2020 Race Dates and Schedule: (All stages are 30 to 35 miles)

  • January 31 – Ceremonial Start – Jackson, Wyoming
  • February 1 – Stage One – Alpine, Wyoming
  • February 2 – Stage Two – Pinedale, Wyoming
  • February 3 – Stage Three – Kemmerer, Wyoming
  • February 4 – Stage Four – Big Piney / Marbleton, Wyoming
  • February 5 – Stage Five – Lander, Wyoming
  • February 6 – (travel day)
  • February 7 – Stage Six – Driggs, Idaho
  • February 8 – Stage Seven – Teton County, Wyoming

Applications for Entry: The 2020 Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race is limited to a maximum of 25 teams. Entry will be open on the following schedule. If at any time the field becomes filled, additional qualified applications will be placed on a wait list in the order they were received.

  • Initial Offering: August 1, 2019  through August 15, 2019.

This entry window is open to any musher who completed the 2019 Pedigree Stage Stop.

  • Second Offering: August 16, 2019 through August 31, 2019.

This entry window is open to any veteran musher from any year.

  • Open Entry: September 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

Applications from any qualified musher will be accepted for any open spots.


Where to Apply:        Applications must be completed on-line through the race website, www.wyomingstagestop.org accessible at the “Musher Information” page which can be found on the “Race Information” drop down menu.

Time of Day:              Applications can be submitted no sooner than 12:00 pm (noon) Mountain Standard Time on the dates indicated for each offering.

Entry Fee:                  An entry fee of $1,050.00 U.S. dollars must accompany your application and shall be paid with a credit card through a secure payment link on the application form.

Race Rules:               Race Rules & Regulations for 2020 are available on the race website on the “Musher Information” page.

Purse:                         Prize money payout is listed on the race website. Besides day money & overall purse, an additional $80,000.00 is available through the Musher Support Program by generous contributions from Pedigree Brand and Mars Petcare.

8-Dog Classic:           For the time being, the 8-Dog Classic race is no longer being offered. Although it has been a valuable addition the past few years, the race organization has decided to place all efforts and resources towards the Pedigree Stage Stop Race. We are anticipating a full field of competitors and are excited to present the “Stage Stop” for its 25th consecutive year.

Inquires:                     Please direct any inquiries to Dan Carter, Race Director at racedirector@wyomingstagestop.org and he, or the appropriate race official will reply in timely manner.


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