Southern Tier of New York Test Offerings

Annually, our chapter holds a spring and fall test for Natural Ability, Utility Preparation, and Utility dogs. If you are new to testing via NAVHDA provides quite a bit of background information. For example an overview of NAVHDA testing program can be found here, details on testing your dog, and  the official NAVHDA Aims, Programs, Test Rules can be downloaded as a pdf from here.  

  • Spring 2018 - Saturday, May 19th & 20th
  • Fall 2018 - September 22nd & 23rd

All entrants should meet at the Greene Rod and Gun Club on at 7:30am.  Testing will begin at 8:00.
Local hotel list

Test Fees*: NA, $150/ UPT $170/ UT $175
(Made out to Southern Tier NAVHDA and accompanied by a test entry form available from the main NAVHDA site

For further information on testing with our club, please contact our Test Secretary: Judy Zeigler at 607-738-1341 or

Completed entry forms and checks should be mailed to:
Judy Zeigler
2655 County Road 7
Montour Falls, New York 14865

*Refund Policy:

1) All cancellations (regardless of date) will forfeit a $25 administrative fee.
2) If you cancel within two weeks of the test and we can’t fill the slot, you forfeit your entire fee.
3) If you have extenuating circumstances, such as medical excuses, provided in writing from the physician or veterinarian, this will be considered by the test committee for a full refund.

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