Friday, April 1, 2011

2011 Purina Incredible Dog Challenge Kicks Off Today in Atlanta GA

Photo: Bark Network
The Purina Incredible Dog Challenge kicks off today with some all-American baseball in Atlanta, Georgia.

Friday, April 1, 9 AM - Open Qualifier Registration
Saturday, April 2 - 11:30 AM to 4 PM - Purina Incredible Dog Challenge
Centennial Olympic Park
265 Park Avenue West NW,  Atlanta, GA

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Some of the most talented dogs from around the country will make their way to famed Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta to participate in the Purina Incredible Dog Challenge.  This premier canine sporting event features dogs competing in a variety of Olympic style events including dog diving, freestyle flying disc, head-to-head weave poles, Jack Russell hurdle racing and agility.

Dogs will celebrate the start of the 2011 baseball season with an inaugural baseball game against local tee ball players this morning.

Local dogs have the opportunity to qualify to participate in two events:  dog diving and freestyle flying disc.  Top qualifiers win the chance to demonstrate their skills in Saturday's April 2 competition with the possibility of qualifying for the National Championship in St Louis in October.


 Friday, April 1
 9:00 AM         Qualifying Sign-Up and Registration
 9:00 AM         Purina Incredible Baseball Game Location
10:00 AM        Incredible Diving Dog Qualifying
10:30 AM        Incredible Freestyle Flying Disc Qualifying
 1:00 PM         Incredible Agility Practice
 1:45 PM         Incredible Diving Dog Practice
 2:30 PM         Incredible 30-Weave Up-and-Back Practice
 3:15 PM         Incredible Jack Russell Hurdle Racing Practice
 3:45 PM         Incredible Fetch-it Practice Dog Diving
 4:15 PM         Incredible Freestyle Flying Disc Practice

Saturday, April 2
11:00 AM        Agility Course Inspection
11:15 AM        Agility Forerunners
11:25 AM        National Anthem
11:30 AM        Incredible Agility Competition - Large & Small
12:30 PM        Incredible Diving Dog Competition
 1:15 PM         Incredible Jack Russell Hurdle Racing
 2:00 PM         Incredible Fetch it
 2:30 PM         Incredible 30-Weave Up-and-Back Competition
 3:15 PM         Incredible Freestyle Flying Disc

2011 marks the 14th year of the Purina Incredible Dog Challenge, which continues to demonstrate Purina's commitment to and passion for pets.  The even has become a national sensation known for attracting world-class canine athletes in a multi-city tour that culminates each year with the nationally televised championships.  For more information on the Purina Incredible Dog Challenge visit Bark Network.


  1. when will the west coast competition be and where?

  2. Sorry, I've not yet seen any announcement for west coast events. Purina publishes a comprehensive calendar here:


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