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Wanted! Nosework Clubs & Judges - Do You Have What It Takes?

All New Nosework Incentives Will Help You Contibute To The Sport You Love

September 13, 2021

Source: Karen Shivers, UKC Nosework Program Manager

Club Incentives - Add Nosework!

  • Obedience Clubs (Regular Status): Once an obedience club offers at least four Master Obedience classes, wave the requirements to become Nosework club and grant Provisional status.
  • Rally Clubs (Regular Status): Wave the membership requirements. Rally clubs must host their Nosework matches.
  • Send a Nosework Kit to all existing clubs that apply and are accepted to add Nosework.

And that's just the beginning. Read the full document here:

New Judge Incentives

Did you know? UKC will waive the club application/licensing fee for trials where Provisional judges are judging for the first time. Each year a licensed Nosework club sponsors a member of their club that has shown outstanding abilities in the sport of Nosework. A detailed letter of recommendation will then be considered for that club member to be allowed to move forward, take, and pass the judges test, and become a provisional Nosework judge without completing the apprentice program. In addition, the candidate must have at least earned 10 education points.

  • New! Earn Education Points in lieu EN title
  • New! UKC Offer specialized judges licenses. Judge up to the level in which you have titled a dog.

Read the full document here for full details:

Learn More about UKC Nosework

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