Events
 See our events calendar here.

Current Scheduled Events:


Bowling for Bassets 2022
Saturday February 5th, 2022 1:00 PM until 04:30 PM
Location: Westbrook Lanes
Map: 1 Creek Road Brooklawn NJ 08030

SAVE THE DATE...Bowling for Bassets is Back in 2022!

BOWLING FOR BASSETS returns this year! Join us on February 5, 2022 at Westbrook Lanes (1 Creek Road, Brooklawn, NJ 08030). Registration starts at 1:00 p.m. and bowling starts at 1:30 p.m.

Tickets cost $25 per person* and include:

  • 2 hours of bowling
  • Shoe rental
  • Pizza, snacks and soft drinks

*Kids under 5 are FREE! Tickets will be available at the door for the same price.

There will also be:

  • Raffle table
  • 50/50
  • Trophies for the winners!

Tickets: $25 (ages 5 and up, under 5 is free) 

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Proceeds from this fundraiser event benefit the hounds in need! 

Note: Current social distancing and face mask rules must be followed per state/county guidelines: https://covid19.nj.gov/.




BoardWaddle 2022
Friday April 8th, 2022 11:00 AM until Saturday April 9th, 2022 06:00 PM
Location: Ocean City
Map: Ocean City NJ 08226

WELCOME BACK TO BOARDWADDLE!

FRIDAY, APRIL 8th & SATURDAY, APRIL 9th

After two very long years of no in-person BoardWaddle events, we are back baby! The BoardWaddle is scheduled for April 8th and 9th in Ocean City, NJ! Download a BoardWaddle Packet (HERE) or check out the BoardWaddle page (HERE) for all the details. We cannot wait to waddle with you and your hounds!




Basset Hound Olympics
Friday April 8th, 2022 12:00 PM until 03:00 PM
Location: Ocean City Tabernacle
Map: 550 Wesley Avenue Ocean City NJ 08226

BoardWaddle 2022 - Basset Hound Olympics

Join us for an afternoon filled with fun and games!

  • No admission fee! Plenty of parking!
  • Registration starts at 12:00 pm
  • Games begin at 1:00 pm
  • Events: 10-meter sprint, 15-meter hurdles, high jump (set to 6" to start) and obstacle course 
  • Basset Hounds and Basset Hound Mixes welcome to compete!
  • Gold, silver and bronze medals awarded to the winners
  • 2022 BoardWaddle t-shirts and hoodies will be on sale
  • No registration needed ahead of time, just show up!
  • Snacks/drinks available or bring your own food
  • In the event of inclement weather, we may opt to have the Basset Olympics at the Picnic following the Parade on Saturday, April 9th. Please check our Facebook page for real-time updates: https//www.facebook.com/TSBHR
  • Questions? Email us at boardwaddle@tristatebassets.org



Dinner & "Pawction"
Friday April 8th, 2022 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM
Location: Greate Bay Country Club (609) 927-5071
Map: 901 Mays Landing Rd. Somers Point NJ 08244

BoardWaddle 2022 - Dinner & "Pawction"

UPDATE: Online ticket sales for the Pawction have closed.

Join us for a wonderful evening with friends!

  • Located at the Greate Bay Country Club (901 Mays Landing Road, Somers Point, NJ 08244)
  • Cost is $30.00 per adult or $15.00 per child
  • Must pay in advance; tickets will NOT be available at the door
  • The "Pawction" include the most unique and Basset-themed items you've ever seen!
  • We will also have a raffle table with some fabulous items and a 50/50
  • Casual attire
  • Cash bar
  • Note: Dogs are NOT permitted at this venue
  • Questions? Email us at boardwaddle@tristatebassets.org



BoardWaddle Picnic
Saturday April 9th, 2022 1:00 PM until 04:00 PM
Location: Ocean City Sports & Civic Center
Map: 6th & Boardwalk Ocean City NJ 08226

BoardWaddle 2022 - Picnic

After you and your hounds have waddled down the boards, join us for a fun picnic!

  • Immediately following the parade, head to the football field next to the Civic Center (840 E. 6th Street)
  • TSBHR store selling NEW branded merch!
  • Arts/crafts vendors and dog rescues with a variety of merch available
  • Snacks/drinks available, bring your own food or visit one of the many places on Asbury Ave and the Boardwalk: http://https://oceancityvacation.com/places-to-eat.html
  • Live music from 96.9 Lite Rock
  • Live search dog safety demos
  • Contests for best parade floats and costumes
  • Basset games and more!
  • Questions? Email us at boardwaddle@tristatebassets.org
  • Here are our local business partners that will be at the Picnic:




'Bark at the Parx' Basset Hound Racing 2022
Saturday June 11th, 2022 1:00 PM until 06:00 PM
Location: Parx Racing
Map: 3001 Street Rd Bensalem, PA PA 19020

Basset Hound Racing is back! Let the ears fly!

That's right folks...we are back at Parx Racing in Bensalem, PA for another Basset Hound Racing Fundraiser where YOUR hounds get to race on the horse track! For a $25 donation your purebred Basset Hound or Basset Hound-Mix can participate.

Link to get your tickets is HERE . Spots are limited, so get your ticket today!  

Event Details

  • When: Saturday, June 11, 2022
  • Where: Parx Racing | 3001 Street Road Bensalem, PA 19020
  • Event Timeline:
    • 11:00 a.m. - Gates to the PICNIC GROVE open
    • 12:00 p.m. - Registration for competing dogs begins
    • 12:05 p.m. - Horse Races begin
    • 12:30 p.m. - Family-friendly activities begin (food trucks, vendors with merch for sale, raffle baskets, etc.)
    • 1:00 p.m. - Competing dogs must check in at the registration table by this time
    • 2:00 p.m. - Dog races start (the dog races will be in between the horse races; exact heat times will be shared with competitors a few days advance of the event)
    • 4:30 p.m. - Dog races end
    • 6:00 p.m. - Horse races end
  • Parking: Plenty of FREE parking lots; there is a designated lot for the PICNIC GROVE.
  • Entrance: Enter through the PICNIC GROVE area.
  • Cost: Free to enter the park and watch the event. It is a $25 donation if you want your hound to compete (and you get a great 'swag bag' with lots of goodies!)
  • What to Bring: Parx allows outside food and beverages (except for alcohol), so feel free to bring your own stuff! Also bring your own blankets and chairs (there are picnic tables, but we are expecting a large crowd).
  • Family Fun Activities: TSBHR will have new merchandise for sale, a raffle table to win prizes, doggy kissing booth and a “make your own Basset ears” station. There will also be food trucks and vendors, including: Menagerie FoodsSaint Rocco's Treats, Bully Bows, The Dog Bone Guy, Philadelphia Animal Specialty & Emergency (PASE) and Lenny Rogers Photography will have a photo booth.
  • Tickets: If you want your Basset or Basset-Mix to compete, you must purchase a ticket in advance, here is the Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bark-at-the-parx-basset-hound-racing-fundraiser-tickets-320362582107. Each ticket includes a great 'swag bag' with lots of goodies!

​All proceeds from this event support the hounds in need! Questions? Email us at Social@tristatebassets.org

Photo Credit: Lenny Rogers Photography




12th Annual 'Fore the Bassets' Golf Tournament
Saturday June 18th, 2022 12:00 PM until 07:00 PM
Location: Sand Springs Country Club
Map: 10 Clubhouse Drive Drums PA 18222

Attention Golfers and Basset Lovers!

We are back at beautiful Sand Springs Country Club for our 12th annual 'Fore the Bassets' Golf Tournament!

Event Details

  • Download the registration form 
  • Saturday, June 18, 2022 | 12:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  • 4 Player Scramble - Captain & Crew Closest to the Pin and Longest Drive Contests!
  • Cost: $80 per person or $320 per team. Includes: Greens fees, carts, lunch and dinner!
  • Registration is at noon; shotgun start at 1:00 p.m.
  • 50/50 Raffle all day and Tricky Trays!
  • Awards and buffet dinner following the tournament
  • If golf is not your thing, come on out anyway! Enjoy some fresh air, meet some hounds, win some raffle prizes and have a fabulous dinner for just $30 per person.
  • For more info, contact Mandy Shema (mandyshema@ymail.com)

Purchasing a Sponsorship

  • This is a great way to promote your business or to honor a loved one or a hound that has passed. 
  • Tee Sponsorship: $50 (appropriate signage on a specific tee box)
  • Green Sponsorship: $100 (appropriate signage on a specific green
  • For more info, contact Mandy Shema (mandyshema@ymail.com)

Sponsorship Options

All proceeeds from this event support the hounds in need! Questions? Email mandyshema@gmail.com