The 2009 Western States Police Canine Association (WSPCA) sactioned canine trials/competitions begin this month. These events are sponsored by various Police agencies throughout northern California.
These events test the skills of our canine partners in various events including: narcotics detection, obedience, agility, searching and protection scenarios. Canine trials/competitions are a great opportunity for the public to spend the day watching canines from numerous agencies perform. The following is a list of the 2009 WSPCA Trial/Competition schedule:
April 3rd & 4th: Hosted by Stockton Police Department
April 24th & 25th: Hosted by Manteca Police Department
May 15th & 16th: Hosted by Modesto Police Department
June 26th & 27th: Hosted by Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department
July 10th & 11th: Hosted by South Lake Tahoe Police Department
August 7th & 8th: Hosted by San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Department
August 21st & 22nd: Hosted by South San Francisco Police Department
September 11th & 12th: Hosted by Lodi Police Department
October 2nd & 3rd: Hosted by Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department
October 16th & 17th: Hosted by Alameda County Sheriff’s Department
Check the hosting agencies websites for event locations and times.