National Association of Canine Scent Work, LLC®

ODOR RECOGNITION TESTS

Odors: Birch, Anise, Clove

Sunday, June 9, 2019

For Your K9

706 N. Industrial Drive Elmhurst, IL 60126

This ORT test is at a training facility with rubber matting. The parking lot is paved and fenced.  

Entry method – First received via online registration Click below to enter.

Enter ORT

Entries close May 28, 2019 at 5:00pm or when entry limits have been met.

Entries are LIMITED to 100 tests.

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

Odors

Birch, Anise & Clove

Test Secretary

Nancy Reyes nancy@foryourk9.com

Veterinarians

Elmhurst Animal Care Center 850 S. Riverside Dr. Elmhurst, IL

Test Site Information

Crating will be available inside. Facility is air conditioned.

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: $30 per odor – Second dogs are allowed to enter

Closing Date – May 28, 2019

Refund Policy

For cancellation of entries on or before 5pm central time May 28, 2019– Full refund minus $5 processing fee. For cancellation of entries after 5 pm May 28, 2019 – no refunds will be issued.     

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 Trial Site:

From the south/east take Interstate I290 West, exit York Rd., make a left on York Rd to Industrial Dr., make left on Industrial Drive.

From the north/west take Interstate I290 East, exit Lake St. to York Rd., make a right to Industrial Dr. make left to Industrial Drive.

TEST Information – Notice to Exhibitors

THE TEST SITE will be open from 9:30am-3pm

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:

  • TELEPHONE, FAX, UNSIGNED ENTRIES, AND ENTRIES RECEIVED WITHOUT FEES cannot be accepted.
  • ENTRIES MUST BE MADE ON THE ONLINE. CLICK ON THE LINK AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE.
  • 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 the online registration.

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