Eligibility for the Beauty Pageant   

  • Chihuahua and Chihuahua-mix-breed dogs are eligible to compete.
  • There are no weight classes in the Beauty Pageant Competition.
  • Dogs must be non aggressive toward humans and other dogs.
  • Dogs showing aggression will be disqualified.
  • All dogs must have current vaccinations as required by the ​                                                                           City of Sacramento or County of Sacramento.
  • Owner and/or helper must be age 18 or older.
  • The Contest will begin at 3:45 PM followed by awards.
  • $5 Contest Entry Fee to be prepaid by check. 
  • Please note "Chihuahua Contest" in Memo Line.
  • Mail to Sacramento Taco Festival 2213 Del Paso Boulevard #149 | Sacramento, CA 95815

Beauty Pageant Rules

There are no restrictions as to how you would like to dress your Chihuahua for the Pageant.  Just bring it!

The winner will be determined by crowd applause.  The dog with the most applause, as determined by the Beauty Pageant Judge, will be deemed the winner. The winning dogs from the Beauty Pageant will win an award and a prize package.  Details to be announced no later than May 27, 2017.

Sacramento Taco Festival | June 3, 2017

10:30 AM - 6:30 PM

Del Paso Boulevard in Old North Sacramento

(between Arden Way & El Camino Avenue)

​$10 Admission for Adults*  |  Free for Youth under 10 years of age.

You are invited to the 4th Annual Sacramento Taco Festival featuring:

Taco Eating Contests; Professional Wrestling; Continuous Live Music; Pony Rides;

Youth Stage; Children's Activities; and our Famous Chihuahua Beauty Contest.

Only $10 Admission, children 10 and under are free. www.sactacofest.com.

* This covers event admission only.

Food, Beverages, Contests, and some activities are additional charge per vendor/organization.


​Liablility Waiver

By participating in this Beauty Pageant (the Event) with my pet, I agree to waive any and all claims for damages, for death, personal injury, loss of property or property damage that I or my pet may sustain as a result of my participation in the Event and/or the use of any prize, and any damages or losses arising from the implementation of carrying out of the Event or any participant’s failure to win the Event or receive the prize, and release the Sacramento Taco Festival, its sponsors, City of Sacramento, and their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability arising out of or connected in any way with my participation in the Event, even though that liability may arise out of an unintentional act, omission, negligence, or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities mentioned above. I assume full responsibility for the behavior and care of my dog through this event and cannot hold any person(s) associated or not associated with the Event, liable for any injury incurred through the actions of my dog or another participant’s dog in the event. I certify that all vaccinations are current and my pet is free from any contagious diseases, is in good physical condition and is not aggressive to people or other animals. To the best of my knowledge, the dog participating in the Event is a Chihuahua or Chihuahua mix breed. I will take good care of my dog based upon established standards of animal care. I understand that the Event is for entertainment only. I, by electronic signature on the next page, hereby understand and agree that Sacramento Taco Festival reserve the right, without compensation, to photograph or video tape me and/or my dog during the sponsored Event for the unrestricted use of all names, likenesses and images  in any and all forms of media (print, video, and/or digital), for the purpose of any future promotional or advertising mediums.