Race dates and venues for the 2015/2016 season.
17 & 18 October – season opener, Tentsmuir Forest Fife
21 & 22 November – IFSS world cup race, Eagle Brae, Inverness-shire
5 & 6 December – Darnaway Forest, Moray
30 & 31 January – Culbin Forest, Moray
27 & 28 February – Rothes Estate, Speyside
5 & 6 March – Ford Estate, Northumberland
19 & 20 March – Bowland Trails, Perthshire
Race Dates & Venues for the 2014 – 2015 Season
4th – 5th October 2014 – Cani-Fit Experience 3 – Bowland Trails (See http://www.cani-fit.com)
10th – 12 October 2014 – ECF European Cani cross & Bikejor Championships – Toulon sur Arroux, France. (Contact BSSF)
25th / 26th October 2014 – SDAS CSJ Championship Series Opener at Tentsmuir Forest. For full event details please click on Tentsmuir-October-2014-race-info. Entries can be made online via Entry Central (Details to follow) or Post your payment along with your completed SDAS-CSJ-Championship-Series-2014-15-Entry-Form and SDAS.CSJ.Champ.DOG-ID.Form to Tracy Thomas.
22nd / 23rd November 2014 – SDAS Scottish National Championship & IFSS World Cup Qualifying Race – Culbin Forest. For full race invitation please click on Culbin WCp Nov 2014 Group Camping close by at Brodie Castle (Brodie Castle directions & Info now on race invitation) – Pre-book & pay with entry. Social evening, bonfire & Hog Roast (and veggie option) at Brodie Castle – food to pre-book and pay with entry. Please click on Culbin WCp Nov 2014Entry form to download the paper entry form. Please click on CulbinWCpNov2014Dog ID-Chip list to download Dog ID form / Chiplist – Please send a separate chip list for each team entered. You may decide on the morning of the first heat which dogs will compete in each class. Entries close 14th November 2014. Please Post Payment, Entry form & chip lists to Paul O’Donnell. Alternatively, you may enter online by following this link (https://sdas-scottish-national-championship.eventbrite.co.uk)
For dogs taking prescribed medication – Please download & complete this form DOPING-CONTROL-DOGS-VETERINARY-FORM-1-141020 and forward to firstname.lastname@example.org for approval
The IFSS World Cup event is held under IFSS rules. These can viewed by clicking on the following links:
The provisional Start List can be downloaded by clicking on CulbinWCp (1) Please note – this may be subject to change.
The List of helpers duties can be downloaded by clicking on Culbin WCp Helpers. The Chip Checker assistants are to assist the race vets in any way required at the finish line – this may involve assisting in holding a finished team, or checking off dogs from the Dog ID lists. The Bib Spotter will also be at the finish ensuring that the chief timer knows the bib number of each team as it crosses the finish line. Please note: Classes will not go ahead until the marshals are in place on the trail. Please do not be late for your duty – this will result in a delay the running order.
The canicross race briefing for the later arriving canicross competitors will take place at approx 11am near to the race information board.
Please remember to bring your dog ID forms (chip lists) and hand them in at registration. You will need a separate list for each team entered.
27th-30th November – IFSS / WSA European Dryland Championship – France (contact BSSF)
20th / 21st December 2014 – SDAS CSJ Championship Series race Cancelled – No Venue 2nd/3rd – 4th January 2015 – SDAS CSJ Championship Series SNOW RACE IF POSSIBLE Cancelled – no snow
31st January AM & PM 2 STAGE DAY & NIGHT RACE – SDAS CSJ Championship Series race – CULBIN FOREST –
Please click on Culbin race invitation for details of the event. Please send your SDAS-CSJ-Championship-Series-2014-15-Entry-Form and sdas-csj-champ-dog-id-form to Paul O’Donnell. Postal Entries Close
Friday 16th January 2015. Extended entries closing date to Saturday 24th January. Online Entry at EventBrite can be made by clicking here
6th – 8th February 2015 – BSSF UK National Championship & IFSS World Cup(TBC) / Qualifying race – Thetford, England
19th – 22nd February 2015 – WSA Anniversary World Championship – Seefeld, Austria. see http://www.wsa-championship.com/en
20th – 22nd February 2015 – IFSS on Snow World Championship (Mid distance & Skijor) – Bernau, Germany
27th February – 1st March 2015 IFSS On-Snow World Championship (Sprint) Todtmoos, The Black Forest, Germany.
7th / 8th March 2015 – SDAS CSJ Championship Series race – Ford Estate (near Coldstream, Borders)
Please click on Ford-March-2015-race-invitation for details of the event. Online Entry at EventBrite can be made by clicking here for https://sdas-csj-ford-estate.eventbrite.co.uk. Or, if you prefer the traditional paper method, please send your sdas-csj-championship-series-2015-entry-form and sdas-csj-champ-dog-id-form to Paul O’Donnell. Postal Entries Close Monday 2nd March. Online & email entry closes Wednesday 4th March.
21st / 22nd March 2015 – SDAS CSJ Championship Series race – Bowland Trails 3 stage race (Blairgowrie, Perthshire) Please click on Bowlands Race info 2015 for details of the event. Online Entry at EventBrite can be made by clicking here for http://sdas-csj-bowland-trails.eventbrite.co.uk . Or, if you prefer the traditional paper method, please send your sdas-csj-championship-series-2015-entry-form and sdas-csj-champ-dog-id-form to Paul O’Donnell. Postal Entries Close Monday 16th March. Online & email entry closes Wednesday 18th March.
PLEASE REMEMBER – THIS IS A WINTER SPORT – PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR VEHICLE HAS SNOW CHAINS AND / OR SNOW TYRES AND / OR 4 WHEEL DRIVE BEFORE EMBARKING ON YOUR JOURNEY TO A RACE. IT IS THE MUSHERS’ RESPONSIBILITY TO BE PREPARED (VEHICLE AND SLED!) IN THE EVENT OF SNOW.