Oregon Police Canine Association

2022 OPCA Fall Seminar - Grand Ronde


Oregon Police Canine Association

September 19th-21th, 2022

27100 SW Salmon River Hwy
Grand Ronde, OR 97347

Room rates:
King Room or Two Queen Room $96/night *
**No animals are allowed in the room**

Click here for online hotel registration  GROUP CODE: 3450

Room reservations can also be made by calling 1-800-760-7977 and referencing group code 3450



Handler, Working K9 at Seminar: $325.00

Supervisor, Working K9 at Seminar: $325.00

Supervisor, Not Working K9 at Seminar: $75.00

OPCA Trainers or Eboard Member: $75.00 

Guest attending the banquet dinner: $40.00
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.


***After September 1st, 2022 all registrations (with the exception of the Decoys) will increase by $100.00*** 


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!

Detection handlers will hear from Ben Lepinski, who is a police dog trainer and instructor at Tarheel Canine in North Carolina. He has been training dogs for 11 years and been involved in the Protection Sports Association as a competitor and decoy for 7 years. Ben got his start in hunting retrievers and field trials.  He's trained hundreds of detection dogs for police and military while working at Tarheel Canine.


Patrol handlers will receive a presentation from Jerry Bradshaw is Training Director & President of Tarheel Canine Training, Inc. in Sanford, North Carolina. Jerry has been training dogs for competitive protection sports since 1991, and has competed in National Championship trials in both schutzhund and PSA, winning the PSA National Championships in 2003 with his dog Ricardo v.d. Natuurzicht PSA 3, and again in 2019 & 2020 with Chuligan Pod Cvilinem (Raptor) PSA 3. Jerry is a 3 time PSA 3 club member.   


Please direct questions to:

Patrol - Patrol Chair Shawn Debler

Detection - Detection Chair Kyle Day

Rob Wolfe