Thursday, June 11, 2015

Join Us for Canine Cannonball this Weekend at Dog Days!

The 9th Annual Canine Cannonball is this weekend, June 12-14 at Dog Day's Bar and Grill! Join thousands of spectators as we watch canine athletes compete in 3 different contests based on their jumping ability. This family-friendly event is free and will also include live music and a vendor village. Your Lake of the Ozarks boat lift dealer is here to present you with all the information you need about this great annual event!

2015 Canine Cannonball Schedule 

Friday, June 12 
Big Air Wave # 1 – 02:00 pm
Big Air Wave # 2 – 04:00 pm
Big Air Wave # 3 – 06:00 pm

Saturday, June 13
Big Air Wave # 4 – 11:00 am
Big Air Wave # 5 – 01:00 pm
Big Air Wave # 6 – 03:00 pm
Extreme Vertical (All in one) – 05:30 pm

Sunday, June 14
Big Air Wave # 7 – 11:00 am
Big Air Wave # 8 – 01:00 pm
Speed Retrieve (All in one Finals) – 03:00 pm

Canine Cannonball Contests

Big Air WAVE
One of the most enjoyable competitions in the event, this contest consists of the dog running down the 40x8 foot competition dock and jumping off into the water for distance. While past winners have jumped as far as 25 feet, the average distance is usually only about 10 feet.

Extreme Vertical 
This is DockDogs' version of the high jump. In this event, a canine leaps high into the air off the “dock” to retrieve a toy suspended above the water.

Speed Retrieve
This is a timed fetching event that has the dog jumping into the water and swimming to fetch a toy that was thrown into the water.

Iron Dog 
Comparable to a triathlon, participants in this contest will have their best score in each of the three disciplines from the event (Big Air WAVE, Extreme Vertical and Speed Retrieve) calculated from the points table. The goal is to achieve the highest points table.

About DockDogs 

The concept of dogs jumping off docks as a performance sport originated here in the U.S., when dock workers would bet on how far their dogs could jump into the water. DockDogs has been the independent governing and sanctioning body for regional, national and international dock-jumping events for dogs since 2000. DockDogs tracks each official jump of all competitors, ranking the dogs nationally. In 2010, DockDogs sanctioned 150 events in four different countries that attracted more than 10,000 canine competitors. 

While you're enjoying the Lake this weekend, keep us in mind for all your Lake of the Ozarks boat lift needs! Whether you're in the market for a new lift or you just need yours serviced, Summerset Boat Lifts is here for you. We want to earn your business and your trust! Contact us today at 573-348-5073.

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