East Tennessee Dachshund Races

August 17 2019

Location:

All proceeds benefit  Tennessee Dachshund Rescue
A 501(c)3 based in middle Tennessee.

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RACE/EVENT DESCRIPTIONS & RULES

$5.00 per event preregistered and $7.00 at the door. Preregistration packages offer significant savings!!
Only FOUR Dogs will race in each heat!
Every dog needs a human to release them and a human to catch them. Volunteers may be available to assist.

Adult Doxie Races
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Race length -35 feet
Adult Doxies over 1 and under 8 years old
Mini Division - Under 16 pounds 
Standard Division 16  pounds and up

Mixed Doxie  Races
Race length - 35 feet
Adult Mixed Doxies over 1 and under 9 years old

Puppy Races
Race length - 20 feet
Doxies & Doxie mixes 3 months up to 11 months old

Senior Races
Race length - 20 feet
Doxies/Doxie mixes over 9 years old

Non Doxie Races 
Race length - 35 feet
Any adult non-doxie under 30 pound

Mighty Max's Wheelie Warriors Races
Race length - 35 feet
Any Doxies/Mixed Doxies on wheels by their own power

All Star Wheelie Warriors 
Race length - 35 feet
Any Doxie/Mixed Doxies on Wheels by their own power along with another handicap

Handicapped Race
Race length - 20 feet
Any Non-Doxie under 30 lbs who is blind, deaf or 2 legged. 
Handicapped Races may use any motivational tools as needed

Owners may use dog's favorite toy, ball, treat or other motivational tools as needed to encourage their dog to cross the finish line.  Throwing balls/toys, laser lights or shinning lights down the race track is NOT ALLOWED!!!

SPECIAL EVENTS
$7 per event at event/$5 per event for Pregristration
VIP Packages available for Online Registration Only

Costume Contest
Best Dressed Female
Best costume on a female Doxie/Mixed Doxie
Best Dressed Male 
Best costume on a male Doxie/Mixed Doxie

Best Look A-Like 
Doxie/Doxie Mix and their human. Imaginative and creative costumes are strongly encouraged! 

Best Theme Group 
Best theme costumes, must include Doxie/Mixed Doxie (humans/non doxies can be included)

Best School Spirit 
Best school spirit costumes, must include Doxie/Mixed Doxie (humans/non doxies can be included)

Nose, Obstacle, Licking & Kissing Contest
Fastest Nose
Fastest Doxie/Mixed Doxie who can find a treat using their nose
Obstacle Course
Fastest Doxie/Mixed Doxie to go through an obstacle course
Best Kisser
Most kisses by Doxie/Mixed Doxie during time period
Best Licker
Who can lick off the peanut butter the fastest!!

Size & Age Contests
Must be Purebred Doxies
Smallest the Smallest Doxie by weight
Longest the Longest Doxie from the tip of the nose to the tip of the tail across the back
Oldest the Oldest Doxie

Coat Contest
Must be Purebred Doxies and at least 1 year old or older.
Best Short Coat  -Best Long Coat  -Best Wire Coat 
The following will also be awarded from the above entries.
Best Coat Pattern - Best Coat Color  - Best Coat Over All

Free Event
Doggie Talent Contest
Open to any animal and their handler.  Show your stuff!

RACE REGULATIONS
If everyone follows the rules, all are assured a great time!
* Must be a Doxie, Mixed Doxie, or under 30 pound non-doxie to enter the races.
* Each Dog must have proof of up to date Rabies, Distemper, Parvo Vaccinations  and kennel couch or letter from Vet.
* Each Dog in race events must be accompanied by 2 humans, ONE human to release Dog from start gate and ONE human to catch Dog at the finish line. 
* There is a clear, acrylic starting gate and Dogs must cross finish line completey.
* Owners can have Dog's favorite TOY or TREAT behind the finish line to help motivate them during the race. Laser lights or shinning lights down the track is NOT allowed. NO throwing balls down the track.  
* All Dogs must be registered, 30 minutes prior to their race time. Names/numbers for each heat will only be called twice.
* All Judges’ rulings are final!!
* East Tennessee Dachshund Races  will NOT tolerate anyone arguing with the judges, officials, or event coordinators in any way! You will be removed from the event should any such argument occur.
* Any dog that is injured before a race starts or during a race must be checked by a vet before continuing to race.


TheEast Tennessee Dachshund Races cannot guarantee that there will be a heat open for your Dachshund to be placed in. 
Questions email us at [email protected]   Happy Racing! 
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IN CONSIDERATION OF MY PARTICIPATION IN THE NATIONAL DACHSHUND RACES, I HEREBY WAVE THE NATIONAL DACHSHUND RACES, ALL SPONSORS, VENDORS AND COMPETITORS FOR DAMAGES OR INJURIES TO MYSELF AND/OR MY DOXIE(S) DURING ALL EVENTS. I WILL ALSO  PERMIT FREE USE OF PICTURE(S) IN BROADCASTS, NEWSLETTERS, WEBSITES OR ANY APPROPRIATE MEDIUM

GENERAL RULES
*Absolutely No Smoking, Drugs, or Weapons of any type of material allowed.
*Absolutely No Political Campaigning of any sorts allowed.
*Absolutely No Selling of puppies or adult dogs of any breed.
*All dogs must be on a 6 foot or shorter leash.  No retractable leashes.
*All breeds of dogs are welcome to attend the events.  They must be well socialized and accustomed to being around other dogs for everyones safety.  Any aggressive dogs of any size will be asked to leave.
*Any dog that bites another dog, person, or handler will not be permitted at the races.
*All creatures great and small shall clean up after themselves.
*All creatures great and small shall have the opportunity to enjoy themselves.