EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSPooches To Vie For Top Dog Titles Saturday In Wiener Dog Race
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Reported by: Jeff Morris
Reported: Jun. 20, 2014 4:33 PM EDT
Updated: Jun. 20, 2014 4:46 PM EDT
Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia
The action is sure to be fast and "fur"-ious in this competition.
One of the most popular FestivALL events gets under way Saturday -- the 8th Annual FestivALL West Side Wiener Dog Race -- when lots of low-to-the-ground pooches will be scurrying across the field in all-out, furball races.
The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Stonewall Jackson Middle School.
Billed as a family fun event, it features the wiener dog races with fetch competitions, a costume contest, food vendors and music.
The event is co-produced by West Side Main Street and sponsored by Security America.
Following is the schedule:
10 a.m., Registration begins, music and food vendors, rescue groups, splash pools and cooling stations open, caricature artist and vet corner.
11 a.m., Musical easels art event.
11:30 a.m., Fetch contest and pet blessing.
12 p.m., Registration ends. Costume contest and parade.
1 p.m., Races begin.
2:30 p.m., Awards.
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