For Registered Mushers

This section is a guide to the required forms and documents for registered mushers. 

Please review the Forms Checklist carefully for deadlines and submission information. 

Important Information

For your convenience, you may choose to print the package in its entirety or select individual sections or topics.      

2018 Musher and Handler Package         (Complete version, 27 pages)

           Section I: Information for Mushers      (Musher Section only, 8 pages) 

Meetings and Due Dates


2018 Food Drop Inventory Form

2018 Vet Check Forms

2018 Request for Extra Straw

2018 Local Contact Form

2018 Request for Extra Banquet Tickets

2018 Request for Housing Process


           Section II: Information for Handlers   (Handler Section only, 9 pages)                                          

 Other Info Documents

Guide to the Yukon Quest Trail

2018 updates to the trail will be emailed near race time after the trail breakers have seen the conditions.

Messages to Mushers

Once signed up, don't forget to check your profile page for Messages to Mushers submitted by your fans!

For any questions regarding the Yukon Quest or any of these documents, please contact:

Alaska – Fairbanks Office

Maria "Frog" Roberts
Yukon Quest International, Ltd.
550 First Avenue
Fairbanks, AK 99701

Phone: (907) 452-7954
Fax: (907) 452-7959

Yukon – Whitehorse Office

Laura Vinnedge
Yukon Quest International Association
2 - 1109 Front Street
Whitehorse, YT  Y1A 5G4

Phone: (867) 668-4711

Rookie Information

Yukon Quest International would like to welcome all rookies taking up the challenge of running our 1,000 mile race!

Please find below all the necessary information, tips, and advice you will need to prepare and plan your adventure on the Yukon Quest trail.

Should there be any missing information, or should you have further questions, please feel free to contact one of our offices (see contact details below).

Please view Tips from Veterans (230Kb PDF) for more advice!

General information:

Audio Files from the 2017 Workshop (held November 2016)

Audio Files from the 2016 Workshop (held November 2015)

Audio Files from the 2015 Workshop (held October 2014)

Audio Files from the 2014 Workshop (held October 2013)

Audio Files from the 2013 Workshop (held October 2012)

Audio Files from the 2012 Rookie Workshop (held October 2011)

The event took place Saturday, October 8th 2011 at the Carlson Center during the "Go Winter! Expo". Audio files from the workshop are now posted so everyone can benefit from the presentations.

Audio Files from the 2011 Rookie Workshop (held in October 8th 2010)

Audio files from the 2010 Rookies Meeting

*Please note: the information being presented above is “informational” and not the official interpretation of rules, trails, officials, personnel or anything else*