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ORT opens at 12:00 Noon Eastern on Thursday, June 8, 2023.

** ORT is FULL!!! **

Odors Tested: Birch, Anise and Clove

Date: Saturday, August 26, 2023

Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Test Location:  Salisbury Presbyterian Church, 13621 W Salisbury Rd, Midlothian, VA 23113

Test Host: Paws Plus Training, LLC (Jim Simmons)

 Certifying Official: Jen Johnson

Judge: Janie Simmons

Entry Cost: $35 per odor

Number of Entries: 100

Second Dog Policy: Two dogs per handler for each odor tested. One dog will be in the first run of the odor being tested and the second dog will be in the second run of the odor being tested.

Entries Close: Friday, August 11, 2023 at 6:00 PM Eastern or when entry limits have been met.

Entry Requirements: A Qualified Entry is one that meets all the following criteria:

  1. Complete entry during the specified entry time frame.
  2. The Handler is a NACSW member for the 2023-2024membership year (8/1/23- 7/31/24). Please make
    sure you have paid your membership dues for the 2023-2024 membership year.
  3. The Dog is registered with the NACSW.
  4. Dogs participating in an Odor Recognition Test (ORT) must be at least six months of age.

If there are any changes or updates that information will be included in your final details information that will be emailed 1-2 weeks before the ORT weekend.  Participants are responsible for staying up to date on any jurisdictional requirements for their home location as well as the trial location including any travel guidance.