florida for the 26th annual American Sand Sculpting Championship from November 16  to 25. 
Held on Fort Myers Beach, this event is one of the longest running sand sculpting competitions in the world. This year it will be the largest in the state of Florida showcasing 30 sand sculptures with the theme “Winter Wonderland.”  Area accommodations will offer attractive rates and packages for this event.
More than 1,000 tons of sand will be piled and sculpted into unbelievable works of art. For the first time in its history, the American Championship will host both singles and doubles divisions. Southwest Florida residents and visitors alike will have a remarkable opportunity to see a collection of some of the world’s top sand sculptors create master sculptures and compete for the title of American champion. The singles competitions will take place the first week, followed by the doubles competition in week two.
In addition to watching the sculptors compete, there will be various interactive activities for all ages to participate in during the event. The main event will be open daily from 10am to 5pm Tickets are $5 for adults and children 5 and older, 4 and under are free.
Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel in southwest Florida includes: Sanibel Island, Captiva Island, Fort Myers Beach, Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Estero, Cape Coral, Pine Island, Boca Grande & Outer islands, North Fort Myers, Lehigh Acres.  
Visit www.fmbsandsculpting.com for a full schedule of daily events and information, or for information on The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel, log onto www.FortMyersSanibel.com.
For more information about top events in Florida take a look at the Top Events USA selection of the annual main festivals and events in Florida.