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2014 Groveland Day
Dog Costume Contest


Sponsored by


Where: The Pines Recreation Area. Groveland Ma. 01834
When: Saturday
Date: September 6th Groveland Day!!!
Cost: $10 Donation
Time: 130pm Registration, and 2pm Judging

Dress up fido in your favorite costume and bring your furry friend down


Contest Categories



Funniest Costume

If you split a gut laughing when you see it, you found the winner!



Most Creative Costume

This is the "OMG, I would have never thought of that!" category.



Best Costume Overall

The best of the best!

Judges, and Judging criteria

Each contest will have three judges. The judges will be announced soon, check back often!
Judges will choose winners based on showmanship, humor, originality, design & color, tasteful and creative presentation. Use your imagination! Homemade costumes are often the best. Even if you want to get a store-bought costume, doctor it up to make it your own and WIN!

Contest Rules

Entrants must fill out a form with name, contact information and a description of your dog and the costume clearly written if you would like the MC to announce your dog and to be included in our winners' publicity. Be sure to sign the form.
  • Entrants will be given a participant number which much be worn so that it is visible to the judges.
  • Dogs must be leashed at all times.
  • Each dog must have his/her own adult walker.
  • Entrants must gather at the parade ring at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the parade.
  • The judges’ decisions are final.
  • No motorized vehicles are allowed.
  • No entrant is eligible for more than one award.


Photographers will be set up at the event taking pictures of the winners and random photos of the dogs attending the event. Please check our website after the event to see if your dog’s photos are included in our album.


Winners will be included in our post event coverage press releases and on our website.