2023 Spring Natural Ability Test - Accepting Entries
**We are still accepting test entries**
We will note here when we switch to a waitlist
Dogs are eligible for a Natural Ability Test until and including the day they reach 16 months of age. Dogs over 16 months may be tested for evaluation if space is available, but no prize classifications are awarded dogs tested for evaluation. No game is shot during the NA test , and no retrieves are required. There is no set sequence for conducting the four general phases.
Evaluation of Physical Attributes
This is a one day test open to Natural Ability Level dogs. There is a limited number of spots and tests do fill up quickly. If you are interested, please fill out the test entry form and mail it as directed to secure your spot. 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 (mailed check or PayPal to @bushkillnavhda - please include a copy of your paypal pmt)
ALL HANDLERS AND OWNERS MUST BE NAVHDA NATIONAL MEMBERS.
Test Date: May 6/7 2023
Location: Holt Farm - Barto, PA
Entry Fee: $135 for Bushkill Members; $160 for Non Members
Please pay via PayPal @bushkillnavhda - friends/family option
Mail or Email your completed entry form to:
c/o Jake Bartells
113 Fairview Ave
Perkasie, PA 18944
Contact for Questions:
Jake Bartells, Director of Testing
Refunds: A refund equal to eighty percent (80%) of test entry fee will be provided for any dog withdrawn from the test more than 30 days in advance for which a fully paid replacement is found. NO REFUND will be provided for a test withdrawal less than 30 days prior to the test or if a fully paid replacement is not found.
Lunch: Please pack a lunch for the day.