HOWL-O-Ween Costume Contest
This year's Costume Contest promises to delight! Enter your precious pooch for a chance to win some PAWsome PRIZES, and even a TROPHY! Our Celebrity Judges will be making the call, will your fur friend make the cut?
Meet Our 2019 Celebrity Judges:
of "John & Tammy in the Morning" on 103.7 FM KSON.
San Diego local celeb.
of "My Pit Bull is Family"
of the hit TV show, Pit Boss.
Costume Contest Categories:
Join in the fun by entering your dog in the 3rd Annual HOWL-O-Ween Costume Contest! Creativity and themed costumes are encouraged. Registration is going to be at the event, and will be a $5 donation. (One entry per dog)
Click on a category to learn more!
Costume Contest Rules:
ONE ENTRY PER DOG (all registration fees are non-refundable, 100% of proceeds filter into our educational programs within the community, including our Spay & Neuter Initiative!)
Dogs may not be entered in multiple categories
You must sign-in NO LATER THAN 1:00pm at our "Costume Contest Booth" located near the Main Stage - please provide your name to receive your entry number placard and instructions on when to walk across the stage
All entrants must be handled by an adult 18 years or older, and must be up-to-date on current vaccinations, and spayed or neutered
All dogs must be on-leash and display ID tags on them at all times
Costumes must be comfortable on the dog, if your dog is showing signs of distress we reserve the right to ask you to remove the costume
The Costume Contest will begin promptly at 2:00pm
We will showcase one group at a time, when your name is called please walk your dog to the center stage and display your placard number for judges to see
Winners of each category will be decided by the judges, and announced shortly after the contest is over (before 4 PM) and you must be present to claim your prize
Winning dogs will be asked to pose for a group photo with our Celebrity Judges
Winning dogs will be posted on our social media accounts, including our website, for next year's event
Judging Criteria: Entrants will be judged on costume AND behavior. We highly encourage creativity, humor, charisma and uniqueness. The judges’ decisions will be final - and above all, don't forget to HAVE FUN!