SSASO & MacGregor Point Park

Next race date – Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th November 2021

2020 race date cancelled due to COVID-19

MacGregor Point Dryland Sled Dog Derby - canicross

Sleddog Sports Association of Southwestern Ontario (SSASO) & MacGregor Point Park are proud to offer an unique and exciting Fall race event to engage, educate and bring awareness of sled dog care and activities to the community by hosting the MacGregor Point Dryland Sled Dog Derby!

MacGregor Point Dryland Sled Dog Derby is Canada’s most inclusive dryland race by offering Registered Northern Breed (RNB)/Purebred (PB) in all regular race classes.

During the event there will be several opportunities to learn about sled dog history and the development of the sport in Canada.  There will be information on how to get started and where to get help and mentorship.

Kid and Mutt race

Each race team must compete in the same class, with the same dogs both Saturday and Sunday. Time is accumulative to determine winners. The derby includes multiple dryland sled dog classes as follows:

SSASO MacGregor Point Dryland Sled Dog Derby1 Dog Canicross (running with dog)
1 & 2 Dog Bikejoring (biking with dog/s)
1 & 2 Dog Scooter
4 Dog Rig
Kid and Mutt

We welcome everyone to come out and enjoy the fun and fast paced world of dryland sled dog racing!

​Please remember to leave your pets at home!

If you are still not sure what dryland sled dog racing is about, check out SSASO’s promotional video of MacGregor Point Dryland Sled Dog Derby produced by independent filmmakers Jeremy Bernatchez & Heather Kohlmann .