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IB’s 2015 Unleashed by Petco Surf Dog Competition take place Saturday August 1st! Pictures from Previous Surf Dog Competitions

Jul 27, 2015 12:53AM ● By Paul Spear
        IB’s 2015 Unleashed by Petco Surf Dog Competition

Get stoked! It's time for the most adorable surf event of the year. At the 2015 Unleashed by Petco Surf Dog Competition, the most fearless dogs will jump on their boards, paddle out and hang 20! This event must be seen to be believed. Bring the whole family for a day of rad competitions, goodies and fun!

Now in its TENTH year, the Surf Dog Competition promises to be a sweet time for two- and four-legged dudes and dudettes. Enter your dog in the surf competition or just come take in all the fun under the sun!

Unleashed by Petco is a neighborhood pet store with wag-worthy goods and services for dogs and cats. With more than 100 locations nationwide, and several throughout Southern California, you're always close to the high-quality products, nutrition and advice your pet needs to live life to the fullest. Unleashed by Petco also works closely with area shelters, dog parks and pet organizations to help bring our community together to enrich our lives and the lives of our pets.
                                                       Competition Schedule*
get on board for each event

·        9:00 am - Small Surf Dog Heat
·        9:40 am - Medium Surf Dog Heat
·        10:40 pm - Large Surf Dog Heat
·        11:20 pm - X-Large Surf Dog Heat
·        12:20 pm - Tandem Heat
·        1:00 pm - Finals
·        2:00 pm - Awards Ceremony
*Times are subject to change without notice

                                   Other Dog and Family-friendly Activities

so much more than surfing

·        Dog food garden (food & treat samples)

·        Kid zone

·        Beginners agility course

·        Free photo booth (with green screen)

·        Free video booth

·        Dog adoptions

·        Vendor booths

·        Off-leash play area

·        Beer garden

·        Food trucks


You can either find street parking or park at the Mar Vista High School parking lot a few blocks away. There is no cost to park in the lot. Limited spots are available. A complimentary shuttle from the lot to the beach will run from 9 am to 3 pm.

Parking Address:
Mar Vista High School
505 Elm Ave
Imperial Beach, CA 91932

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