8th Annual Cobourg

WE HAD A BLAST! THANK YOU!
HERE ARE OUR WINNERS!

 

The 8TH Annual Cobourg Sandcastle Festival held on Cobourg’s beautiful beach on August 3 and 4 was a huge success attracting 47 amateur teams (coming from as far as Barrie, Oakville, Brockville, Burlington, Indian River and Ottawa) and 9 Master sculptors from Ontario and the United States.  From castles, golf courses, playing cards, chess boards, mermaids, trains,  villages, Despicable Me Minions, alligators, dragons, and dolphins the professional and amateurs wowed over 8000 visitors in the two days.

 

The Harry Farfan People’s Choice Award winner was Team 5 for their giant octopus who also were awarded first place in the Business Challenge.

 

The winners in each of the other categories were:

 

FAMILY DIVISON

1st  Team Inglis/Mahaffy  - Easter Island Heads

2nd Team Pokies -Train coming out of Mountain

2nd Team Jaws - Dragon on the Castle

3rd  Team Buck - Reindeer

 

ADULT DIVISON

1st  Team Barkada – Despicable Me Minions

2nd  Team Nesbitt - Mermaids

3rd  Team Sandseeker – Polar Bear

 

YOUTH DIVISION

1st  Team Zodiac Girls

2nd Team Oreo Cookies

3rd  Team J-Walkers

 

The Business Challenge winner was won by Team Family Tree for their Giant Octopus and second place went to Team Whale of a Time for the Giant Whale. Congratulations to all of the teamson a great day at Cobourg’s Beach!

 

Thanks to our sponsors:

1.888.COBOURG  tourism@cobourg.ca

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