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Community Appreciation Night March 16th

Volunteers, Sponsors, Mushers & Fans...

Please join us for our 2018 Community Appreciation Night!

Friday, March 16, 7 - 9PM @ Calumet Elks Lodge, 25701 Wedge Street

You are AWESOME - Please join us to celebrate your great work for CopperDog!

There will be lots of snacks, treats, and beverages sponsored by Aspirus Hospital and Pat's IGA

Win door prizes - apparel and gift cards. We will also be selling CopperDog 150 merchandise and souvenirs.

posted on 3/7/2018 8:45 AM by Jim Northey | permalink | Back to Top

9th Annual CopperDog Festival Weekend

Friday, March 2

  • Music, Food, Art, Fun
  • Opening Ceremony
  • Start of Races
  • Fireworks Finale
  • Eagle Harbor Finish
  • Eagle River Finish

Saturday, March 3

Sunday, March 4

  • Copper Harbor Start
  • Calumet Finish
  • Victory Awards Dinner

Click to view or download the detailed event Schedule.

2018 CopperDog 150/80 Event Schedule

as of 2018-02-11

Note that event schedule is subject to change for a variety of reasons. Please check this page for updates. Schedule updates will be announced via Facebook and Twitter.  If you have any questions or concerns, please send an email to info@copperdog150.com.

posted on by Todd Brassard | permalink | Back to Top

5th Annual CopperDog "Doghouse Races"



5th Annual Doghouse Race


11:00am Saturday, March 3, 2018 on 5th Street in downtown Calumet!


Registration is open now - please contact us!

Here's an easy way to make some money, just build a doghouse, put together a team, get a few friends to do the same and you are in the money... if you are fast enough!

Registration due by March 1st. Click to view or download the registration form.

Cash prize for the top three finishers in each category!

Divisions

Category Name

Category Qualifications

Registration Fee

Junior

5th – 8th Grade

Free

Senior

9th – 12th Grade

Free

Community

All other entries

$10 Entry Fee

Prizes

Category

First Place

Second Place

Third Place

Junior$250$150$100
Senior$250$150$100
Community$500$300$200

Schedule

9:30am – 11:00am
Check in/pre-Race
11:00am
Dog House Races start
5th Street, Calumet @ CopperDog start gate
10:00am – 3:00pm
Family Fun on the Snow Road
Snowshoe & Fat Bike demo from Cross Country Sport
Dinner in Calumet
Have dinner at any of our fine restaurants in Calumet
7:30pm
Wolverines Hockey Game
Calumet Colosseum, Red Jacket Rd
Late Night
Live Music Events - more details to follow

Saturday Calumet and the DogHouse Races brought to us by these wonderful sponsors

Rules

  • Registration due by March 1st. Click to view or download the registration form.

  • Team size 1-10 people, at least one (1) rider in sled

  • Sleds must be dog house themed

  • No wheels allowed

  • Sled must complete the course

  • Winner decided by time, overall design and team spirit

  • Children under 16 need to be accompanied by an adult

Rules - Construction

  • The doghouse must be constructed out of sturdy materials that will not shatter (glass) or leave any sharp debris on the snow road. The doghouse may be constructor out of materials such as cardboard and duct tape.

  • This is a race competition; the doghouse should slide on the snow road riding on skies, sled or other slipper contraption

  • The dog house should be able to support the weight of a rider inside or on top of the structure.

  • The dog house must be rigged to be pulled with a rope or cable of some fashion. There is no limit on the length of the rope. The rope may have knots, loops, or any sort of harness attached to help pullers hold onto the rope when running.

  • The doghouse must have a name (preferably in good taste) easily readable on the structure.

Rules - Locomotion

  • The doghouse may be pulled by up to 9 humans (adults or kids).

  • People may be spaced by any interval along a rope of any length.

  • Ropes may be rigged with harness, bars, loops or anything pull the rope.

  • Riders must stay in or on the doghouse and cannot help with locomotion.

Have Questions?

If you have any questions on the race or entry, please contact the DogHouse organizing committee at doghouse@copperdog150.com. Thank your for your time, and we hope to see your team on the snow road!


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2018 CopperDog 150 Event Schedule

Click to view or download the 2018 CopperDog150 Event Schedule.

Note that event schedule is subject to change for a variety of reasons. Please check this page for updates. Schedule updates will be announced via Facebook and Twitter.  If you have any questions or concerns, please send an email to info@copperdog150.com.

posted on by Meredith LaBeau | permalink | Back to Top

2018 Friday Night Food at the CopperDog

Block Party Vendors

Dogfather @the block party

  • Hot dogs and brats - Add your own toppings

  • Specialty Dogs:

    • The Corleone - A dog topped with chili, cheese, Fritos, and Jalapenos

    • The Pacino - A dog topped with pulled pork, slaw, and crispy onions

    • The Vito - A dog topped with mac and cheese, bacon pieces, cheese sauce and Cheetos

  • Other menu options

    • Chili - Topped with cheese, sour cream, and Fritos

    • Nachos - with cheese ~ or add ~ chili and jalapenos

    • Hot Chocolate

Red Wagon Foods @the block party

  • Vollwerth's hotdogs and brats

  • Pulled pork sandwiches

  • Jumbo pretzels

  • Coffee

  • Hot Chocolate

Other Vendors

Off Shore Fish & Chips

5th Street & Oak at Janes L&L Bar parking lot

  • Coke products

  • Italian beef sandwiches

  • Chili

  • Boneless chicken wings

  • Bacon wrapped BBQ shrimp skewers

Restaurant on 5th street will also be open with fish&chips, chicken strips, and clam chowder dine in or take out is available.

Off Shore Fish & Chips will be open for lunch on Sunday 3/4/2018. A great place to view the sled teams as they arrive.

posted on by Renee Cunningham | permalink | Back to Top

2018 CopperDog Community Appreciation Night

Volunteers, Sponsors, Mushers & Fans...

Please join us for our 2018 Community Appreciation Night!

Friday, March 16, 7:00 - 9:00PM @ Calumet Elks Lodge, 25701 Wedge Street

You are AWESOME - Please join us to celebrate your great work for CopperDog!

CopperDog swag will be on sale. Have fun socializing with your fellow CopperDog people. There will be music, fun, and some talk to pump you up for next year!

posted on by Todd Brassard | permalink | Back to Top
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