Fall 2021 NA/UPT/UT Test

September 25 -26, 2021 

Harmony, NC

Natural Ability: $145

UPT/UT: $185

The Foothills Chapter will be holding a Natural Ability/Utility Preparatory/Utility test on September 25th and 26th, 2021. 

All test entries and payment must be sent to the test secretary 
E-mail: foothillsnavhdatest@gmail.com
*Limit of 2 dogs per handler*


All recognized versatile breeds are eligible for NAVHDA tests as long as the dog is registered in the NAVHDA registry. The registration form can be found on the international NAVHDA website.

Dogs are eligible for Natural Ability testing up to and including the day they reach 16 months of age. Dogs over 16 months of age may run Natural Ability for evaluation only and may only run when space is available. No prize can be awarded for dogs over the age limit.

There are no age restrictions on dogs entered in the Utility Preparatory Test or Utility Test. No restrictions are placed on the number of times a dog may be tested.

*NOTE: Starting July 1, 2018 both the owner and handler must be registered members of NAVHDA to enter a dog in a sanctioned test.


Test entries are limited and will be taken on a first come first served basis. (Note: Individuals are limited to 2 entries per testing weekend. Contact chapter leadership for potential special accommodation) A completed test entry form and payment must be sent to the test secretary.  The preferred method of payment is Venmo @Foothills-Navhda. Checks payable to Foothills NAVHDA will also be accepted.  All test entry forms must be completed in full and e-mailed to the test secretary at foothillsnavhdatest@gmail.com. If your NAVHDA membership number or dog’s registration number is pending, please write this in appropriate boxes. Once your numbers become available please update the test secretary with this information.


Entries can be paid via: 




Please contact the test secretary via e-mail if you would like to mail in a check or test entry form.

*All test entries and payment must be sent to the test secretary*
E-mail: foothillsnavhdatest@gmail.com


Entries may be withdrawn or cancelled 30 days before the test date to receive a full refund. Inside the 30 day window, no refunds will be made except for a health issue with a dog, in which case veterinarian records must be provided, or Foothills NAVHDA fills the vacated test spot. In such cases refunds will be made after the specified test date.


An e-mail message will be sent to all handlers upon receipt of the test entry form. If you are placed on a waiting list for the test you will be notified of this.  As the test approaches an email will be sent with the running order and important test information.


Hotels within 30 minutes of testing site that are pet friendly: 

Comfort Inn & Suites Mocksville I-40

*Discount rate of $79.99 per night with $15 fee per pet is available for test participants. To get this discount, call Comfort Inn & Suites in Mocksville and mention you are with Foothills NAVHDA upon booking

629 Madison Rd
Mocksville, NC 27028
(336) 751-5966
Days Inn by Wyndham Mocksville

1500 Yadkinville Rd.
Mocksville, NC 27028

(336) 751-7310

Courtyard by Marriott Statesville

1530 Cinema Dr

Statesville, NC 28625

(704) 768-2400