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27th Annual Not Just For Ugly Dogs Contest

March 26 @ 11:00 am PDT

$8 – $10
dog in elaborate Jurassic Park costume

Bring your dog to this family friendly, outdoor event at the Del Mar Hilton. This Ugly Dog Contest isn’t just for ugly dogs! Prizes awarded for:

  • Cutest puppy (under 1 year)
  • Most unusual markings
  • Looks most like their owner
  • Best trick
  • Cutest mutt
  • Best costume (adult)
  • Best costume (child 10 & under)
  • Most beautiful (female)
  • Most handsome (male)
  • And of course UGLIEST DOG!


Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for children. Contest entries are $10 per category. Dogs must be checked in a minimum of 15 minutes prior to the category they have entered. Senior and military discounts available online.

Bring a bag of dog food and be entered into the free drawing for 10 tickets to the annual Sip and Savor (food, wine, beer, champagne and more event that takes place in September). 1 ticket per bag of food. All food will be donated to The FACE Foundation.


March 26
11:00 am PDT
$8 – $10
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Hilton San Diego/Del Mar
15575 Jimmy Durante Boulevard
Del Mar, CA 92014 United States
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