NOSA hosts training classes and dog trials (Canadian Kennel Club – CKC, Sporting Detection Dogs Association – SDDA, and Association of Island Obedience Clubs – AIOC) throughout the year.
See our calendar or below for details on our upcoming events.
- NOSA offers three sessions annually in Fall, Winter, and Spring.
- For more information about our classes please see our classes page.
- Our class sessions typically culminate with a mock obedience and rally trial which allows students and their dogs the opportunity to test the skills they have been working on throughout the session.
CKC Obedience & Rally Trials
NOSA typically hosts four CKC Obedience and Rally Trials over one weekend each year. It is usually in mid-April in the RCMP Barn at the Saanich Fairgrounds. Our next CKC Trial is being planned for April 2023, with more details to follow here as we get closer.
Entries are now open for the NOSA CKC Obedience and Rally Trials to be held April 15 & 16 at the Saanich Fairgrounds. Please visit our CKC Trials page for details and links to the Premium List and entry forms.
SDDA & CKC Scent Detection Trials
NOSA will be hosting a SDDA approved scent trial on March 18, 2023 in Victoria. We are running Advanced and Excellent with Judge Kathy Hansen. The premium list is posted on the SDDA website, the opening date is 7 p.m. PT, February 13, 2023 for RPs and February 17, 2023 for all others. Entries will close when the trial is full, and a waitlist will be created if warranted.
NOSA will also be hosting a CKC approved scent trial on March 19, 2023 in Victoria, running all levels from Instinct to Masters with Judge Cathy Merrithew for Instinct, Novice and Open and Judge Karen Bereti for Excellent and Masters. The premium list is posted on Dogshow.ca and opening is 7 p.m. PT February 12, 2023. Entries will close when trial is full, and a waitlist will be created if warranted.
AIOC Obedience & Rally Trials
NOSA typically hosts two AIOC Obedience and Rally Trials each year. They are usually in March and October in the RCMP Barn at the Saanich Fairgrounds. Our next AIOC Trial is being planned for October 2023, with more details to follow here as we get closer.
NOSA will be co-hosting AIOC rally and obedience trials with Greater Victoria Dog Obedience Club at the Saanich Fairgrounds on October 22, 2023. There will be two obedience trials and two rally trials. The trial poster and more details available on our News page.