Chapter membership renewals are now open and you can get a discount by renewing before 12/31. Click here for our online membership registration.
We really like to get people to renew by 12/31 to help our Secretary update the roster. Chapter members get priority for all of our clinics, events & tests.
Some of what we have in store for 2022
- *NEW* Utility Preparatory Test Training Group **GROUP CLOSED (FULL)** starting early January.
- *NEW* Indoor Class “Versatile Dog 201-Heel-WHOA!-Fetch” starting early January. **GROUP CLOSED (FULL)
- *CLASS FULL* 10 Week Indoor “Positive” Reinforcement Obedience Classes starting late January-Stillwater, MN (Registration NOW OPEN)
- Annual Meeting and “Fable Fest” in early February.
- The return of MOCK Natural Ability tests in 2022!
- Due to high demand, we are also expanding our testing to EIGHT weekends next year, and will limit early registration to chapter members only.
Applications for the Joe Dolejsi Youth & New Handler Scholarship are also now OPEN. If you know a youth or someone new to the versatile dog world that could use some mentoring, please encourage them to apply.
Our Tentative 2022 Test Dates & Locations:
Test entries will open February 1st for chapter members only.
- May 14th-15th Natural Ability (NA)-Four Brooks WMA Milaca, MN
- June 4th-5th NA-UPT-UT-Kelley Farms Hugo, MN
- June 11th-12th Natural Ability (NA)-Pineridge Grouse Camp Remer, MN
- July 23rd-24th Natural Ability (NA)-Four Brooks WMA Milaca, MN
- August 13th-14th NA-UPT-UT-Pineridge Grouse Camp Remer, MN
- August 20th-21st NA-UPT-UT-Iron Range Retriever Club Virginia, MN
- August 27th-28th NA-UPT-UT-Four Brooks WMA Milaca, MN
- September 10th-11th-Natural Ability (NA)-Four Brooks WMA Milaca, MN
If you have a new puppy or a dog that has not tested previously, make sure you verify your dog is registered with NAVHDA.