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All Weekend

Off Leash Dog Area

Grass by Cabin and End of Courtside

There is a fenced area by the Owls Nest cabin. There is also a fenced area at the left end of the Courtside rooms. Please pick up you’re your dog’s poop and keep these areas clean for all the dogs.

If your dog has loose stool there is sand available to cover what you can’t pick up. We also have a scoop for sale in the store that you can use to catch the poop or use a newspaper or paper plate. Makes it much easier.

10:00am – 5:00pm

Event Check-In

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Pick up your registration packet and prepaid t-shirts. Purchase raffle tickets and check out the raffle. If you did not buy food tickets when you registered, we have a few extras available along with event t-shirts.

Only a small number of people will be allowed in the conference at a time. We have extended hours so no need to rush.

Anytime

Gatlinburg Trailhead (near Traffic Light 10)

Carpool if you can, there is parking at Traffic Light 10 for a fee and there are a few spots on River Rd by the trail head. The Gatlinburg Trail Head is one of the nature trails in Gatlinburg area that allows pets. There is a nice sandy area for them to take a dip in the stream.

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Thursday Pizza Buffet

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Pizza arrives about 6:00 and we will stop serving at 7:00. Tickets were pre-sold, check your registration packet. Bring your Greyhound and join us for dinner Thursday night.

7:30pm – 9:00pm

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BINGO as always is free.  We will call some numbers and give out prizes.

8:00pm – 9:30pm

Late Event Check-In

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Pick up your prepaid t-shirts. We will have some shirts available to sale. Buy food tickets if you did not do this when you registered-we have a few extras available.

9:00am

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We will crown the oldest Male & Female greyhound.

If you want a group photo, look for the signs and line up by age so we have a group photo for each group.  We can also take individual photos.

10:00am – noon

Event Check-In

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Event check-in. If table is not staffed look for a volunteer wearing a lime green colored volunteer name tag to assist you.

9:00am – noon

Morning Activities

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Water and soda will be available look for the coolers. Coolers will be located near the registration table. Water and soda are free however donations are welcome to cover our cost.

We will have pools for the dogs to play in and water bowls at the front of the tent. If you see an empty bowl please help refill. Hose located at front of tent. Bring a dog bed for your dog. Individual frozen treats available for all the pups.

Games for humans take your chance tossing some pooh. It’s not an event if we don’t toss around some (fake) poo. Come play poo toss games. Have some fun and win prizes!  You can’t win if you don’t play!

10:00am – noon

DOG GAMES

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Games for your dog to enjoy, prizes galore. Musical hoops, bobbin’ dog, etc.

noon – 1:00pm

Bag Lunch

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Pre-ordered bag lunches from Poolside Cafe. Please have your lunch ticket with you. Put your ticket in your name badge for safekeeping.

Please get a free soda or water from our coolers it is included with your lunch.

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Rock Painting

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Let your creative side flow and paint a rock or two. After lunch we will cover a few tables and lay out supplies for rock painting. No worries if you are not creative we can walk you through it. You can hide your rock for someone to find or take it home as a souvenir.  Donations welcome to cover supplies.

4:00pm – 5:00pm

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We will facilitate a service to remember the animals we have lost.  If you would like to share a picture and/or say a few words the forum will be open to share or if you want to listen and remember your pet quietly please join us.

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Cookout Dinner

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Tickets were pre-sold for the cookout. The Gatlinburg Rotary Club will be serving dinner beginning at 6:00. Proceeds from the cookout benefit the Rotary Club.

7:30pm – 9:00pm

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BINGO as always is free.  We will call some numbers and give out prizes.

10:00am – 3:00pm

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Vendor Tents are located at the Sidney James Parking Deck. Shopping, shopping and more shopping! Come support the Greyhound vendors who have joined us for Mountain Hounds 2020.

10:00am – 3:00pm

Greyt Toss

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Hey humans, take your chance with this greyt game.

GreytToss-a version of corn hole with prizes.

$5.00 for 2 people to play to 11. Winner gets 2 raffle tickets, lowest score gets 1 raffle ticket. Cash pot to be split with GFNC and Raffle winner. Don’t want to play? You can still buy a ticket. Play as often as you want.

Prizes awarded Saturday night.

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Bar-B-Que Lunch

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Delauder’s Smoky Mountain BBQ will be serving our catered lunch of Bar-b-Que and fixins’.  Lunch tickets were pre-ordered. If you did not pre-order we may have a few extras to sell at the event, check with a volunteer.

5:00pm

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Drawing will start at 5:00pm. Make sure you have deposited all your raffle tickets. We asked that everyone not crowd the room.

Winners will be listed and posted on the door and the room will be open on Saturday 9:30pm-10:30pm and again on Sunday from 7:00am until 11 to claim your prize.

7:00pm – 9:00pm

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Come join us and say goodbye to friends you know and those you just met. We will have just a few announcements to make while serving cake and soda for humans and ice cream for the dogs.

During this social time we will have the following events:

  • 7:15pm: Cake and ice cream
  • 7:30pm: Announcements for the event and prize winners
    • Greyt Toss winners
    • Pooh Toss winners
  • Room Raffle drawing – will you be the lucky one to have your weekend hotel stay for free? Prize courtesy of the Sidney James Mountain Lodge.
  • Live auction

9:30pm – 10:30pm

Raffle Winner Pickups

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In case you are leaving early in the morning and need to pick up your raffle winnings a volunteer will be in the conference room to assist you, please check with the volunteer prior to collecting your winnings. Congratulations to all the winners!

7:30am – 10:00am

Raffle Winners Pickup

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A volunteer will be in the room to assist you, please check with the volunteer prior to collecting your winnings. Congratulations to all the winners!  Any prizes that are not claimed will be used in other events to benefit GFNC.

FYI – The fencing will be removed first thing Sunday morning.
DO NOT USE THE FENCED AREAS WITHOUT CHECKING THE FENCE.

Thank you for coming to Mountain Hounds 2020!
Safe travels and we hope to see you next year.
Mark your calendar for June 3 – 6, 2021.

Schedule is subject to change without notice.

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