Open North American Championships

The Alaska Dog Mushers Association is proud to celebrate 76 years of hosting the Open North American Championships, the world’s premier sprint sled dog race.

The ONAC is conducted under ADMA and ISDRA Rules.

Dozens of teams from around the world will convene in Fairbanks for the three-day race, which will start on Friday, March 18 at 1pm and run through Sunday, March 20. The Open North American Championships is the longest continuously-run sled dog race in the world.

Drug testing will be performed at the race.

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Race Information

Mushers Schedule for 2022 ONAC

Wednesday March 16th, 2022
– 5:00 pm: Online registration and payment close
– 6:00 pm: Mushers Hall opens
– 7:00 pm: Sign up and Draw

Thursday March 17th, 2022
– 10:00 am: Mandatory Mushers meeting followed by Trail Viewing. Please bring your sled and a tow line.

Access to the property from Crossman Road will be blocked off for the 3 days of the race. You MUST enter from Farmers loop. Big trailers will be parked on the lower parking.

March 18 – 20, 2022
Race starts at 1:00 p.m

  • Day 1: 20.4 miles
  • Day 2: 20.4 miles
  • Day 3: 27.9 miles


The Alaska Dog Mushers Association would like to thank our sponsors for the 76th Annual Open North American Championships.

Race Registration

2022 ONAC Entry Form

Race Results