Musher Application


    Section 1 — Personal Background Information

    Permanent Location:

    Training Location:

    Permanent Address

    Contact person while you're on the trail:

    Emergency contact if different:

    About you:








    Section 2 — Mushing Background




    Section 3 — General Information

    Include a statement about yourself, your background, your dogs and your reason for entering the Iditarod. Remember, the information you give us on this application is what we use in The Race Guide, the Media Guide and what we give to those who ask. If not including now, indicate if you will be writing your own & submitting later.
    Please keep it to 300 words and submit within 30 days otherwise we will use what we have on file.


    PLEASE COMPLETE APPLICATION BY ANSWERING ALL QUESTIONS.

    I UNDERSTAND THAT THE IDITAROD TRAIL COMMITTEE HAS THE RIGHT TO USE INFORMATION FROM THIS APPLICATION FOR NEWS ARTICLES AND PRESS RELEASES.

    By signing this application and paying the required entry fee, I agree to abide by the 2023 race rules as set forth by the Iditarod Trail Committee. I further understand that if any results of drug testing on my team come back positive after I have been awarded prize money, I will return that prize money.

    I agree

    Please indicate your jacket size and t-shirt size below:

    Men's Women's

    Men's Women's

    Please indicate below whether you want your phone number, e-mail address or mailing address given out. If you do not indicate, I will assume we can give out information.


    YesNo


    YesNo


    YesNo

    The Iditarod Education Department coordinates a musher letter writing project for dozens of educators and students each year. It is a valuable curricular activity and there is no return required on your part. If you do not want your contact information to be used in the letter writing program, check here. Decline

    Should you need a place to stay prior to the Iditarod, let us know.

    SPECIAL NOTICE TO ROOKIES: Please include a photograph with your application unless you have been photographed previously by Iditarod photographers (past picnic or rookie meeting). If so, please indicate. If not please email the photo in JPEG format.

    PLEASE BE SURE YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE ENTIRE APPLICATION AND SIGNED ABOVE.

    Read and check "I Agree" above by your signature to submit the application.