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DEL VAL CHAPTER TESTING INFORMATION

For additional information about NAVHDA Testing, see https://www.navhda.org/about-the-navhda-testing-system/

Please note that NAVHDA testing rules stipulate a maximum number of dogs that can be run on each test day. Properly completed test applications will be accepted by the Test Secretary in the order received. Should more applications be received than test spots available, you will be placed on a waiting list in the order in which your properly completed application is received.

  • The Spring Test dates are Saturday & Sunday June 3rd & 4th, 2023.
  • The Fall Test dates are Saturday & Sunday September 2nd and 3rd, 2023.

The test fees for the Spring 2023 test will be:

  • Natural Ability - $135 for Del Val Member, $155 for Non Chapter Member
  • Utility and UPT - $170 for Del Val Member, $190 for Non Chapter Member

Please make checks payable to the Del-Val NAVHDA Chapter. Jill Fabel will be the Test Secretary and completed applications should be mailed to the Test Secretary at the address below:

Jill Fabel
170 Maxim Rd.
Howell, NJ 07731

A complete Test Entry submitted by the dog’s owner is required to admit a dog into a test. If your entry is incomplete, your dog will not be allowed to test. A complete entry includes:

  • The Dog’s NAVHDA Registration Number
  • The owner’s NAVHDA Member Number (located on the first line of your VHD magazine label)
  • The Handler’s NAVHDA Number
  • A complete Test Entry Form
  • Test Entry Fee payment

WITHDRAW / REFUND POLICY

If an owner elects to withdraw his or her dog from a test he or she has entered, the owner must give written / email notice of his or her request to withdraw to the Test Secretary prior to the relevant test date. The Del Val Chapter will issue a refund to the dog’s owner equal to 80% of the Test Entry Fee paid, provided that the relevant test is at maximum capacity and the chapter has a replacement entry on the waiting list for the relevant test date and such replacement entry agrees to run on the relevant test date.