Spinone Hunt information

2022 Hunt Info


CAMPING AND RV PARKING (no services available; self-contained units only) is allowed on the AKC hunt test grounds (D&K Wildlife Ranch). Fee: $25/Night, CASH ONLY, PAYABLE ON-SITE. Reservations are not needed; spaces are available on a first come/first-served basis; check-in begins at 2:00 PM on Friday.

Camping and RV Parking may be available in Lebanon, OR near the Host Hotel (space is limited and may or may not be available); see Camping & RV Information under Venue tab on this site: https://specialty.spinoneclubofamerica.com/Venue/RV-Info

For alternate sites see the SCOA National Specialty website “Venue” tab:



The National Specialty Host Hotel (Best Western Premier Boulder Falls Inn, Lebanon, Oregon) is the closest and most available hotel near the hunt test sites. All others are booked or have exorbitant rates ($500/night).





AKC Hunt Premium with Entry

TWO AKC HUNT TESTS & TWO AKC WATER TESTS in ONE DAY – Open to all pointing breeds


Saturday May 21st, 2022

Judges for the AKC Hunt Tests: Steve Arms, Karen Beyer, Laura Myles, Larry Schwerdt


Please note that the AKC Hunt Tests will have limited capacity and the tests will close when entry limits are reached.


HUNT TEST ENTRIES CLOSE: This information will be announced when the premium list is published approximately 6 weeks prior to the testing date; check back here for updates.

Hunt Test Secretary: Becky Tevis (702-237-3362) [email protected] ; Alyssa Pease (703-403-2765) [email protected] Hunt Test Chair: Alan Bush (360) 460-3202 or [email protected]



D&K Wildlife Ranch, 41544 Upper Calapooia Dr., Sweet Home, OR 97386

Directions: D&K Wildlife Ranch is only 22.2 miles (38 minutes) from the Best Western hotel. Start out going southeast on Mullins Dr. then in 0.17 miles: Take the 3rd right onto N Santiam Hwy/US-20 E. Continue to follow US-20 E. US-20 E is just past Twin Oaks Ave then in 14.19 miles: Turn right onto 1St Ave. 1St Ave is just past Osage St. If you are on Main St and reach Pleasant Valley Rd you've gone a little too far. In 0.29 miles: Take the 2nd right onto W Holley Rd/Over the Rivers & Through the Woods Scenic Byway/OR-228. Continue to follow Over the Rivers & Through the Woods Scenic Byway/OR-228. Over the Rivers & Through the Woods Scenic Byway is 0.1 miles past Nandina St. If you reach Hawthorne St you've gone about 0.1 miles too far. Then in 4.31 miles: Turn left onto Upper Calapooia Dr. Upper Calapooia Dr is just past Mcqueen Dr. If you reach Crescent Hill Rd you've gone about 0.6 miles too far. Then in 3.27 miles: arrive 41544 Upper Calapooia Dr, Sweet Home, OR 97386-9625, 41544 UPPER CALAPOOIA DR. Your destination is 0.5 miles past Nichol Dr.




For first timers NAVHDA has a video up on their website explaining the Natural Ability Test. See it at https://www.navhda.org/testing/natural-ability-test. If you have any questions about participating, please contact test secretary Alyssa Pease at [email protected] or Alan Bush at [email protected].


NAVHDA Test Entry Form


Pre-order Deadline to be picked up at the NS is April 15, 2022

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