2020 Spring • 40 Hour Man-Trailing Training & Certification Seminar
Hosted by the Garrett County Sheriff's Department
April 25th thru the 30th McHenry MD
Lodging: Wisp Resort
McHenry, MD 301-387-5581
50 Rooms have been set aside for this seminar, please reserve your rooms as soon as possible.
Rooms have been set aside for $TBD a night plus tax for this seminar. Please register online by clicking here.
The cost is $425.00 which can be paid online or at the seminar. Instructions for registration and payment are on the registration page.
Certification is offered for NPBA Member Attendees participating in ALL Classroom & Field Exercises. Teams MUST bring training logs. Minimum Requirements for certifying hounds must be a minimum of ten (10) months old and the handler must have a minimum of 6 months of training records with his/her dog that he/she is certifying with. Only 1 dog per Handler will be certified. Certification is based on Instructor's Evaluation. The 40 Hour Man-Trailing Training & Certification Course qualifies for 4 Contact Hours of Continuing Education Units through Garrett College's (MD) Continuing Education & Workforce Development Department. NPBA Certification requires FULL ATTENDANCE. Puppies 10 weeks or older are welcome to participate in the week-long training seminar.
The seminar fee is $425.00 for handlers and hounds, late registration (After 3-15-20) is $450.00, New Member fee is $440.00 plus $40.00 for registering as a new member, this includes an Official NPBA training manual. This is to ensure timely registration in order to make instructor arrangements. The first 80 handlers and hounds to submit a registration form will be accepted. The deadline for all registration forms is March 15th, 2020. There will be a dinner buffet provided on Wednesday Night (Auction Night).