You've seen it on ESPN, ABC and the Outdoor Channel. We are pleased to announce the third annual Ames 4th of July Dog Dock Jumping Competition, a DockDogs National Canine Aquatics event. Coming to you Thursday, July 4th - Saturday, July 6th, 2019 on Burnett Ave. between 5th & 6ths streets in front of Torrent Brewery. Made possible by generous sponsors, including title sponsor Ames Pet Resort.

DockDogs is a series of competitive dog jumping events held across the nation each year. Comprised of three aquatic events, big air, extreme vertical, and speed retrieval, the competition provides entertainment for both human and canine. The competition will provide a fun, unique experience to Ames and help to bring together people of all ages. Come out and enjoy these fearless canines!

Thank You To Our Sponsors!

July 4th

July 5th

July 6th

  • Onsite Registration/Practice - 12pm

  • Practice in Between Waves
    as Time Allows

  • Big Air Wave #1 - 2pm

  • Big Air Wave #2 - 4pm

  • Big Air Wave #3 - 6pm 

  • Onsite Registration/Practice - 9am

  • Practice in Between Waves
    as Time Allows

  • Big Air Wave #4 - 10am

  • Big Air Wave #5 - 11:30am

  • Big Air Wave #6 - 1pm

  • Big Air Wave #7 - 3pm

  • Extreme Vertical - 5pm

  • Onsite Registration/Practice - 9am

  • Practice in Between Waves as
    Time Allows

  • Big Air Wave #8 - 10am

  • Big Air Wave #9 - 11:30am

  • Big Air Wave #10 - 1pm

  • Big Air Wave #11 - 2:30pm

  • Speed Retrieve (All in One) - 4:00pm

  • Big Air Finals - 6pm
    (Pro, Semi Pro, Contender
    & Amateur Finals)

FAQ

Can my dog participate?

Yes, however you need to register with DockDogs and sign up for the event. You can reach them here https://dockdogs.com/eventscal/ames-pet-resort-4th-of-july-dockdiving-3/
Email registration@dockdogs.com  

Phone (330) 241-4975

 

Who should attend?

Families, Singles (think Pongo and Perdita), Grandma & Grandpa, Cyclones, Hawkeyes. Literally everyone should stop by!

Will there be seating?

We will have bleachers available for seating. You are welcome to bring chairs with you. There may not be much room, but you may sit where space allows.

 

Will there be food?

You are welcome to bring food or better yet we would love for you to bring from local businesses. (Please don't feed the dogs).

Who made this possible?

Take time to thank the following sponsors with your business for bringing such a great event to Ames. Ames Pet Resort, Model Farm, DrainTech, Torrent Brewing Company.

Additional questions?

Let us know

www.amesdowntown.org/contact/