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San Diego Humane Society’s 3rd March Meowness Photo Contest!

To rejoice the return of buzzer-beaters and bracket busters, San Diego Humane Society is holding its very personal championship.

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — March Meowness is again! When the NCAA’s March Madness basketball match was canceled in 2020, San Diego Humane Society (SDHS) hosted its first-ever March Meowness Tournament — and now this fiercely cute competitors is able to hit the courtroom once more.

To rejoice the return of buzzer-beaters and bracket busters, SDHS is holding its very personal championship in 2022 — although the gamers shall be furry, feathered and perhaps even scaly!

Voting has begun in San Diego Humane Society’s March Meowness contest with the highest 32 entrants!  The 1,427 entries this year are probably the most ever!

The finalists embody 18 canine, 9 feline and 5 “other” kinds of animals. The high 16 seeds have been based mostly on receiving the highest votes. Seeds 17-32 have been chosen by the San Diego Humane Society employees.

The San Diego Humane Society says that is probably the most votes they’ve ever acquired. On March 23, when the Sweet Sixteen was introduced there have been 4,352 votes cast for a favourite pet picture. 

The Sweet sixteen consists of 5 felines, 8 canine, a pair of horses, a guinea pig and chinchilla. 

Voting is open to the general public all through the match and determines which pets advance to the following spherical. To enhance their probabilities of successful, contestants might encourage family and friends to vote by sharing a hyperlink to their pet’s entry. All voting is free, with a restrict of 1 vote per individual per day. 

Contestants will transfer ahead in head-to-head matchups within the Sweet 16, Elite Eight, Final Four and championship spherical. The winner shall be introduced on April 5.


  • 1st place: $250 Target Gift Card
  • 2nd place: $150 Petco Gift Card
  • 3rd place: $100 Visa Gift Card
  • 4th place: $75 Petco Gift Card

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WATCH: San Diego Humane Society’s March Meowness Photo Contest 2022 overview

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