25 teams to race from Wyoming to Utah in largest competition in lower 48
Jackson, Wyoming – July 20, 2011 – The 2012 International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race (IPSSSDR) is slated for January 27 – February 4, 2012, announced Race Director Frank Teasley. The race is currently accepting applications for its roster limited to 25 teams. The largest sled dog race in the lower 48 states begins in Jackson, Wyo., and travels through small Wyoming communities before finishing in Park City, Utah.
“The International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race has received interest from teams all over the world,” Teasley says. “Each year it’s a new event and I’m looking forward to what 2012 will bring.” Ten teams are already registered for the 17th running of the annual Wyoming-to-Utah event (see listing below), including 2011 champion Blayne Streeper.
With its unique stage stop format, the IPSSSDR has become a popular mushing event attracting the world’s top competitors. Pedigree® Food for Dogs is the title sponsor of the IPSSSDR. The Pedigree® brand actively supports a wide range of programs that promote responsible pet ownership and highlight the contributions dogs make to society.
The International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race was founded in 1996 by Frank Teasley to make sled dog racing more accessible to the public. For more information, visit the race website at www.wyomingstagestop.org; contact the race via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org; or telephone at (307) 734-1163.
Teams registered for the 2012 IPSSSDR
1. Bruce Magnusson , MI
2. Ryan Redington, AK
3. Blayne Streeper, BC
4. Streeper 2
5. Jerry Bath, WY
6. Kate St. Onge, UT
7. Erin Redington, AK
8. Dennis Laboda, MN
9. Dave Turner, OR
10. Stacey Teasley, WY
11. Bailey Cross Vitello, MA
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