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2024 Test Entries will open ONLINE at 8:00am on Saturday February 17th to MINNESOTA CHAPTER MEMBERS ONLY when the entry links will appear on this page below.   Open to non-chapter members March 1st.    You will NOT need to fill out the NAVHDA pdf fillable test form.  We will capture all of the needed information for the Dog, Owner and Handler directly into a fillable form on this website.  Make sure that you have the following:

2024 Test Fees:   Natural Ability-$175.00, UPT & UT-$200.00

NAVHDA International Test Policies

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 only (No Prize can be awarded) and only if space is available.  There is no minimum or maximum age limit on Utility Preparatory or Utility Dogs.

In order to run in any NAVHDA test, the dog must be registered with NAVHDA and the owner and the handler (if different from the owner) must be members of NAVHDA International.

All dogs entered in NAVHDA tests must be NAVHDA registered and have a NAVHDA registration number. This number begins with two letters identifying the breed and is NOT the same as a person’s NAVHDA membership number. Neither is it a number issued by any other registry.

Minnesota Chapter of  NAVHDA Test Policies

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 Entries will open mid-February to Handlers who are verified chapter members.     Entries will open to non-chapter members starting March 1st.  An entry is not official until the test secretary verifies all dog and owner/handler information required by NAVHDA has been provided and full payment has been received.

2024 Test DATES


To be put on a waiting list for full tests, click on the test event link and contact the test secretary


Minnesota NAVHDA Test Refund Policy

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