Surf City Surf Dog® Competition

Huntington Beach, CA

Surf City Surf Dog® Competition


The McKenna Subaru Surf City Surf Dog®, is celebrating 11 years of doggone fun in Surf City USA on Saturday, 9/28.The comPETition brings together the community, surFURs, dog lovers, families & pets for a day of fun and "fund"raising at one of Southern California's most pristine beaches - Huntington Dog Beach! Make sure you check the schedule for the complete list of the doggone fun, Friday and Saturday!

Participation format

Individual surFURS will compete in either Weight-Based or Shredder heats. See series rules here.


  • Includes both Handler-Launched and Owner-Launched surFURS
  • Owner and handler categories will surf together in weight-based heats in prelim rounds and in the finals they will be separated into owner or handler heats.


  • Advanced surFURs that are owner-launched

In addition, we have a tandem division as noted below:


  • Dog/Dog (2+ dogs)
  • Dog/Human
  • Dog/Human SUP (available at Surf City Surf Dog only).


Single Dog Heats (handler, weight, or shredder categories):

  • Early bird entry fee thru 5/31 - $50
  • Entry fee 6/1 - $70
  • Entry fee 8/1 - $80

Tandem Heat categories:

  • Early bird entry fee thru 5/31 - $80
  • Entry fee 6/1 - $90
  • Entry fee 8/1 - $110

Registration includes a super cool collectors t-shirt and custom medal and more! There are limited surFUR slots within each heat, so register early. Registration will close (if not sold out) on Sunday, September 22!


(times are approximate and subject to change):

  • 8:00 AM Check-In Opens
  • 8:00 – 2 PM surFUR Expo
  • 8:00 AM – 2:15 PM McKenna Subaru Surf City Surf Dog Competition
  • 2:30 PM Awards Ceremony
  • Please visit this page for the updated schedule, maps, to RSVP as a spectator, etc.!

Charity Pawtners

At least $10 of every registration fee is donated directly to the charity pawtners. Each surFUR has a personalized fundraising page automatically created for them. Please consider fundraising as well!


Join us - spectating is FREE (RSVP HERE)!