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Host a Trial
Any club, organization or individual may apply to host a sanctioned CDSP trial. It may be held in conjunction with any other event. The host organization is responsible, to the best of their ability, to provide a professional, efficient trial. The host organization must provide a safe environment, courteous volunteers and do their utmost to see that the exhibitor’s impression of the trial is that it is professional and fair. To hold a sanctioned trial, the host must submit a completed CDSP Sanctioned Trial Application with the appropriate fee at least two (2) months prior to the proposed trial date(s). CDSP Sanctioned Trial Event Application Form, V2.0 NOTE: Complete the easy-to-use PDF form then print and submit with payment to CDSP. Submit your CDSP trial premium for uploading on the CDSP Event Schedule.  Host organizations are limited to three (3) trials per day and are required to contract two (2) judges for a three trial event. Each trial must have a premium prepared for the trial. The host organization is not required to prepare or provide a trial catalog. The host organization must send out confirmations/judging programs for all accepted entries. A Trial Committee consists of the following positions: Trial Chairperson, Trial Secretary, Awards Chairperson, Hospitality Chairperson, Desk Steward, Gate/Ring Stewards, and Honor Steward. The host organization must arrange for judges and representatives for their trial. CDSP List of Trial Officials by State The host organization is responsible for providing qualifying ribbons to exhibitors who receive a qualifying score in all classes. Refer to the Trial Official and Event Guidelines for further details. Any club, organization or individual may apply to host a sanctioned CDSP seminar. To hold a sanctioned seminar, the host must submit a completed Sanctioned Competition Obedience Seminar Application with the appropriate fee. Sanctioned Seminar Application Form, V1.0 NOTE: Complete the easy-to-use PDF form then print and submit with payment to CDSP. The presenter must be an approved CDSP Obedience Judge or Representative. Host organizations must compensate the presenter for conducting the seminar. Host organizations must provide all attendees with copies of current CDSP Obedience Guidelines. The host organization must submit an attendance sheet to the CDSP Coordinator who will forward certificates of attendance to all attendees. The presenter and/or host organization must have “demo teams” at the seminar for demonstration purposes. The host organization may offer run-thrus for attendees and their dogs after the conclusion of the seminar. Refer to the Trial Official and Event Guidelines for further details.
Host a Seminar
Additional Documents   CDSP Trial Premium Template (Word) Trial Score Log Sheet (PDF) Trial Score Log Sheet (Excel) Post Trial Paperwork Cover Sheet, V2.0 Exercise Mod Form, V1.2 Class Move Up Form, V2.0 CDSP Judge Evaluation Form, V1.0 CDSP Apprentice Judge Evaluation Form, V1.0 CDSP Representative Evaluation Form, V1.0 CDSP Judge’s Expense Report, V1.0
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Trial Official and Event Guidelines, V4.0
How to Hold a Trial or Seminar