This event is free to spectators, and serves as a fund-raiser for the non-profit Pacific Life Holiday Bowl.
The 16 fastest dachshunds from the expected field of 350 will advance to the semi-finals, Tuesday, September 1st at PETCO Park during the Padres versus Washing Nationals game. The eight quickest from there move on to the championship, Wednesday, December 30th before the bowl game’s Port of San Diego Big Bay Balloon Parade presented by San Diego County Credit Union. The track length for each round is 53-feet.
The entry fee for dogs is $7 through August 21st, and $10 from August 24th through event day.
Registration opens at 8:00 a.m., and racing begins at 9:00 a.m. The competition will go until approximately 12:30 p.m.
For information and entries, visit www.PacificLifeHolidayBowl.com or call (619) 283-5808.