East Tennessee Dachshund Races

[email protected]
August 17, 2019
Chester Frost Park
2318 Gold Point Circle S
Hixon, TN 37343

All proceeds benefit  Tennessee Dachshund Rescue
A 501(c)3 based in middle Tennessee.

RACE/EVENT DESCRIPTIONS & RULES


Only FOUR Dogs will race in each heat!
Every dog needs a human to release them and a human to catch them. Volunteers may be available to assist.

Adult Doxie Races
 
Race length -35 feet
Adult Doxies over 1 and under 9 years old
Mini Division - Under 16 pounds 
Standard Division 16  pounds and up

Mixed Doxy Races
Race length - 35 feet
Adult Mixed Doxies over 1 and under 9 years old

Puppy Races
Race length - 20 feet
Doxies & Doxie mixes 3 months up to 1 year old

Senior Races
Race length - 20 feet
Doxies/Doxie mixes over 9 years old

Mighty Max's Wheelie Warriors Races
Race length - 35 feet
Any Doxies/Mixed Doxies on wheels by their own power

All Star Wheelie Warrors 
Race length - 35 feet
Any Doxie/Mixed Doxies on Wheels by their own power along with another handicap

Non Doxie Races 
Race length - 35 feet
Any adult non-doxy under 30 pounds

Handicapped Race
Race length - 20 feet
Any adult non-doxie under 30 pounds who is blind, deaf or 2 legged. 
Handicapped Races may use any motivational tools as needed

SPECIAL EVENTS
$5.00 per dog per event
VIP Packages available for Online Registration Only

Costume Contest
Best Dressed Female
Best costume on a female Doxie/Mixed Doxie
Best Dressed Male 
Best costume on a male Doxie/Mixed Doxie

Best Look A-Like 
Doxie/Doxie Mix and their human. Imaginative and creative costumes are strongly encouraged! 

Best Theme Group 
Best theme costumes, must include Doxie/Mixed Doxie (humans/non doxies can be included)

Best School Spirit 
Best school spirit costumes, must include Doxie/Mixed Doxie (humans/non doxies can be included)

Nose, Obstacle & Kissing Contest
Fastest Nose
Fastest Doxie/Mixed Doxie who can find a treat using their nose
Obstacle Course
Fastest Doxie/Mixed Doxie to go through an obstacle course
Kissing
Most kisses by Doxie/Mixed Doxie during time period

Free  Events with PreRegistration ($2.00 at the door)

Doggie Talent Contest
Open to any animal and their handler.  Show your stuff!

Size & Age Contests

Must be Purebred Doxies and at least 1 year old or older.
Smallest the Smallest Doxie by weight
Longest the Longest Doxie from the tip of the nose to the tip of the tail across the back
Oldest the Oldest Doxie in attendance

Coat Contest
Must be Purebred Doxies and at least 1 year old or older.
Best Short Coat  -Best Long Coat  -Best Wire Coat 
The following will also be awarded from the above entries.
Best Coat Pattern - Best Coat Color  - Best Coat Over All

CONTEST REGULATIONS
If everyone follows the rules, all are assured a great time!
* Must be a Doxie, Mixed Doxie, or under 30 pound non-doxie to enter the races.
* Each Dog entered in the races must have proof of up to date Rabies, Distemper, and Parvo Vaccinations or letter from Vet.
* Each Dog in race events must be accompanied by 2 humans, ONE human to release Dog from start gate and ONE human to catch Dog at the finish line. 
* There is a clear, acrylic starting gate and Dogs must cross finish line completey.
* Owners can have Dog's favorite TOY or TREAT behind the finish line to help motivate them during the race. Laser lights or shinning lights down the track is NOT allowed. NO throwing balls down the track. Handicapped Races may use any motivational tools as needed. 
* All Dogs must be registered, 30 minutes prior to their race time. Names/numbers for each heat will only be called twice.
* All Judges’ rulings are final!!
* East Tennessee Dachshund Races  will NOT tolerate anyone arguing with the judges, officials, or event coordinators in any way! You will be removed from the event
 should any such argument occur.
* Any dog that is injured before a race starts or during a race must be checked by a vet before continuing to race.


TheEast Tennessee Dachshund Races cannot guarantee that there will be a heat open for your Dachshund to be placed in. 
Questions email us at [email protected]   Happy Racing! 
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IN CONSIDERATION OF MY PARTICIPATION IN THE NATIONAL DACHSHUND RACES, I HEREBY WAVE THE NATIONAL DACHSHUND RACES, ALL SPONSORS, VENDORS AND COMPETITORS FOR DAMAGES OR INJURIES TO MYSELF AND/OR MY DOXIE(S) DURING ALL EVENTS. I WILL ALSO  PERMIT FREE USE OF PICTURE(S) IN BROADCASTS, NEWSLETTERS, WEBSITES OR ANY APPROPRIATE MEDIUM

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