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 state and local regulations permit it.

SPRING APLA HUNT TEST:  June 18-19, 2022

LOCATION:  Snoqualmie Valley Retriever Training Grounds

Address: 10808 W Snoqualmie Valley Rd NE, Carnation, WA 98014


  • This weekend will be for CPR, APR, and MPR 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:  Friday at 6 pm, on test grounds
  • Saturday/Sunday check-in time: 7 am on test grounds (signs will direct you)
  • Dry camping will be available for a fee payable to the property owner
  • Lunch available for a donation

LODGING INFO:   * in front of those that are dog friendly

  1. Hampton Inn & Suites, 17770 NE 78th Place. Redmond, Washington 98052, 425-553-1200
  2.  *Best Western Sky Valley Inn, 19233 State Route 2, Monroe, Washington 98272, (360) 794-3111
  3. *Evergreen Inn & Suites Monroe, 19103 US-2, Monroe, WA 98272, (360) 863-1900
  4. *Motel 6 Issaquah Seattle East ,  1885 15th Pl NW, Issaquah, WA 98027, (425) 392-8405

Numerous restaurants nearby

  1.  Tokyo Teriyaki, 14650 N Kelsey St, Monroe, WA 98272
  2. Quizno’s, 14110 Main St NE Ste C, Duvall, WA 98019
  3. Thai Duvall, 26321 NE Valley St, Duvall, WA 98019
  4. Pickle Time, 14142 Main St NE, Duvall, WA 98019

Master:   Steve Ward (CO), Chris Garramone (CO)
Advanced:  Steve Ward (CO), Chris Garramone (CO)
Certified: Pat Persing (WA), TBD

HT Chair:  Warren Baylinson, 425-387-4492, [email protected]
HT Secretary:  Lily Lo, 360-508-0022, [email protected]

FOR QUESTIONS:  Contact the HT Chair


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.