On Sunday, June 24, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, the Round Lake Beach Petland invites all varieties of “wiener dogs,” including Dachshunds, Corgis, Basset Hounds, and short-legged, long-bodied mixes to race one another in Petland’s 2012 Dachshund Derby. Proceeds will benefit the Avon Township Community Foundation. This will be their 5th Annual Derby and will take place in the parking lot in front of their store located at 815 East Rollins Road in Round Lake Beach.
Registration for the Derby begins at 10:00 AM
The EVENTS START at 11:00 AM
All Doggy Low Riders (Dachshunds, Basset Hounds, Corgis, and mixes containing at least 50% wiener dog) are invited to come out and run to benefit the Avon Township Food Pantry. Tons …of prizes going out to the first, second, and third place Wieners! GRAND PRIZE: A YEAR’S SUPPLY OF DOG FOOD!
All Breed Costume Contest
All breeds are welcome to join us for our costume contest, where prizes will be awarded in 10 different categories! Best Family Support (people dressed up with their pets), Most Creative (must be home made), Best Team Spirit (two or more pets dressed together), Biggest Diva, Funniest Costume, Prettiest Costume, Scariest Costume, Best Veteran (Dogs 8 years and older), Most Elaborate, and Best In Show!
Chilly Dog Station
This year, Petland is offering a shaded cooling center, where tired racers can relax, get a drink and play in the pool.
Hot Dogs at The Wienie Race
Hot dogs and other concessions will be available for purchase during the derby to benefit Lake Villa Boy Scout Troop #323.
Cupcakes will be available from Sugar Buzz Coffee and Cupcakes in McHenry, IL.
Blue Copper Photography of Crystal Lake, IL will be joining us to take candid event pictures all day. They will be selling copies of the photos will all proceeds going towards the Avon Township Food Pantry!
Freckles and Co.
Freckles and Co of Round Lake will be out painting faces and creating balloon animal art!
Clifford the Big Red Dog
Clifford will be making an appearance. Be sure to say Hello!
$5.00 Nail Trimming will be provided by Petland’s highly trained kennel technicians!
Tickets $1.00 or 6 for $5.00
Support the Avon Township Food Pantry while winning awesome prizes!
Keep the little ones happy with a $5.00 Carnival Game Pass.
Temporary Tattoos, Bone Toss, Pin the Tail on the Puppy, Duck Pond, At The Races and Quarter Drop!
$1.00 Minimum Donation Per Attempt
Get the ball in one of the cups to win a Betta Fish!
Pooch Smooch Kissing Booth
Step Right Up and Show the Love!
Person to Receive the Most Kisses from Their Doggie Beloved Wins a Grand Prize!