NACSW & AKC Trial links

NACSW Trial calendar:

https://nacsw.net/calendar/trials

  • Select State

  • Select date range, if desired

NACSW Odor Recognition Test calendar:

https://nacsw.net/calendar/orts

NACSW Rule book

https://nacsw.net/sites/default/files/2021-07/NACSW%20Rule%20Book%2C%2011.0%202021.07.19%20FINAL.pdf
 

AKC trial calendar:

https://webapps.akc.org/event-search/#/search

  • Performance events

  • Select Scent Work

  • Select State

  • Select date range

AKC’s Virtual Scent Work Test information:


https://www.akc.org/sports/akc-scent-work/virtual-scent-work-test-vswt/

Supply Vendors

Some vendors offering kits, odors, and accessories for Nosework/Scent Work

Odor Specifications

Botanical names for the NACSW Essential Oils are:

  • Sweet Birch (Betula Lenta)

  • Aniseed (Pimpinella Anisum)

  • Clove Bud (Eugenia Caryophylatta)

Botanical names for the AKC Essential Oils are:

  • Sweet Birch (Betula Lenta)

  • Aniseed (Pimpinella Anisum)

  • Clove Bud (Eugenia Caryophylatta)

  • Cypress (Cupressus Sempevirens)


Botanical Names of the UKC Essential Oils are:

  • Sweet Birch (Betula Lenta)

  • Aniseed (Pimpinella Anisum)

  • Clove Bud (Eugenia Caryophylatta)

  • Myrrh Oil (Commiphora Myrrha)

  • Vetiver Oil (Vetiveria Zizanoides)

There are other sanctioning bodies which may use other scents, though they are not significantly active in the Pacific NW at this time. If you are considering entering a trial with one of these organizations please check their rule book to ensure you have introduced your dog to the needed odor.