ORT Premium – January 2020 – Bloomington, CA

 

 

Kimberly Buchanan, Joyride K9 Dog Training

 

National Association of Canine Scent Work, LLC®

 

 

ODOR RECOGNITION TESTS

Odors: Birch, Anise, Clove

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 2020

 

ORANGE EMPIRE DOG CLUB

18225 Santa Ana Ave, Bloomington, CA 92316

This ORT test will take place in a large room with concrete floor. The asphalt parking lot is directly adjacent with overflow parking on the neighborhood street.

Due to unforeseen conditions, such as weather or change in availability of areas at the location, the expected test area, parking, and/or pathways may be modified at the last minute.

 

Entry method
First Received by Online Registration
Entries will open on Tuesday, November 20, 2019 at 9:00am Pacific Time

 

Entries close
Monday, December 20, 2019 at 5:00pm Pacific Time or when entry limits have been met

 

Entries are LIMITED to (100) total tests

 

Test Site Hours: 7am-4pm. Details regarding check in time and briefing will be sent approximately 1 week before the ORT.

 

Odors

Anise, Birch, Clove

 

Officials

CO: Jo Trent
Judge: Julie Riekes

 

Test Secretary

Kimberly Buchanan
Long Beach, CA

JoyrideK9.ORT@gmail.com

 

Veterinarians

Valley Animal Hospital (2.2 miles)
993 W Valley Blvd Suite 120, Bloomington, CA 92316
(909) 877-2384

The Pet’s Place Animal Hospital (6.3 miles)
625 W La Cadena Dr, Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 684-2181

Prestige Animal Hospital (10.1 miles)
10986 Sierra Ave, Fontana, CA 92337
(909) 357-7300

Test Site Information

Competitors should expect to keep their dogs confined in a crate or vehicle when not competing. Competitors should plan to provide their own shade using canopies or shade cloths. Vehicles may not be left running. There will be designated dog potty areas.

 

There will be no separate reactive dog parking or separate warm up boxes.

No RV parking on site.

 

No smoking on club grounds, including electronic cigarettes.

 

All dogs must be on a 6’ leash at all times when not being tested. No flexi-leashes for walking dogs on test site grounds; flexis may be used in the test itself.

 

Entry Requirements

The handler of the dog must be a current member of the NACSW™. The Dog must be registered with the NACSW™.  For information on how to register or become a member go to www.NACSW.net

 

Trial Eligibility and ORTs

An ORT must be taken and passed at least 14 days before a trial opening date to be eligible for the first draw period.

 

Entry Fee and Second Dog Policy

Entry Fee is $35 per odor.

A test is defined as a single dog testing on a single odor.

Only one set up of each odor is being offered. We will not be able to accommodate second dogs.

Closing Date
December 20, 2019 at 5:00pm Pacific time or when entry limits have been met.

 

Refund Policy

For cancellation of entries on or before 5:00pm Pacific Time December 20, 2019 – Full refund minus $10 processing fee.
For cancellation of entries after 5:00pm December 20, 2019 – a refund will only be issued if a note is provided from a doctor or veterinarian.

 

All cancellations must be emailed to JoyrideK9.ORT@gmail.com.

You will receive confirmation of your cancellation.

This cancellation and refund policy applies to competitors that must withdraw for any reason including but not limited to injury, illness, emergency, and personal or work-related reasons.

No part of the fee will be refunded if the event cannot take place or be completed by reason of fire, civil disturbances, an Act of God, public emergency, or any other cause beyond the control of the trial organizers.

Entry fees shall not be refunded in the event that a dog is absent, disqualified, or excused by the NACSW™ official or judge.

Video/Photography Policy

ORT participants are allowed to have a friend or family member video/photograph their test.  ORT participants are not allowed to video/photograph one another.  ORT hosts are not obligated to provide someone to video/photograph.

 

ADA Requests

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request accommodation(s), please email ADA@nacsw.net.  Please include your name, ORT date, ORT host name, and your requested accommodation(s).

 

Results

During the odor re-sets, the official results sheet will be brought out to the parking area for testers to photo or review. We recommend you verify your results on the official results sheet and let your host or judge know if you have any questions regarding your results.

 

Directions to Test Site
https://goo.gl/maps/SFAU63K1KTE4aqmQ6
It is a large fenced-in property on the south side of Santa Ana between Cedar & Sierra, south of the 10 freeway, north of the 60 freeway. You can check your gps for the easiest route for you.

TEST Information - Notice to Exhibitors

 

THE TEST SITE
will be open from 8am-4pm

 

CHECK-IN/HANDLER BRIEFING
 
Details regarding check in time and briefing will be sent approximately 1 week before the ORT.

 

An ORT must be taken and passed at least 14 days before a trial opening date to be eligible for the first draw period.

 

NO SPECTATORS ARE PERMITTED IN THE SEARCH AREA during the ORT except NACSW™ officials, adults accompanying a minor, CNWI-in-training, or immediate family members/friends of the dog/handler team currently being tested.

 

ENTRIES:

     Will only be accepted via the official entry form

     TELEPHONE, FAX, UNSIGNED ENTRIES, AND ENTRIES RECEIVED WITHOUT FEES cannot be accepted.

     ENTRIES MUST BE MADE ON THE ENTRY FORM THAT WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE

     NO ENTRY SHALL BE MADE AND NO ENTRY SHALL BE ACCEPTED, WHICH SPECIFIES ANY CONDITIONS AS TO ITS ACCEPTANCE. 

     OWNERS are responsible for errors in making out entry forms.

 

DOGS PRESENT will not be permitted to roam. Exhibitors are responsible for the behavior of their dogs. The owner of each dog is solely responsible for having it ready when it is to be judged. Be prepared to keep your dog in your car when not being tested or on leash at all times.

There is no inside crating at this test. 

 

FEMALES IN SEASON – Contact your test host at least 1 day before the ORT if this becomes a possibility

 

DOGS PARTICIPATING in ORT must be at least six months of age and must appear to be healthy on trial day and should be current on all vaccinations required by law.

 

Acknowledgement of entry acceptance/CONFIRMATION will be made when entries are processed for those handlers that provide an email address. If you require a confirmation via USPS, you must provide a self-addressed stamped envelope with your entry.

 

BASIC DESCRIPTION OF TEST – to successfully pass an ORT a dog must identify the location of the target odor and the handler must correctly call an “alert” within a three-minute time period. The Odor Recognition Test consists of a drill type exercise which requires 12 closed boxes set up in a pattern of one or two rows, spaced a minimum of 48” apart. The ORT is conducted on leash. Complete information can be obtained on the NACSW™ website.

 

All exhibitors should obtain and review a copy of the NACSW™K9 NOSE WORK® RULE BOOK. You may get it from their website: www.NACSW.net

other cause, or causes.