WASHINGTON STATE POLICE CANINE ASSOCIATION’S 2022 FALL SEMINAR

Hosted By The
Grant County, Adams County, and Moses Lake K9 Units

Nick Overland
njoverland@grantcountywa.gov
(509) 750-0007

Joe Phillips
joep@co.adams.wa.us
(509) 761-0600

Nick Stewart
nstewart@cityofml.com
(360) 450-9395

  • DATE:
    September 26th – 28th, 2022

  • CHECK-INS:
    Begin on 9/25/22 at 1400 hrs.

  • COST:
    $300 – WSPCA Members
    $350 – Non-Members
    $100 – Observers

  • REGISTRATION:
    BY CHECK
    PAY ONLINE

  • FLYER:
    VIEW HERE

This will be a working seminar so bring your dog and all your equipment.

Equipment:

You will need all your K9 gear to include long lines, leashes, muzzles, safety glasses, inert guns if available, uniform attire, etc.

Meetings:

  • The Trainers/E-Board meeting is at 1700 hrs. on 9/25/22.
  • The General Membership meeting will be at 0800 – 0900 hrs. on 9/26/22.
  • Short Trainers/E-Board meeting at 1830 hrs. on 9/27/22.
  • There will be short briefings prior to the start of each training day to cover questions and expectations for the exercises.

Training:

  • Generalist/Patrol Scenarios: Generalist/Patrol Scenarios: Generalist teams will be training in locations in the Grant County regional area. The focus for generalist teams will be a mix of exposure and scenario-based training throughout the seminar. Plan to be challenged as a team as well as be observers of others to gain further insight on how others approach problems.
  • Explosives and Narcotic Scenarios: Training locations will be in the Grant County area.

Trainers:

You must contact a Host Contact to confirm your spot as a trainer otherwise you must attend as a working K9 team and pay the seminar fee. If you would like your own room, the WSPCA will REIMBURSE YOU AT SEMINAR CHECK IN for ONE HALF the hotel cost, the other half is up to you/your agency. **YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR BOOKING YOUR ROOM**.

Contact:
Nick Overland @ njoverland@grantcountywa.gov
Joe Phillips @ joep@co.adams.wa.us
Nick Stewart @ nstewart@cityofml.com

Quarry:

Quarries wishing to attend must confirm your spot as a quarry by September 12th. To be cost effective it is vital you RSVP to Host Contact to be sure we have a spot for you. Quarry experience is not required, but we strongly encourage those who endeavor to be a handler and train dogs to attend. The quarries working all 3 days will be provided per diem from the WSPCA, (if from out of town and a hotel stay is required). Quarries will need to room with handlers from the agency they are representing. If unable to room with a handler, the WSPCA will pair you with another solo quarry. If you would like your own room, the, WSPCA will REIMBURSE YOU AT SEMINAR CHECK IN for ONE HALF the hotel cost, the other half is up to you/your agency. **YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR BOOKING YOUR ROOM**.

Contact Nick Overland @ njoverland@grantcountywa.gov

Hotel:

The host hotel is:

The Best Western Plus Lake Front Hotel
3000 W. Marina Drive Moses Lake, WA 98837
(509) 765-9211

(normally this hotel does not allow dogs in rooms but they are making a special exception for our seminar. Please pick up and be respectful of the facility)

Itinerary:

SUNDAY:

  • Registration will open at 1400 hrs. at the host hotel.
  • Trainers/E-Board/Quarry meeting at 1700 hrs.

MONDAY:

  • 0730-0800 hrs. – Late Check-In
  • 0800 – 0900 hrs. – General Membership Meeting
  • 0900-1700 hrs. – Training Day (Schedule to be determined)

TUESDAY:

  • 0900-1700 hrs. – Training Day (Schedule to be determined)
  • 1830 hrs. – Trainers Meeting
  • 1900 hrs. – Banquet

WEDNESDAY:

  • 0900-1700 hrs. – Training Day (Schedule to be determined)
  • Certificates will be emailed to you

Payment Information:

It is critical that we receive a registration form from all attendees whether your agency is paying by check or through PayPal. To ensure you are registered, we suggest that you scan your registration form to Barbara Davenport at SecretaryWSPCA@gmail.com. If using the PayPal option online at wspca.com, ensure that a copy of the receipt is forwarded to Barbara along with the attendee’s registration form. In ALL cases, ensure the registration form accompanies the payment so that all payments can be credited to the correct attendee.

HOST CONTACT INFORMATION

Generalist Handlers and Trainers Contact:

Nick Stewart
nstewart@cityofml.com
(360) 450-9395

Detection Handlers and Trainers Contact:

Joe Phillips
joep@co.adams.wa.us
(509) 761-0600

Quarries Contact:

Nick Overland
njoverland@grantcountywa.gov
(509) 750-0007

  • DATE:
    September 26th – 28th, 2022

  • CHECK-INS:
    Begin on 9/25/22 at 1400 hrs.

  • COST:
    $300 – WSPCA Members
    $350 – Non-Members
    $100 – Observers

  • REGISTRATION:
    BY CHECK
    PAY ONLINE

  • FLYER:
    VIEW HERE

TRAINER’S AND E-BOARD MEETINGS

DATE:

Due to changing COVID conditions and requirements meetings may be on-line or in person. Please confer with your Regional Reps for details.

  • Fall Seminar (TBA)
  • 11-13-22

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