Could there be anything more Southern California than making sand castles shaped like snowmen on the beach?

For the participants in the 2018 Sand Snowman Contest in Hermosa Beach on Saturday, it was the perfect way to bring a little bit of the holidays to the beach city. 

Nearly 250 people attended the contest over the weekend with 40 families registering to participate.

Five awards were given to contestants in the following categories:

Most Unique: Tracy Souder and family with “Dolphin Sand Snowman”

Best Dressed: Darcy Saul and family with “Sparkle Mermaid Sand Snowman”

Funniest: The Petitfil family with “A very 80’s Xmas Sand Snowman”

Most Traditional : The self-proclaimed “Krusty Buffalos” with their “Flour Snowman”

HB Favorite: The Wood family with “Surfing Snowman”

Contact Lisa Jacobs lisa.jacobs@TBRnews.com or follow her on Twitter @lisaannjacobs.

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