OK…. no one likes the Coronavirus! But we don’t think we have to stop having fun with our pets and earn your Olympic Medals from Pet Fest! Hey, this is our 15th year and we planned on celebrating big at Caras Park in Missoula. But looks like we will have to make it even bigger next year!

In the meantime, let’s have some online fun! We want to see your videos! We have fun video contests for everyone with Olympic Medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place plus prizes from local businesses! There’s no entry fee and all ages are welcome to enter!

  • Best Dressed – This is your chance to outfit your pet in sassy, cute or crazy costumes and walk your runway!
  • Best Frisbee Catch – Is your pet Frisbee crazy? Can’t sit still? Show us their awesome catching skills
  • Best Obedience Demonstration – Is your pet a good listener? Let’s see your obedience skills. You can show us as many commands as you want!
  • Best Trick – From beverage fetching to scuba diving… what tricks can your pet do? Birds, cats, dog, ferrets…. let’s see those tricks!
  • Funniest Pets – Does your pet sleep upside down? Does your dog play with your cat? Your cat with your bird? Show us your funniest pets!
  • Unusual Pets – Is your pet different? Snakes, spiders, lizards, sugar gliders? Show us what your pet can do!


Please record your video in horizontal format to fill the screen. There is no maximum length, Your video must be set to “public” mode where you have uploaded it (facebook, youtube, etc) or it will not be visible here. Inappropriate videos will be removed and the user will be blocked from further participation. You can vote once per day and share through social media share to encourage votes. Voting begins at 7am on Friday, August 21st and ends at 10pm on Sunday, August 23rd. Winners will be announced on Monday, August 24th. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, winners will be required to pick up their prizes from local businesses after this event closes. You must be 18 years or older to enter.


Marketplace Media & Events provides Olympic Medals each year and Gift Certificates are donated by local businesses. Additional prizes will be added as we receive them. Winners will be directed to the local business to receive their prizes.


This prize will be awarded to the ONE video in ALL categories with the MOST overall votes! There will be only ONE winner from all videos submitted.

Prizes in Each Category

  • 1st place receives a Pet Fest Gold Medal
  • 2nd place receives a Pet Fest Silver Medal
  • 3rd place receives a Pet Fest Bronze Medal

Contests Are Sponsored By: