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Joe Loveless Spring Celebration May 4, 2024

Please read the Word Document for race details.


The Joe Loveless Memorial Spring Celebration

May 4 at twilight

May 5 in the morning

At Camp Koinonia Cle Elum, WA


Entry Fees per class:  $25 for members, $30 for non-members

Entry Deadline:  Must be received by  Friday, April 27

Change of Class Deadline:  Wednesday , May 1, 2024

via email:

NOTE: Online registration is having technical difficulties. Question out to tech support. We recently did an upgrade, but are not seeing what we paid for. Stay tuned.  It may or may not work.  It worked Thursday 25th. if it works it works. 


Please refer to the Race Information section on the from downloadable below for classes and approximate distances.

Drivers under the age of 15 must receive permission from the NWSDA Board to race. Check here and submit qualifications to Susan Scofield at by the race entry deadline.

if you have special needs and submit your request to the NWSDA Board for consideration via email to Susan Scofield as soon as possible.

race rules

see page rules/links/docs for detail

• Mandatory driver’s meeting: at race site Saturday 7 PM and Sunday at 7:30 am.
• Races to begin approximately SUNSET Saturday and 8:30 am Sunday. All classes start and finish at the Musher’s Camp.
• Starting position for the first heat will be determined (by the method explained in the Rules link below) by race officials a few days prior to the event, and will be posted online. The start order for the second or subsequent heats shall be determined by the first day’s times with the first place team leaving first and the last place team leaving last. At the discretion of the Race Marshal, in consideration of time and/or safety, heats may be determined with the last place team leaving first and the first place team leaving last.
• Single starts, 2-minute intervals for all classes, except one minute for 1 Dog, 2 Dog & Canicross classes.
• Any team larger than two dogs shall carry a snubline.
• ATV’s allowed, motor off.
• Dogs may not compete in more than one class per day.
• Temperature cancellation or postponement will be in accordance with NWSDA race rules (explained in link below).
• 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.
• NWSDA dryland race rules are in accordance with ISDRA Rules. For additional rules see Rules


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