BELMAR — The 34th annual New Jersey Sand Castle Contest brought teams of sand artists to the Belmar beachfront on Wednesday morning and afternoon.

This year’s fun in the sand was sponsored by D’Jais Bar and Grill, located across the street on Ocean Avenue, Ocean Health Initiatives and the meal prep delivery service Eat Clean Bro.


The top prize in this year’s contest went to defending titleholders, the Bikini Boys, with their Finding Nemo themed creation. The Seaside Heights-based team is comprised of Tom Oldewurtel, Larry Watkins and Dave Bobal.

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