January 20-24, 2020
The Joriad™ North American Truffle Dog Championship
Thursday, January 23, 2020 • 9:00am-12:00pm
Lane Events Center, Eugene, OR
Available ŕ la carte. The 2020 Oregon Truffle Festival
kicks off with The Joriad™ North American Truffle Dog
Championship, wherein spectators cheer for truffle dogs
and their trainers as they compete to find hidden
truffle-scented targets. From Chihuahuas to Lagotto
Romagnolos, dogs of all breeds are invited to compete in
The Joriad, the only competition of its kind in North
The Joriad’s first round welcomes spectators at the Lane
County Fairgrounds in the morning and the top five dogs
compete in a second and final round in the field.
Truffle dogs and their owners gather in the evening for
the perennial favorite Parade of Dogs. No dogs except
those entered in the competition are allowed in the
Location: Lane Events Center Large Animal Arena, 796 W.
13th Ave., Eugene. Price: $15 Advance; $20 at the Door.
Festival: Eugene and Willamette Valley Truffle Country
Friday-Sunday, January 24-26, 2020
Our January weekend celebrates the world of Oregon
truffles and the culinary bounty of the southern
Willamette Valley. Taking place January 24-26, 2020, the
Eugene weekend offers a variety of special truffle
packages for weekend-long immersions, including two new
packages for 2020.
With hands-on cooking classes, truffle dog training,
truffle hunts and workshops, learning opportunities
abound at the Eugene weekend. Decadent truffle
breakfasts, lunches, dinners and the Oregon Fresh
Truffle Marketplace are offered as part of weekend
packages and a limited number of experiences are sold ŕ