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THE HOUNDS & HABANEROS
Join us February 27th, 2021 at Halpatter Brewery for Chili, Craft Beer and fun times, Friendly dogs and their people are welcome! There will be great raffles, pet costume contest with prizes and awards; Bring your dogs and come play with us. Enjoy the Chili and the Bonfire and meet some great people and their dogs all while supporting a great community organization.
LOCATION: Halpatter Brewery 264 NE Hernando Ave, Lake City Florida. This will be the one you don't want to miss!!
Join us November 13th, 2021 for a fun-filled day you and your family will absolutely enjoy! Hosted in beautiful Lake City, Florida at the conveniently located Darby Pavilion at Desoto. Children are welcome to participate in the contests and games with their pets too. Children 12 & under can enter the children's fun run. You and your furry friend can race against time at the K9 Challenge and bring home the coveted first place Fire Hydrant trophy. There will be lots of Animal Rescue organizations where you can meet adoptable pets, all waiting to find a forever home. Who knows, you may fall in love and find your next furry family member. Join us for K9 Challenge, doggie races, costume contests, food & vendors.
HOUNDS & HABANEROS
Chili Cook-Off & Doggie Social
FEBRUARY 27th, 2021
Hosted by Halpatter Brewing Company
264 Northeast Hernando Avenue
Lake City, Florida
Festivities begin at 4pm til 6pm. Judging begins at 4:15
Join us for a Chili and Costume Contest with great prizes and awards; Bring your dogs and come play with us. Enjoy the Chili and the Bonfire and meet some great people and their dogs! This will be the one you don't want to miss!!
LEASHED, FRIENDLY PETS ARE WELCOME!
Chili Cook-Off Form
Rules & Categories
$10 per person includes Chili Dinner & Fixin's
$5 Chili Cook Off Entry Donation
Raffle tickets available!
THE WUFFSTOCK FESTIVAL
A Celebration of Dogs!
November 13, 2021
@ Darby Pavilion, Downtown Lake City, Florida
The WuffStock Festival features:
The 9th Annual Columbia County Doxie Derby Races ~ includes The WuffStock 5K Fun Run/Walk ~ with or without your dog ~ This is a timed fun run not a Certified 5k course. The K9 Team Challenge ~ you and your furry friend or create a team compete against time on an obstacle course to win prizes and awards!
Join us for a fun filled day you and your family will absolutely enjoy! Hosted in beautiful Lake City, Florida at the conveniently located Darby Pavilion at Desoto Lake. Visit lots of Animal Rescue organizations and meet their adoptable pets, all waiting to find a forever home. Who knows, you may fall in love and find your next furry family member. There will be vendors, entertainment, races, contests and great food. Come to participate or just to watch, laugh and cheer! The Lake City WuffStock Festival has many exciting events for all sizes & breeds of dogs to enter. Admission is FREE! Some events have a small registration fee while others are free. Breeds of all sizes can participate in the races & costume contests, Who Traveled the Furthest to Attend, The Oldest Dog in the Crowd, Smooching Pooches and the Best Nose timed competition. Wow us with what you have taught Fido to do in the Best Trick Contest. Test you & your pooches skills with the K9 Team Challenge course including weave poles, tunnels, and jumps!
7:00 - 5K Fun Run Packet & T-shirt pickup
7:30 – General Event Registrations
8:00 – 5K Fun Run Begins
9:30 – Opening Ceremony at Darby Pavilion
COLUMBIA COUNTY DOXIE DERBY RACES
9:45 – Doxie Derby Puppy Race
10:00 – Doxie Derby Adult Race
10:15 – Doxie Derby Senior Race
10:30 - Columbia County Doxie Derby Championship Race
11:00 – Skippy J. Fund Wheel Chair Charity Race
11:15 – Sam the Doodle Special Needs Charity Race
11:30 – Beat the Heat Charity Race
11:45 - Children's Fun Run
12:30 – Best Nose
12:45 – Smooching Pooches
1:00 – Best Dressed
1:15 – Oldest, Longest & Farthest Winners Announced
1:30 – K9 Challenge in Pavilion Begins
2:00 – Raffle Winners announced
The K9 Team Challenge:
The K9 team challenge is a timed event. you and your dog are a team . Together you will compete against time in the K9 Team Challenge. Each team member and their dog is timed as they go through the team challenge course. All times are recorded and the team who completes the competition course in the fastest time wins the coveted Fire Hydrant Award and bragging rights for a full year! Teams (you and your dog) run the course competing against other singles as well. Teams can win prizes. Donation pledges are optional but the team that raises the highest pledged donations for Covenant Pet Trust wins a grand prize. You can register in advance at or on the day of the event at the main registration table.
The WuffStock 5K Fun Run/Walk:
CHIP TIMING BIBS WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL RUNNERS SO YOU'LL KNOW YOUR EXACT TIME!
Grab your sneakers and your best friend (furry or not) and join the cause! This will be a timed event. The quickest runner (first to cross the finish line) will receive a $20.00 gas card for the best time. Registration fee is $30.00 and includes a WuffStock 5k T-Shirt with our awesome WuffStock logo, bottled water and the satisfaction that you have made the difference in the life of a deserving animal. We encourage you to challenge yourself to achieve your personal best this is intended to be a fun run ~ please know that there will be runners/walkers of all levels. (T-Shirts not guaranteed unless -runners are pre-registered by 11/01/21). All dogs must be on a 6ft or shorter leash. Flexible and Long leashes are not permitted.
Columbia County Doxie Derby:
This charity race is the most fun you'll have showing off your wiener! Also, enjoy the antics while our best friends run their little legs off for charity. All dogs registered must be 14in or less at the shoulder. Registration fees for all races are $7.00. Skippy J. Fund Race is open to all dogs 14 inches or less. This race is 20 feet in length open to disabled dogs of any breed 14 inches or less at the shoulders. Proceeds benefit the Skippy J. Fund a Covenant Pet Trust Program that provides wheels and other equipment for animals with special needs. Beat the Heat – Open to all breeds 14 inches or less at the shoulders. This race benefits the CPT Pay It Forward Program.
Registration for Races & Contests will be held the day of the event. Event registrations will begin at 7:30am
COMPETITIONS & CONTESTS:
PAID CONTESTS INCLUDE
Best Nose Best Trick
The Speed Trap
Best Dressed M/F
Best Dressed Group
K9 Team Challenge
Kid's Fun Run
FREE CONTESTS INCLUDE
Who Came the Farthest
The Longest Purebred Doxie
All contests are open to all sizes & breeds of dogs with the exception of the Longest Purebred Doxie. Registration at or prior to the events is required.