Dogtown Winter Derby - January 11-12, 2020 - CANCELLED

Held at Camp Koinonia, please check Race Venue page. Please be informed. 

Entry Deadline:  extended to Sunday, January 5th.  If race is cancelled due to conditions, that decision will be made Wednesday Jan. 8th.

  • 6 Dog Mid –10.7 - 16 miles depending on snow conditions

  • 6 Dog Sprint – 6.4 miles

  • 4 Dog Sprint – 5.4 miles

  • 3 Dog Mid Skijor – 6.4 miles

  • 3 Dog Mid Sled – 6.4 miles

  • 2 Dog Skijor – 3.1 miles

  • 2 Dog Sled – 3.1miles

  • 1-2 Dog Fatbikejor – 3.1 miles

  • 1 Dog Skijor – 1.35 miles

  • 1 Dog Sled – 1.35 miles

  • Novice Skijor – 0.7 miles

  • Novice Sled – 0.7 miles                                 

  • Senior (1-4 Dog Sled or 1-3 Dog Skijor).  This class is for Drivers/Dogs not racing in any other class.   Drivers 60 yrs & older with any age dogs or Dogs 10 yrs and older with any age driver – 0.7 Miles                    

  • Pee Wee – 200 feet in view of the staging area

race rules
see page rules/links/docs for detail
  • Mandatory Drivers Meeting at 8:00am both Saturday and Sunday.

  • We expect to run the 6 and 3 dog classes first. Other classes may run concurrently when feasible to conserve time.

  • ISDRA 2008 Speed Race Rules apply

  • ISDRA 2008 Skijoring Rules

  • NWSDA Race Rules

  • Dogs may not compete in more than one class per day except if reused in the Pee Wee class.

  • Single starts, 2-minute intervals for all classes, except one minute for 1 Dog and 2 Dog classes.

  • Trail distances may be revised relative to conditions at the time of the race.

  • This is a 2 day race. You must race both days to be eligible for trophies. If you wish to participate for one day only, please indicate it on your entry form.

  • Starting order in each class will be in the order the entries are received.

  • NWSDA encourages all entrants to wear helmets. Helmets are required for all entrants under 18 years old.

  • Please see CAMP K ALCOHOL POLICY & OTHER RULES.  Violators shall be subject to disqualification and asked to leave.

Extra information:

Kevin Casey, Race Director: or 206-713-1839

Susan Scofield, NWSDA President: or 360-480-3061

Michael Johnston, Trail Manager (Boss!): or 425-466-4993




The Brick

100 W Pennsylvania Ave

Roslyn, WA 

Saturday evening at 5 PM.  Please plan to join us for a fun evening!




$1/per dog payable to NWSDA for the weekend is to support the development and maintenance of the Mushers Camp at Camp Koinonia (aka Dogtown USA).  Please pay dog fees at the designated pay station at Camp K.




Bunk Style Cabins will be available at Camp K for the race for $30 per person per night payable to Camp Koinonia.  Contact Michael Johnston for information and reservations via phone, text or email at 425-466-4993,  You must bring your own bedding and towels.  Please pay lodging fees at the designated pay station at Camp K.


Motel lodging may be found in Cle Elum (15 minutes from the race site). Some pet friendly motels are: Timber Lodge Inn, Stewart Lodge and Aster Inn.

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