Voted the World’s Best Seaside Park

Age – Over 14

handmade giant dipper replica

Megan Frandeen – GRAND PRIZE WINNER

All lettering and outlines are hand burned with a wood burner onto the driftwood, with paint highlights throughout the piece. Everything from the red tracks to the white wood holding

a popsicle model of the giant dipper

Jesus Rojas – Honorable Mention

The entry is an arts and craft project. A popsicle model of the Giant Dipper all painted similar to the real version. Also, at night, it also lights up using

retro version of the giant dipper

Priscilla Martinez – RUNNER-UP

I wanted to capture people’s expression and feelings of exhilaration riding on the classic Giant Dipper. This depicts a retro theme in representation 95th anniversary of the Santa Cruz Beach

painting of the giant dipper

Mattea Muzzy – FINALIST

For its 95th anniversary, I painted the Giant Dipper itself! I’ve always considered Santa Cruz my second home, and I wanted to paint something that hopefully conveys the sense of

giant dipper sign

Noah Richert – FINALIST

I was hanging out with a friend at the Boardwalk the other day and the sky looked incredible, so I had to snap a photo. I wanted the color to

3d printed image of the giant dipper

Coaster Labs – San Francisco

A hand crafted 3d printed marble run course based off the Giant Dipper, and it works! Place the marble (and with a little help) watch it weave it’s way down

art collage of giant dipper

Jamie Keil – Santa Cruz

The boardwalk is magical and i wanted that to show through with the images and doodles. I made sure to inclue images of the forest, the ocean and other things

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