CAHDS sanctions National Championship Events for both Dryland and On-Snow disciplines. CAHDS also selects and administers Team Canada, which includes athletes attending International Events sanctioned by IFSS and/or ICF. More information on these events can be found below.
If you are looking for information on Regional Circuits in your province or territory, we hope to have these calendars posted here soon! In the meantime, check out the MAHDS, COHDS or AAHDS websites for updates on their official calendars.
National Championship events are held every other year for each discipline (snow & dryland) in Canada.
CAHDS Canadian National Championship On-Snow Events include:
Sled events ranging from 2 dogs to unlimited (depending on the track)
CAHDS Canadian National Championship Dryland Events include:
Rig Classes ranging from 3 dogs to unlimited (depending on the track)
Through CAHDS, Canadian Athletes have the opportunity to compete internationally and represent Canadian harness dog sports at events such as World Championship competitions.
Upcoming international racing opportunities include:
IFSS World Championship - Dryland 2023 (location TBD)
ICF World Championship - Dryland 2023 (Germany)