NACSW sanctioned ORT at Seymour Primary School!

May 7, 2017 (Sunday):

Before you can compete in a K9 Nose Work trial, your dog must pass the ORT (Odor Recognition Test) for the trial level being tested.


Sunshine K9s is hosting an ORT at Seymour Primary School, in Seymour TN on Sunday, May 7,  2017.


Tests for all 3 odors (Birch, Anise & Clove) will be offered at this ORT. You can test for one odor or all three. One handler can enter up to two dogs per odor tested.




The Premium will give you all the details about the ORT (location, rules, regulations, fees, requirements, etc). Click on the button to the right for the Premium. There is also a paper registration form included with the premium in case you do not want to register electronically.

NACSW™ ORT Registration
May 7, 2017

Location:  Seymour Primary School, 717 Boyds Creek Hwy, Seymour, TN 37865

Cost: $35 per dog per odor.

Odors: Birch, Anise & Clove

               (Each handler may enter up to 2 dogs per odor)

Start Time: Site opens at at 10:00am;

                      Registration opens at 10:30am.            


Test Site Information

  • The ORT will be held indoors in a non-smoking, climate controlled school with tile flooring.

  • There will be no indoor crating

  • 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 during the test itself.


All dogs participating in the ORT must be registered with the NACSW™. All handlers must also be members of the NACSW™. Membership and registration are available at: Membership and Registration must be completed at least 6 weeks prior to the ORT to allow for processing time.


Score books are optional and are not required to participate in an ORT. They are for personal record keeping. If you have lost a scorebook and would like a replacement, you can request a replacement book that will include all your prior NACSW results. Log in to your account at: and under the "My Account" section, go to "My Dogs" and choose the option to order a replacement score book there. The cost is $20

Depending on the number of registrations, we may assign time slots to minimize wait time.


Pre-payment is required.  Checks must be made payable to Sunshine K9s and mailed with your registration form to Sunshine K9s, 3228 Cove Lane, Louisville TN 37777.


Registrations will NOT be accepted without payment. 

Cancellation / Refund Policy:

Cancellations must be received in writing via email.

Any cancellations on or before April 29, 2017 will be refunded less a $5 processing fee.

Any cancellations on or after April 30, 2017 will not be refunded.

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

Video taping:

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.


If you have questions about the ORT, please email Rosana at

Please submit the form below to sign up for the Odor Recognition Test
Pre-registration and payment are required – entries are now open

Registration closes April 23, 2017 at 8:00pm or when entry limits are met. Entries are limited to 100 tests.


the form will not process and I will not receive your entry.

Rosana C. Dropkin, CPDT-KA, CNWI
Sunshine K9s LLC
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