Sandcastle sculptors battle for glory

Ladies and gentlemen get your shovels ready and thinking caps on, as this Friday kicks off the 26th annual Sandcastle Days on South Padre Island.

Amateur builders and seasoned sculptures will battle for glory in a competition that will take place on the shores of Clayton TMs Beach Bar and Grill.

According to Sandcastle Days website, contestants will hack, slash, polish and hold their breath as they build sandcastles October 4th through October 6th.

The event kicks off Friday with an Amateur competition from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Master Sand competition TMs judging begins on Saturday at 6 p.m. with an awards ceremony from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

A live concert with Grammy-nominated singer Pat Green begins at 8 p.m. to midnight.

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