Dog Race Pre-registration

Dog Race Registration


Two dogs in costume

Race Dates:

Saturday, September 16 at 2:00pm

Sunday, September 17 at 2:00pm

Saturday, September 30 at 2:00pm

Sunday, October 1 at 2:00pm


Race Location:

Joust Track


Day of Race:

All dogs must check in at Long Dog Apparel in the Pet Fest Field between 9am & 11am. Race will begin at 2:00pm in the Joust Field.


Race Rules:

  1. All dogs must be pure bred Corgis, Pugs, or Dachshunds to register
  2. All dogs must be registered through the Minnesota Renaissance Festival Pet Gate
  3. Each dog will need two handlers to race, one at the starting line as the “releaser” and one at the finish line as the “catcher.”
  4. You may bring your dog’s favorite toy as an incentive at the finish line. No loud noise toys or objects, laser pointers or “human good” (small treats are okay).
  5. The winners of heats and advancement is the decision of the finish line judge.
  6. All dogs must be on a leash when not racing.
  7. Owners are required to clean up after their dog.
  8. Dog must be social and well behaved.


Mail in Registration – Pet Fest

Register and Pay Online Below!