Woofstock kicks off in morning

BRISTOL, Va. - The Woofstock event is scheduled for Saturday, June 1st.  It runs from 10am — 3pm.

The Margaret B. Mitchell Spay/Neuter Clinic will be hosting this event for the fifth year at Sugar Hollow Park.

Last year more than 3,000 guests and 800 dogs attended. This is a day to celebrate the friendship you share with your dog and to enjoy outdoor fun with friends and family.

The main attraction for this fifth annual event will be the Flying Houndz Trick Dog Show at Sugar Hollow Park. There will also be the 4K-4Paws Run/Walk. Various dog demonstrations, delicious food, local retail vendors with unique gifts and pet items will be combined with the Pets On Parade in which dogs and their owners can compete for bragging rights to titles such as Best Dressed, Best Smile, Dog/Owner Look Alike and Cutest Couple (among others).

New this year will be our first ever Cornhole tournament for any level of player(s). All of this in one day is sure to provide something of interest for kids of all ages.

This year organizers are also excited to announce that Peace Love Paws Photography will be taking photos of pets and their parents at Woofstock.

What is Flying Houndz Trick Dog Show?

The "Flying Houndz Trick Dog Show is made up of world class Frisbee dogs and professional handlers who offer, fun up-beat family oriented music, engaging narration and choreographed routines that promise to overwhelm the audience! Expect to see these athletic canine dogs acrobatically flying high while catching Frisbees. Between the thrilling vaults allowing the dogs to launch into the air like rockets, to the fancy footwork and trick dog dancing, the audience will be amazed!

The shows are very interactive, assuring lots of laughs and big smiles! Flying Houndz Frizbee is a family entertainment business bringing our family fun to yours!

After each show Jeff and Misty Wright will return with some of the performing dogs allowing the audience to pet, treat, get autographs and pictures with the "Flying Houndz Frizbee Trick Dogs"!

What is 4K-4PAWS?
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This is the third year for the 4K- 4PAWS Run/Walk event at Woofstock. The 4K course is laid out at beautiful Sugar Hollow Park and begins at 9:00am. If your 4 legged canine friends love to walk or run, this is a wonderful opportunity for both of you. If you just want to participate by yourself, please feel free to do that also. This is a great way to keep our furry friends in good shape and participate in an activity with us. We will be using Electronic B Tag Timing by We Run Events for runners. Please go to to register online.

What is Woofstock Cornhole Tournament?

This is our first year to host a world class Cornhole tournament. We expect people to travel from hundreds of miles to participate in this sport that is gaining popularity each year. The format for the tournament will be two divisions, amateur and professional with at least two prize levels, 1st and 2nd place. We expect at least 30 teams in each division which is sure to draw a lot of onlookers. Registration will take place the day of the event but teams are encouraged to arrive early. The fee for Singles will be $25, and doubles will be $40.

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