Race Information – 2nd, 3rd & 4th November 2018

Mushers prepare for the SSASO MacGregor Point Dryland Sled Dog Derby

Information for Mushers

Organising Officials reserve the right to adjust the race schedule times and start intervals based on entries.  Entrants will leave based on 1 minute or 30 second start intervals.  Teams must complete both Saturday and Sunday for a combined qualifying total time.  In lieu of a 6 Dog class, we will open up a second heat for the 4 Dog Rig for participants who wish to run 2 teams.

RACE MARSHALL: Jim Cunningham
TRAIL BOSS:  Bill Gaspar/SSASO
RACE ORGANISER: Lisa De Gennaro/SSASO

Pre Race Online Registration: Closes Thursday 1st November at 9.00 pm – NOW CLOSED!

NOTE: This is a tentative schedule and will be adjusted based on entries.  Rookie races will directly follow the regular class (ie 1 Dog bike & Canicross)

Friday 2nd November 2018

Trails will be under construction over the course of the day in preparation for races.

6.00 – 8.00 pm
Registration
8.00 pm
Bib draw – all entries received prior to 8.00 pm will be included

Saturday 3rd November 2018

Times will adjusted based on entries.  (3rd November sunrise is 7.53 am and sunset is 5.57 pm)

07.15 – 07.45
Late Registration/Volunteer Meeting
07.45 – 08.45
Mandatory Mushers’ Meeting
09.10 – 10.15
4 Dog Rig (Heat #1) (3½ miles)
10.30 – 11.00
2 Dog Scooter (3½ miles)
11.10 – 11.50
4 Dog Rig (Heat #2) (3½ miles)
12.00 – 12.30
2 Dog Bike (3½ miles)
LUNCH
1.30 – 1.50
Kid & Mutt
2.00 – 2.45
1 Dog Scooter (2 miles)
3.00 – 3.40
2 Mile Canicross (followed by Rookie Saturday only)
3.50 – 4.30
1 Dog Bike (2 miles) (followed by Rookie Saturday only)

Sunday 4th November 2018

07.15 – 07.30
Volunteer Meeting
07.30 – 08.00
Mandatory Mushers’ Meeting (excluding rookie/Saturday only classes)
08.30 – 09.15
4 Dog Rig (Heat #1) (3½ miles)
09.20 – 10.10
2 Dog Scooter (3½ miles)
10.20 – 10.50
4 Dog Rig (Heat #2) (3½ miles)
11.00 – 11.40
2 Dog Bike (3½ miles)
LUNCH
12.40 – 1.20
2 Dog Scooter (2 miles)
1.30 – 2.00
2 Mile Canicross
2.10 – 3.20
1 Dog Bike (2 miles)
​4.00 – onwards
AWARDS AND MUSHERS’ BANQUET

​​Mushers’ Banquet

Queens Bar & Grill – 603 Goderich St, Port Elgin, ON N0H 2C0

The Queens will be our host for ‘Dinner & Awards’ on Sunday at the conclusion of the races.  ​Dinner tickets can be purchased for $20 each at Registration.

Soup, roast chicken, rice pilaf & seasonal vegetables with apple crisp.  Vegetarian option available.

​There is a municipal parking lot behind the Queens for larger trailers and vehicles.