Sculptors are putting the finishing touches on their masterpieces made of sand at the 15th annual Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Competition in New Hampshire.
Sand sculptors from across Canada and the United States are competing for $15,000 in prize money and bragging rights in the "People's Choice Award" category.
The competition began Thursday, with each artist having 21 hours to shape a 10-ton pile of sand into an award-winning sculpture.
Judging and voting for the People's Choice award takes place Saturday from 1-4 p.m. The awards ceremony takes place at 8 p.m. and fireworks cap the event at 9:30 p.m. Saturday.
The sculptures will remain on display through July 5 and will be lit for night viewing.