The Tarheel Chapter’s 2018 tests will be held March 3-4 and November 3-4 at:

Rusty Guns Kennel,
553 Farrar Dairy Rd
Lillington, NC 27546.

Entry Fees:

Natural Ability $135.00
UPT/UT $160.00

*Make all checks payable to Tarheel Chapter of NAVHDA
*All test entries and payment must be sent to the test secretary

Kyley Caldwell
553 Farrar Dairy Rd
Lillington, NC 27546
Phone 1-910-514-6059


All recognized versatile breeds are eligible for NAVHDA tests as long as the dog is registered in the NAVHDA registry. The registration form can be found on the international NAVHDA website.

Dogs are eligible for Natural Ability testing up to and including the day they reach 16 months of age. Dogs over 16 months of age may run Natural Ability for evaluation only and may only run when space is available. No prize can be awarded for dogs over the age limit.

*NOTE: Starting July 1, 2018 both the owner and handler must be registered members of NAVHDA to enter a dog in the a sanctioned test.


Test entries are limited and will be taken on a first come first served basis. A test entry and form of payment check or cash must be sent to the test secretary. All registration forms must be completed in full. If your number or dog’s number is pending please write this in appropriate boxes. Once your numbers become available please update the test secretary with this information. The Test Entry Form can be found here: Entry Form


Entries may be withdrawn or cancelled 2 months before the test date to receive a full refund. After the 2-month period, no refunds will be made except for a health issue with a dog, which in this case veterinarian records must be provided.


An e-mail message will be sent to all handlers upon receipt of the test entry form. If you are placed on a waiting list for the test you will be notified of this.  As the test approaches an email will be sent with the running order and important test information.


A hot lunch will be provided on the grounds each day. The lunch will include drinks and desserts. A donation of $8.00 will be greatly appreciated.

Area Hotels and Lodging

The Inn at Anderson Creek
Approx. 5 miles from test grounds

Microtel Inn & Suites
Microtel Inn & Suites Website
Approx. 8 miles *Pet Friendly*

Other options can be found here: Map of area with hotels