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DockDogs 2018 World Championship

701 Henley Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
701 Henley Street
Knoxville, TN 37902


  • Date(s): October 9, 2018 to October 13, 2018
  • Event Times: Golden Paws Awards – 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM; Feature Finals: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
  • Price: Free to Watch Qualifier; Featured Finals: $8 Adults, $5 Children
  • Location: Knoxville Convention Center

DockDogs® is the independent governing and sanctioning body for regional, national, and international dock jumping canine aquatics performance sport for dogs. DockDogs® establishes the rules and standards of the sport, tracks and records results, and promotes the growth of its athletes, teams, events, spectators, and sponsors. To that end, DockDogs® establish and review under committee direction DockDogs® Rules and Policies which are reviewed and updated annually. If you would like more information about these DockDogs® Rules and Policies, please see its website at http://www.dockdogs.com

 

Disciplines

Big Air - scoring is based on distance. The dog will jump from the end of the dock and into the pool. The team that achieves the longest distance score wins. 

Extreme Vertical - scoring is based on height. The dog will jump from the end of the dock and grab an object from an extender suspended over the pool. The team that achieves the highest height wins.

Speed Retrieve - scoring is based on time. The dog will run, jump from the end of the dock into the water and swim towards the end of the pool to retrieve the object. The team with the fastest time wins. 

Tuesday, October 9th

  • Competitor Check-In
  • Competitor Practice

Wednesday, October 10th

  • Competition Day (FREE TO THE PUBLIC)

Thursday, October 11th

  • Competition Day (FREE TO THE PUBLIC)
  • Golden Paws Awards – 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM | Bijou Theater (TICKETS NEED TO BE PURCHASED)

Friday, October 12th

  • Competition Day (FREE TO THE PUBLIC)
  • Livestream of selected competition

Saturday, October 13th

  • Competition Finals (FREE TO THE PUBLIC)
  • BarktOberfest: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Feature Finals: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM (TICKETS FOR SALE)


DockDogs 2018 World Championship