WSA World Dryland Championship 2022

Dear Members,

We’re pleased to announce that the 2022 WSA World Dryland Championship will take place from 11th - 13th November 2022 in Pampa / Belgien.

Further details will follow in due course.

The WSA Board

Program (provisional):

  • Stake out opens: 10 November @ 15:00 hrs
  • Vet check: 10 November (15:00 – 22:00 hrs) & 11 November (09:00 – 17:00 hrs)
  • First team leader meeting: 11 November @ 18:00 hrs
  • Opening ceremony: 11 November @ 20:00 hrs
  • Further team leader meetings: 12 and 13 November @ 07:30 hrs
  • First start first heat: 12 November @ 8:30 hrs
  • Mushers' dinner & party: 12 November @ 18:00 hrs
  • First start second heat: 13 November @ 8:30 hrs
  • Price giving ceremony: 13 November @ 16:00 hrs

Race Marshal: Arno Steichler


  • Fee to secure starting places: €15 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 can be bought at the first team leader meeting)
  • Second start: €50
  • Juniors: Free
  • Late payment fees for entries/payments received after the first payment deadline: €20 (applies also to juniors)

Please note:

  • All payments must be made by our national members. Payments by individual mushers will be returned.
  • At its 2022 General Assembly, the WSA decided to introduce an annual fee of €45.00 for the WDL that mushers need to register for the Championship. The detailed process of how to pay for the WDL will be communicated prior to registrations opening in early September.


  • 20 September: Final deadline for WSA Members to request starting places and pay fees to secure starting places
  • 22 October: First payment deadline
  • 29 October: Second (final) payment deadline

Changes to classes entered can be made by the team leader up until the first team leader meeting (11 November @ 18:00 hrs).


  • National WSA Members must request the number of starting places they require no later than 20 September by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • From early September, mushers will be able to register for the WSA Dryland World Championship by going to (Not online yet!!!)
  • All competitors must be confirmed by their national WSA member. Members will receive a list of their competitors for approval no later than 20 October.

WSA bank account:
World Sleddog Association, Volksbank Franken, D-74722 Buchen
IBAN: DE03674614240012043503; BIC: GENODE61BUC

Preparations for the Championship are well underway and we are looking forward to seeing many of you at Pampa.

  • Place
    Pampa / Belgium
  • Date
    11-13 Nov 2022


WSA - World Sleddog Association
Amorbacher Str. 52
D - 74722 Buchen Hettingen