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9th Annual Critter Crawl

Oct 24th @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dress your pet in their favorite costume and enter them in the 9th Annual Critter Crawl – a costume contest just for pets! The event benefits the good work of the SPCA of Anne Arundel County and is generously sponsored by VCA Arundel Veterinary Hospital.
Register for the contest in the link below:
https://share.hsforms.com/1IrvwMvLPSkCU_HRksPbiLg37l8j
Check in starts at 2:00PM and Judging Starts at 2:30PM!
This event is FREE, however, pre-registration will be required and limited to the first 60 entries. Online pre-registration is open until October 20th at 5pm. After that time, please call 240-447-2378 to inquire about space availability
Prizes
First Place: Homestead Garden Farm & Pet Gift Basket including Gift Cards valued at $225
Runner Up: Homestead Garden Farm & Pet Gift Bag including Gift Card valued at $125
People’s Choice: Homestead Garden Farm & Pet Gift Bag including Gift Card valued at $75
Judging Criteria:
Participants will be judged by our distinguished panel of judges using the following criteria…
Humor
Originality
Showmanship
Overall Memorable Impression
The People’s Choice winner will be awarded based on the loudest applause!
Day of Event Rules and Regulations:
Check in at the South Courtyard Tent under the tent starting at 2pm to get your entry number.
The human participants will be given a number to be worn by their pet so that it is visible to the panel of judges. Safety pins provided.
All pets must be leashed and have his/her own walker. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
– Judging begins at 2:30pm Proceed to the Stage a few minutes early to line up in numerical order
– Judges decisions are final. In the event of a tie, a “tie-breaker” judge will determine the winner among all tied entries
Please be sure to pick up after your pet.
Publicity:
By participants in the Critter Crawl you acknowledge that your pet may be included in any post-event coverage on social media and/or homesteadgardens.com.