The Norcal Dog Surfing event & World Championships seek to adhere to the standard rules utilized by dog surf competitions across the globe. We do this in order to have the same general rules and expectations across events.
$25 Dog Entrant per Heat Category (Dog Size based Heats, Tandem Heats, etc)
$0 Human with Dog*
*Humans without Dog not allowed to enter Surfing Competition
*Dogs can only enter in one Size-based contest category
Dog Disc and Ball-Fetch-in-Water Competitions
$10 Dog Entrant
No Cost (but we hope you make a donation to the charities)
Dog Weight Categories:
Small Dog Surfing Heat - 1-20 pound dog
Medium Dog Surfing Heat - 21-40 pound dog
Large Dog Surfing Heat - 41-60 pound dog
Very Large Dog Surfing Heat - 61 pound or more dog
Tandem Dogs Surfing Heat - multiple dogs, any size
Tandem Human/Dog Surfing Heat - 1 human and 1 dog, any size
REGISTER TO COMPETE IN THE SURFING CONTEST
Please see the Rules page for judging criteria, gear requirements, and safety tips.
This event is not only for sport and for fun. It's also for great causes.
A portion of the proceeds of this event go to dog, surfing and environmental non-profits.