Event Details

This event finished on 19 August 2018

Test Secretary:  


  • Natural Ability: $120.00
  • Utility Preparatory & Utility:  $150.00

Send entries to the Test Secretary.  Make checks payable to “Minnesota NAVHDA”.  No entry is in until the Secretary receives your complete entry form and check.

Click Here to be taken to NAVHDA Forms Express

Forms Express is where you can get the NAVHDA test entry form, Aims test rules, Membership info and more.

Natural Ability, Utility Preparatory and Utility will be offered at this Test.  The test will begin at 8:00 a.m. sharp both days.  All handlers and their dogs should be on the grounds and ready for pre-test instructions at 7:30 a.m.

Lunch will be available on the grounds


Effective July 1st, 2018-All Handlers, Owners and dogs entered in NAVHDA tests must be NAVHDA members and registered.  Partial registration is available for dogs that cannot provide a recognized three-generation pedigree in time for a test.  If your dog is not currently registered with NAVHDA, please contact the International office at (847) 253-6488 or www.navhda.org to register. Dogs are eligible for Natural Ability testing up to and including the day they reach 16 months of age.  Dogs over 16 months may be run for evaluation and only if space is available.  No prize classification can be awarded a dog run for evaluation regardless of the score attained.


Test entries are limited and will be taken on a first come, first served basis, subject to the rules of eligibility stated above.  A test entry is a completed Official NAVHDA Test Entry Form accompanied by the correct test entry fee.

A handler may enter and run a maximum of two dogs per testing day.  This policy is in effect up to 10 days prior to the test date. At that time the handler may enter and run any number of dogs, subject to availability of test openings.

Test entry fees will only be refunded for medical reasons. 100% of the test entry fee will be refunded if a request is submitted, in writing, to the Test Secretary, accompanied by a verifying letter from a physician or veterinarian stating that the handler or dog should not participate in the test for medical reasons. Under no other circumstances will any refunds be made.

The following motels will accept dogs:

America Inn 5480 18th Ave West (Hwy 53) Virginia, MN 218-741-7839
Super 8 Hwy 53 Eveleth, MN 218-744-1661
Lakeshore Motor 404 6th Ave Virginia, MN 218-741-3360

Please remember motel manners.  No dogs on beds or furniture.  No dogs left alone in rooms.  Carry baggies to clean up grounds after your dog.  No dog baths in rooms.  We want to maintain our good relationship with these motels.

Questions?  Contact the Test Secretary