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Training Events

Training Events

CNCA Training Day Schedule for 2017

As soon as the exact locations and dates have been established by the CNCA board, the information will be listed below.


HAWAII – March 20-24, 2017 in Honolulu
Contact:  Herb Nakamura, Hawaii K9 Koncepts, 808-285-4961, hik9k@yahoo.com

International Working Dog Conference – April 2 – 6, 2017 – Banff, Alberta Canada
More details are available at iwdc.iwbda.org.

SKIDDS / CATS Class 190 – April 10-12, 2017 – Kern County, CA
For those that don’t understand K9’s or have a misconception as to how beneficial K9’s can be during a high risk Patrol and SWAT deployment, SKIDDS / CATS is the answer.
The goal of this 3 day course is to educate and train Patrol Officers, SWAT operators and K9 handlers on the deployment of a police dog in a high risk / tactical operation such as:  tactical tracking, barricaded suspects, live gunfire, approaches, entries, blind corners, room clearing, hallways, stairs, attics, crawl spaces, vehicle assaults, arrest techniques and even in a gas environment.
If you are interested in this Kern County Class contact Brad Smith, West Covina PD (retired), Canine Tactical Operations & Consulting, NTOA K9 Chairman, K9 SME CATO, at www.skidds.com or www.k9TacOps.com or 626.523.4028.

OREGON – April 15, 2017 – Springfield, Oregon
Narcotic Certification only.  Springfield High School, 875 7th Street, Springfield, Oregon. Starts at 1100 hours.  RSVP to Rob Havice by phone or text at 541.227.9178.

PASO ROBLES, CA – Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Training and Certification for Narcotic, Explosive, and Patrol teams.  Location is the Paso Robles Fair Grounds with registration beginning at 0800.  Lunch will be provided beginning at 1130.  RSVP – contact information is Allen Barger, 805.440.9404 or abarger@co.slo.ca.us.  The host hotel is the Paso Robles Inn.  Reservations department is 1.800.676.1713 and ask for the group rate for the California Narcotic Canine Association block.  Rate is the government rate of $117.  Or click here to book online.  Reservations must be booked by May 16, 2017.

MERCED AREA, CA – June 9, 2017
Training and certification for Narcotic and Patrol teams.  Narcotic certification and training to include load car scenarios.  Patrol certification and skids training.
Location is 16881 Schendel Avenue, Delhi, CA  95301.  We will be at the back side of the school.  Registration begins at 0800  – we will start running teams at 0830.  For dual purpose dogs, please run narcotics first.
BBQ lunch will be provided at 1100 hours.  Host hotel is fairfield Inn & Suites, 3301 Countryside Drive, Turlock.  209.668.3800.  Contact is Irene Silvera for government rate.
RSVP if you plan to attend to Deputy Mark Taylor, 209.564.1965…email hnsfndr@sbcglobal.net.

BAKERSFIELD, CA K9 TRIAL – June 23-24, 2017
The Bakersfield Police Department is proud to announce the return of its annual Bakersfield Police K-9 Trials. All active-duty city, county, and federal agency K-9 teams are invited to attend this grand event.  Trial will take place in Bakersfield, California on June 23 & 24, 2017. The trial will take place indoors at the Rabobank Arena where friends and family of each K-9 team can enjoy the air conditioned atmosphere while cheering on their favorite handlers. The event will also be open to the general public and several vendors will be on hand offering the latest in K-9 related equipment.  The host hotel for K-9 teams is the Marriott Hotel, 801 Truxtun Avenue at $90.00 per night. The hotel is located directly next door to the Bakersfield Convention Center making transportation to and from the trial easier for handlers.  You can register at: marriott.com/bflmc.  The trial will be limited to 45 competing teams, so please call or e-mail to reserve your spot as soon as possible.  Hope to see you there and good luck!
For more information or reservations contact:  Officer Christopher Moore at (661) 747-8112 or cmoore@bakersfieldpd.us

CANINE LIABILITY 360 & CANINES IN THE COURTROOM – Presented by TAC Team – July 10 – 12, 2017
Hosted by Modesto Police Department, Modesto, CA.  Click here for a PDF course announcement.

SO. SAN FRANCISCO, CA – August 4, 2017
Narcotic team certifications only.  Location is 1776 Old Middlefield Way, Mountain View, CA.  Registration begins at 800 hours.  Direct RSVP or questions to Marty Mahon, 650.868.7310.

SACRAMENTO, CA – August 18, 2017
Narcotic, Explosive, and Patrol certifications (so please RSVP so we can set up accordingly).
The Regional California Narcotic Canine Association (CNCA) Training & Certification Day originally scheduled in Roseville has been relocated. The new location will be the 8 building Exposition Center or “Expo Center” at the California Exposition & State Fair 1600 Exposition Boulevard Sacramento, California 95815. The directions are as follows:
Exit Business 80 onto Exposition Boulevard and go East. Continue on Exposition Boulevard and go past the fairground entrances. Turn right onto Ethan Way. Take Ethan Way to Hurley Way and turn right to Gate 12. After you go through Gate 12 continue on the back roadway of the fairgrounds. Go to the fourth right you can make, not counting the double roadway adjacent to the horse racing grandstand. After you pass the Raging Waters water park, the roadway curves slightly right under the monorail track. Go right on this roadway (Papa Murphy Soccer Field will be on your left).  Once you reach the end of this roadway the fairgrounds open up and you will see the 8 concrete building Expo Center immediately in front of you and to the right. Please park in the open area immediately to the left.  Registration at 0730 hours, lunch provided.  Contact is Shawn Rosner, Placer County SO – 916.768.0793 – k9roz@k9pr.net.

RIVERSIDE, CA – August or September

CANINE LIABILITY 360 & CANINES IN THE COURTROOM – Presented by TAC Team – September 18-20, 2017
Hosted by National City Police Department, National City, CA.  Click here for a PDF course announcement.

SKIDDS / CATS Class 195, September 20-22, 2017  hosted by Merced County Sheriff’s Office, CA.
If you are interested in the K9 SWAT and K9 Patrol Tactical class please let me know and I will send you a course flier.  You can learn more by going to www.K9TacOps.com.
For class registration contact Captain BJ Jones at bjones@co.merced.ca.us
The goal of this 3 day course is to educate and train Patrol Officers, SWAT operators and K9 handler on the deployment of a police dog in a high risk / tactical operation such as: tactical tracking, barricaded suspects, live gunfire, approaches, entries, blind corners, room clearing, hallways, stairs, attics, crawl spaces, vehicle assaults, arrest techniques and even in a gas environment.
I look forward to hearing back from you and seeing you in class.
Brad Smith, West Covina PD, CA (Ret), Canine Tactical Operations & Consulting, NTOA K9 Chairman, K9 SME CATO www.K9TacOps.com626-523-4028.

LAS VEGAS, NV  – October 13, 2017 (in conjunction with the Las Vegas K-9 Trials, October 13-14, 2017). 
Narcotic, Explosive and Patrol certification.  Location is 1600 Lake Las Vegas Blvd., Henderson, Nevada.  Registration begins at 0800 hours.  Lunch will be provided by CNCA at approximately 1130 hours.  RSVP to Joe@cnca.com.

ORANGE, CA –  Wednesday, November 29, 2017.  Certifications for Narcotic and Explosive Detection and Patrol.  Orange County Laser Village, 1900 W. Katella Avenue, Orange, CA.  Host Hotels are Extended Stay America, 1635 W. Katella Ave., Orange, CA  92867 – 714.639.8608 or Ayres Hotel, 2550 E. Katella Ave., Orange, CA  92806 – 714.634.2106.  Lunch provided by CNCA at 1130 hours.  RSVP to Darryl DiSantos at d.santosr@gmail.com.

NEW MEXICO – November 15, 2017.  Contact Rudy Mora……morarudy@comcast.net.

SAN DIEGO, CA – US Border Patrol Certifications – November or December

LOS ANGELES, CA – December

ARIZONA, NEW MEXICO, WEST VIRGINIA, WYOMING – Dates to be determined or contact info@CNCA.com to request a certification in your area.

For more information on possible training and/or to request certifications in your area, please see our Contact CNCA tab or Certifying Official tab for your nearest Certifying Official.

…….DON’T FORGET…….

February 5- 7, 2018 – Training Institute (Annual Conference – Classroom Training Only) – Also, a Super Bowl party on February 4, 2018 during registration…….See Annual Training Institute Information on Home Page