Scotland Island 500
The Scotland Island 500 is an annual aquatic dog race held on Christmas Eve in Sydney, Australia. The first event was held in 1973, when the race was between the dogs of two ferry captains.
The canine contestants paddle across a 500 meter stretch of water between Scotland Island and Church Point in Pittwater.
The prize for the winner is a bowl which is inscribed with the words 'Outstanding Canine Aquatic Behavior'.