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Pet Contest Overview

Think you have the cutest pet?
Minnesota Monthly’s inaugural Petfest, our hunt for the cutest pet.

TO ENTER: If this is your first time here, you'll need to register in order to enter your pet in the contest or vote. If you're returning, please use your username and password to log in. By submitting an entry, you agree to our rules and regulations.

Note: Your site registration confirmation may be routed to your junk email folder. Please check there if you do not see your email right away.

ENTRY FEE: $20 – proceeds from the entry fee will benefit the Nutrisource Facility Dog Program at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital.

One pet per entry, but you may enter as many pets as you’d like.

VOTING: You can vote once per day for as many pets as you would like.

PRIZE: The winner’s photo will be published in Minnesota Monthly's Jul/Aug issue, on Minnesota Monthly’s social media accounts, and on Minnesota Monthly’s website. The Cutest Pet will also receive a professional photoshoot and bragging rights!  


Submissions: Feb. 20 through April 19

Voting: April 20 through May 10

Winner announced in Minnesota Monthly’s Jul/Aug issue

How to Enter My Pet

1. Click "New Entry"

2. Save entry form

3. Pay $20 entry fee

Once you submit your entry form and pay the entry fee, our team will review and approve your submission. After the submission period closes on April 19, voting will open. Voting runs April 20 through May 10. You may vote once per day for as many pets as you would like. Our winner will be announced in the Jul/Aug issue of Minnesota Monthly.