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Wanted: Wiener dogs for Looney Daze race

Vergas Looney Daze will be featuring a fun and unique new event this year – wiener dog races.

Dubbed the 2013 Wiener Dog Nationals, the races will take place on the Saturday of Looney Daze, Aug. 10, at the Vergas Diamond. KLN Enterprises is sponsoring the event.

Organizers are currently seeking pre-registrations from interested wiener dog owners. Registration will also be available starting at 10 a.m. the day of the event.

‘Hot Laps’ (practice) will start at 11 a.m., with ‘Sprint Races and Really Low Hurdles’ from noon to 2 p.m., as stated on flyers.

Dogs need no prior racing experience.

Registration forms are available online at www., under the Vergas Community Club tab, along with registration forms for other Looney Daze events, including the parade and 5K race.