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Sand Sculpture Extravaganza Gave Twin Points Park in Tarrant County a Touch of Class

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The Sand Sculpture Extravaganza just outside of Fort Worth, Texas, produced some very unique and one-of-a-kind sculptures and sand works of art this past Saturday, July 29. On display at the Twin Points Park at Eagle Mountain Lake, the sculptures were completed in the 2017 competition displaying local landmarks such as the Tarrant County courthouse, which was sculpted by artist Joaquin Cortez.

Sand Sculpture Extravaganza Gave Twin Points Park in Tarrant County a Touch of Class

Photo: Facebook/The Flash Today – Erath County

A Stephenville resident, Cortez has been sculpting his own sand masterpieces over the last three years. Earlier in July, he built a piece entitled “Jaws on Water” at Lake Travis, and in 2016, he created a sand sculpture design for the Stephenville 4th of July celebrations, as well as a monument in Mansfield honoring the five law enforcement officers from Dallas who were killed in the attack on July 7 of that year.

Sand Sculpture Extravaganza Gave Twin Points Park in Tarrant County a Touch of Class

Photo: Facebook/TRWD – Tarrant Regional Water District

Designed to draw more people to Twin Points Park, the Sand Sculpture Extravaganza brought visitors into the area which recently underwent renovations by the Tarrant Regional Water District. Professionals and amateurs alike were welcomed to participate, at a cost of $20 per entry, which included parking, food vouchers, and a sand sculpting starter kit. 15 spaces were available and the event was hosted by the Tarrant Regional Water District in conjunction with the park.

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