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Dogs on Surfboards? Yes Please!

By 965koit on July 31, 2018

Want to see some dogs hang ten in Pacifica?

Of course you do! The Dog Surfing World Championships is a dog surfing event for charity. Categories include small, medium, large and very large dog surfing, plus tandem “double dog” surfing along with tandem human/dog surfing.

The event is FREE to watch and only $10-25 to enter your dog for the event. It will be held Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 9 am to 2 pm at Linda Mar Beach, Highway 1 and Linda Mar Blvd., Pacifica.

Don’t have a surfing dog? Don’t worry, check out the full schedule:

Surfing Competition:

  • Entrant Check-In: 9 am-10 pm
  • Dog Surfing (exhibitions and heats): 10 am-12 pm
  • Human Solo Surfing: Noon -1 pm
  • Awards & Prizes Announced: 1 pm – 2 pm

Pet Wellness Fair:

10 am – 2 pm

  • Give Your Dog a Checkup (Nails, Teeth, Weight, Tips, Vet Questions)
  • Massage and Fitness by Happy Hounds Massage

Surf Dog Village:

10 am – 2 pm

  • Additional Sports Competitions
  • Goughnuts Top Dog Disc Competition (e.g. beach frisbee catching)
  • Goughnuts Top Fetch Competition (speed and distance for dog to retrieve ball tossed in water)
    Time: TBA

Mobile Pet Adoptions: (via Rocket Dog Rescue / Pet Food Express)

9 am-2 pm

JustFoodForDogs Beach Dog Fashion & Costume Contest:

Noon – 1 pm

  • Dog Costumes
  • Human Costumes
  • Dog and Human (Mixed Tandem)

Yappy Hour After Event:

3 pm – 7 pm

Pedro Point Brewing, Pacifica