Photo Contest: King and Queen of the Wags Fur Ball 2016

Who becomes royalty, forever addressed as Your Majesty/Your Highness by their loyal subjects?  YOU decide.

In celebration of the Humane Society of Clarksville Montgomery County’s biggest event of the year, you are invited to vote for the 2016 King and Queen of the Wags Fur Ball. Please be sure to read the Contest Rules before submitting your pet to the contest.

All Hail The New King And Queen!

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2016 King of Wags: King Midnight!
Long Live the King!

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2016 Queen of Wags: Queen Katness
Long Live the Queen!

 Thank you to all the wonderful pets who competed this year!

Katness – Pet Parent: Pam & Jon Barker
katness
Thank you for raising $5,113 for the Humane Society!
Ren – Pet Parent:
Gabby White
Ren
Thank you for raising $357 for the Humane Society!
Mango – Pet Parent: Jamin Pena
mango
Thank you for raising $252 for the Humane Society!
Bruce – Pet Parent: Christy Walker (Riverview Inn)
Raven
Thank you for raising $437.36 for the Humane Society!
Odie – Pet Parent: Charlsie Hand
Odie
Thank you for raising $311 for the Humane Society!
Gracie Lou – Pet Parent: Heather Lill
Gracie Lou
Thank you for raising $295 for the Humane Society!
Nya – Pet Parent: Barbara Sokol
Nya
Thank you for raising $449 for the Humane Society!
Midnight – Pet Parent: Sean & Shawnette Murphy
Midnight
Thank you for raising $2,367 for the Humane Society!
Abby – Pet Parent: Judge & Mrs. Charles Smith
Abby
Thank you for raising $170 for the Humane Society!
Napoleon – Pet Parent: Cliff Ritter
Napoleon
Thank you for raising $540 for the Humane Society!

Bentley James – Pet Parent: Kenneth & Donna Windham
bentley-james
Thank you for raising $110 for the Humane Society!
Thor – Pet Parent:
Kellie Boyd
thor
Thank you for raising $55 for the Humane Society!
Tarzan – Pet Parent: Sandy Britt
tarzan
Thank you for raising $50 for the Humane Society!
Marvin – Pet Parent: Gavin Berlyak
Marvin
Thank you for raising $10 for the Humane Society!
Zulu – Pet Parent: Courtney Berlyak
Zulu
Thank you for raising $10 for the Humane Society!
Loki – Pet Parent: Courtney Berlyak
Loki
Thank you for raising $10 for the Humane Society!
Chester – Pet Parent: Nick Berlyak
Chester
Thank you for raising $10 for the Humane Society!
Sassy – Pet Parent: Belynda & Dawson Darnell
Sassy
Thank you for raising $115 for the Humane Society!
Lady – Pet Parent: James & Brenda Stacey
Lady
Thank you for raising $10 for the Humane Society!
Sid – Pet Parent: James & Brenda Stacey
Sid
Thank you for raising $10 for the Humane Society!
Roscoe – Pet Parent: Carmen Hunter
Roscoe
Thank you for raising $70 for the Humane Society!
Wicket – Pet Parent: Melinda Service
Wicket
Thank you for raising $10 for the Humane Society!
Lulu – Pet Parent: Maggie Martin Utley
Lulu
Vote Totals: $49 for the Humane Society!
Lucario – Pet Parent: Mira White
Lucario
Vote Totals: $10 for the Humane Society!
Raven – Pet Parent: James Daniel
Raven
Vote Totals: $30 for the Humane Society!
Abel – Pet Parent: Nikki Staples
Abel
Thank you for raising $10 for the Humane Society!
Pearl – Pet Parent: Sarah King
Pearl
Thank you for raising $31 for the Humane Society!
Gauge – Pet Parent: Jim Silcox
Gauge
Thank you for raising $85 for the Humane Society!
Dusty – Pet Parent: Ginny & Jerry Podorski
Dusty
Thank you for raising $70 for the Humane Society!
Kira Lynn – Pet Parent: A’Briana Brandt
Kira Lynn
Thank you for raising $40 for the Humane Society!
Galahad – Pet Parent: A’Briana Brandt
Galahad
Thank you for raising $35 for the Humane Society!
Elvis – Pet Parent: Stacey Hopwood
Elvis
Thank you for raising $200 for the Humane Society!

King Rankings:

Midnight – $2,367
Napoleon – $540
Bruce – $437.36
Odie – $311
Mango – $252
Elvis – $200
Bentley James – $110
Gauge – $85
Roscoe – $70
Dusty – $70
Thor – $55
Tarzan – $50
Galahad – $35
Abel – $20
Loki – $10
Chester – $10
Sid – $10
Wicket – $10
Lucario – $10

Queen Rankings:

Katness – $5,113
Nya – $449
Ren – $357
Gracie Lou – $295
Abby – $170
Sassy – $115
Lulu – $49
Kira Lynn – $40
Pearl – $31
Raven – $30
Zulu – $10
Lady – $10
Marvin – $10

 

(Votes last updated: 10/29 4:25am)

IMPORTANT DATES:

October 9th – Last date to submit photos

October 14th – First round of voting ends at 10pm CST.

Photo shoots of the finalists will take place Saturday and Sunday, October 22nd – 23rd at Liberty Park in Clarksville so keep your schedules open.  Picture Your Photo Photography will be emailing each finalist as soon as they are determined with the time and location for their special photo session.

October 15th – Finalists (top 5 males & top 5 females) announced.

October 28th – Finalist round of online voting ends at 10pm CST.

October 29th – Finalist framed photos will be on display during a final in-person voting round held exclusively at the Wags Fur Ball event between 7:00pm-10:30pm. Winners announced at the Fur Ball!

Contest Rules:

  • Entries – $10.00 per entry which must be paid at the time of submission, all of which counts as votes for your pet. Unlimited entries and votes permitted to anyone residing in the U.S.
  • Our 2015 Wags to Witches King and Queen are not eligible to compete in the 2016 contest.  All hail the king and queen! All other participants from the competition are eligible to compete again.
  • No humans in photos please. Photos with humans will be cropped prior to posting so only pets are visible. All pets welcome, not just cats and dogs! Since we are selecting a King and Queen, photos should ideally contain only one pet. If your photo has multiple pets, please indicate which pet is being entered in the contest, or if you are entering multiple pets from a single picture, a separate entry fee will be due for each pet.
  • You may submit extra $$ (votes) at the time of your entry, which will be tallied as additional votes for your photo(s).
  • All entry fees and votes are final and non-refundable.
  • Fur Ball Bash attendees will contribute cash for their favorite finalist throughout the night of the Fur Ball Bash on October 29th.
  • The top male and top female receiving the most votes (from all combined sources) will be announced as our King and Queen of the Wags Fur Ball 2016!

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Top 10 Finalists Receive:

  • A professional pet portrait photo session with photographer, Tina Hartman of Picture Your Photo Photography and Art.
  • Your very special finalist will be featured exclusively for an entire month within the 2017 Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County Calendar
  • Discount coupon for pet or human massage with DC Royalty, Licensed Massage Therapist
  • A gift bag packed with goodies, plus a framed photo of your pet.
  • Finalists who receive over $200 in votes will receive 2 free tickets to the Wags Fur Bash ($100 value)

Final Voting and Determining the Winner:

  • Wags Fur Ball attendees will contribute cash for their favorite finalist throughout the night of the Fur Ball on October 29th.
  • The top male and top female receiving the most votes (from all combined sources) will be awarded the pristine, the coveted, the sought after, the EPIC title of King and Queen of Wags Fur Ball 2016!
  • Winners will be announced at 10:45pm on Saturday, October 29th at the Wags Fur Ball and will be posted online as soon as possible following the dance. You do not need to be present at the Wags Fur Ball to win.

Grand Prizes for our King and Queen (in addition to your finalist prize package):

  • Our King and Queen will grace the cover of the 2017 Humane Society Calendar sporting a fabulous Photoshop royal makeover to include a dazzling crown befitting their station. A full sized version will be emailed to the proud parents to share on social media.
  • All high resolution master files with full rights of every professional photo taken of your pet during their finalist photo shoot and the photo of your choice turned into a custom digital pet painting courtesy of pet photography guru Tina Hartman of Picture Your Photo (www.pictureyourphoto.com) ($400+ value).
  • 30-minute pet massage compliments of DC Royalty Licensed Massage Therapist and Certified Medical Massage Practitioner http://dcroyalty.com/.
  • Your pet will be featured, larger than life, on an educational billboard for all of Clarksville to see!!!  A once in a lifetime opportunity!

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Questions? Email WagsPhotoContest@gmail.com!