DALLAS, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 900 dogs from eleven different countries are headed to Scottsdale, AZ Nov. 9 – 13, for the 29th annual Grand Prix of Dog Agility® World Championships and $10,000 Dog Agility Steeplechase®, the two headline attractions at the 2016 Cynosport World Games.
These are the world's fastest and best canine athletes, completing a 170 yard obstacle course in 40 seconds or less while being navigated by their human partner.
Join the fun with your dog and participate in "paws-on" activities like Splash Dogs, lure coursing, herding instinct testing, Rally Obedience, an "Agility 101" course and a pet lovers shopping paradise.
Competitors will be battling for the sport's most coveted prizes, the Grand Prix of Dog Agility® World Champion title and to compete for more than $10,000 in prize money in the Dog Agility Steeplechase®.
The excitement takes place at WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85260, Nov. 9 – 13, 2016.
Daily activities run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with evening events scheduled Friday and Saturday beginning at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $10 per carload.
For everyone's safety, well-behaved dogs on leashes no longer than 6 feet are welcome to attend. Retractable leashes, choke and prong collars are not allowed.
If you can't make it out to the event, you can watch the incredible competition live on cynosport.tv.
More details and information at www.cynosport.com or at 888-AGILITY (244-5489)
The event is hosted by the United States Dog Agility Association, the world's largest, independent canine sports authority. We're dedicated to promoting the sport of dog agility as a recreational, family sport that fosters responsible pet ownership.
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SOURCE United States Dog Agility Association