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Doggie Olympia Games, a fun and friendly competition for dogs of all ages, shapes, breeds and ability levels, welcomes participants and spectators to Washington's Long Beach Peninsula on June 25, 2011.
Well-behaved leashed dogs and their owners are invited to compete for gold, silver and bronze paw-shaped medals in 12 events ranging from Dunking for Dogs -- hot dogs that is -- to the Luciano Pavarotti Commemorative Sing Off.
The games take place from 1-5 p.m. at the Bolstad Beach approach in Long Beach, a dog- and family-friendly destination.
Visitors as well as participants can enjoy such additional events as:
• What No Ducks? Ball Toss• Nadia Comaneci Agility• Rip Van Winkle Sleep Off• Filla Fuller Brush Shedding• Babe Ruth Obedience Baseball• I’ve Got Rhythm Musical Sit• Peanut Butter Lick• Frisbee Throw• Who’s Your Daddy• Doggie Dash
A pizza party kicks off the festivities on June 24 from 4-7 p.m. at the Breakers Beachfront Resort in Long Beach. At the party, qualifying dogs can participate in two special free events: the Puppy Dash for young dogs ages 4 and 5 months, and the Senior Sleep Off for dogs ten years and older.