Spring Sniffer

 PSD Trials 

Saturday & Sunday, May 9 & 10, 2020
 at Episcopal School of Knoxville
950 Episcopal School Way, Knoxville, TN 37932
JUDGES:
Lead Judge: Joyce Shorter /  Judge #2: Lisa Mallory

TRIAL WILL CONSIST OF THE FOLLOWING:

TOTs (Target Odor Tests):

Birch, Anise and Clove

CLASSES & LEVELS:

Saturday:

NOVICE: Buildings, Containers, Distance, Exteriors & Speed

ADVANCED: Buildings, Containers, Distance, Exteriors & Speed

EXCELLENT: Buildings, Containers, Distance, Exteriors & Speed

Sunday:

NOVICE: Buildings, Containers, Distance, Exteriors & Speed

ADVANCED: Buildings, Containers, Distance, Exteriors & Speed

EXCELLENT: Buildings, Containers, Distance, Exteriors & Speed

DIVISIONS:

Standard, Metallic & FEO (For Exhibition Only - not eligible for placements or legs)

ENTRY FEES:

TOTs: $15 each  / Classes: $20 each  /  Day of Trial if there is space: TOTs: $20 & Classes $25

HOSPITALITY:

We will be setting up a pot luck lunch/snacks for everyone. If you would like to participate, please contact Marilyn Mele.

ENTERING REQUIREMENTS:

Trial Opens: March 22, 2020 @ 7pm ET

Trial Closes: April 25, 2020 or when classes fill

Entries are limited and accepted on a first-received basis until classes fill.

By registering for this trial, you agree to the Release of Liability Waiver on page 5 of the Premium.

  • To compete in this trial, you will need to register your dog with PSD. 
    Register your dog here: https://performancescentdogs.com/
     

  • Your dog will need to pass PSD's TOT in Birch to compete in Novice classes,

  • Your dog will need to pass PSD's TOTs in Birch, Anise & Clove to compete in Advanced & Excellent classes.
    You can take the test at the trial and compete the same day! 
    If your dog has passed an odor test in another scent work organization, you do not have to take the TOT.
    Proof of passing the odor test is required.

     

  • Max 1 dog per handler per class to compete, 2nd & 3rd dogs in same class can run FEO. 

  • The Iron Nose Award will be offered at this trial. See premium below for eligibility requirements

  • All entries must be online through the PSD website. After entering online you may choose to mail a check instead of paying online by credit card - just choose "Pay Later". 

  • Make checks out and mail to "Sunshine K9s" NOT to PSD nor the Trial Site
     

  • Please note- your check must be received no later than 7 days after your online entry or before trial close date of April 25, 2020,
    whichever comes first in order to hold your spot in the trial. 

  • There will be a $25 fee for returned checks.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • Cancellations received on or before Saturday April 24, 2020, full refund

  • Cancellations received on or after Sunday April 25, 2020, there is NO refund. 

  • No refunds for no-shows

  • If you earn a title in the entered class before this trial, please contact me no later than
    Saturday April 24 in writing via email for move ups, changes or refunds.  
    After that date, no changes or refunds will be made.

  • Competitors can be asked to leave the trial at the host's discretion. This would include, but is not limited to, regulations not being followed or if a dog is deemed dangerous. No refunds if a competitor or dog is asked to leave the trial.

 

PREMIUM with TRIAL DETAILS, RULES and REQUIREMENTS:

Please be sure to read the Premium - it contains specific rules, requirements and details for this specific site and trial.

Rosana C. Dropkin, CPDT-KA, CNWI
Sunshine K9s LLC
845.750.7036
Ro.SunshineK9s@gmail.com
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