Costume Contest

Join us for the 8th annual Barktoberfest Costume Contest!


Show off your dog’s best Barktoberfest costume for a chance to win!  Costume contest entrants will be viewed by our panel of judges.  Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category.  The 1st place winner in each category will be automatically entered to win Best in Show.

The event will take place at 2:30 pm on October 21st at the Animal Defense League. All Costume Contest participants will need to check in at the registration booth no later that 1:30pm.

The Barktoberfest 2018 Costume Contest Categories are:

Best Costume- Single entrants. Dress your star pup up in their Barktoberfest best.

Best Group- Multiple entrants. Have multiple pups wanting to enter? Dress them all up in a theme and enter Best Group.

Best Pet and Owner Duo- Pet and owner entrants. Want to join the fun with your pup?  Dress up with them and enter best Pet and Owner Duo.

Please click on Rules to read over the Costume Contest Rules.

Pre-Register now through October 15th, and save!
$5 per dog, per category during Pre-Registration.
$10 after October 15th and on day of the event.
Those who pre-register are entered into a special raffle!

Registration will open shortly! Check back often!