Costume Contest

Think you have the cutest dog in the neighborhood, and the costuming skills to match? Do you already know your dog is a winner but are looking for a way to validate this? Join our costume contest!

This year’s theme is Shoot for the Stars, and the costume contest is brought to you by

We can’t wait to see your dogs in their best costumes!

NOTE: THERE IS A LIMIT OF 40 DOGS FOR THE COSTUME CONTEST!  Another great reason to register in advance!

It’s fine if your dog sports a costume that is not related to the theme. We just want to see what great ideas you come up with! Enter your dog for a chance to win accolades, bragging rights and PRIZES from our fabulous costume contest sponsors!

To enter the contest, you simply need to register for the parade  and pay the parade and costume contest fees.

Check in at Boulevard Woods Park (298 Barber St. ) from 2:45pm-3:30pm. Judging begins at 3:45pm. Contestants will parade in front of local judges and will receive their awards at its end.

Please thank the businesses who have donated WONDERFUL prizes for the costume contest!

Costume Contest categories include:

  • Best Theme Costume
  • Best Handler/Pet Combo
  • Best General

PLEASE NOTE: In the event of severe weather or if required by the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government, Boo-le-Bark will be cancelled with no refunds given.