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2019 Doodle Romp

  • 18 January 2019
  • Author: doodles
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Event date: 4/27/2019 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Export event

  • Attending: 397
  • Seats: Unlimited
  • Remaining: Unlimited
  • Price: $12.50
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2019 Doodle Romp

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2019 Schedule

(subject to change)

 Below is the schedule from last year. When the schedule is finalized an email will be sent to everyone.  
  Friday, April 26th  
                 Welcome to Dewey! One of the most dog-friendly beaches in the U.S. “Yappy Hour" at Bluecoast opens the Romp on Friday starting at 4. We all know Dewey is a wonderful town for dogs. Much of the transformation is due to the work of former Dewey Mayor, Diane Hanson. Pleas join us at "yappy hour" when Diane will join us to talk about her new book,

Management Unleashed: Leadership Lessons From My Dog


Saturday, April 27th
10:00 Come to the main entrance on the beach off Saulsbury Street. Other registration sites will be announced. Coffee and tea provided by our sponsor, Atlantic Oceanside Resort.
11:00 Costume parade. Sign up at the registration table, if you’re interested. 
Noon Pizza delivered to the beach by Grotto Pizza.
Approx  2:00  Raffle winners announced. Raffle items will be listed soon. A $50/$50 raffle will also be held. Look for a Romp helper with a sign and basket coming around the beach. 

Sunday, April 28th
8:00  Yoga on the beach by certified yoga teacher and fitness trainer, Pattie Cinelli.
Talk in the Rehoboth Library (more info later) 
  New This Year 
When you register you'll get a sports pack at the beach that includes a wristband. Wearing that wristband will give you entry to some businesses, who will give you a discount OFF SERVICES and make a donation to FOOD & FRIENDS.
  Doodle Talks!! Come hear about Food & Friends, Therapy Dogs, Grooming and other topics. All talks will be held at The Hyatt Place in Dewey.
  Crabby Dicks, on Rte. 1, Rehoboth, will host us with our dogs on their outside decks throughout the weekend, weather permitting. Crabby Dicks is the official site for lunch & dinner.
  Gary's and Woody's in Dewey will also accommodate small groups of us with our dogs.
  Please be sure to stop by the Food & Friends tables to learn more about what they do and how they help people.
  Need help Romp weekend? Look for volunteers wearing Food & Friends T-shirts.



Doodles in Dewey is great for the whole family.  Kids love it!

Please contact Amy Scott at either or call 301.467.5523.

Register the number of people in your group and the number of doodles you are bringing.

Yes! Dog licenses are available 24/7 in a kiosk outside the town hall/police station on Rodney Street. Cost is $5.00 for 2 days or $8.00 for 3. The lifetime license is $35.00 - but this one IS NOT available at the kiosk. You have to go into the station to get one; they're only available M-F 9-5. For other information on dog licenses, please call Joyce at town hall. Service dogs do not require a license.

No, everyone should register separately so we can have an accurate count on-line.  You don't need to bring the registration to the beach.  If you're coming at the last minute, do try and register on-line, or check in at the main table so you and your dog(s) will be counted.

There are several options ~ view the Lodging page.

It's still off-season in Dewey. No parking permits required. Meters are inactive. You can find parking on all the side streets.

Alcohol is not allowed on the beach. Anything else you want to for a day at the beach is okay. Chairs, a blanket, dog toys, etc. Water will be available for purchase and we'll have Grotto pizza  slices on sale at the beach for lunch.