2020 BoardWaddleApril 17 & 18

BoardWaddle is a Friday & Saturday event, the largest annual fundraiser for Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue (TSBHR). Events open with the Basset Hound Olympics on Friday afternoon followed by a fabulous Country Club dinner and "Pawction" in the evening.

Saturday is the big day! The 35th Doo Dah Parade kicks off at noon. TSBHR has the largest brigade in the parade consisting of you and your hounds! It is a sight to see... hundreds of Basset Hounds strutting down
the streets and boardwalk of Ocean City, NJ. Immediately following the parade, join us for a picnic with food, games and awards. We hope you can come to all of the fantastic events on April 17 and 18!

Download your 2020 BoardWaddle packet with all the info you need!

Start collecting donations now!

Please submit your contribution using the link below:

Or do it the traditional way and use a pledge form ( download ), then bring the form and your donations to the parade on Saturday.

Get Your Swag!

Shop for Waddle Apparel, Pawction Tickets, a ride on the Senior Express, and order lunch for the Olympics!



This Year's Grand Marshal is ALFRED!

Leading the hounds this year is a very special senior boy named Alfred! His parents, Dell and Linda Cromie, purchased Alfred at 12 weeks old from a Basset Hound Club of America registered breeder. When Alfred was only 10 weeks old he and a litter mate posed for the Hush Puppies website. Alfred is now 12 years old, he is deaf and a cancer survivor, but that does not stop him! He loves to go to work with his dad. He wears his own tie and even has his own executive leather chair that he refuses to share with anyone else. Alfred and his family care about the homeless hounds in rescue and pay it forward by supporting the TSBHR Bassets in need. 

Congratulations Alfred, our 2020 Grand Marshal for Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue’s BoardWaddle in the 35th annual Ocean City Doo Dah Parade!


Schedule of Events

Friday April 17th, 2020

BoardWaddle Basset Olympics
Registration starts at noon.
Competition begins at 1 p.m.
Ocean City Tabernacle
6th & Asbury Avenue, Ocean City, 08226
BoardWaddle Dinner and Pawction
6:00 PM
Greate Bay Country Club
901 Mays Landing Rd, Somers Point, NJ 08244

Saturday April 18th, 2020

BoardWaddle Registration
10:00 AM-11:45 AM
Ocean City Tabernacle
6th & Asbury Avenue, Ocean City, 08226
Doo Dah Parade/BoardWaddle
Starts at 6th & Asbury and heads south to 12th Street then left to the Boardwalk, then up the Boardwalk to 6th Street and then left to the Picnic Grounds.
1:00 PM-4:00 PM
The football practice field behind the Civic Center at 6th Street and the Boardwalk.


Sonesta ES Suites
900 Mays Landing Rd
Somers Point NJ 08244 

Tri-State Group Rate Reservations

Or call the Sonesta directly at 609-927-6400 and use the block code, 0416TRISTA or block name, "boardwalk waddle"

Coral Sands Motel
709 East 9th St 
Ocean City, NJ 08226 



Tide Winds Motel
231 E. Davis Ave.
Wildwood, NJ 08260


Ocean Front Motel
1417 Ocean Avenue
Ocean City, NJ 08266



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