(WASILLA, ALASKA)- The 2011 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race field of entrants grew today (November 30, 2010), the last day for teams to sign up for the race. As of 5 p.m. Alaska Time the confirmed number of entrants stands at 59.  The last musher to sign up was 5 time Iditarod Champion Rick Swenson.

That number of entrants may still grow.  At least three other mushers have confirmed that they have already mailed in their 2011 entry packages. Please log on to to find out more about the 2011 field of entrants