The “Skyhoundz” Classic World Canine Disc Championship Series, which is the largest disc-dog series in the world, returns to the Deep Creek Lake area. The event takes place Saturday and Sunday, July 28th and 29th at the Lions Club Ball Park, adjacent to the HART Animal Center, on Bumble Bee Road, in Accident, Maryland. The two-day event will feature approximately 45-50 teams competing in various qualifying events. The proceeds of the event will benefit HART for Animals.

The “Skyhoundz” Series consists of Distance and Accuracy disc competition, using one disc; freestyle choreographed routines set to music, using up to five discs, performing a variety of tricks and maneuvers; and pairs freestyle, choreographed routines set to music and using up to ten discs, performing a variety of tricks and maneuvers.

Competitors may register for six classes of events, from youth and novice to master and expert. Registration forms are available online at    www.mad-dogs.org. Registration at the event begins at 8:30 am on Saturday. The competition begins immediately after registration.

MAD Dogs (The Mid-Atlantic Disc Dog Club, is hosting the “Skyhoundz” Classic. The regional club supports all K9 Disc Enthusiasts and Spectators alike. Their focus is competitive fun, welcoming all new members, both human and canine, at all competition levels.

MAD Dogs encourages all canine lovers and their furry friends, through hosting events that are fun, well run, competitive, varied, and promote good sportsmanship. The year 2018 marks the 44th consecutive year of competitive canine disc sports.

For additional information on HART, the HART Animal Center or any of its programs, or to donate, visit the HART web site at www.hartforanimals.org or become part of the HART for Animals community on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/HARTforAnimals.