What is Slobberfest? A Doggie Olympic style event with 12 events to bring out the competitive spirit in your dog (and you, lets face it)! We also have a scavenger hunt that takes you around Lynchburg and tests your knowledge of this great town.
Date: Saturday, March 23rd
Place: Peaks View Park
Time: 10am-2pm (registration at 9 am)
Scavenger Hunt: $25 per teams of up to 5 people with first place taking home $250. Starts at 9 am and ends at 12 noon
Cost: $25 per participating dog to enjoy all and any events (people free)
Register: To pre-register print out a registration form Slobberfest Registration and mail in or drop off at the shelter. For more details and to start raising pledges visit Slobberfest First Giving
*FREE EVENT T-SHIRT for those who pre-register or raise over $50 in pledges*
Sponsors: If you would like to be a sponsor please check out our sponsorship levels *for an extra $100 or $300 to your sponsorship level and you can be a sponsor of our Best Friend Ball as well. Email Kim@lynchburghumane.org for information.
"Host Country," Title Sponsor-$3,500
"Gold Medalist," Level One Sponsorship-$1,500
"Silver Medalist," Level Two Sponsorship-$500
The Animal Hospital of Lynchburg
"Bronze Medalist," Level Three Sponsorship-$250
BB&T Scott & Stringfellow
Babcock 's Auto Service
EventsMusical Hoops: This is musical chairs for dogs! While the music plays, handlers heel their dogs around a row of hula hoops. When the music stops, handlers tell their dogs to "sit" or "down"in a hula hoop, any dog without a hoop is excused.
Snoopy Says: In this fast-paced, canine version of Simon Says, handlers and dogs must follow instructions - but only if Snoopy says so! Last 3 left win
Peanut Butter Lick: Who can empty the spoon of peanut butter the fastest? First 3 win
Frisbee Throw: The dog with the furthest catch wins (furthest distance thrown and caught).
Filla Fuller Brush Shedding: Handlers will have one minute to brush their dog. One handler holds plastic bags while the other brushes and passes hair. Handler supplies their own grooming tool. NO Furminators. Whoever has the most hair in 60 seconds wins. Top 3 win
Tennis Ball Toss: Whoever can fetch the bucket of balls the fastest or has the most in 90 seconds.
Meatball Eating Contest: Who can eat the most turkey meatballs in 30 seconds.
Red Light Green Light: In this game, one person plays the "stop light" and the rest try to touch him/her. At the start, all the dog and handlers form a line about 35 feet away from the stop light. The stop light says green light and at this point the dogs and handlers are allowed to move towards the stop light. At any point the stop light may say "red light" and turn around. If any of the dogs and handlers are caught moving they are out. Play resumes. First 3 to reach the red light win.
Lure Course: Dogs are timed chasing a mechanically operated lure. Top 3 times win
Babe Ruth Obedience Baseball: Dogs complete a command at each base to score. To start dog and handler stand at home plate. Judge says "go" and dog and handler move to 1st base. Handler commands dog to sit. When dog sits, dog and handler move to 2nd base. At 2nd the dog is commanded to lay. Once the dog lays they move to 3rd base. Handler commands dog to sit/stay When dog obeys, handler walks to home plate with their back to the dog. When handler reaches home plate they release dog. When dog crosses home plate the time stops. 3 best times win.
Agility Course: Handler directs the dog through the obstacle course in a race for both time and accuracy.
1/2 Mile Run: We end the day with our olympic run. First 3 dogs win.