The Pedigree® Stage Stop Race is pleased to announce the return of the Eukanuba™ 8-Dog Classic!
Due to the high level of interest last year & positive feed back from mushers, the limited entry is set at 12 teams. Teams can run up to 8 dogs from a 10-dog pool. Teams participate in the ceremonial start in Jackson running from the Town Square to the base of Snow King Mountain followed by two days of racing in Driggs, Idaho & Alpine, Wyoming.
ENTRY WILL OPEN Oct 1st 2016.
Applicants must submit recent race history and entry is based on ability to demonstrate competitiveness.
Jan. 27th – Vet Check (Jackson, Wyoming) – 11:00 am to 1:00pm
Jan. 27th – Ceremonial Start – Downtown Jackson
Jan. 28th – Driggs Race – 10:30 Start – Driggs Idaho
Jan. 29th – Alpine Race – 9:00 Start – Alpine Wyoming
Jan. 29th – Awards Ceremony
Pool- 10 Dogs
Max/Day- 8 Dogs
Approx. Distance Per Day- 25 to 30 Miles
Entry Fee- $200 ($250 After Jan. 1st)
Max Entry- 12 Teams
Rules shall be the same as the main event with the following modifications:
Section 06 RACE START
Starting order on first day (as well as ceremonial start in Jackson) is determined by order of entry. Day two of racing is reverse starting order with fastest team from previous day going out last.
Section 11 SLED
Sled must be capable of carrying and containing a minimum of two dogs. Sled must be tandem hitch and have a brush bow and a braking system.
Section 13 MANDADORY ITEMS
All mushers must carry or wear an arctic parka & a headlamp.
Section 15 MAXIMUM NUMBER OF DOGS
A musher may start the race with no more than eight (8) dogs on the tow line at any time. No dogs will be allowed in the basket. Dogs will be chosen from a maximum pool of ten (10) dogs. No dog may be added to a team once a stage has started. The maximum number of dogs in the team may be reduced to accommodate trail conditions at the discretion of the Race Marshall.
Section 38 PRIZE AWARDS
Prizes and awards will be given out at the staging area of the final leg or at an official function the same day. Teams will not be eligible for fuel stipend, day money, or musher support program money.
Musher’s can send inquires to firstname.lastname@example.org