March 2015 Race Meet Flyer
Here is the flyer for our March race meets.
Please note that WWWA has new race secretaries (one for whippets and one for OBs) for 2015! Please do not send entries to Kerie Swepston (or to me!). Please see the flyer below for details about where to send your entries. Thanks!
Also WWWA will be very short-staffed for this meet, so please also make special note of the info about food and practices below in the flyer. Thanks for understanding!
Western Washington Whippet Association
Saturday, March 21, 2015 — NAWRA/LGRA Whippets: 200 yards, 4 programs, 6 dog races Whippet Puppies: 150 yards, 3 programs, 4 dog races Other Breeds: 200 yards, 3 programs, 4 dog races Sprinters: 200 yards, 3 programs (more info below)
Sunday, March 22, 2015 — ALL-BREED NOTRA (This meet has been changed from a 350 to a 300 yard with NOTRA approval) Whippets: 300 yard, 4 programs, 4 dog races Other Breeds: 300 yard, 3 programs, 4 dog races
Inspection: 9:00 a.m. each day
NAWRA: Whippets; puppies 8-14 months may be entered in puppy races.
LGRA: Open to any Afghan Hound, Azawakh, Basenji, Borzoi, Chart Polski, Cirneco dell’Etna, Greyhound, Ibizan Hound, Irish Wolfhound, Italian Greyhound, Magyar Agar, Pharaoh Hound, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Saluki, Scottish Deerhound, Silken Windhound, and Sloughi one year or older on the day of the meet.
NOTRA: Open to any Afghan Hound, Basenji, Borzoi, Cirneco dell Etna, Greyhound, Ibizan Hound, Irish Wolfhound, Italian Greyhound, Pharaoh Hound, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Saluki, Scottish Deerhound, Silken Windhound, Sloughi, Whippet or provisional breed (Portuguese Podengo and Magyar Agar) one year or older on the day of the meet.
We are offering Sprinter Racing SATURDAY ONLY for NAWRA ineligible whippets. DQs OK – no measuring, no registration requirement.
All racers must wear muzzles. All racers will be boxed unless the race committee deems the boxes will not accommodate a breed in attendance. Entries will only be accepted from hounds qualified to race. Hounds must be registered with the appropriate race organization to participate. To register in advance see the appropriate website (NAWRA: http://www.nawra.com; LGRA: http://www.lgra.org; NOTRA:http://www.notra.org) for more information. Registration will be offered the day of the meet; for each organization, please bring a copy of hound’s registration and the $2 registration fee. However, pre-registration is greatly appreciated by the race secretary!
Pre-Entry Fees: $12 first dog, $10 each additional dog; $35 kennel fee (four dogs or more). Puppy races: $8. Sprinters: $5.
Day-of-Meet Fees: $15.00 per dog, no kennel discount.
Checks payable to: WWWA.
Pre-entries close: Thursday, March 19, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
Day-of-Meet entries close: 9:00 a.m. the day of the meet
Camping (sorry no hookups) is allowed on the field at no charge.
Food: Because we are very short-staffed for this meet, we will not offer the usual potluck. We will make every effort to stop for lunch, but please bring your own lunch. The closest restaurants are approximately 10 minutes from the field.
Practice: We may offer LIMITED practice between programs on Saturday and Sunday – time, weather and VOLUNTEERS permitting – for $5/dog. Practice will be prioritized for dogs actively preparing for competition and owned by club members and volunteer workers. Sign-up sheets will be available at the secretary’s table.
From the North: From I-5 take exit #127 (Hwy 512 Puyallup exit) towards Puyallup. Take the Pacific Ave exit (Hwy 7) and turn right. Go south on Pacific Ave approximately 5 miles to the Roy “Y” and bear right on WA-507/Spanaway McKenna Hwy. Go 1.2 miles and turn slight left onto 8th Ave. Go 5.2 miles and (just after crossing 288th St.) turn left into the entrance to the Polo Field on a dirt road marked with signage. Follow dirt road to the clubhouse.
From the South: Take I-5 exit 88A (Tenino exit) and follow to Yelm. Turn right at the stop light and follow to McKenna. Turn right at stop light in McKenna (Exxon station) on Hwy 702/352nd St. Go 5.3 miles to flashing yellow light and turn left on 8th Ave. Go approx. 3.5 miles. The Polo Field is down a dirt road in the trees on the right just before the 288th Street intersection, and will be marked with signage. Follow dirt road to the clubhouse.
Address: 29125 8th Ave S, Roy, WA