K9 XGAMES Q & A

FAQ

Q1: WHAT IS THE K9X GAMES

A1: The K9 X GAMES is an annual event and fun day Sunday. where dog owner or dog handler & canine partner come together to test their bond and stamina negotiating numerous obstacles, water, low crawls, and challenges.

Q2: WHEN IS THE RACE?

A2: The K9 X GAMES is Sunday, April 28th 2019 from 9 AM to 1 PM.
The price to participate in the obstacle course is $10.00 for early online registrations found here on our Registration Page, 
If you wait and pay on the day of the event at the gate our registration is $15.00.

Q3: IS THERE AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR THE FOR SPECTATORS?

A3: NO, it is free and open to the public, come one, come all!!!

Q4: WHERE IS THE K9 X GAMES?

A4: BCGSR: 385 45th Ave NE Naples. Florida 34120

Q5: WHAT IS THE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 26th?

A5: Sunday Fun-Day

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Q6: WHAT DO YOU WIN?

A6: Besides bragging rights…..Competitors are eligible for prizes. There are 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes.

Q7: MY CHILD WANTS TO RACE, WHAT IS THE AGE LIMIT?

A7: Your child must be 5 years old on or before the day of the event. Anyone under 18 must have their parent or guardian present to sign the form in person. The maximum age limit is 100 years. Anyone that between 5 and 10 years of age MUST be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or responsible adult along the course. Anyone outside these ages must get special permission from Event organizers, rarely given!

Q8: TELL ME ABOUT THE VENDOR AREA?

A8: We’ll have food and beer for sale. There is music and entertainment all day with the renowned Naples one and only SHELLY WATSON. There is Canine equipment and Specialist Vendors, a Children’s Play Area, and much more.

Q9: WHERE DO I PARK?

A9: There will be parking at the event! The side of the road or on property whichever is easier for a quick escape. Staff will guide you in come race day.

Q10: WHAT HAPPENS IF IT RAINS?

A10: You get wet. I mean, seriously, this isn’t NASCAR, we don’t stop and dry out the course. A little (or a lot) of rain just makes it more of a challenge.

Q11: I SIGNED UP BUT CAN’T ATTEND, CAN I GET A REFUND?

A11: Sorry, there are no refunds under any circumstances. No race transfers are available. The dogs need you.

Q12: IS THE K9 X GAMES SAFE?

A12: While there are risks involved in every sporting event, we take your safety seriously and do everything we can to make this a relatively safe event.

Q13: WHAT SHOULD I BRING?

A13:

  1. Bring a positive attitude
  2. Sturdy collar/harness and leash
  3. A portable kennel may be a good idea, that way we know your dog is secure
  4. Dog bowl and water
  5. A change of clothes – We’ll have a hose to rinse off if needed
  6. Cash to buy raffles, silent auction items, vendors, extra beer, and food.
  7. Sunscreen and Bug Spray

Q14: WHAT KIND OF PERSON PARTCAPATES IN THE K9 X GAMES?

A14: Canine Lovers. Those who are out for a fun day mostly but also the thrill seeking athletes who are not afraid to get down and dirty. Runners who are tired of the same old 5k or agility runs, outdoor enthusiasts, moms, dads, children, granddads and grandmas. In short, anyone who loves doing wacky and crazy events with the added perk of participating with your four-legged friend.

Q15: WHAT DO I WEAR?

A15: Run in old shoes, shorts and a t-shirt. Something that you mind getting dirty or wet maybe both.

Q16: HOW LONG IS THE COURSE?

A16: There will be approximately 26 obstacles give or take a few.

Q17: I AM ALL SIGNED UP.  WHAT NOW?

A17: Spread the word, train your dog, bring a friend, and prepare to enjoy a great Sunday Fun-Day complete with live music.

Q18: I ALREADY KNOW I WILL HAVE A GREAT TIME, WHO DO I THANK?

A18: Thank the volunteers of BIG CYPRESS GERMAN SHEPHERD RESCUE tell them how beautiful they look when you see them, and bring them gifts. Stella is great!

Q19: HOW DO I SIGN UP TO RUN A SECOND TIME?

A19: First of all, we are really impressed with your stamina! Secondly, you can either add a second registration during the sign-up process or add one later at the X Games

Q20: CAN I USE A RETRACTABLE LEASH?

A20: No we would prefer if your dog stayed with you and did not mingle with others. A 6’ leash is great.

Q21: CAN ALL DOGS COME TO THE EVENT?

A21: All dogs are invited to join the fun. No aggressive dogs permitted. No aggressive humans permitted. Temperament test prior to entering property.

Q22: ARE THERE AVAILABLE KENNELS FOR MY DOGS?

A22: Our kennels are full we recommend you bring your kennel to keep your dog safe especially if you chose to mingle.

Q23: WHAT IF I AM SCARED TO TACKLE AN OBSTACLE?

A23: 10 seconds will be added to your time scaredy-cat

Q24: CAN I BRING A RAFFLE BASKET OR SILENT AUCTION  ITEM WITH ME?

A24: Of course the more the merrier.

Q25: WHO CAN I CONTACT IF I WANT TO SPONSOR AN OBSTACLE?

A25: Event coordinator events@saveagermanshepherd.org

Q26: HOW CAN I BECOME PART OF THIS WONDERFUL, KIND, CARING ORGANIZATION?

A26; Fill out an application references a must to verify you will fit into this crazy family at www.saveagermanshepherd.org

 

***Don’t forget to help us get K9X GAMES Sponsors or Vendors. They can get in touch with the Event Coordinator at events@saveagermanshepherd.org