Entrance is free! Costume contest is free! It's free to watch races and costume contest! There is a registration fee for the races.
10:30am - Doors open; concession stand opens 10:30am-12:00pm - Race registration & check in and costume contest sign-up 12:00pm - Costume contest; open to all Corgis and Dachshunds Live Auction starts after Costume contest Races start after Live Auction
Race Registration & Fees Save $5/racer by registering online before Wednesday 23 August 2017.
Register online for the races. $10/racer, payable on race day. -or- Download a registration form and bring it with you to the venue on Saturday 26 August. $15/racer, payable on race day. -or- Fill out a registration form at the venue on Saturday 26 August. $15/racer, payable on race day.
Costume Contest categories Funniest costume Best western costume Most original costume
Live Auction 50/50 Raffle Silent auction Calcutta betting
Concession stand will have: Coffee and donuts Hot dogs Nachos
Two humans are required for each racing dog: one to start the dog and another to catch at the end for the track.
The starter must start the dog from the starting line. The starter may not push or throw dogs! The catcher must stand behind the last line at the finish. Only one catcher per dog is allowed in the finish line area. The catcher may not pull dogs across the finish line!
There are four age divisions for purebred Dachshunds and purebred Corgis: less than 1 year old, 1 to 4 years old, 5 to 9 years old, 10 years or older. The Mixed Bag division is open to Dachshund mixes, Corgi mixes, other purebred dogs, other mixes of all ages and 30 pounds or less.
Listen for your dog’s name and go to the starting line. Winners of the first heat will advance to the semifinals. Winners of the semifinals will go to the Championship race.
All pets must be restrained on a leash when not participating in the race.
No food is allowed on the racetrack. Dogs may be coaxed with a favorite chew toy, scarf, ball, etc. No balloons, food, or treats, etc.
All Judges’ decisions are final. Pictures will be taken at the end of each race.