The highly anticipated pet costume competition is back, and it’s more exciting and thrilling than ever! Get your pets ready to save the day for Pawshionista Philippines: Heroes vs. Villains on May 5, 2018 at 6PM. Come up with a creative new hero or villain character to stand a chance to win a special prizes!

Registration is open until 7PM of May 1, 2018. Read on for the complete details:

PAWSHIONISTA PHILIPPINES

May 5, 2018 | 6PM

Piazza Rotunda

A hero vs. villain-themed costume competition for awesome dogs and cats

How to join:

1. This pet costume competition is open to all dogs and cats of good health that are not pregnant, in heat or diagnosed with a contagious disease.

2. Registration is open starting April 8 until 7PM of May 1, 2018. To register, pet owners must fill up the form and present the following at the Parkmall Concierge:

  • A valid Parkmall Pet Pass ID

  • Owner’s valid ID

  • Registration fee* of Php100 for Early Birds (until April 18) or Php200 (April 18-May 1)

*Fee is non-transferable and non-refundable. No entries will be accepted after 7PM of May 1.

All participants must attend the briefing/rehearsal on May 2, 2018 at 5PM at the Parkmall Management Office, located at then 2nd Floor, between ALA Gym and Living ‘n Style.

Mechanics:

1. Categories. For pets only and for pets with handler.

2. Characters. Participants are required to select one superhero or villain character upon registration. Each character should be portrayed by only one participant during the event. Participants are encouraged to create a new hero or villain character. Special awards will be given to the most creative new hero and villain characters. All participants are required to submit a short description of their character not later than May 1.

3. Allowed costumes and props. Pets and Handlers should come in any Superhero-inspired costumes or outfits. Arcs, carts or floats are only allowed for pets. All props should pose no danger for the pets and must have a maximum height of 2ft over the pet’s height. Props should fit the runway; otherwise, they will not be allowed in the competition.

4. Handlers. Only one handler is allowed on the runway. Each handler must accompany only one pet throughout the competition. Handlers under Pets with Handler category are expected to also be in costume in line with the theme while those under the Pets Only category must be in plain black shirt. Handlers must at least be 12 years old.

5. All registered participants must be in the holding area by 4:30PM of May 5, 2018. The show will start at exactly 6:00 PM. The organizers reserve the right to disqualify late participants. All costume and/or prop preparations must be done before start of program.

6. Pets should be comfortable in their costumes and props during the show. The pet contestant is expected to walk the runway or stay in the prop designed as part of its costume. Pets who refuse to “perform” during the competition may be carried by the handler but may result in point deductions.

7. Criteria for judging:
Adherence to the theme – 30%
– Are the participants wearing a costume inspired by their selected superhero or villain?
Creativity- 30%
-Is the costume eye-catching and distinct from that of other contestants?
-Is the mix and match of design, accessories and props cohesive?
Effort – 20%
-Intricacy of design; Quality execution of details in the costume and props
Overall Appeal – 20%

8. What to expect on stage.
– The emcee will read the submitted introduction as each contestant approaches the stage.
– Handlers must be ready to answer any question that the judges have about the costumes and props of the participants.

9. Awards and prizes

Pets with Handler Category
– Grand Winner: Php5,000 cash, trophy and certificate

Pets Only Category
– Grand Winner: Php5,000 cash, trophy and certificate
– 2nd Placer: Php3,000 cash, freebies and certificate
– 3rd Placer: Php2,000 cash, freebies and certificate

Most Creative New Hero Character: Php4,000 cash, freebies and certificate

Most Creative New Villain Character: Php4,000 cash, freebies and certificate

In case of any discrepancies or ties, the Pawshionista judges will have the final decision.

10. All Parkmall employees, its affiliates, tenants, advertising agencies and sponsors up to the second degree of consanguinity or affinity are not qualified to win in this contest.

11. All rules and guidelines must be strictly observed by the participants. Parkmall has the right to disqualify those who do not follow the rules and guidelines given.

Disclaimer: Pawshionista Philippines aims to enlist at least 10 pet participants. Should there be less than 10 pets registered by May 1, 2018, the organizer has the sole right and option to cancel the whole event.