The following are winners in the 39th annual sandcastle contest on Sept. 9 sponsored by the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce:
Top 10 judges’ favorites, ages 7-14: 1. Emily and Gracie’s Sand World; Unicorn of the Sea, Pier Pals; State of Delaware, Olivia Van Bochove; Beach Fun Day, Beach Bae; Mermaid, Julia O’Hare; Purple Pants, Jonas Jonsson; Deep in the Forest, Olivia Basalyga; Great Barrier Wall, the Wildcats; Hastings Family, Logan Hastings; and Turtle Beach, Eva Palmer.
Top 10 judges’ favorites, adults: 9/11 Tribute, Larry Murray; The Sandman, Andy West; Alien Octopus, Brian Everett; Tribute to Daughter’s Stuffed Animals, Marc Schaffer; Hermit Crab, Adam Basalyga; Gumpy and Pokey take the Beach, Lynn and Heather Williams; Ames Family; Majestic Monarch Migration, Brendan Schaffer; Sharknado, David Devitry; and Excalibur, Bob Hamm.
Judges’ favorite, business division – Jeepin’ on the Beach, Sound FX.
People’s choice, children’s division – Turtle Beach, Eva Palmer.
People’s choice, adult division – Scooby Doo, Larry Watkins and Dave Bobal.