2021 Virtual Mardi Growl Costume Contest

Nominations are in and public voting is open! In addition to our postponed Mardi Growl parade later this summer presented by Merchants of Beer, we are hosting a virtual costume contest to see your pets dressed to the nines.

Now, YOU get to pick the winners in each of eight categories. Who will lead our parade this summer? The choice is yours! Vote once per day, per category now until Wednesday, March 31 at 11:59 PM EST for FREE.

Best Vol Spirit: Dog that shows the most UT Volunteer spirit

Best Dawg Pack: Best group of dogs entered together, such as a rescue group, business or organization

Pet/Owner Look-a-like: Coordinate your outfits and win

Best Dog Couple: Two dogs that make a great pair!

Most Unique Mixed Breed (Mutt): Show us your adorable mutt and all that makes them unique

Best Costume: Go wild and the best costume wins!

Best Naked Dog: Is your dog not a fashionista? That’s okay. Bring your low-maintenance pup as they are!

Meowdy Gras: Best Festive Cat category