2019 Minnesota Test Fees:

Natural Ability: $135 -Utility Preparatory & Utility: $165

See individual Events below for full details & locations.

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  • There are no Testing Events scheduled at this time-please check back soon. Natural Ability Tests are usually held at Four Brooks WMA near Milaca, MN in May & September. Natural Ability, Utility Preparatory and Utility tests are held in August at the Iron Range Retriever Club in Virginia, MN and at Kelley Land & Cattle Co in Hugo/Marine on St. Croix in late May/early June and again in late summer around Labor Day. Test dates for the following year are generally posted by December 1st.

NAVHDA Testing Overview

NAVHDA Youth Testing Incentive Program  (75% test fee refund for youth Handlers 18 and under)

***MN CHAPTER TEST ENTRY REFUND POLICY***
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.