California Surfing Dog Contests


Surf Dog Contests, Festivals, Events

PACIFICA Surf Dog Championships August 3, 2019, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Presented by World Dog Surfing Championships
Linda Mar State Beach
Pacifica, CA 94044.
4th Annual World Dog Surfing Championships include the dog surfing competition, ball fetch competition, dog beach fashion contest, dog adoptions, a Surf Dog Village with partner tents and activities, and more. Entrants and attendees fundraise for charities. 

IMPERIAL BEACH The Loews Coronado Bay Surf Dog Competition August 10, 2019, 8 a.m.

Imperial Beach Pier / Portwood Pier Plaza
10 Evergreen Ave.
Imperial Beach, CA 91932

Whether catching a wave with a furry friend or seeking fun on the beach with friends and family, this year's attendees can expect a fun-filled day in a new location in Imperial Beach, adjacent to the pier. Up to 60 surf dogs and thousands of spectators from across the U.S. are expected to attend.


  • Try out toys
  • Puppy Massage/ People Massage - Loews Coronado Bay's Sea Spa massage therapists will offer complimentary hand massages, while Unleashed by Petco's staff will be there to help ease tired surf dogs

DEL MAR: Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon Dog Surfing Competition September 8, 2019

Join surfing dogs at Del Mar Beach for the Annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon Dog Surfing Competition! Dog surfing in San Diego means more than just a great time - all proceeds help rescue pets too!

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Surf City Surf Dog Competition September 28, 2019
Contest is  at Goldenwest St. & PCH (Dog Beach).
Mark Your Calendars for  Doggone Fun For All!
Yappy Hour & Opening Ceremonies, Costume Contest, Expo, Dog Adoptions and the world-famous Surf Dog Competition.

DEL MAR -Teach Your Dog to Surf Like a Pro Clinics August 11 & August 25, 2019

HWAC Doggie Surf Clinics at Dog Beach Del Mar help you to teach your dog to surf like a pro! Lessons will have you and your dog in the water with a member of the SoCal Surf Dogs Club, learning basic and advanced techniques from experienced, passionate dog surfers! Start with GromMutt class to introduce your dog to the water, or jump right into a Dog Surf Lesson. Intro to Ocean & Surf Class: Introduce your dog to beach, ocean, and surf.

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