KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WVLT) – Saturday is the last day to enter your pet in the 2021 Tuesday Growl Costume Contest.
Although the Mardi Growl parade has been postponed due to the ongoing pandemic, pet owners can still join in the celebration with the virtual costume contest.
The competition includes seven categories, including:
Best Spirit Flight: Dog that shows the most spirit of volunteering UT
Best Dawg Pack: Best group of dogs entered together, such as a rescue group, business or organization
Looks like animal / owner: Coordinate your outfits and win
Best pair of dogs: Two dogs that make a great pair!
Most Unique Mixed Breed (Mutt): Show off your adorable dog and all that makes him unique
Best costume: Be wild and the best costume wins!
Best Hairless Dog: Isn’t your dog a fashionista? Its good. Show off your low maintenance puppy the way he is!
For the first time ever, pet owners can also enter their cats in the contest to participate in the Meowdy Gras: Best Festive Cat category.
Entry into the Virtual Pet Costume Contest costs $ 15 per pet and includes entry to the Marketplace Pet Parade later this summer.
The public vote for the best costumes will take place from March 21 to 28, 2021. The winners of each category will be announced the week of March 29 and will lead the pet parade.
To enter your pet, click here.
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