Does your dog have what it takes to be on the Canine Court?


Applications are now open! Apply today.

Contest Details

When: Contest is open April 1 through May 12, 2019

Contest Fee: $50, 100% of proceeds benefit the Oregon Humane Society.

Who: Dogs of all sizes, ages and breeds are invited to put their best paw forward for the 2019 Portland Rose Festival Canine Court. Six dogs will be honored as the official Canine Court, including two lucky dogs being crowned as the King/Queen of the Canine Court. All six dogs will be invited to ride on a float (or walk alongside it) at the Rose Festival Starlight Parade.

An Oregon Humane Society, LexiDog, Rose Festival, 105.1 The Buzz and Heathman Hotel panel will pick 20 Canine Finalists to participate in the Canine Coronation Ceremony at the Heathman Hotel on May 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. During this event, the Canine Court will be chosen!

Canine Coronation Details

When: Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 6 – 9pm

Where: Heathman Hotel, 1001 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205

Tickets: Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. VIP tickets are $30 and come with a goodie bag and reserved seating.

Prizes

  • 20 finalists will receive a gift basket valued at approximately $100.
  • The 4 Prince/Princesses of the Court will receive a gift basket valued at approximately $500, and will be invited to participate in the Rose Festival Starlight Parade.
  • The 2 King/Queens will receive a gift basket valued at approximately $1,500, and will be invited to participate in the Rose Festival Starlight Parade.

Become a Vendor

Interested in being a vendor at the Canine Court Coronation event? View the 2019 vendor packet here or contact Stephanie Kittrell at [email protected] or (503) 416-5026.

2018 Canine Court Finalists

 Meet the MC and Judges

During the Canine Coronation Ceremony a panel of judges will meet the 20 finalists and select the Canine Court. Stay tuned for the list of 2019 judges.

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