World Championship of Sand Sculpting: Sneak peak of an artist at work | VIDEO

Sand sculptor Charlie Beaulieu, of Kingston, shoveled and packed sand before sculpting it into "Retro Man" on Aug. 14 at the Federal Way Farmers Market. Beaulieu is co-coordinating the upcoming World Championship of Sand Sculpting competition, which will take place Sept. 8 to Oct. 3 at the former Toys R’ Us parking lot, 31510 20th Ave. S. Sculptors from across the world will compete on-site. Onlookers will be charged $8.50 per adult and $6.50 per senior citizen to watch the artists work. The sculptures will be displayed for four weeks.

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