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Second Annual Canine Cutie Pageant
September 30, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm$25
Do you have the cutest “fur baby” in Sumner County? Show him/her off at HolidayFest, TN’s Second Annual “Canine Cutie Pageant!
Presented by Kimbro Air, this event will benefit Hendersonville VFW Post 9851. The winners of the pageant will ride in the Annual Hendersonville Christmas Parade on December 3rd. Now that’s something to “bark” about!
This is a Dogs Only event. Pets must have all records and a release must be signed to enter your dog.
Where: Hendersonville VFW 9851
When: Sunday, September 30, 2018
Registration/Tickets: $25 which includes One Dog Registered and your food ticket
Time: 1:00 pm Registration. 2pm Judging Begins. Event ends at 4pm.
Dress up Fido in your favorite costume and bring your furry friend down
Benefits: The VFW Post 9851
Judges are dignitaries and locals who look for showmanship, humor, and originality.
Judges will choose First Place, 2nd and 3rd winners for the following categories:
- Most Creative, and
- Best Overall
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!
$25. Includes one dog registration ticket and a food ticket for a hot dog, chips, and a drink to enjoy during the pageant.
Tickets may be purchased online at (COMING SOON), or at
Bark Avenue: 393 E Main Street, Ste. 7 Hendersonville
RULES and WAIVER RELEASE
All participants are required to sign an event waiver. Thank you for your cooperation!
Entrants must fill out a REGISTRATION FORM (see REGISTER section above).
• Entrants will be given a participant number which must is 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 and Rides in Parade on Dec. 3
For more information and to discuss sponsorship opportunities contact:
Lynda Evjen, HolidayFestTN President
Eric Kovach, Bark Avenue
Benefiting: Hendersonville VFW Post 9851 ““Honor the Dead by Helping the Living”
VFW Post 9851 is very active and has been honored as Leading Post in the State of Tennessee for Community Service and the plans for 2018/2019 show no indication of slowing down.
Their extensive list of activities benefit veterans, their families, and our community.
Bark Avenue is all about creating a healthy and stylish life for your pet. By meeting a pet’s unique physical and emotional needs, their sensitive, friendly, and talented groomers enjoy long-term relationships with their clients. With their comfortable & clean location, simple pricing, and high-quality grooming, they care for your pet like family.
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