Oregon Police Canine Association

2024 OPCA Fall Seminar - Bend/Deschutes County

Welcome

Oregon Police Canine Association

This seminar will include uas/drone integration and classroom

September 29 - october 2, 2024

BEND, OR Hosted by BEND AND DCSO AGENCIES

PAYMENT IS NOW REQUIRED AT TIME OF REGISTRATION THROUGH THE WEBSITE. 

Hotel Information

RIVERHOUSE on the DESCHUTES - BEND, OR

3075 N Business 97, Bend, OR, 97703 

METHOD OF RESERVATIONS - INDIVIDUAL RESERVATIONS 

Hotel Link:

•We have created your group reservation link, so we are ready for OPCA to start reserving guest rooms: Oregon Police Canine Association - Start your reservation (passkey.com)

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•    As a reminder, the block close date is set for 8/29/24.   

Certification Testing


DETECTION and PATROL CERTIFICATION TESTING AVAILABLE ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29th.  A time will be arranged once we know how many we need to accommodate.

Please specify within REGISTRATION if you are in need of CERTIFICATION TESTING. If you do not need testing simply select "No". 

SEMINAR PRICING:

  • Handler/Supervisor, Working K9 at Seminar: $325.00
  • Drone/UAS Operator, $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: $55.00
  • Decoys: FREE OF CHARGE 

    ***After August 29th, 2024 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.

Speaker Information

Patrol-

Sgt. Michael Amend - Gresham Police Department - UAS Supervisor

Presentation on all things UAS and Patrol K9.

Detection- 

Andrew Weiman - Founder of HITS, Developing a Well-Trained Detector-Dog Handler, ETC

Lindsay Waldrop - Ph.D. in Integrative Biology from the University of California- Odors in different search environments, weather conditions and odor movement, scientific outlook of odors and detection dogs, to gain a better understanding of escaping odor patterns

Questions

Please direct questions to:

Patrol - Patrol Chair Shawn Debler

Detection - Detection Chair Elliot Ramos

Matt Schmidt

Webmaster