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National Trials - PDI and Detection Combined
Hampton Inn & Suites Conference Center
2 Meeting Place
Valdosta, GA 31601
United States
229-241-1234
Sunday, September 18, 2022, 8:00 AM to Friday, September 23, 2022, 5:00 PM EDT
Category: National Certification

                                   USPCA National  Trials          

Hosted by the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office,  Lowndes County GA     

September 18th through the 23rd,  2022  for Detection and PDI  

Registration Fee is as follows:     PDI - $150        Detection -  $150      SAVE AND DO BOTH - Patrol and Detection - $225       Banquet Fee -  $25.00   
**Registration checks payable to the USPCA Lowndes Nationals.    Preregistration is required,  but payment can be made on the registration day.  
           REGISTER ONLINE HERE     PLEASE NOTE:  If you want to have someone pay for multiple people at once for this,  just let Melinda know.  Everyone does need to register themselves,  but just let me know and I'll produce an invoice for you.     ATTENDANCE AT THE COMPETITOR MEETING(s)  IS REQUIRED.
 
There are TWO Host Hotels:      Hampton Inn & Suites Conference Center    2 Meeting Pl, Valdosta GA  31601   229-241-1234    $125 per night plus tax and pet fee. 
 Second Hotel:   Fairfield Inn and Suites    2010 W Hill Ave,  Valdosta GA  31601   229-242-1225  $125 per night plus tax and pet fee.   
Both Motels are located next to the event venues!   
 CONTACTS:  
Lt. Herb Bennett                                             SGT Jared Davis                                 Deputy Justin Tucker
Email: [email protected]        Email: [email protected]        Email: [email protected]
Phone (229) 560-3648                                       Phone (229) 740-1003                        Phone (229) 507-8417
                          
 
SUBJECT TO CHANGE:   Here is a Schedule of events:    Again,  SUBJECT TO CHANGE:   We are still working on this!!!  
September 17th:    Saturday 
0800-1700   Early Registration for all PDI / Detector
0800-1700   Practice fields open PDI
September 18th:    Sunday 
0800-1600   Registration for all PDI and Detector 
0800- 1500  Practice fields open  PDI 
0900            Executive Board and Committee Meeting 
1400            PDI Judges meeting 
1500            Detector Judges meeting 
1600            General membership meeting with competitor meeting to follow.  COMPETITOR MEETING IS MANDITORY FOR ALL  PDI and accelerant, game and cadaver.                                   Narc and explosive will have their competitor meeting on Wednesday.
1700 - ??     Hospitality 
September 19th:    Monday 
0800             PDI obedience/agility    Group A /   PDI boxes/articles    Group B 
0800 -1700   Detection -  pre-sniff; scent exposure - all detection.  Trainers available.   Possible - Accelerant/cadaver/game testing begins.  
1700- ???     Hospitality 
September 20th:   Tuesday 
0800             PDI obedience/agility   Group B/      PDI boxes/articles Group A 
0800             Detection  -  all accelerant, game and cadaver (as/if needed)  continued testing. 
0800 -1700   Registration for Narcotics and Explosives 
1700             Detection - competitor meeting and general membership meeting for narcotics and explosives.  MANDATORY TO ATTEND if you are explosives/narcotics. 
1700             Hospitality 
September 21st:  Wednesday 
0800              PDI  Apprehension,  Group A    (Group B is off) 
0800              Detection - Explosive ORT and Packages.  All handlers.  Start time subject to change yet. 
1700              Hospitality 
September 22nd:  Thursday 
0800               PDI Apprehension,   Group B   (Group A is off)  
0800               Detection Indoor -  Explosives and Narcotics 
1700               PUBLIC DEMO -  If you or your group can help us out with this, please let Herb know.  
1800                Hospitality immediately following the demo
September 23rd:   Friday 
0800                Detection Vehicles -   Explosives and Narcotics 
0800                Any other makeup from PDI or Detection 
1800                Awards Banquet