Fur Flies at Frisbee Dogs World Cup

by Julie Tereshchuk on November 8, 2019 in Living Texas, Austin, Sports,
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Where do you get three days of family-friendly, fun-filled, high-flying, exciting disc dog action? At a Unified Frisbee Organization World Championship!

Under clear blue sun-filled skies and with spectators and competitors alike making adjustments for the unseasonably warm fall weather, local frisbee dog club Flying Disc Dogs of Austin hosted a UFO World Championship in Jonestown, Texas October 18-20.

Photo courtesy John Pope Photography

At the beautiful lakeside venue, the best competitors from all over the world, including many from the USA, competed for the title “2019 UFO World Champion.”

Photo courtesy TJ Cole

The dogs and handlers work together as a team to showcase their breathtaking talents. Building up to Sunday’s overall championship, competitors took part in a Throw & Catch Championship and a Freestyle Championship. 

Photo courtesy John Pope Photography

Whatever the competition, it was a thrilling weekend showcasing talent and dedication from all taking part.

Cover photo John Pope Photography

Julie Tereshchuk is the Editor-in-Chief of Texas Lifestyle Magazine