The Jack Russell Terrier race involved six dogs chasing a "rabbit" (fake furry thing) across the field. The first one through the hole at the end of the course won.
Performances like this one make it look like an Olympic event: Look at that form! Owner Tony Lambert throws the baton for Baxter, who won the distance challenge. Baxter is a world champion in Dogdocks events and has appeared on Letterman, FOX, and NBC Sports.
The afternoon wasn't just for competitors. Many dogs and owners came to watch the show. Donna Painter brought her two rescues, Dunkin, 9, and Alvin, 5.
Sutton, a Dalmatian rescue, made friends all afternoon as he hoped for a new family. Three different rescue organizations hosted booths at the event.
Locals were invited to try out for the dog diving and freestyle frisbee events. While 6-year-old Kira did not qualify, she and Risky, 7, were invited to give an exhibition demonstration. They both performed like future champions.
Tasha, a 2-year-old Siberian Husky, watched as her canine cousins competed.
Moxie and owner Andrea won the freestyle flying disc competition.
The winners of Saturday's competition move on to compete in the nationals this October in St. Louis.