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WSA World Championship Dryland 2023

Dear Members,

Please find below the details for the 2023 WSA Dryland World Championship in Mühlberg / Drei Gleichen (Germany). The Championship will take place from 9 - 10 December 2023.

The WSA Board

Program (provisional):

  • Stake out opens: 7 December @ 12:00 hrs
  • Vet check: 7 December (12:00 – 20:00 hrs) & 8 December (09:00 – 20:00 hrs)
  • First team leader meeting: 8 December @ 17:00 hrs
  • Opening ceremony: 8 December @ 19:00 hrs (assembly 18:45 hrs)
  • Further team leader meetings: 9 and 10 December @ 07:30 hrs
  • First start first heat: 9 December @ 8:30 hrs
  • Mushers' dinner & party: 9 December @ 18:00 hrs
  • First start second heat: 10 December @ 8:30 hrs
  • Price giving ceremony: 10 December @ 17:00 hrs 

Race Marshal: Arno Steichler


  • Fee to secure starting places: €20 per place. This is a non-refundable fee that will be deducted from the starting fee. Should the Championship need to be cancelled, this fee will remain with the organisers to cover the costs they incurred.
  • First start: €120 (this includes 1 voucher for the mushers’ dinner. Additional vouchers for the mushers’ dinner cost €20 and need to be ordered by 1 December at the latest).
  • Second start: €50
  • Juniors: Free (includes 1 voucher for the mushers’ dinner)
  • Late payment fees for entries/payments received after the first payment deadline: €20 (applies also to juniors)

Please note:

  • To be able to compete at the 2023 WSA Dryland World Championship, mushers need to have purchased their WDL for the 2023/24 season. Please complete the attached form when paying for your mushers' WDL.
  • All payments (starting fees and WDL fees) must be made by our national members. Payments by individual mushers will be returned.


  • 22 October: Final deadline for WSA members to request starting places and pay fees to secure starting places
  • 24 November: First payment deadline
  • 1 December: Second (final) payment deadline

Changes to classes entered can be made by the team leader until the first team leader meeting (8 December @ 17:00 hrs).


  • National WSA members must request the number of starting places they require no later than 22 October by email to Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein.
  • From 16 October, mushers will be able to register for the WSA Dryland World Championship by going to
  • All competitors must be confirmed by their national WSA member. Members will receive a list of their competitors for approval no later than 24 November.
  • Ort
    Mühlberg, Germany
  • Datum
    09-10 Dec 2023


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