Sponsor Jeff Deeter

In addition to owning and operating Black Spruce Dog Sledding, Jeff Deeter is also a long distance race competitor. He’s completed multiple 1,000 mile Iditarod Sled Dog races, and has never scratched or been withdrawn from the race.

Jeff’s highest Iditarod finish was 15th place in 2019. 



$300 – $500

This is the most popular choice for friends and fans of Black Spruce Dog Sledding. Have you taken a tour with us? Chances are you felt a special connection to a dog (or two) while you were here. Sponsor this dog and receive some cool gifts from us!


$500 +

This is the best choice for businesses and organizations. When you support our racing kennel you demonstrate your commitment to tradition and community. We proudly display our gratitude and support for these businesses.


$60 – $350

​Our journey of 1,000 miles starts with a single bag of dog food! Help us buy what we need, when we need it. Bales of straw, vet visits and vehicle maintenance all populate our kennel to-do list. Receive a unique gift based on your donation amount.


Main Team Sponsors

John and Claudia of Rolla, MO – “Braavos”
Jamie and Marco of Dallas, TX – “Jane”
Andy and Kai of Palmer, AK – “Frito”
The Clifford Family of Houston, TX –  “Mereen”
Marilyn C. of Roswell, NM – “Owl”
Melissa M. of University Place, WA – “Moose” and “Ambler”
Karen and Clarence of Weyerhaeuser, WI – “Whiskey”
The Bailey Family of Needham, MA – “Knox”
The Woodwell Family of Pittsburgh, PA – “Marten”
The Karstensen Family of JBER, AK – “Forty” and “Spears”
Kurt M. of Largo, FL – “Kelly”
Caralyn C. of Caldwell, NJ – “Lynx”
The Linn Family of Lancaster, CA – “Qarth”
Doug and Arlene of Federal Way, WA – “Maple”
Helene and Ed of Livingston, MT – “Pogo”
Stephanie and Johann of Koeln, Germany – “Fierce”
Jenn and Kolden D of Cumberland, MD – “Picket”

Yearling Squad Sponsors

John and Claudia of Rolla, MO – “Pharaoh”
The Karstensen Family of JBER, AK – “Sea”
Jim and Kelley K of New Berlin, WI – “Myra”


Puppy Sponsors

The Ballard Family of Redwood City, CA – “The Wolf”
Arlene and Doug of Federal Way, WA – “Jack”
Grandpa, Grandma, Brayden and Addelyn of Yantis, TX – “Robin”
Helene and Ed of Livingston, MT – “Arthur”
Anonymous – “Alice”
Jess S.G. of Farmington, MN – “Kobuk”
Jenny and Kim of Anchorage, AK – “Yentna”
Julie F of Rice Lake, WI – “Chippewa”
The Karstensen Family of JBER, AK – “Itkillik”
John and Claudia of Rolla, MO – “Pecos”
Melissa M of University Place, WA – “Sigrid”
The Snyder Family of Michigan – “Bjorn”
Laurel J of Alexandria, VA – “Tolvi”