It’s time to crown San Diego’s fastest wiener dog! The racing dachshunds return Saturday, August 30th on the rugby fields at Qualcomm Stadium.
The event is a fund-raiser for the non-profit Pacific Life Holiday Bowl. It also benefits Rancho Coastal Humane Society.
The eight fastest dachshunds from the expected field of 350 wiener dogs at this qualifying round will race during the Padres v. Dodgers game at Petco Park on September 10th to determine the San Diego finalist. The local champion will race against the winning dogs from all around the Western United States at the Port of San Diego Big Bay Balloon Parade on December 29th.
The entry fee for dogs is $10 and is free for spectators. The event also includes vendors, dog rescue organizations, food and more.
Registration opens at 8:30 a.m., and racing begins at 9:30 a.m. The competition will go until approximately 12:30 p.m.
In addition to Wienerschnitzel, sponsors include Cox Communications, Port of San Diego, San Diego County Credit Union, San Diego 6, Jack-FM, 760 KFMB, San Diego City Beat and Pacific Life.
For information and entries, visit www.PacificLifeHolidayBowl.com or call (619) 283-5808.