VIDEO: Dogs compete in local surf contest

IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif. - More than 50 dogs took to the water with their owners in Imperial Beach on Sunday for the annual Petco Surf Dog Competition.

The dogs jump on a surfboard – with a little help – and ride some waves. Then, they are judged. The first place winner will receive a $250 Petco gift card.

This year’s winning pups are:

Small Dogs

  • First Place: Ziggy,
  • Second Place: Torry
  • Third Place: Mr. Tuff

Medium Dogs

  • First Place: Richocet
  • Second Place: Abbe Girl
  • Third Place: Kalani

Large Dogs

  • First Place: Hanzo
  • Second Place: Turbo
  • Third Place: King


  • First Place: Hanzo and Kalani
  • Second Place: Ricochet and Antonio
  • Third Place: Konakai and Zack


The Surf Dog Competition is in its ninth year. Money raised during the event goes to the San Diego Humane Society.

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