July 4, 2015

Jr. Iditarod Sled Dog Race

Teens Fourteen to Seventeen Accepting Challenges

Opening day for Jr. Iditarod entries in the 2016 Race will be Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the Iditarod Headquarters, Mile 2.2, Knik Goose Bay Road, Wasilla.


The Race Rules are not available yet but will be available shortly. The entry fee, for those signing up on Saturday will be $150. The paperwork is on the Jr. Iditarod website and we will also have a few packets here.


The Race is open to young mushers from 14 – 17. It begins on Saturday, February 27, 2016, at 10 a.m. at Knik Lake. Scholarships will be offered to the top three mushes as well as winners of the sportsmanship and humanitarian awards.


For more information, contact Iditarod Headquarters, 907-352-2203.