Canines Compete in World’s Ugliest Dog Contest

Sixteen unseemly pooches vied for the surprisingly coveted title of World’s Ugliest Dog at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on June 24, 2016, in Petaluma, California. Sweepee Rambo, a 17-year-old Chinese crested Chihuahua, was crowned the winner.

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PETALUMA, CA - JUNE 24: A dog named Grovie from Santa Rosa, California, looks on during judging at the 2016 World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on June 24, 2016 in Petaluma, California. Sweepee Rambo, a blind Chinese Crested dog, won the annual World's Ugliest Dog contest. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Jason Wurtz of Van Nuys, California, holds his dog Sweepee Rambo after winning the 2016 World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on June 24, 2016, in Petaluma, California.
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A dog named Grovie from Santa Rosa, California, looks on during judging at the 2016 World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on June 24, 2016, in Petaluma, California.
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Linda Elmquist of Tucson, Arizona, holds her dog Josie during the 2016 World's Ugliest Dog contest.
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Jason Wurtz of Van Nuys, California, holds his Sweepee Rambo, a blind Chinese crested dog, after winning the 2016 World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on June 24, 2016, in Petaluma, California.
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Cathy Kennedy of Petaluma, California, holds her dog Precious during the 2016 World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on June 24, 2016, in Petaluma, California. Sweepee Rambo, a blind Chinese Crested dog, won the annual World's Ugliest Dog contest.
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A dog named Grovie from Santa Rosa, California, looks on during judging at the 2016 World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on June 24, 2016, in Petaluma, California.
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Jason Wurtz of Van Nuys, California, holds his dog Sweepee Rambo after winning the 2016 World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on June 24, 2016, in Petaluma, California.
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Jason Wurtz (left) of Van Nuys, California, holds his dog Sweepee Rambo before winning the 2016 World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on June 24, 2016, in Petaluma, California.
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Yvonne Morones of Santa Rosa, California, holds her dog Scamp during the 2016 World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on June 24, 2016, in Petaluma, California.
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A dog naps on the red carpet during the 2016 World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on June 24, 2016, in Petaluma, California.
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A Chinese Crested dog named Rascal Deux of Sunnyvale, California, looks on during the 2016 World's Ugliest Dog contest.
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Yvonne Morones of Santa Rosa, California, holds her dog Scamp during the 2016 World's Ugliest Dog contest.
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A dog named Rue of Linden, California, looks on during the 2016 World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair.
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Jason Wurtz of Van Nuys, California, holds his dog Sweepee Rambo during the 2016 World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on June 24, 2016, in Petaluma, California. Sweepee Rambo, a blind Chinese Crested dog, won the annual World's Ugliest Dog contest.
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Heather Wilson of Payette, Idaho, holds her dog Himisaboo during the 2016 World's Ugliest Dog contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on June 24, 2016, in Petaluma, California.
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