Register Now!

You have 2 ways to register. Enter online below, or use this contest registration form to enter. Download the form, fill it out and send it in.

Make checks payable to:

Coto Committee of the OC Philharmonic Society

25522 Via Inez, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Pooch-Ini In the Park — A DOG SHOW COMPETITION

Join us for an afternoon of fun, food, music, pet-friendly vendors and a Dog Show unlike any other! Open to the public, this dog show will provide hours of entertainment for you and your pets. Come and watch or enter to win! Vendors welcome. Contestants and Vendors can register below.


                                         TIME SCHEDULE


  • You may set up your booths any time after 10:00 and before 11:00.
  • Check in at registration table to get site assignment

Contestants: This is a proposed schedule and could change.

  • Check in at registration table on arrival
  1. 12:30 Check in COSTUME for the Itty Bitty Dogs: Be in the staging area by 12:45 PM
    Mindy, Charlie, Ann, Ellie, Molly , Bella, Bob, Bailey, Misha, Nocti, Olive (Robin), Belize
  2. 12:45 Check in COSTUME for the NOT So Itty Bitty Dogs: Be in staging area by 1:10 PM
    Angel, Indy, Rosy, Polly, Higgins, Blue, Tango, Sheila
  3. 1:00 Check in BEST TALENT: Be in staging area by 1:20 PM
    Sophie, Polly, Sheila, Deke, Sadie, Olive (Michelle)
  4. 1:15 Check in FREE STYLE: Be in staging area by 1:30 PM Dottie, Carmen, Cooper, Maurice, Apollo, DJ, Daphne, Samantha, Mushu, Scout,   Trinity
  5. BEST IN SHOW: Winners of each class should remain by the show ring across from the MC.

Pooch Ini In the Park Flyer

Enter Online Here

Fill in the form, list the pet/contestants and select the categories you are entering. Please use the PayPal button to submit your entry fee. Thank you.

Next Step....Pay with PayPal


Number of Categories


If you are not entering a dog in the contest and would just like to donate to our fundraiser, please click on the PayPal button to be taken to your PayPal account.

Thank you for supporting the Philharmonic Society of Orange County!
The Philharmonic Society of Orange County is a 501-c(3) organization and this gift is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Federal Tax ID #95-1805452Donate to Coto Committee

Vendors Register Now!

If you are a vendor interested in having a booth at this event, you have 2 ways to register. Enter online below, or use the form. Please download this form, fill it out and send it in with your check, payable to:

Coto Committee of the OC Philharmonic Society

25522 Via Inez, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

See notes below about insurance policy regulations and submission requirements. Thank you.

Vendors Register Online Here

Vendors, please review the SAMLARC insurance requirements below.  Final Vendor Registration will not be completed until the required insurance certificate is provided.

    The Vendor shall provide evidence of Commercial General Liability insurance coverage in the form of a certificate of insurance (ACORD form 25-S or the equivalent) at limits of no less than $1,000,000per occurrence subject to an annual aggregate limit of $2,000,000. Products and Completed Operations coverage at comparable limits must be included. An endorsement to the policy naming SAMLARC, its officers, directors and agents as an additional insured. Said policy shall be primary and non-contributory as to any SAMLARC owned policies of insurance; and said policy shall provide for thirty (30) days written notice to SAMLARC of cancellation, termination and/or non-renewal. Said policy shall indemnify, hold harmless and defend SAMLARC, it's officers, directors and agents against the claims, demands, suits, actions, damage(s) to property, both real & personal, personal injury, bodily injury, or death or and the like (hereinafter cumulatively the "claims") for any claim whatsoever which derives from, through or out of any activity other than SAMLARC's sole negligence, gross negligence or willful misconduct. A copy of the Certificate of insurance and Endorsement for the policy shall be given to SAMLARC prior to each Special Park Activity and thereafter whenever renewed, modified or replaced.

SAMLARC Address for certificate:

Neddy Marsden

25522 Via Inez Road,

San Juan Capistrano, CA  92675

Registration Fee

Coto Committee Vendor

Best Groomed Dog

Best Groomed

Best In Show Dogs

Best In Show

cowboy dog

Best Costume

Fair Food

Festival Food

Music entertainment


Dog Treats