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Southpaws Disc Dog Club

Blue Sky




Join us for the 3rd Annual
Paws in the Park

Saturday, Oct 6, 10 am - 4 pm
Ridge Ferry Park
FREE Community Event

The annual Paws in the Park at Ridge Ferry Park is an event for the whole family - even the four legged members!

Championship Disc Dog Demonstration

Come see members of South Paws, a local disc dog club,
show case their skills at this year's Paws in the Park!
Check out the video for a preview:

Event Schedule

9 AM – Doggie Dash check in and day of registration
10 AM – Doggie Dash start
11:00 AM – Rome Police K9 unit demonstration
11:30 AM – Disc Dog Demonstration by South Paws Disc Dog Club
12 PM – Duck herding demonstration by Georgia Dog Gym
12:30 PM – Disc Dog Demonstration by South Paws Disc Dog Club
1 PM – “My Dog’s Got Talent” canine trick contest
1:45 PM – Canine costume contest
2:30 PM – Amateur distance disc catch contest (open to public to register)
3:30 PM – Agility and obedience demonstrations by Georgia Dog Gym
4 PM – Disc Dog Demonstration by South Paws Disc Dog Club

Event Photos

Event Questions

Contact Event Coordinator
William Pennscott
Office: 706.291.0766

Doggie Dash

Register Now

5K Doggie Dash: Walk or run, begins at 10 AM
1 Mile Doggie Dash:
Walk or run, begins at 10 AM
Event Day Check-in & Registration: 9 AM. All participants check-in
and show proof of rabies vacination
Registrater: Now - Oct 1 (for guaranteed t-shirt)
Ridge Ferry Park (Farmer's Market side)

Event T-shirt: 2 legged pre-registered participants will receive a  t-shirt. Registrants after Oct 1 are not guareenteed a t-shirt.

Special Requirements:
- Owners must show proof of current rabies vaccination at check-in on
the day of event.
- All dogs must be leashed at all times and must compete on a leash no longer than 6 feet.
- Puppies under 6 months of age may not compete in the 5K
- Female dogs in heat will not be allowed to participate.
- All decisions from judges are final.
- Registrants age 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
- At the discretion of the event coordiator or race veterinarian, dogs
whose behavior is unruly or might
prove hazardous to other participants, dogs, or spectators, may be requested to leave.

Event Day Contests

Amateur Disk Dog Contest
Disc Dog contest

- Fido loves to play Frisbee!
- Now he can play to win prizes!
- Register day of event

Costume ContestDoggie Costume Contest

- Bring Fido dessed in his favorite attire
- Fido loves to dress up to win prizes!
- Register on day of event


My Dog's Got Talent Contest

Dog Talent Contest
- Show off Fido's amazing skills
- Fido loves an audience, especially to win prizes!
- Register on day of event



  Rome-Floyd Parks & Recreation Authority
1 Shorter Ave. Rome, GA 30165 | 706.291.0766