Loppet Foundation

Chuck & Don’s Skijoring Loppet Day Two

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Point-to-point long distance races featuring the Two Dog Skijoring Championship and IFSS World Cup Race.

Sunday: 2:00 p.m.

Day two of the Chuck & Don’s Skijoring Loppet, National Skijoring Championship and IFSS World Cup Race. Skijor teams can use one or two dogs. The race will begin at Bde Maka Ska North Beach and will follow the green course (link below). If there is insufficient snow to do the point-to-point course, the race will be completed on the snowmaking loop at Wirth Park.

ifss-logoThe Chuck & Don’s Point-to-Point Skijoring Loppet is the second day of the National Skijoring Championship and IFSS World Cup Race following the premiere Loppet ski trail. Skijoring teams can compete in one or both days. Those teams that compete in both Saturday’s Chuck & Don’s Skijoring Loppet 10K and Sunday’s Chuck & Don’s 10k Point-to-Point Skijoring Loppet will automatically be entered into the Combined National Championship event.

Entry Fee Schedule

Status Through September 30 Through November 29 Through January 3 Through January 24 Through January 29 Through February 1 (in-person only) Through February 2 (in-person only)
Chuck & Don’s Point-to-Point Skijoring Loppet and Two Dog Skijoring Championship Closed $25 $30 $35 $40 $50 $60

Registration and transaction fees are nonrefundable, including in the event of cancellation. Registration is not transferable to another person or another event for any reason, including injury. Competing under another person’s name will result in disqualification.

A Note About the Data We Collect

There is no registration for Skijoring Loppet events after Friday evening packet pickup closes.


Teams can use either one dog or two on this second day of the Chuck & Don’s Skijoring Loppet and National Championships – but there is only one class recognized.

Race Rules

Participants are responsible for reading, understanding and complying with published race rules. Any changes or adjustments to these rules will be communicated prior to the race. Safety is of utmost concern for all and rules may be altered to ensure safety. No pulks, sleds or other carriers are permitted. Sit Skiers are permitted.

Download Sunday’s Race Rules PDF

For more information about skijoring visit http://www.skijorusa.org

Race Format

Skijoring teams will be seeded based on prior Skijoring Loppet race results. Request for seeding by Skijorers with no prior race history must be sent to kevinmmurphy@comcast.net by January 18, 2019 to be considered for this event. Request must include links to publicly available skijoring race results.

10k Skijoring teams will be seeded based on 2018 SkijorUSA Midwest Race Series Race results. Registration is required by end of online registration on January 29 to be included in the seeding for this event.


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