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Dock Dogs @ Discovery Green

Start:
September 27, 2013
End:
September 29, 2013
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Venue:
Discovery Green
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Houston, United States

dock dogsDockDogs® returns September 27-29, 2013 for its sixth year of canine competition and family fun at Discovery Green. This three-day national tour dog jumping competition makes a stop at Discovery Green to feature four-legged athletes across Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana in diverse jumping competitions, including a high-jump and long-jump off a 20-foot dock into a 40-foot pool of water on the Jones Lawn.

Join the fun by participating in events like the Haute Dog Costume Contest presented by York’s HotSpot the Dog! Admission is free and open to the public. Anyone with a dog can participate but you must register to participate in competitions and entry fees apply. Online pre-registration closes September 23, 2013 11:45 am EST.

Register online here

Rounding out the scene at DockDogs is pet-friendly vendors including Pup Squad, Friends for LifeKONA Ice, ADORE Houston, Unity for a Solution, The Barkery, local artist Carter Ernst and more.  Also on-site are dog training demonstrations and animal adoptions, as well as special appearances by favorite characters including Clifford and Biscuit & Poky the Puppy on Saturday, September 28th.
Vendors: Space is still available. Please fill out a vendor application form.

Event Schedule:
Friday, September 27, 2013

  • 9:00 am – Onsite Registration/Practice
  • 10:00 am – Big Air WAVE #1
  • 12:00 pm – Big Air WAVE #2
  • 2:00 pm – Big Air WAVE # 3
  • 4:00 pm – Big Air WAVE # 4
  • 6:00 pm – Big Air WAVE # 5

Saturday, September 28, 2013

  • 9:00 am – Onsite Registration/Practice
  • 10:00 am – Big Air WAVE #6
  • 12:00 pm – Big Air WAVE #7
  • 2:00 pm – Big Air WAVE # 8
  • 3:00 pm – Haute Dog Costume Contest presented by York’s HotSpot the Dog (registration begins at 2:30 pm)
  • 4:30 pm – Extreme Vertical

Sunday, September 29, 2013

  • 9:00 am – Onsite Registration/Practice
  • 10:00 am – Big Air WAVE #9
  • 12:00 pm – Big Air WAVE #10
  • 2:30 pm – Speed Retrieve (All in one Finals)
  • 4:30 pm – Big Air Finals start

Visit the national DockDogs website for event information.

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