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Sand champs in Federal Way: Take a closer look | VIDEO

Check out a video of sand sculptors preparing for the next round of competition at the Sand Sculpting Tournament of Champions in Federal Way.

Click here to view a photo slideshow of the solo division entries and winners.

The event runs through Sept. 5 at theĀ former Target/Toys 'R' Us site, 31510 20th Ave. S., Federal Way. World master sculptors will produce works of art out of sand to compete in singles and doubles competitions.

Theme days include Armed Forces Day on Aug. 26, Senior Day on Aug. 30 and Elks Day on Aug. 31.

Admission is $8.50 adults, $6.50 for children and seniors, free for ages 4 and under. Event runs 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays. All proceeds benefit local Federal Way charities. This is a non-profit event hosted by the Federal Way Community Council. Contact (253) 221-4449 or visitĀ www.sandchamps.com.

Check out a video from opening day, featuring master sculptors in action and remarks by Federal Way Mayor Skip Priest.

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