Sat May 6, 10:00 AM - Sat May 6, 5:00 PM
600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602

Community: Downtown Tampa


The Florida Wiener Dog Derby is an all-volunteer, nonprofit, fundraising and educational organization that promotes rescue, adoption and responsible canine ownership with fun, family oriented events with the community.

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The Florida Wiener Dog Derby, Inc, is a Florida event based all-volunteer 501C3 fundraiser for local dachshund and animal rescue. In a calendar year, we host at least ten different competition events within the state of Florida, which raise money for designated nonprofits. Our main event, held in conjunction with Tampa Riverfest, is scheduled to be held on Saturday May 6, 2023. Riverfest and the Florida Wiener Dog Derby, expect at least 10,000 spectators and we host about 500 registered dogs to compete in different talent and obedience based contests, not to mention the main event, which is Florida's Largest Dachshund Derby and gathering. For our 2023 Derby, we are celebrating 13 years of family fun and raising money for four local guest rescues: Skyway Dachshund Rescue & DARE Dachshund Adoption Rescue and Education.
There are 8 total racing divisions, 7 of which are restricted to dachshunds. 1 racing division, Wiener Wannabe, is open to all small & medium dog breeds. There are 5 additional fun contests open to all breeds: Best Kisser, Best Tail, Best Nose, speed Trap and the Bad 2DA Bone obedience contest. We also have the K-9 costume contest with 4 different categories open to all breed dogs and is FREE to enter. Any dog can register to race & compete! The Event is Free to attend and open to the public. A small entry fee applies to the races and fun contests with the exception of the FREE costume contest.
100% of all event proceeds will go to both of our aforementioned event partner rescues.
Registration, event details and rules are found on our website

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