Knoxville Welcomes DockDogs®

October 25 - 29, 2017

DockDogs® is the fastest growing sport on four legs and Knoxville will be the proud host of the 2017 DockDogs® World Championship event at the Knoxville Convention Center October 25th through the 29th. Spectators are welcome and encouraged to watch the best of the best canine athletes compete in three disciplines: Big Air®, Extreme Vertical® and Speed Retrieve® in the world’s premier canine aquatics competition.

The CEO of DockDogs® is looking forward to seeing all that Knoxville has to offer. "We are excited to be holding the 12th annual DockDogs® World Championships in Knoxville, Tennessee this year! The Knoxville Convention Center is an incredible venue and will provide the competitors with a new environment for the competition forum. We are working closely with Visit Knoxville Sports Commission to make this year's World Championship event, and all that goes with it, nothing short of amazing. All of us here at DockDogs® are looking forward to a memorable Championship weekend!- Grant Reeves, CEO DockDogs® Worldwide.

Preliminary Competitions and Pet Expo at the Knoxville Convention Center are FREE to the Public Throughout the Below Times:
Thursday: 10am-4pm
Friday: 10am-4pm
Saturday: 9am-4pm
Sunday: 9am-2pm

Tickets for DockDogs® 2017 World Championship Feature Finals are on sale now online and will be priced as follows:

Adults 16 and up: $8.00
Children 3 to 15: $5.00
Advance Sale Family Pack of 4: $20.00
Children under 3 are free

Feature Finals events will be held at the following dates and times:

Saturday October 28th 7:00pm - 9:00pm


Sunday October 29th 3:00pm - 5:00pm


Visit the website at for more information and to purchase tickets.

Questions? Contact our Sports Commission team

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