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Hampton Beach Sand Sculpting Competition Moved To Labor Day Weekend Due To Coronavirus

HAMPTON, N.H. (CBS/AP) -- The annual sand sculpting competition at Hampton Beach in June has been rescheduled for Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3-5. Organizers said they're delaying it to "insure the public's health and welfare during the event."

So folks, we see hope and the beginning of what is sure to be the best and most memorable season and competition to...

Posted by Hampton Beach Sand Sculpting Classic on Monday, May 4, 2020

The annual competition always draws a big crowd to the beach and involves 200 tons of imported sand. Master sand sculptors compete for $15,000 in prizes.

New Hampshire's beaches have been closed since the end of March when Gov. Chris Sununu announced his stay-at-home order because of the pandemic.

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