The Northwest Sled Dog Association Presents
Camp K Dryland Challenge Sled Dog Race
November 12-13, 2016
At Camp Koinonia Cle Elum, WA
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Must be received by Saturday November 5th 2016.
Please refer to the attached RACE INFORMATION for classes and approximate distances.
$25 per class for NWSDA members
$30 per class for non-members
HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT
I agree to abide by the race rules supplied and enforced by NWSDA for this event and to be responsible for my conduct and the conduct of those in my party. I agree that I and those in my party will act courteously and professionally and show respect for the race site and toward all race officials and the NWSDA organization. I agree to abide by all decisions rendered by the Race Marshal. I understand that sled dog racing may be dangerous and I accept any risk involved with my participation in this event. I hold harmless NWSDA, race officials and any participating landowners for any injury to myself members of my party, my dogs or damage to my personal property that may occur at this event. I give permission to NWSDA to use any images of me or my dogs obtained at this event in any way the club deems appropriate and release any claims to compensation for such use.
Mail entry form with check or money order (US funds) payable to NWSDA to:
Ingrid Earle, Race Manager
6 – 113th Place SE
Everett, WA 98208
Classes Offered & Approximate Distances per Day:
8 Dog Mid – 8.9 miles
6 Dog Mid – 7.9 miles
*8 Dog Sprint – 7.9 miles*
*6 Dog Sprint - 3.5 miles*
*4 Dog Sprint - 2.2 miles*
3 Dog Mid Bikejor – 3.5 miles (1 to 3 Dogs)
3 Dog Mid Scooter – 3.5 miles (1 to 3 Dogs)
2 Dog Bikejor – 2.2 miles
*2 Dog Scooter – 2.2 miles*
*1 Dog Bikejor – 1.5 miles*
*1 Dog Scooter – 1.5 miles*
*Canicross – 1.5 miles*
Novice: Up to 4 dogs with a cart, 1 or 2 dog Scooter or Bikejor or 1 dog Canicross – 0.9 miles
Senior (1 to 4 Dogs): This class is for Drivers/Dogs not racing in any other class. Drivers 60 yrs & older with any age dogs or Dogs 10 yrs and older with any age driver – 0.9 miles
*IFSS (International Federation of Sleddog Sports) Accredited Class – Please refer to the “IFSS Accreditation Info (PDF)” document or "Breaking News (HTML)" page. IFSS competitors, please put your DID# on your entry form or give it to the Race Timer at the race.
~ The 8 and 6 Mid classes will run concurrently and go out first each day.
~ HELMETS REQUIRED, ALL WHEELED CLASSES!!
~ Mandatory driver’s meeting: at race site Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 am.
~ Races to begin approximately 9am Saturday and 8:30am Sunday. All classes start and finish at the Musher’s Camp.
~ ATV’s allowed, motor off.
~ Single starts, 2-minute intervals for all classes, except one minute for 1 Dog, 2 Dog & Canicross classes.
~ ISDRA Dryland Race Rules apply: http://www.isdra.org/Resources_Directory/Frame.htm
~ NWSDA Race Rules also apply: http://nwsda.org/index.php/races/nwsda-race-rules-championship-points-system
~ Dogs may not compete in more than one class per day.
~ Temperature cancellation or postponement at 60 degrees.
~ Trail distances may be revised relative to conditions at the time of the race.
~ This is a 2 day race. You must race both days to be eligible for trophies. If you wish to participate for one day only, please indicate it on your entry form.
~ Saturday’s starting order in each class will be in the order the entries are received.
~ We have lots of room to accommodate camping, including many sites with RV hook-ups for power and water. Sites are first come, first serve.
~ Sani-cans/Pit toilets are available at the Musher Camp. A Shower/Bath house is located a short distance from camp.
~ Camping and Dog Fees are required, payable to Camp Koinonia. Please see the payment station/box at the Bulletin Board in the Musher’s Camp. These fees are separate from and additional to race entry fees.
- Camping Fees: $5 per person, per night.
- Dog Fees: $1/per dog donation to support the development and maintenance of the Musher Camp.
CAMP K ALCOHOL POLICY & OTHER RULES
NWSDA appreciates the use of the Camp K facilities and will implement an alcohol policy. Disregard of this policy will result in a warning. If you continue to ignore our request, then you will be asked to leave. The use of alcohol needs to be discreet. The drink (wine/beer/liquor) needs to be in a container that could hold any non-alcoholic beverage. There can be no carrying of wine/beer/liquor bottles to and from the campfire or to other trucks. You may not have visible alcohol containers sitting outside your truck. You will be required to take all drink containers home with you. We can never see the cans and bottles littering the ground at any time. Excessive use of alcohol will not be tolerated.
~ Profanity: If overheard by a race official, Board member or a substantiated complaint is received, you will be immediately DQ'd and will be required to leave the event.
~ No smoking of marijuana
~ No loose dogs
~ No dogs in cabins or any buildings at Camp K
~ Trash can go in dump trailer in RV loop. Small amount of dog poop acceptable - not a 40# bagful. Take it home.
~ Pick up all dog poop and do not leave in small bags by trails.
~ Fill in holes made by digging dogs.
~ Quiet hours:10PM-6AM. Please do not disturb the camp with dropping, feeding, walking dogs within this time frame.
~ Pay all camp fees at pay station.
~ Respect the signage.
~ No dogs are allowed to swim in the camp pond.
~ Respectful and courteous behavior at all times to Camp Koinonia guests whom you might encounter on trails or in camp.
~ Respectful and courteous behavior at all times to individuals whom you might encounter off property. Share the trails. Dog teams DO NOT have the right of way.
DIRECTIONS TO CAMP KOINONIA
The camp is located 25 miles east of Snoqualmie Pass, 7 miles west of Cle Elum. Take Exit 78 off I-90, Golf Course Rd. Turn south, go over the RR tracks and up the hill slightly and take 1st right onto West Nelson Siding Rd. About 1/4 mile the road bends to the right and the entrance to Camp K is straight ahead onto a dirt road. There will be a sign for the camp. Follow the road up the hill where it bends to the left over a bridge that goes over the irrigation canal and up another short hill. Once you see the Camp information board, turn to the right, which brings you by the camp director’s house. Continue on that road which takes you into the campground. Follow the signs and trail markers.
807 E 8th Ave Ellensburg, WA 98926
Phone: (509) 925-2332
Phone Cle Elum: (509) 674-2154
Ellensburg Animal Hospital
1800 Vantage Highway Ellensburg, Washington 98926
Valley Veterinary Hospital
2090 Vantage Hwy Ellensburg, Washington 98926
Cascade East Animal Clinic
Cle Elum, WA
Phone: (509) 674-4367
Payment for Camp K Dryland Entry Form