Events
 See our events calendar here.

Current Scheduled Events:


'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