Information Haliburton World Championship

The complete race information should be posted shortly on the Event Organizers website

http://www.worlddogsleddingchampionships.ca/

 

Credits to Desiree Nickerson Photography

Credits to Desiree Nickerson Photography

 

Classes Offered and Distances

Trail maps to be posted soon

Skidogs

  • Skijoring 1 dog (Men and Women)- 12.26km – 7.62miles
  • Skijoring Juniors (Men and Women) – 12.26km – 7.62miles
  • Skijoring 2 dogs (Men and Women) – 15.1km – 9.28miles
  • Pulka 1 dog (Men and Women) – 12.26km – 7.62miles
  • Combined 1 dog (Men, Women)  – 7.23km loop x2 – 4.49miles loop x2
  • Combined Junior – 5km loop x2 – 3.12miles loop x2

Sprint Team Sled

  • 4 dog – 7.23km – 4.49miles
  • 4 dog Junior – 6.8km – 4.2miles
  • 4 dog mass start
  • 6 dog – 12.26km – 7.62miles
  • 8 dog – 15.1km – 9.28miles
  • Unlimited – 23.74km – 14.75miles

Sprint Relay

  • 1 dog skijoring
  • 2 dog skijoring
  • 4 dog sled

Mid-distance Team Sled

  • 6 dog – 54.3km – 33.74miles
  • 8 dog (pool of 12 dogs) – 81.4km – 50.58miles

Long Distance 12 dogs – 374km – 232.39 miles

Nordic Pure Breed

  • NPB will be awarded seperately for classes presenting sufficient NPB participation
  • A class is rated separately only if there are at least five (5) teams starting in the first heat of
    that elite / veteran classes, and three (3) teams starting in the junior class.

Participant Age category

ageIFSS

Note: The age of a competitor is considered the same during a racing season. It is the age the competitor reaches on the 31. of December following the end of the racing season.

Schedule

http://www.worlddogsleddingchampionships.ca/schedule/

 

Sprint rules

Race Rules

Mid Distance and Distance Rules

Download the PDF file .

Medicine Prescribed by Physician or Veterinarian:

  • If your application is accepted and you or any of your dogs are taking any prescription medication:
    • You will need proof of this from your physician or veterinarian
    • You will need to complete a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) form (for yourself only)
  • Please be aware that you and/or any of your dogs may be selected for drug testing under the guidelines of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the WADA Anti-Doping Code and the Anti-Doping Rules and Procedures of IFSS. The IFSS Anti-Doping Rules and Procedures are available on the IFSS website (www.sleddogsport.com)

Vaccination

All dogs must have valid proof of rabbies vaccination.

Dogs may be required to have 5 way vaccination (to be confirmed at later date)

Microchipping

IFSS requires all dogs participating to World Champinship event to be microchipped . Microchips must be ISO compatible.

Race Entry Fees

  • Your application form must be sent with a $30 non refundable payment to cover your application processing fee.
  • Race fees have not been released yet

Purse

$40,000 CAD  – This is the minimum purse to be distributed, amount may increase as we get closer to the event date.

Lodging

Some lodging options are offered by the race organizer
http://canada-mushing.ca/francais-on-site-accommodation-offers-haliburton-wch/

The Haliburton region is a cottage region and you may want to explore cottage rental options.

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