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Bloodhound Handlers

2013 Winter Seminar

December 1st – December 5th, 2013

Kings Mountain State Park
Blacksburg, SC
Class begins at 8:00 a.m.

 

Hosted by: York County Sheriff's Office

Course accredited by SCCJA  for 40 hours of continuing education 

 

Food & Lodging

Meals are included from Sunday evening supper, through Friday morning breakfast. The camp has heated cabins complete with electricity and bunk beds that sleep up to twelve. Toilets and shower facilities are nearby the bunkhouses. You must provide your own pillows and sleeping bags or blankets. Be prepared to share the cabins with others. This is a package deal for the seminar; therefore meals cannot be broken down on a per meal basis. Hotels are available at additional cost approximately 12-15 miles away. Upon request, the names and phone numbers will be supplied, however, any outside reservations are the attendees responsibility.

 

Registrations

Registrations will be open until November 1st, 2013. The cost of the seminar is $325.00.            

The registration fee is due by November 1st, 2013.

 

Attendance

This class is for tracking hounds only. No other breed of dog will be permitted on the property. Kennels are not provided, so please bring your own crates or pens. Handlers will be responsible for the upkeep of the dog’s area.

 

Training

Emphasis will be placed on actual fieldwork with day and night training. Hounds will be worked in a primarily wilderness area, however urban areas are available. A questionnaire for each handler is attached to determine classes and instructors. Seminar guidelines will be adhered to exclusively. All handlers that have not attended the Scent Class should arrive by 8:00am on Sunday to check-in. The Scent Class will begin at 9:00am.  Handlers who are not attending the Scent Class should arrive prior to 4:00pm on Sunday in order to confirm their attendance and be assigned to a group.

 

Note

NO alcoholic beverages are permitted at the camp. There are no special activities scheduled or provided for guests. The event is designed for the training of handlers and hounds.

NO CHILDREN ARE PERMITTED AT THE SEMINAR. 

 

Special Note

In case of emergency, the camp number is (803) 222-3209, or call the York County Sheriff's Office at (803) 628-3056.


Questions

If you have any questions please contact Dep. Tim Carroll, Dep. Chris Kinsey, or Sgt. Randy Clinton at 803-628-3059. You can also e-mail info@yorkcountysheriff.com.

 

DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM HERE

DOWNLOAD SEMINAR AGENDA HERE

 

VIDEO:  2012 YORK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE BLOODHOUND SEMINAR