2023-2024 Training Year Calendar

* Please don’t bring your dogs to Basic Orientations…
Bring them along for the next 8 weeks of your Basic classes.

All dates are subject to change due to weather and other events or conditions.

DOTC 2023- 2024 Schedule

2023 Date:Event Description:
6-SepBasic Orientation; all other classes begin
8-SepSet up for 2nd Annual Scent Work trials!
9-10 SepScent Work Trials – Panther Plex
13-SepAll Classes
20-SepAll Classes
27-SepAll Classes
5-OctGeneral Meeting; only Basic and Puppy classes held
11-OctAll Classes
18-OctAll Classes
26-OctHallowe’en Party to follow; only Basic and Puppy classes held
1-NovSet up FastCAT; regular classes; Orientation for next Basic Class
Nov. 2 &
Nov. 3
FastCAT events, Walkersville, MD
8-NovAll Classes
15-NovAll Classes
22-NovNo Classes – Thanksgiving Eve
29-NovAll Classes
6-DecNo Classes
13-DecNo Classes
Dec 20 & Dec 27
Winter/Christmas Break – no classes
3-JanAll Classes Resume
10-JanAll Classes
17-JanAll Classes
24-JanAll Classes
31-JanAll Classes
7-FebAll Classes- Orientation for Session 3 Basic
14-FebGeneral Meeting: 7:30PM: ATT Presentation ;
Basic and Puppy Classes held; Valentines Day Party
21-FebAll Classes
28-FebAll Classes
6-MarAll Classes
13-MarAll Classes
16-MarSet up for annual Obedience Trial & Rally Trials: Shipley Arena; hopefully start set up around 6PM, or earlier
17-Mar86th Annual Obedience Trial; Rally Trials; Shipley Arena
20-MarAll Classes
27-MarAll Classes – Orientation for Session 4 Basic
3-AprGeneral Meeting 7:30 ; Basic and Puppy Classes held; If time allows, CGC/Trick Testing, after the meeting
10-AprSet up for FastCAT; all classes held
17-AprAll Classes
24-AprAll Classes
1-MayAll Classes
3-MaySet up for FastCAT  (?)
4/5-MayFastCAT Events 
8-MayAll Classes
9/10-MayCABT Events 
15-MayAll Classes
22-MayNO CLASSES – Building not available!
29-MayAnnual Meeting – Basic and Puppy Classes held
5-JuneFun Matches – Last night for this year
9-JuneAnnual Awards Program and Picnic
12-JuneSet up for FastCAT 
13 – 14 JuneFastCAT Events 
7-JulyAKC ATT and Fetch Tests
TBDFarm Dog Certification Tests