The 18th annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals kicks off in San Diego at Qualcomm Stadium. The top sixteen dogs from the qualifying round will advance to the San Diego final at the Del Mar Race Track. The top dog from San Diego will advance to the championship at the Port of San Diego Big Bay Balloon Parade.
This year's finalists will receive the opportunity to march with the Wienerschnitzel float in the nationally televised parade.
Owner t-shirts are guaranteed for all entries received by July 30. All entries received July 31 thru August 7 are not guaranteed a shirt so register early!
Early registration guarantees an early first race! All dogs guaranteed two races.
*NEW* - DAPPER DACHSHUND COSTUME CONTEST!
Calling all of San Diego's Best Dressed Daschunds! After the first round of races, we will have a runway costume contest and feature dogs in the following categories:
Miss/Mr. Wienerschnitzel – Best use of Wienerschnitzel logo, colors and spirit
Best Dressed – Red Carpet ready. Jackets required, pocket squares optional
Funniest – Make us laugh out loud
Most Creative – No one saw this costume coming!
Entries into the costume contest and category choice (only one) will be done from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on event day.
Vendors and animal rescues are welcome at the evnet. Visit www.HolidayBowl.com for the application.
The mission of the non-profit San Diego Bowl Game Association is to generate tourism, exposure, economic benefit and civic pride for San Diego and its citizens by presenting the nation’s most exciting and entertaining bowl games and festivals of events. The San Diego Bowl Game Association is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization which produces the National University Holiday Bowl and the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl.