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13th Annual Puppy Bowl

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Austin Humane Society & Yard Bar

Austin, Texas 78752

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The 13th Annual Puppy Bowl presented by Heritage Ranch by H-E-B is bigger and better than ever as Austin Humane Society and Yard Bar team up at two locations for the biggest Tailgate Party, Adoption Event, and Puppy Player shenanigans that Puppy Bowl has ever seen.

Are you ready for some football? Well, sure ya are. But are you ready for an epic day of delicious tailgate bites, MVPuppy races, Puppy Player predictions, Super Bowl Predictions, Pet Adoptions, and Puppy Bowl LIVE! That’s right, puppies playing football. Your own dogs playing football, too. Yes, yes this is the best thing ever and fun for the whole family. You won’t wanna miss it

We’ll kick-off Saturday, February 1st at 11:00 AM at Austin Humane Society for tailgating fun, adorable adoptables, vendors, great eats, and drinks by Tito's Handmade Vodka and New Belgium Brewery. Then we’ll take the party down the road to Yard Bar for Puppy Bowl LIVE! starting at 2:00 PM.

Check out the schedule of events and plan your 13th Annual Puppy Bowl experience today:

Adoption Event and Tailgate Party at the Austin Humane Society (124 W Anderson Ln)

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

  • Adoptions: If you’re looking to add a puppy to your home team, we’ll have dozens of puppies available for adoption and, only during Puppy Bowl, adoption fees will be discounted to $175! Each puppy is current on vaccinations, spayed/neutered, and microchipped. (older dogs and cats will also be available for adoption)
  • 2nd Annual Tailgate Food Competition: Local restaurants go head-to-head for the 2020 title of Best Tailgating Treat. Grab your complimentary bites and cast your vote for the winning team.
  • Vendors: Enjoy shopping with our local vendors and find special kid-friendly activities in our Kid Zone thanks to H-E-B and Top Golf.
  • Dog Portraits: New this year with KRphotography - bring your pup to get their professional photo taken!

Schedule of Events:

  • 11:00 am - Puppy Bowl Tailgate opens
  • 11:30 am - MVP Race (Team 1)
  • 12:30 pm - Puppy Player Prediction for the winner of Super Bowl LIV
  • 1:00 pm - MVP Race (Team 2)
  • 1:30 pm - Hall of Fame Induction and 2nd Annual Tailgate Competition winner announced

Puppy Bowl LIVE! at Yard Bar (6700 Burnet Road)

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for an incredible matchup of powerful pups taking to the gridiron in an epic display of uninhibited cuteness including a half-time show of adorable, adoptable AHS pups.

Is your dog 30 lbs or under and ready to rumble?! GET TICKETS for your pup to play in one-quarter of Puppy Bowl LIVE!. Your $35 Puppy Player donation secures a spot for your small dog in the big game plus enjoy a custom pup player card, team bandana for your dog and 1 free drink ticket for you thanks to Tito’s Vodka and New Belgium Brewing Company at Yard Bar.

Grab a FREE Spectator Pass and watch our ferociously cute pups go head-to-head as celebrity "Ruffarees" make the call on Puppy Bowl LIVE! penalties including ‘Illegal Watering’, ‘Unnecessary Cuteness’, ‘Unpuppy-like Conduct’, ‘Ruffing the Passer’, and ‘Illegal Sniffing in the Back’.

Schedule of Events:

  • 2:00 PM – 1st Quarter
  • 2:30 PM – 2nd Quarter
  • 3:00 PM – Halftime – The Austin Humane Society Adoptable Puppy Show!
  • 3:30 PM – 3rd Quarter
  • 4:00 PM – 4th Quarter
  • 4:15 PM – Overtime 1
  • 4:30 PM – Overtime 2

Ticket Options and Additional Information:

Spectator Pass: FREE entry into the 13th Annual Puppy Bowl at both AHS and Yard Bar, access to meet adoptable animals, visit vendors, see the puppy predictions, get food and beverages, and watch Puppy Bowl LIVE! at Yard Bar!

VIP (Very Important Puppy-fan): Be a "Very Important Puppy-fan" with a $35 donation to AHS. You'll receive a VIP Swag Bag with a commemorative Puppy Bowl t-shirt, 1 free drink ticket redeemable at AHS, and entry into the 2nd Annual Tailgate Food Competition where you'll get to taste every competitor's tailgating bite and help crown the winner! Plus, new this year, a Yard Bar 5-Visit Park Pass (a $30 value).

Puppy Player entry at Yard Bar: Enter your own pup to play in the Puppy Bowl LIVE! at Yard Bar! Is your dog 30 lbs or under and ready to rumble?! Sign-up your pup with a $35 donation to AHS and enjoy a custom pup player card, team bandana for your dog and 1 free drink ticket for you thanks to Tito's Vodka and New Belgium Brewing Company at Yard Bar! Quarter 1 begins promptly at 2:00 pm, please arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled quarter.

All proceeds benefit the Austin Humane Society where we count on people like you to unleash hope for animals in need. Thank you!!

Thank you to our 2020 Puppy Bowl Paw-tners:



WHAT TO EXPECT AT PUPPY BOWL:

Below are some frequently asked questions. If you have any additional questions or are interested in partnership opportunities (media, sponsors, vendors, volunteers, etc.) please contact the Events Manager, Erin Jolly at events@austinhumanesociety.org or visit http://www.austinhumanesociety.org/ahs-13th-annual-puppy-bowl/.

Is the event rain or shine?

Yes! Join us rain or shine, we have indoor activities, outdoor activities with tents, warm food and drinks.

Interested in adopting a pet?

Print out this form and fill it out to get started. Bring it to the event to meet your match!

Is there a minimum age requirement to enter the event?

This is a family-friendly event and all ages are welcome.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the Austin Humane Society?

Parking signs will direct you to the nearest parking lot located at 200 W Anderson Ln, Austin, TX 78752. Bus Lines # 323 and # 10 are accessible to the event. Handicap parking will be available.

Can I bring my dog to the Austin Humane Society?

Yes, all pet-friendly, leashed dogs are welcome at the outdoor tailgate. Unfortunately, no pets are allowed inside the shelter.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, please bring your printed or virtual ticket to the event.



WHAT TO EXPECT AS A PLAYER PUPPY AT YARD BAR:

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

All ages are welcome to attend the event hosted on Yard Bar's dining patio. The dining area is open to all ages and all dogs on-leash.

Yard Bar's off-leash dog park will be open during the event and standard rules and fees will apply. For the safety of our children and pups, Yard Bar's off-leash dog park is strictly 21+. See yardbar.com/dogpark for additional details.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from Yard Bar?

Parking will be available on-site at Yard Bar and throughout the adjacent neighborhood. Kindly consider parking in commercial areas along Daugherty and Twin Oaks. Allandale is a family-friendly neighborhood full of children, pets, and people that we love. Please be mindful of our neighbor's streets and driveways.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Email Yard Bar at wannaplay@yardbar.com

What's the refund policy?

There will not be any refunds. The money collected for the 13th Annual Puppy Bowl will be donated to the Austin Humane Society where they offer comprehensive, humane, life-saving animal services, transforming the lives of animals and those who love them.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, please bring your printed or virtual ticket to the event.

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