Chapter Testing Policies

If you plan on testing your dog, please read (don't just skim) the following information. 

Who's eligible to enter a test?

Only members of the national NAVHDA organization and their registered dogs are eligible to participate in a NAVHDA tests. Your dogs must be one of NAVHDA's Recognized Versatile Hunting Dog Breeds. You must also be a member of a local NAVHDA chapter. 

Your test application is for a specific dog. Therefore, once your application and money has been received, substituting of dogs to be tested is not allowed.

Test Registration

Test registrations are accepted on a first-come first served basis and entries are secured only after a completed test entry form and payment is received. If you plan to test your dog at our event, register early to avoid disappointment. Visit our test page to enter. 


All cancellations must be received in writing. $40 will be retained for any cancellation received prior to 30 days of the first test date of a two or three day test schedule. There will be no refund if cancellation is received less than 30 days prior to the first test date of a two or three day test schedule.