HAMPTON, N.H. (CBS) – Canadian sculptor Abe Waterman was crowned the winner of the annual Hampton Beach Sand Sculpting Classic on Saturday.

Judges chose his artwork, called “Empty,” as best of this year’s competition.

The winning entry in the annual Hampton Beach sand sculpture competition. (Image Credit: Hampton Beach Sand Sculpting Classic)

The sculptures were judged based on overall “wow” factor and and technical ability.

First place came with a $6,000 prize.

All the sand sculptures will be on display for one more week.

CBSBoston.com Staff