created fall 2018 by volunteers who have no authority or budget.  V 1.0

Pacific Northwest Dryland Challenge - Oct. 19-20th, 2019

Camp Koinonia, Cle Elum WA

$25 for members, $30 non-members

for online registrations, please add $2.00 to cover PayPal fees.

Entry deadline must be received by Oct. 9, 2019

Change of Class deadline Oct. 12, 2019, if you must do this, contact the race director at badhusky1@gmail.com

email and address on entry form - see download button

8 Dog Mid – 9.0 miles  

6 Dog Mid – 8.0 miles

8 Dog Sprint – 8.0 miles

6 Dog Sprint - 3.5 miles

4 Dog Sprint - 2.2 miles

2 Dog Bikejor – 2.2 miles

2 Dog Scooter – 2.2 miles

1 Dog Bikejor – 1.5 miles       

1 Dog Scooter – 1.5 miles

Canicross – 1.5 miles

Novice: Up to 4 dogs with a cart, 1 or 2 dog Scooter or Bikejor or 1 dog Canicross – 0.9 miles

Senior (1 to 4 Dogs): 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 – 0.9 miles

race rules

see page rules/links/docs for detail

  • The 8 and 6 Mid classes will run concurrently and go out first each day.

  • ALL CLASSES RUNNING MORE THAN 2 DOGS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE A MEANS TO CARRY A DOG ON THE RIG.

  • HELMETS REQUIRED, ALL WHEELED CLASSES!!

  • Mandatory driver’s meeting: at race site Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 am.

  • Races to begin approximately 9am Saturday and 8:30am Sunday.  All classes start and finish at the Musher’s Camp.

  • ATV’s allowed, motor off. 

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

  • ISDRA Dryland Race Rules apply: http://www.isdra.org/Resources_Directory/Frame.htm

  • Dogs may not compete in more than one class per day.

  • Temperature cancellation or postponement at 60 degrees.

  • 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.

  • Race order is determined as follows:

  • The drawing for positions will be divided in half.  The first half of the total mushers to enter will draw for the first half of the starting positions.  The second half of the total mushers to enter will draw for the second half of the starting positions.  In the event of an odd number of entries, the odd number will be included in the last half of the drawing.

  • ​​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.

  • At the discretion of the Race Director and in the interest of time, the Race Director will draw, using the method described above. This method will be used in this race.