Dogs from around the world will descend on the Bay Area this weekend to compete for the coveted title of World's Ugliest Dog.
This year, a challenger from the United Kingdom will attempt to steal the award from one of our own Bay Area hopefuls. At the end of the day, only one winner will take home a trophy, $1,000, and a year's supply of dog cookies.
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This year marks the 24th annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest. Entry into the contest is free, so sign up your pup today or vote for other ugly dogs before the big day.
Scroll through the slideshow below to see some of this year's handsome contestants:
Harley is a two year old rescue dog from Lodi.
Rue is a 2 year old dog from Petaluma with a mohawk.
Monkey is a one year old Chinese Crested/Brussels Griffon mix.
Mugly is a 8 year old Chinese Crested who was rescued after being attacked in a park by thugs a couple years ago.
Rascal is the original 2002 World's Ugliest Dog Winner from Sunnyvale.
Icky is a 2 year old rescue dog from Butte County.
Josie is a 3 year old Chinese Crested, who was rescued from a puppy mill.
Photos courtesy of the World's Ugliest Dog ® Contest, Sonoma-Marin Fair, Petaluma, California. To learn more about this year's contest click here.