Welcome Mushers!

The Great North Woods Sleddog Challenge is open to all mushers 10 years and older. The stage race is held in 3 locations in northern NH. Mushers must complete the entire race (all 3 stages) to qualify for awards and purse.

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10 Dog Stage Race

Dogs:
Mushers will be allowed to designate a pool of 14 dogs to choose their teams from during the race. The maximum team size each stage is 10 dogs, minimum team size each day is 6 dogs.

Mileage:
Leg 1: 22 miles
Leg 2: 22 miles
Leg 3: 17 miles

6 Dog Stage Race

Dogs:
Mushers will be allowed to designate a pool of 8 dogs to choose their teams from during the race. The maximum team size each stage is 6 dogs, minimum team size each day is 4 dogs.

Mileage:
Leg 1: 22 miles
Leg 2: 22 miles
Leg 3: 17 miles

Skijor Stage Race

Dogs:
Skijorers will be allowed to designate a pool of 3 dogs to choose their teams from during the race. The maximum team size each stage is 2 dogs, minimum team size each day is 1 dog.

Mileage:
Leg 1: 22 miles
Leg 2: 22 miles
Leg 3: 20 miles

The Clay Hinds Memorial Race (1 Day - Sunday)

6 Dog Class:

The one day race will take place on Sunday March 10 in Stewartstown NH. The race course is 16 miles. This class is limited to 6 dogs and will leave approximately 30 minutes after the stage race has finished. This is a trophy only race


Stage Race Purse: $6000

Placing10-Dog6-DogSkijor
1$1,350.00$800.00 $270.00
2$800.00$480.00$160.00
3$575.00$350.00$120.00
4$400.00$240.00$80.00
5$230.00$140.00$40.00