Upcoming APLA Hunt Tests in the Northwest

Information about upcoming APLA hunt tests in our region.

**PLEASE NOTE that the COVID-19 situation is still very fluid.  These hunt tests will only be conducted if Washington has moved by then into Phase 3 of re-opening, which allows for gatherings of up to 50 people.**

SPRING APLA HUNT TESTS: **SPLIT HUNT TEST OVER 2 WEEKENDS**

July 11-12, 2020:  CPR/APR ONLY

LOCATION:  Waterdog U 
Address:
  199 Proffitt Road, Centralia, WA

IMPORTANT TIMES/DATES:

  • This weekend will be for CPR and APR dogs only and APLA’s COVID-19 social distancing policy will be followed.
  • Masks will be provided for all spectators/handlers and should be worn whenever 6 ft of social distancing is not possible.
  • Handlers’ Meeting:  Saturday, July 11, 7:30 am on test grounds
  • Saturday/Sunday check-in time: 7 am on test grounds (signs will direct you)
  • Dry camping will be available
  • Lunch will be available for a donation.  No Saturday evening banquet.

July 18-19, 2020:  APR/MPR ONLY 

LOCATION:  Cedarville Farms, Rochester, WA

DIRECTIONS:

46°46’54.6″N 123°02’57.3″W

Bicknell Rd SW, Centralia, WA 98531

  • From I-5, take exit 88 towards Rochester/Aberdeen (west)
  • At the big intersection/light, turn left/South onto Highway 99
  • Drive south on Hwy 99 past Great Wolf Lodge, until you see Dick’s Sausage & Deli on your right.
  • Turn right onto Prather Road
  • Cross bridge over the river and go 0.5 miles to Bicknell Road, on the right.
  • Drive down Bicknell, you will see the field to your left
  • Enter the field and park in the indicated area
  • Dry camping is available

IMPORTANT TIMES/DATES:

  • This weekend is for APR and MPR level dogs only and APLA’s COVID-19 social distancing policy will be followed.
  • Cloth masks will be provided to spectators/handlers and should be worn whenever 6 ft of social distancing is not possible.
  • Handlers’ Meeting:  Friday July 17, 2020, 6 pm
  • Saturday/Sunday check-in time: 7 am on test grounds (signs will direct you)
  • Lunches and Saturday night dinner to go will be provided for a donation.

LODGING INFO:   

  1. *Fairfield Inn & Suites Grand Mound, 6223 197th Way SW, Rochester, W A 98579, 360-858-5757 (2 pets 75 lb max per room with USD $30 fee a day up to $120 per room per stay)
  2. *Motel 6 Centralia, 1310 Belmont Avenue, Centralia WA, 360-330-2057 (rooms approx. $56, no pet fee)
  3. *Oyo Hotel Chehalis, 122 Interstate Avenue, Chehalis WA, 877-424-6423 (rooms approx. $80, two pets up to 25 lbs each for $25 fee)
  4. *King Oscar Motel, 1049 Eckerson Road, Centralia WA, 360-736-1661 (rooms approx. $70, pet fee of $10/pet/night)
  5. Quality Inn Centralia Chehalis, 1003 Eckerson Road, Centralia, WA, 360-330-8000 (rooms approx. $85, no pets)
  6. *The Relax Inn, 550 W Parkland Drive, Chehalis, WA , 360-748-8608 (rooms approx. $85, pet fee)
  7. *Best Western Park Place Inn and Suite, 201 Interstate Avenue, Chehalis, WA, 360-748-4040, (rooms approx. $150, two pets of any size, $20/night)
  8. *Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites, 730 NW Liberty Plaza, Chehalis, WA, 360-740-1800 (rooms approx. $150, two pets of any size, $35/night)
  9. Peppermill Empress Inn, 1233 Alder Street, Centralia, WA, 360-330-9441 (rooms approx. $80, no pets)

RESTAURANT INFO:  

  1. MEXICAN:  La Tarasca, 1001 W Main Street, Centralia, WA, 360-736-7756, open 11 am-9 pm Friday and Saturday, 11 am-7 pm Sunday
  2. MEXICAN: Taquiera Juquilita, 917 SW Cascade Avenue, Chehalis, WA, 360-748-6020, open 11 am-9 pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  3. SALVADORAN: El Pulgarcito, 1409 S Gold Street, Centralia, WA, 360-736-0298, open 11 am-9 pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  4. CHINESE: Ocean Sky, 601 N National Avenue, Chehalis, WA, 360-740-8838, open 11 am-10 pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  5. INDIAN: Great Cuisine of India, 315 N Tower Avenue, Centralia, WA, 360-807-4258, open 11-2:30, 4-9 pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  6. THAI: Somsiri Thai, 263 NW Chehalis Avenue, Chehalis, WA, 360-996-4447, open 11:30 am-9 pm Friday, Saturday, till 8:30 pm Sunday
  7. PUB:  MeMenamin’s Olympic Club, 112 N Tower Avenue, Centralia, WA, 360-736-5164, open till 11 pm daily
  8. MEDITERRANEAN:  Boccata Deli and Market, 405 N Tower Avenue, Centralia, WA, 360-736-2404, open 11 am-9 pm Friday and Saturday. Closed Sunday
  9. PIZZA:  Tiki Taphouse, 404 N Tower Avenue, Centralia, WA, 360-669-0161, open 11:30 am-9 pm Friday and Saturday. Closed Sunday.
  10. PIZZA:  Papa Pete’s Pizza, 993 Harrison Avenue, Centralia, WA, 360-736-5777, open 10 am-9:30 pm Friday and Saturday, till 8:30 pm Sunday
  11. TERIYAKI:  Fuji Teriyaki, 512 W Main Street, Centralia, WA, 360-736-8014, open 11 am-8:30 pm Friday and Saturday.  Closed Sunday

JUDGES:   

Master: Dale Merritt (head judge), Don Banducci, Lily Lo
Advanced:  Julie Moore, Gary Oakes
Certified:  Lily Lo, Don Banducci, Gary Oakes, Kelly Merrick, Julie Moore

EMERGENCY VETERINARY SERVICES:  

Olympia Pet Emergency
3011 Pacific Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501
Phone: (360) 455-5155

Olympia Veterinary Specialists
902 Union Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501
Phone: (360) 339-3596

SPRING HUNT TEST COMMITTEE:
HT Chair:  CPR/APR Test:  Lily Lo, [email protected], 360-508-0022: APR/MPR Test: Warren Baylinson, [email protected], 425-387-4492
HT Secretary:  CPR/APR Test:  Carly Haugen, [email protected], 253-753-3837; APR/MPR Test:  Lily Lo, [email protected], 360-508-0022
Stakes Chair:  CPR/APR Test:  Nate Haugen, [email protected], 253-753-3837; APR/MPR Test: Hugh Snyder, [email protected], 253-584-6045
Hospitality Chair: Ivan & Julie Little, [email protected], 253-277-1512
Gunner Captain:  Hugh Snyder, [email protected], 253-584-6045
Bird Steward:  Larry DePaul, [email protected], 253-331-7582

FOR QUESTIONS:  Contact the HT Chair or HT Secretary

PAST APLA HUNT TESTS:

September 23-24, 2017 at Waterdog U in Centralia, WA.

April 1-2, 2017  at Camanche Hills Hunting Preserve in Ione, CA.

September 24-25, 2016 at Lord Hill Game Preserve, Hwy 2 in Monroe, WA.

FALL 2015:  September 26-27, 2015 at Lord Hill Game Preserve, Hwy 2 in Monroe, WA.

Here is the video from the 2015 Fall Hunt Test:

FALL 2014:  September 27-28, 2014 at Lord Hill Game Preserve, Hwy 2 in Monroe, WA.  This test is in the books!  9 new CPR, 1 APR, 2 MPR dogs passed.   See a video of this event here.