10th Annual Bristol Dryland National Canadian Championship Dog Race

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On October 25,-26 and 27, 2019 Timberland Tours will host the 10th annual Bristol Dryland National Canadian Dog Race.  It will also be the occasion to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Bristol Dryland. Hundreds of racers and dogs from all over the globe, flock to the small town of Bristol, Quebec to compete in this world class event. 


The race is run on a sandy trail that winds through a beautiful pine forest.   Racers and their dogs can compete in several events: scooter, canicross, bikejoring and 4, 6, and 8 dog rigs.  Spectators can observe the race from several look out points including the start and finish bleachers, a high rise stand, and also along an access path that cuts through the forest and crosses the race track.


With the largest purse of over $10,000 it is one of the biggest dryland races in the world.  In fact the Bristol Dryland race was ranked 3rd worldwide in 2010 by all registered racers .  


Come and meet some of the fastest teams on the planet!!!  Admission for spectators and parking are free.  For security reason no pets are allowed on the premises.  Vendors will be on site with warm food and beverages as well as some merchandise.   Just 45 min. from Ottawa.   


Race Coordinator: Denis Rozon

Race Marshal: Jim Cunningham

Chief Timer:  Pierre Lambert

Veterinarian: Dr. Alida Jong

Chief Judge: Lou Serre

Trail Boss: Martin Riopel



Bristol Dryland Dog Race is sanctioned by IFSS


Race Registration and Bib Draw

This year race is organized by the Canadian Association of Harness Dog Sports - See the information pertaining to registration and applicables fees here : https://www.facebook.com/events/timberland-tours/canadian-national-championship-bristol-dryland-10th-anniversary/315791739074902/


Please note that sport classes can register starting august 1st 2019

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If you have any questions or concerns please call Denis Rozon at 819-647-3185. Thank you!

Attention: Helmets are mandatory and must be worn by all racers (excluding canicross)





The bikejoring, scooter and cart categories will offer seeded starts for all participants which have already raced at Bristol Dryland. Only the registrations and payments received before October 17th will be seeded. All later entrances will be drawn and start after seeded teams on the first day of racing. All payments must be received prior to the bib draw on Friday October 26th at 9:30 p.m. Bristol Dryland Championship is IFSS sanctioned. To collect IFSS World cup Points you must obtain a DID (Drivers identification number) through CAHDS at DID Request.