The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon Cutest Puppy Contest is a fan-favorite! Get your official Beargrease Gear, vote for the cutest puppy and enjoy all that Fitger’s has to offer. The event is free and open to the public.
Be sure to grab lunch or a sweet treat at Fitger’s while waiting to see which lucky pup will take home top-honors this year!
Date: January 25, 2020
Location: Fitger’s, 600 E. Superior St, Duluth, MN.
Time: Puppy Registration – 11:00 AM – Noon Limit: 40 puppies.
Viewing/Voting: Noon – 2:00 PM
Awards: 2:15 PM (as soon as all votes are counted)
Puppy Contest Details & Rules
Do you have a puppy you would like to enter into the contest? Registration Is FREE and starts at 11:00 am at Fitger’s and ends at 12:00 pm. Voting begins at 12:00 pm and closes at 2:00 pm. Award Ceremony will be at approximately 2:15 pm.. Open to the first 40 puppies!
Age Requirements: puppies must be between 4 to 9 months.
Vaccinations: DHLPP and Rabies Must be up to date and you must provide veterinary records as proof – No exceptions!
Liability waiver: Signature is required at registration/check-in. Retractable leashes are discouraged. Standard leashes 6 feet or shorter are recommended. If a retractable leash is used, you will need to keep it locked at 6 feet or shorter.
Clean up: Owners will be responsible to clean up after their puppy. No other animals will be allowed to register.
Voting begins at noon and no puppies will be allowed to register after.
Award Ceremony: 2:30 pm in the Courtyard
(In the event of bad weather the award ceremony will be held indoors).