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Join us November 11, 2024 from 4pm to 6pm at Halpatter Brewery for Chili, Craft Beer and fun times.  Expect 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.  


This will be the one you don't want to miss!! 


Join us March 1, 2024  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. Festivities include a K9 Challenge, doggie races, costume contests, fun runs, food & vendors.


Vendor registration fee is $55.00


Chili Cook-Off & Doggie Social

November 11, 2024

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!!

$10 per person includes Chili Dinner & Fixin's

$10.00 Chili Cook Off Entry Donation
(Cash prizes for 1st & 2nd place)

Raffle tickets available!
Rules & Categories
Chili Cook-Off Chili Registration
Hounds & Habaneros


A Celebration of Dogs!

March 1, 2024

Darby Pavilion, Downtown Lake City, Florida
10am - 3pm

WuffStock Festival Features

The 10th Annual Columbia County Doxie Derby Races ~ includes 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! And bring the kids for the Kids Fun Run - prizes for winners. 

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!

2024 Schedule

Vendor set up 8:30-9:30
8:30 – General Event Registrations
10:00 – Opening Ceremony at Darby Pavilion

10:15 – Doxie Derby Puppy Race
10:30 – Doxie Derby Adult Race
10:45 – Doxie Derby Senior Race

11:00 - Columbia County Doxie Derby Championship Race
11:15 – Skippy J. Fund Wheel Chair Charity Race
11:45– Sam the Doodle Special Needs Charity Race
12:00– Beat the Heat Charity Race

12:30 - Children's Fun Run

1:15 – Best Nose
1:30 – Smooching Pooches

1:45 – Best Dressed

2:00 – Oldest, Longest & Farthest Winners Announced

2:15 – K9 Challenge in Pavilion Begins
2:00 – Raffle Winners announced


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.  

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 Wuffstock@gmail.com or on the day of the event at the main registration table. 

The Kids Fun Run 

Free to Kids 12 and underA fun color run, includes prizes and award
Registration for Races & Contests will be held the day of the event. Event registrations will begin at  7:30am


  • Best Nose  Best Trick

  • The Speed Trap

  • Best Dressed  M/F

  • Best Dressed Group

  • Smooching Pooches

  • K9 Team Challenge     

  • Kid's Fun Run


  • Who Came the Farthest

  • The Oldest

  • 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.

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