National Association of Canine Scent Work, LLC®

Official NACSW™

ODOR RECOGNITION TESTS
Odors: Birch, Anise, Clove

Saturday, May 15th, 2020

WestInn Kennels “Everything Under One Woof”
1522 Swantnerville Drive, Wentzville Mo, 63385

Test Host: Kevin West

Certifying Official: Erin Seely

Judge: Sandy Ellison

Number of Entries: Limited to 100 test

Trail Entries Opening Date: February 15th, 2021, at 6:00 pm

Trial Entries Closing Date: May 1st, at 6:00 pm

NACSW is requiring that all attendees adhere to social distancing - maintaining 6’ of distance - at all trials until further notice even if your jurisdiction has relaxed their requirements or recommendations. Social Distancing requirements at an event are MANDATORY. There is no option to mutually consent to be closer together than 6’. Please be respectful that your proximity or request for proximity may make others uncomfortable.

In addition to those guidelines, the following changes and guidelines are in effect for this trial due to COVID-19.

Mask Requirement: All attendees (participants and volunteers) will be required to bring and wear face

Social Distancing: Participants are asked to remain in their vehicles as much as possible.

COVID Refund Policy: See below

Test Site Information: The testing will be inside at a dog training facility on rubber matting. There are no
steps in or out of the building. There will be separate entry and exit doors to the testing area. All dogs must be crated in your car until they are being tested, as there is no inside crating at the ORT facility. You are responsible for picking up after your dog. It is recommended that you bring your own lunch as needed. However, there are a number of restaurants/coffee shops close to the facility.

All dogs must be on a 6’ or shorter leash at all times when not being tested. No flexi-leashes for walking dogs on test site grounds; flexis may be used in the test itself.

Entry method: Telephone, fax, unassigned entries, paper entries, and entries without fees cannot be
accepted. Online registration will be available at WestinnKennels.com, under the Events / Seminars & Workshops tab. No entries shall be made and no entry shall be accepted, which specifies any conditions as to its acceptance. Owners are responsible for errors in making out entry forms.

Entries close Sunday, May 1st at 6:00 pm or when entry limits have been met.
Entries are LIMITED to 100 tests.

Test Site Hours: Check-in - Open at 8:30 am
Details regarding check-in time and briefing will be sent approximately 1 week before the ORT

Odors: Birch, Anise, Clove 

Test Secretary: Kevin West, 1522 Swantnerville Drive, Wentzville, MO 63385 / Westinnkennels@gmail.com

Veterinarians: Emergency Medical Clinic, 334 Ft Zumwalt Square, O’Fallon, MO 63366 636-240-5496.
North on Lake St Louis Blvd to Hwy 40. West on Hwy 40 to I-70. East on I-70 to Exit 217, Hwy K. Right on Hwy K. Right on Veterans Memorial Pkwy.

Test Site Information: The testing will be inside at a dog training facility on rubber matting. There are no
steps in or out of the building. There will be separate entry and exit doors to the testing area. All dogs must be crated in your car until they are being tested, as there is no inside crating at the ORT facility. You are responsible for picking up after your dog. It is recommended that you bring your own lunch as needed. However, there are a number of restaurants/coffee shops close to the facility. All dogs must be on a 6’ or shorter leash at all times when not being tested. No flexi-leashes for walking dogs on test site grounds; flexis may be used in the test itself.

Reactive Dog Parking: There will be limited reactive dog parking at this test. Please inquire about the availability of this parking option if you need it.

Entry Requirements: The handler of the dog must be a current member of the NACSW™. The Dog must be registered with the NACSW™. For information on how to register or become a member go to

Trial Eligibility and ORTs: An ORT must be taken and passed at least 14 days before a trial opening date to be eligible for the first draw period.

Entry Fee and Second Dog Policy: $35.00 for first odor per dog $35.00 for each subsequent odor test,
two dogs per odor per handler limit. A separate registration form must be filled out for each dog odor/
combination.

Closing Date: Entries and payment must be received by May 1st, 2021 at 6:00 pm.

Refund Policy: Cancellations made on or before May 1st, 2021 by 6:00 pm, will be refunded minus a $10 administration fee per test. No refunds after the entry closing date. Cancellations may be made by e-mail to Westinnkennels@gmail.com. The secretary is not responsible for lost e-mails or calls that do not reach him. The secretary will send an e-mail back to the participant confirming the cancellation.

Covid Policy Regarding Refunds: If the odor recognition test is canceled due to any covid related shut down by local or federal authorities, or the NACSW™ the host will refund 50% off the registration fee.

ENTRY FEES: Shall not be refunded in the event that a dog is absent, disqualified, or excused by the
NACSW™ official or judge.

Video/Photography Policy: ORT participants are allowed to have a friend or family member video/
photograph their test. ORT participants are not allowed to video/photograph one another. ORT hosts are not obligated to provide someone to video/photograph.

ADA Requests: If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request accommodation(s), please email ADA@nacsw.net. Please include your name, ORT date, ORT host name, and your requested accommodation(s).

Results: During the odor re-sets, the official results sheet will be brought out to the parking area for
testers to photo or review. We recommend you verify your results on the official results sheet and let your
host or judge know if you have any questions regarding your results.

Directions to Westinn Kennels

FROM THE WEST: I-70 East to Exit 208. Turn right at end of the ramp, then immediately right again onto the
South Service Road. Turn left on Swantnerville Dr (0.5 mi, at First Bank sign). WestInn Kennels is 500 feet down on the left.

FROM THE EAST: I-70 West to Exit 208. Turn left at end of the ramp. At the end of the overpass, turn right onto the South Service Road. Turn left on Swantnerville Dr (0.5 mi, at First Bank sign). WestInn Kennels is 500 feet down on the left.

Dog-Friendly Hotels near WestInn Kennels
Hilton Garden Inn, 2310 Technology Dr, O’Fallon, MO 63368 636-625-2700
Marriott Residence Inn, 101 Progress Point Ct, O’Fallon, MO 63368 636-696-0459
Holiday Inn Express, 1175 Technology Dr, O’Fallon, MO 63368 636-300-4844
Comfort Inn & Suites, 101 Comfort Inn Ct, O’Fallon, MO 63366 (Exit 219) 636-281-9100
Hilton Garden Inn, 16631 Chesterfield Grove Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63005 636-532-9400
Days Inn, 10600 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, Lake St Louis, MO 63367 636-625-1711
NOTE: Some motels may charge a pet fee or have limits on size. 

TEST Information - Notice to Exhibitors: The test site will be open at 8:30 a.m. Check-in begins at
8:30 a.m. Please do not arrive before 8:15 a.m.

Handler Briefing will be at 9:15 a.m. Detailed information about running times and briefings will be sent via email approximately one week before the ORT.

An ORT must be taken and passed at least 14 days before a trial opening
date to be eligible for the first draw period.

Scorebooks are optional and are not required to participate in an ORT. They are for personal record
keeping. If you have lost a scorebook or would like a replacement, you can request a replacement scorebook that will include all your prior NACSW results. Log in to your account at http://www.nacsw.net and under the "My Account" section, go to "My Dogs" and choose the option to order a replacement score book there. The cost is $20.

NO SPECTATORS ARE PERMITTED IN THE SEARCH AREA during the ORT except NACSW™ officials, adults accompanying a minor, CNWI in-training, or immediate family members/friends of the dog/handler team currently being tested.

ENTRIES:
• TELEPHONE, FAX, UNSIGNED ENTRIES, PAPER ENTRIES, & ENTRIES RECEIVED WITHOUT FEES cannot be accepted.
• ENTRIES MUST BE MADE AT WWW.WESTINNKENNELS.com/SEMINARS-AND-WORKSHOPS
• NO ENTRY SHALL BE MADE AND NO ENTRY SHALL BE ACCEPTED, WHICH SPECIFIES ANY CONDITIONS AS TO ITS ACCEPTANCE.
• OWNERS are responsible for errors in making out entry forms.

DOGS PRESENT will not be permitted to roam. Exhibitors are responsible for the behavior of their dogs.
The owner of each dog is solely responsible for having it ready when it is to be judged. Be prepared to keep your dog in your car when not being tested or on leash at all times. There is no inside crating at this test. NOTE: You may NOT run your vehicle during the ORT. The use of portable generators is prohibited.

FEMALES IN SEASON - Contact your test host at least 1 day before the ORT if this becomes a possibility.

DOGS PARTICIPATING in ORT must be at least six months of age and must appear to be healthy on trial day and should be current on all vaccinations required by law.

Acknowledgment of entry acceptance/CONFIRMATION will be made when entries are processed
for those handlers that provide an email address.

BASIC DESCRIPTION OF TEST: To successfully pass an ORT a dog must identify the location of the target odor and the handler must correctly call an “alert” within a three-minute time period. The Odor Recognition Test consists of a drill type exercise that requires 12 closed boxes set up in a pattern of one or two rows, spaced a minimum of 48” apart. The ORT is conducted on leash. Complete information can be obtained on the NACSW™ website.

All exhibitors should obtain and review a copy of the NACSW™K9 NOSE WORK® RULE BOOK. You may get it from their website: www.NACSW.net
WestInn Kennels | Westinnkennels@gmail.com