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Wiener Dog Race

WienerDogRaceOnline registration for the Fourth ANNUAL Macon Octoberfest 2017 Wiener Dog Race and an all breed dog costume competition benefiting All About Animals Rescue is Opens September 15th, 2017. 

Registration for both events is $10 and 100% goes to All About Animals


You may register online at before or on race day Oct. 21, 2017, at the race check in table in Cherry Street Plaza. Walk-up registration and advance registration check-in begins at 11:00 a.m. Saturday 10/21/17 and closes at 11:50 a.m.! Races will start around 12 p.m. – If you’ve pre-registered, you’ll still need to check in at the desk. – Walk-up registration is $10 per dog entered, cash, credit and checks are accepted. All dogs must have current vaccinations and be on a leash (except while racing). – Owners must be responsible for their pets while at the race site and come prepared to pick up after their dogs. Trash cans will be available.


Dogs will run in heats of 6 dogs each until all registered competitors have raced. – The winners of the fastest heats will race in a final heat, and Macon Octoberfest Cash will be awarded to the top three finishers. – During the heat, all dogs must have an assistant at the starting gate and one at the finish line. – Judges’ decisions are final. ALSO: At least one non-competitive heat will be for mixed-breed dachshunds, the Almost Wiener Run. Registration rates will apply.


Costume contest for all breeds/sizes/ages of dogs will take place after the last race heat of the day. Prizes will be awarded; registration cost is $10. Be creative and show off your dog’s alter ego!

For 2017 sponsorship opportunities, contact Lisa at [email protected].

Please JOIN US ON Facebook at Macon Octoberfest for competition updates, city and hotel info, pictures of competitors and more.


Wiener Dog Race

Date: Saturday, October 21st, 2017
Start Time: 12:00 pm
End Time: 12:30 pm
Cherry Street Plaza,
339 Cherry Street
Macon, Georgia 31201
Map and Directions

Registration Details

General Admission $10.00
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