Your Dog Could Be Portland's Next TopDog Model
See all photos from the 2013 Portland's Next TopDog Model event here.
Dogs of all ages, shapes, sizes and personalities are invited to compete on June 19, 2014 for the coveted title of Portland's Next TopDog Model. This fun annual event is a benefit for the Oregon Humane Society.
Submit an Application for Your Dog Today!
Online applications are available here. There is a $25 application fee, which goes to support the pets at OHS.
Dog owners are encouraged to show their dog's personality and style through creative photos and responses on the application.
About the Event
Doggie contestants are divided into two categories: small dogs (under 30 pounds) and large dogs (30 pounds and over). Note: dogs over six months of age must be spayed or neutered to participate.
Judges will select 12 small dog finalists and 12 large dog finalists from the entries received. The finalists are invited to attend a special event at the Hotel Monaco on June 19 to compete for the title TopDog Model.
The public is invited to attend the gala judging finale and cheer on their favorite contestants. There will be cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, a fabulous raffle and plenty of fun.
Dates and Details
March 2: Online applications available
Register online here. There is a $25 application fee, and once that is paid, you'll receive the link to the online form.
May 15: Early bird applications due
Sign up by May 15 to be entered into a drawing to win a great Portland package:
Dinner at Red Star Tavern & Roast House, a one-night stay at boutique and dog-friendly Hotel Monaco, and a $500 gift certificate to LexiDog where you can get all the latest and greatest goodies for your pup (package value $1,000)
June 1: Final application deadline
All TopDog Model applications are due by this date.
June 19: Portland's Next TopDog Model Gala, 6-9 pm
The main event! Cheer on your favorite contestants and watch them work the runway. A cocktail hour will begin at 5 pm to allow guests to mingle before the event. Tickets for the finale gala will go on sale soon.
Prizes, Titles, and More for the Winners
All finalists will receive gift bags valued at over $100.
The two dogs named "Portland's Next Top Dog Model" will win prize packages with goodies valued at over $1,000 and a stay at Hotel Monaco.
Two Fan Favorites selected by the audience from the participants will also receive prize baskets.
Attend the Finale Gala at Hotel Monaco
When: June 19, 6-9 pm (cocktail hour at 5 pm)
Refreshments: Hors d'oeuvres and cocktails available
Who Benefits: All proceeds from the contest and event to go help the animals at OHS
Purchase Tickets: Advance tickets will be available online soon
Facebook: Put it on your calendar! Facebook users, join the event here.
Learn about the 2012 TopDog Model winners here.