2020 Desert Dog Police K9 Trials 

Competition Announcement


The Arizona Law Enforcement Canine Association, in partnership with Circle K and Penske Auto, are pleased to announce open registration for the 2020 Desert Dog K9 Trials. The event will be hosted in Scottsdale Arizona the weekend of April 18th at the Scottsdale Stadium. The regional competition will include a one day training seminar with guest speaker, followed by two days of competition. Over 70 K9 teams from around the country will compete in Tactical Challenge, Handler Protection, Tactical Obedience, Building Search, Area Search, plus two days of explosives and narcotics detection. The concourse will be filled with nearly 100 vendors and public attendance will exceed 2,500 each day. The event will conclude with an awards banquet at the Scottsdale Harley Davidson. We look forward to seeing you!


Hotel Reservations

Hilton Garden Inn Old Town Website

7324 E. Indian School Rd, Scottsdale, Az  85251

$146/night  -  Group Discount Code: DDK920

Reservation Cut off date: March 24th, 2020


Schedule of Events and Locations


Friday April 17th

Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center

12701 N. Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, Az  85254 

Jewish Community Center Website


0930-1000: Registration                                                              

1000-1100: ALECA Meeting 

1100-1200: Lunch (provided)                                     

1200-1500: Guest Speaker- Scott Clarke (Field Craft Survival)

1500-1600: Handler Meeting followed by Judges Meeting


Saturday April 18th

Scottsdale Stadium 

7408 E. Osborn Rd, Scottsdale, AZ  85251

Scottsdale Stadium Website


0800: Off Field Competitions Begin (7301 E. 4th St- 1 block west of stadium)

0830-1600: Opening ceremonies/ On-Field Competition Begins 


Sunday April 19th

Scottsdale Stadium


0800: Off Field Competitions Begin (7301 E. 4th St- 1 block west of stadium)

0800-1500: Opening ceremonies/ On-Field Competition Begins 


1700-2300:  Awards Banquet 

Harley Davidson of Scottsdale- 15656 N. Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ  85260

Harley Davidson of Scottsdale Website & Map


Please direct all registration inquiries to:  Brad Hardin, Brad@alecapolicek9.com

Direct all vendor/sponsor inquiries to:  Susan Tollakson, Susan@desertdogk9trials.com

ALECA is a organization that consists of Law Enforcement handlers and trainers throughout the Southwest. Meetings are held several times per year, usually in conjunction with training and seminars.

2021 K9 Trials Donation

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