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Double Banger 2024

27th and 28th July 2024
Non Sanctioned
Chaney's Forest, Christchurch

The Canterbury Sled Dog Club is proud to announce the Double Banger 2024 dryland race weekend.

Saturday will be run as typical Double Banger and eligible for trophies
Sunday is offering something a little more social. 

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LOCATION

Chaney's Forest

Spencerville Road, Christchurch

CLASSES - SATURDAY (DOUBLE BANGER)
CLASSES - SUNDAY (SOCIAL RACE)

RELAY RACE INFORMATION

  • You may enter a complete team (1 dog & 2 dog) as a pair or with just one musher running twice if you are up for it!

  • If you are not entering as a complete team we can pair you up with someone

  • The order in which classes within the teams start is subject to entry numbers

  • Once the first musher in your team crosses the finish line, that is considered handover and the second musher may start. 

* Open Scooter is a maximum of 2 dogs (1 & 2 dog together)


Trails distances are approximate and subject to change 

SCHEDULE

Saturday 27th July

7:00am Chaney's Forest Gate Open and optional Trail Viewing 
7:00am Vehicle Check - Those without CSDC vehicle permits will be issued permits from this time onwards 
7.20am Chaney's Forest Gate Locked, please collect bibs and musher packs before the mushers meeting 
7.30am Mushers meeting 
7:55am Races start, race order as follows; 

  • Rig Race (6, 4, 3 and 2 together) Note: If different trails, a small break may occur before 3 & 2 dog 
    10 min break from last musher home

  • Single Dog Scooter 
    10 min break from last musher home

  • Two Dog Scooter
    10 min break from last musher home

  • Bikejor (2 dog followed by 1 dog)
    10 min break from last musher home  

  • Veterans (Bikejor followed by Scooter)
    10 min break from last musher home

  • Canicross
    Break as required

  • Pee Wee Races 

12 Noon Prize Giving, lunch, bib draw for day 2 racing. Location: Belfast Pony Club, 29 Spencerville Road

Sunday 28th July

7:00am Chaney's Forest Gate Open and Vehicle Check
7:20am Chaney's Forest Gate Locked, please collect bibs and musher packs before the mushers meeting  
7:40am Races start, race order as follows; 

  • Rig Race (8, 6, 4, 3 and 2 together) Note: If different trails, a small break may occur before 3 & 2 dog 
    10 min break from last musher home

  • Scooter Relay Race (1 dog & 2 dog )
    10 min break from last musher home

  • Bikejor Relay Race (1 Dog & 2 Dog)
    10 min break from last musher home10 min break from last musher home

  • Short Race (Open Scooter then Veteran Bikejor and Veteran Scooter)
    Break as required

  • Pee Wee Races 
    Break as required

  • Cani-Waddle

12 Noon Day 2 Prize Giving. Location: The Peg Tavern, 899 Main North Road, Belfast. 

BIB DRAW & MUSHERS MEETING

The Bib Draw for Day 1 will be a virtual bib draw, bibs need to be collected along with musher packs on Saturday morning before the race. These will be located on the table under the marquee.

Bib draw for Day 2 will be conducted at the compulsory mushers meeting 
Day 1        Virtual bib draw 
Day 2        Saturday 27 July 2024 after racing is completed 

ENTRY

Entries due Midnight Monday 15th July
Late entries Midnight Sunday 21st July
Late entries will incur a $15 fee

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Dog Age

All dogs must be:

  • 12 months or older to compete in rig and scooter races.

  • 18 months or older to compete in bikejor and canicross races.

Musher Age

Mushers must be:

  • 16 years or older to compete in bikejor.

  • 11 years or older to compete in canicross.

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