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K9 Trial Events

K9 Trial Events

One of our largest fundraisers of the year – Free to the public.

Explosives and Narcotics Detection

100 Points – October 14, 2017

There will be aids planted in vehicles and buildings. Teams will be graded on finding the aids, handler’s ability to read the alert, and how well the team works together. Ties will be broken by a sniff off, arranged by the Judges.

  • Explosive Odors – TNT, Smokeless Powder, C-4, Detonation Cord,, Water Gel, Nitro, Ammonia Dynamite (No pseudo odors will be used)
  • Narcotic Odors – Marijuana, Meth, Cocaine, Heroin (No pseudo narcotics will be used)

Building Search

October 14, 2017

You will search a building that has numerous rooms and hiding spots throughout. Tactics, the dog’s ability to locate the hidden suspect, and the handler’s ability to read the alert, and how the handler and dog function as a team will be graded. This is a timed event. This is closed to the public and only judges, agitators, and K-9 teams will be permitted.

Tactical Obedience

October 15, 2017

Obedience will be done off- lead with no chains dangling, or any other control device. The obedience routine will consist of left turns, right turns, turn into your dog, about turn, fast heel, slow heel, down your dog on the move, recall to heel, hand signals from approximately 20 yards and tactical obedience with gunfire.

You will be judged for the following:

Wide

Crowding

Lagging

Recalls

Forging

Stays

Attention

Anticipation

Sits

Downs

Hand Signals

Multiple Commands

Handler Error

Agility

October 15, 2017

Handler Protection

October 15, 2017
To be announced at Trial

Awards

Top Dog:

This award will go to the top overall team (excluding narcotics or explosives) 1st , 2nd and 3rd places.

Top Agency:

This award will go to the highest point total, averaged out between the number of teams entered. There must be at least two teams entered per department to be eligible for this award. 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.

Explosives:

1st, 2nd, 3rd place awards

Narcotics:

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th place awards

Obedience:

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th place awards

Agility:

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th place awards

Building Search:

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th place awards

Area Search:

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th place awards

Handler Protection:

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th place awards

100% of donations go to the care of current and retired K9 Units.