Siskiyou Sled Dog Races March 14-15, 2015

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The 2015 Siskiyou Sled Dog Races will be held at Deer Mountain Snowmobile Park,
21 miles from Weed CA, off Highway 97.  The races are held annually (snow conditions permitting).

Mushers and their dog teams from around the continent compete in
two days of exciting sprint and mid-distance races.
This free event also features musher demonstrations and kids activities.

Hot food, beverages and snacks by the
Lake Shastina / Weed Kiwanis Club food shack.

Warming hut and free parking.

Saturday and Sunday Tentative Race Schedule:

  • 8:30 am – Opening Ceremony – MCs will be howling out times and racer information all day, both days.
  • 9:00 AM Start – SKIJOR (Skier pulled by one or two Sled Dogs) Experienced class – 5.4 mile
  •            followed immediately by 1 mile NOVICE SKIJOR. 
  • 10:00 AM Start – 18.9 mile – OPEN MID – DISTANCE (6 or greater dogs in a team.)
  •             followed immediately by  Start – 13.8 mile – 6 DOG MID-DISTANCE (4-6 Dogs)
  • 11:00 AM Start - 5.4 mile – 1/4 mile KIDS SLED RACE (8-14 year old children) pulled by up to 3 Dog Teams
  • 12:00 PM Start - 5.4 mile –  4 DOG SPRINT Teams (2-4 Dogs)
  • 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM – FREE KIDS RIDES for children 4-10 years old
  • 1:00 PM Start - 5.4 mile –  6 DOG SPRINT Teams (4-6 Dogs)
  • 2:00 PM Start – 8 mile – 8 DOG SPRINT Teams (5-8 Dogs)

 

Siskiyou Sled Dog Races and Free Kids Rides Day are projects of the SSDSA, a federally recognized non-profit organization.
The races are held under a Special Use Permit from the U.S. Forest Service on a non-discriminatory basis.