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Summer Raffle Tickets Available! Call Now!

Call 1.800.545.6874 for your Summer Raffle Ticket! Tickets $100 each – Drawing September 2 Time is running out to get your ticket.  Do not delay, call today!

Annual Membership Meeting June 29

​The Annual Membership Meeting of the Iditarod Trail Committee (ITC) will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at the Iditarod Trail Committee Headquarters, 2100 South Knik-Goose Bay Road in Wasilla. The Board of Directors and staff encourage all members to attend. The 29th is also the first day of musher sign-ups …

American Kennel Club Adopts New Position Statement on Tethering

At its April meeting, the AKC Board of Directors approved a new position statement to clarify the organization’s position on tethering.  The position statement is as follows:  “The American Kennel Club recognizes that tethering is a practical and humane method for training and restraining dogs in a variety of circumstances.  Dogs should never be tethered …

Winter Raffle Ticket Information

Call 1800.545.6874 for your ticket. Tickets:  $100 each Drawing:  April 7 (4:00 PM AK) Need Not Be Present to Win 20 prizes:  16 ticket holders win $1000 cash each. 4 ticket holders will each win a 4×4 Pickup Truck from Anchorage Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. (or a similarly priced Anchorage Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram vehicle) …

James Varsos (Hobo Jim) Receives Honorary Doctor of Music Degree at UAF

Hobo Jim will receive an honorary degree, Doctor of Music from UAA on May 5th during commencement ceremony.  Jim (James Varsos –  the Alaska State Balladeer) has been writing and performing songs about life in Alaska –sharing Alaska’s history, culture, and Iditarod to fans around the world for more than 40 years. Hobo Jim created …

Dorothy Page Honored

On May 1, the late Dorothy Page,  the “Mother of the Iditarod” was inducted into the Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame. Dorothy, a journalist and historian, wrote and published the “Iditarod Trail Annual” during the early years of the Race.  In 1964, Dorothy had a great idea!  As chairman of the Wasilla-Knik Centennial Committee and …

2018 Iditarod Winter Raffle Winners Announced

 

Let’s clear the air about the Last Great Race

With the start of Iditarod upon us, now is a good time to extend a warm, familiar welcome to our sport’s biggest fans — fellow Alaskans. The Iditarod Trail Committee (ITC) looks forward to another successful race that highlights the best of Alaska and her people, from Anchorage to Nome, and in every community along …

Iditarod In The Classroom Video

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