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Thomas Tailer, 57, of Essex, Vt., works on (Credit: Andrew Wroblewski)

Thomas Tailer, 57, of Essex, Vt., works on "Ocean Law," his teams entry in the Sand Pros category of the 22nd annual East Hampton Sandcastle Contest, hosted by The Clamshell Foundation, at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett. (Aug. 3, 2013)

22nd annual East Hampton Sandcastle Contest

The Clamshell Foundation hosted the 22nd annual East Hampton Sandcastle Castle at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett to raise money for local charities. Forty-six teams or individuals participated and a winner was announced overall and in various categories.

Paul Green, 40, of Huntington, works on
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Paul Green, 40, of Huntington, works on "Pollock's Playground," which won second prize in the Sand Shapers category of the 22nd annual East Hampton Sandcastle Contest, hosted by The Clamshell Foundation, at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett. (Aug. 3, 2013)

Artie Knapp, 64, of Massapequa, strikes a pose
(Credit: Andrew Wroblewski)

Artie Knapp, 64, of Massapequa, strikes a pose Saturday with "Indian Princess," his entry in the Sand Pros category of the 22nd annual East Hampton Sandcastle Contest, hosted by The Clamshell Foundation, at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett. (Aug. 3, 2013)

The Dearden Family, of Yonkers, carves sea turtles
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The Dearden Family, of Yonkers, carves sea turtles in the sand at the 22nd annual East Hampton Sandcastle Contest, hosted by The Clamshell Foundation, at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett. (Aug. 3, 2013)

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Maggie Magaldi, of Montclair, New Jersey, finishes working
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Maggie Magaldi, of Montclair, New Jersey, finishes working on her family's entry for the 22nd annual East Hampton Sandcastle Contest, hosted by The Clamshell Foundation, at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett. (Aug. 3, 2013)

(Credit: Andrew Wroblewski)

"Pool Sharks," winner of first prize in the Sand Shapers category at the 22nd annual East Hampton Sandcastle Contest, hosted by The Clamshell Foundation, at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett. (Aug. 3, 2013)

From left: Hannah Whitehill, 11, Thomas and Elizabeth
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From left: Hannah Whitehill, 11, Thomas and Elizabeth Tailer, of Essex, Vt., and Thomas Whitehill, won first prize in the Sand Pros category of the 22nd annual East Hampton Sandcastle Contest, hosted by The Clamshell Foundation, at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett. (Aug. 3, 2013)

Evan Kerr, 18, of Port Washington, hastily repairs
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Evan Kerr, 18, of Port Washington, hastily repairs a fallen archway as time nearly expires at the 22nd annual East Hampton Sandcastle Contest, hosted by The Clamshell Foundation, at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett. (Aug. 3, 2013)

A sculpture of Mount Washington, built by the
(Credit: Andrew Wroblewski)

A sculpture of Mount Washington, built by the Nilsen family, with help of two family friends, which took first prize in the Sand Tribes category at the 22nd annual East Hampton Sandcastle Contest, hosted by The Clamshell Foundation, at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett. (Aug. 3, 2013)

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Thomas Tailer, 57, of Essex, Vt., works on
(Credit: Andrew Wroblewski)

Thomas Tailer, 57, of Essex, Vt., works on "Ocean Law," his teams entry in the Sand Pros category of the 22nd annual East Hampton Sandcastle Contest, hosted by The Clamshell Foundation, at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett. (Aug. 3, 2013)

A crowd gathers around Rossetti Perchik, 62, of
(Credit: Andrew Wroblewski)

A crowd gathers around Rossetti Perchik, 62, of East Hampton, the director and founder of The Clamshell Foundation, as he prepares to announce the winners of the 22nd annual East Hampton Sandcastle Contest, hosted by The Clamshell Foundation, at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett. (Aug. 3, 2013)

(Credit: Andrew Wroblewski)

"Elephansett," constructed by Henry Moreton, of Woodside, Calif., and his family for the 22nd annual East Hampton Sandcastle Contest, hosted by The Clamshell Foundation, at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett. (Aug. 3, 2013)

Marcel Jamet, 63, of East Hampton, works on
(Credit: Andrew Wroblewski)

Marcel Jamet, 63, of East Hampton, works on his team's entry for the 22nd annual East Hampton Sandcastle Contest, hosted by The Clamshell Foundation, at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett. (Aug. 3, 2013)

Don Roane (back), of upstate Chappaqua, poses with
(Credit: Andrew Wroblewski)

Don Roane (back), of upstate Chappaqua, poses with his wife, Jennifer (left), and their two daughters, Claire (front), 11, and Emma (right), 13, after the family's sculpture, "Solar Bears," earned the top overall prize at the 22nd annual East Hampton Sandcastle Contest, hosted by The Clamshell Foundation, at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett. (Aug. 3, 2013)

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