Registration is under way for the Lone Star College-Tomball 22nd annual K9 Fun Run/Scarlett Scamper, sponsored by the Veterinary Technology Student Organization.
The event will be held October 31 on the college campus beginning at 7:30 a.m. The VTSO will also be conducting a $5 rabies vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the same day.
The VTSO has changed the name of the event last year to the VTSO Scarlett Scamper K9 Fun Run in honor of a six-time winner, the late canine Scarlett Younger.
Activities get under way at 7:30 a.m. with packet pick-up and late registration. The canine costume contest will be from.8: 45 a.m. to 9:10 a.m., and the one-mile race begins at 9:15 a.m. Dogs will be grouped according to weight. All dogs must have proof of current vaccinations to be eligible to participate.
Trophies will be awarded to first, second, and third place winners in each group as well as to one overall Grand Champion. The best costumed dog in each group also will win a trophy.
Registration fee is $15 through Oct. 29t and $18 thereafter. Minors entering their dogs must have parental consent. For registration information, please call 281-351-3358.
LSC-Tomball is located at 30555 Tomball Parkway /State Highway 249.
Lone Star College System consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Center, LSC-University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. With more than 51,000 students in credit classes last fall, LSCS is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and third largest community college system in Texas. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.