AOP wins 1st Place – Best Sculpture at the 2011 U.S. Open Sandcastle Competition

sandcastle championshipAct One Pictures and the Coastal Carvers win 1st Place at the 31st Annual U.S. Open Sandcastle Competition this past July 27, 2011. Production Manager at Act One Pictures and the Coastal Carvers team captain Robert Borer, takes his team into 1st place with the entry “The Train to Atlantis”.

Building this 5 foot tall train with passenger car entering a tunnel with a water tower and ticket “S.D. to Atlantis” and a water tower complete with a Sea Otter and “Imperial Beach” engraved into the band.

This took approximentaly 500 cubic feet of sand, 1,000 gallons of water and 5 hours to complete by the 10 man team. They also had a 12 man outside support team to bring in water from the ocean all day long.

We wish to congratulate them. Its been 11 years since there last 1st place at this intense annual competition.