Welcome Mushers!

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

Entries will open on February 1, 2021. Rules will be posted shortly before that to this website.


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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.

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.

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.


Stage Race Purse: TBA