Oregon Police Canine Association

2023 OPCA Spring Seminar - Coos Bay


Oregon Police Canine Association

April 16th-19th, 2023

3201 Tremont Avenue
North Bend, OR 97459

Please note the schedule of the Seminar has changed. There will be a half day on Sunday night. For this seminar it is a Critical Incident debrief by WCSO K9 and TNT members of a tactical track/OIS. This will facilitate a half day on Wednesday to get everyone out early and not reduce training hours.

Hotel Information


For individual reservations, please have guests call (800) 953-4800. To receive the special 

$98.00 Government rate, guests simply need to call The Mill Casino • Hotel Reservation Center before Monday, April 3, 2023, and inform our Reservation Agents that they are attending the CIT - Oregon Police Canine Association Conference. 

Reservations may also be booked online here: Click here for online hotel registration. From the website select “Book Today” located in the upper right hand corner, next select “Group Sign In” and enter the code 8469. From there simply add your dates and select your room type. 


Guest is responsible for room, tax, and all incidental and miscellaneous charges. Guests shall provide a credit card to guarantee charges. 

OPCA (Client) is responsible for room, tax, and all incidental and miscellaneous charges for their group rooms including Guest Speaker & Guest Trainer rooms. 


Check-in time at The Mill Hotel is 4:00 p.m.; checkout time is 11:00 a.m. 

Our block / rate will be held until Monday, April, 3rd 2023. 

Click here for online hotel registration  GROUP CODE: 8469

Certification Testing

DETECTION and PATROL CERTIFICATION TESTING AVAILABLE ON SUNDAY, April 16th.  Please specify within REGISTRATION if you are in need of CERTIFICATION TESTING. If you do not specify within registration arrangements will not be made.


  • Handler/Supervisor, Working K9 at Seminar: $325.00
  • Supervisor/Observer, Not Working K9 at Seminar: $75.00
  • Classroom Only,  Not working K9: $75.00
  • OPCA Trainers or Eboard Member: $75.00 
  • Guest attending the banquet dinner: $40.00
  • Decoys: FREE OF CHARGE 

    ***After March 15th, 2023 all registrations (with the exception of the Decoys) will increase by $100.00*** 

If you would like to bring a guest to the banquet dinner you can pay for them separate, but it must be done in advance. There is an option to pay for a guest to attend the banquet dinner on the OPCA home page or by clicking here.

This registration session will allow you to complete the required information and submit payment. Please read through each page carefully to ensure that all information is provided accurately. To complete registration through our secure site, please have your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or checking account information available.  If you get a blank screen when trying to pay, try using another browser like Google Chrome.  Some agency firewalls block access to the payment site from Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer.

Following the completion of this registration, you will see a charge on your account from OPCA. You may also choose to pay your fees by check, either by mail or in person at check-in. 

Speaker Information and Agenda!

Speakers for the 2023 OPCA Spring Conference are PENDING. Will update when they are booked.

A general agenda follows and it will be updated with further details:

Sunday April 16, 2023

1600 - Check-in/Registration

1700- Critical Incident Debrief by Washington County K9 and TNT Members - Hagg Lake OIS/Tactical Track

1900- Trainers/Eboard Meeting

Monday April 17, 2023

0800-1600- Classroom Day 

Tuesday April 18, 2023

0800-1600- K9 Working Stations

Wednesday April 19, 2023

0800-1300- K9 Working Stations


Please direct questions to:

Patrol - Patrol Chair Shawn Debler

Detection - Detection Chair Clay Core

Matt Schmidt