Maxville hosting K9 Sport Fest

July 12, 2018

K9 Sport Fest

K9 Sport Fest

Maxville will be the canine capital of eastern Ontario this weekend as the K9 Sport Fest takes over the Maxville Fairgrounds.

The two-day event kicks off on Saturday, July 14th and attracts a variety of dog breeds to compete in a variety of different events.

“We have around 500 competitors that come to compete from all over the country, as well as some Americans,” said Dan Santoro, co-founder of the K9 Sport Fest. “We have dogs that jump over 30 feet in the dock competition and agility dogs that can run a course in 19 seconds. It’s a pretty impressive sight.”

In addition to the competitions, there are dozens of vendors on site along with a café bar. It makes for a fun day for competitors and non-competitors alike.

“It’s a great day out with the family that won’t break the bank,” Mr. Santoro added.

The gates open at 9 am on both Saturday and Sunday and admission is $7 (kids 10 and under are free).

For more information on K9 Sport Fest, please click here.

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Article by Kevin Lajoie