DockDogs® Returns to Dubuque For 2013 World Championships at Five Flags Center

World Championships

DockDogs® will be hosting the 2013 DockDogs World Championships at Five Flags Center in Dubuque, IA for our second year. The event will take place November 15 through the 18th. With over 370 competitors traveling from across the world we’re very excited to see what this years World Championships will showcase.

“We are very excited to be back in Dubuque for our 2nd year for the World Championships at the Five Flags Center”, commented Grant Reeves CEO for DockDogs® Worldwide. “The World Championships is the culmination of months of practice and competition from the lucky competitors who have earned an invitation to ‘The Big Show’ here in Dubuque.”

While the World Championship is not open to the public to compete, it is a great time for your family to get together for an exciting day together in Dubuque. Beginning on Thursday qualifying rounds of competition will take place. Additionally, on Thursday through Sunday during the day we will be hosting exciting arena shows, followed by ‘The Big Show’ Saturday evening 7- 9 PM and Sunday afternoon 3- 5 PM, with our Featured Finals rounds of competition. The handlers and their dogs love and feed off the excitement of the crowds – it’s truly a spectacle you do not want to miss.

We’re ecstatic to announce that Zuke’s Pet Treats has partnered up with DockDogs® Worldwide as a sponsor of this event. Zuke’s will be providing treats to competitors in their gift bags; additionally Zuke’s will have a featured booth so that you can learn about how Zuke’s can be a great and healthy way to treat your dog.

If you’re interested in attending or for additional information about the event check out the DockDogs® website at

DockDogs® is the independent governing and sanctioning body for regional, national and international dock jumping performance sports. DockDogs® establishes the rules and standards of the sport, tracks results and records and supports and promotes the growth of its athletes, events, spectators, and sponsors. For additional information visit or check us out on Facebook at

About Zuke’s:
Located in Durango, Colorado and named after founder Patrick Meiering’s loving Labrador Retriever, Zuke’s knows firsthand the value of playing in the outdoors with dogs and cats. To that end, Zuke’s is dedicated to creating natural, tasty treats and chews that meet the unique nutritional needs of dogs and cats as well as nourish an active, healthy lifestyle. For over 16 years, Zuke’s products have included the finest meats, premium grains, freshest fruits, richest vegetables and oils which keep pets healthy and allow them to perform at their very best. Committed to continuous product innovation and keeping current with the latest developments in health for dogs and cats, Zuke’s is a leader in creating unique and functional product offerings. Whether you are hiking with your dog or entertaining your feisty cat, we understand and honor the unconditional love between people and their pets. In memory of his companion, Meiering founded The Dog and Cat Cancer Fund ( and donates a portion of Zuke’s sales to it annually. Learn more about Zuke’s by liking us on Facebook or following us on Twitter @ZukesPets.