September, 30th, 2017
wiener dog races will have many dogs of varying ages,
racing in a single-elimination format throughout the
day, and ending with three champions - one dog for
each age division.
will receive prizes (to be announced). Other events include a wiener dog parade
and a best dressed contest for both male and female wiener
Other dogs are
welcome to come watch. A water station/poop area will be clearly
marked. We thank you in advance for cleaning up after your
There are three divisions - puppy (under one year of age), adult
(one year of age or older) and senior (nine years of age and
are organized according to division. Each heat will have a
winner. All heat winners advance to a quarterfinal and/or
semifinal race. The championship races for all divisions will
begin at 4 p.m. All dog owners should watch the main tournament
bracket board, behind the shorter bleachers, for updates both
when you arrive to the track and also during the races for when
your dog will race next.
dog must have someone to release the dog and someone to receive.
Volunteers are available to release, if needed. The receivers
may use any means to call the dog (holding a toy or treat and/or
calling the dog). Throwing of objects is not allowed.
Race Entry Fee:
No entry fee for all dogs pre-registered by September 30th, 2016.
Entry fee is $5 for all dogs registered on-site the day of the
event. On-site registration is from Noon-1:00 p.m.
Galena Oktoberfest 2016 Wiener Dog Schedule
Wiener Dog Registration
Call to the Post and WIener Dog Parade
Best Dressed Male & Female Wiener Dog event
Begin Heat Races (three divisions: Puppy, Adult &
Semifinal Races for all three divisions
Legends Race (all previous champions)
Senior Championship Race
Puppy Championship Race
Adult Championship Race
Online registration is now
available. You can still
register your dog the day of the event for $5 dollars.