K-9 Trials

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
-K-9 Unit

United States Police Canine Association (USPCA)

What:
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is hosting the United Stated Police Canine Association (USPCA) Region 1 Field Trials.

When:
The trials will be held February 2-7, 2020.

Where:
The public is welcome to attend the trials at England Brothers Park located at 5010 81st Avenue North in Pinellas Park from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., February 3-6, 2020.

There will also be a group demonstration, open to the public, on Thursday, February 6, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. at Pinellas Park High School located at 6305 118th Avenue North in Largo.

How/Why:
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is hosting the United Stated Police Canine Association (USPCA) Region 1 Field Trials.

Around 60 canine teams from throughout the region are expected to compete in these trials.

The trials will be held February 2-7, 2020.

The public is welcome to attend the trials at England Brothers Park located at 5010 81st Avenue North in Pinellas Park from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., February 3-6, 2020.

The public will be able to watch as canine teams compete in categories such as Obedience and Agility, Box Search, Apprehension, and Apprehension with gunfire.

There will also be a group demonstration, open to the public, on Thursday, February 6 at 7:00 p.m. at Pinellas Park High School located at 6305 118th Avenue North in Largo.

For a complete public schedule of the trials, please visit: https://pcsoweb.com/uspca.

USPCA t-shirts, which help support this event, will be available for purchase for $15.00.

Media availability will be held on Monday, February 3, 2020 between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m., at England Brothers Park, and the group demonstration at 7:00 p.m., on Thursday, February 6, 2020.

For more information about the USPCA Region 1 Field Trials, please visit: http://uspca1.com/.  

Any media planning to attend, please contact Sgt. Jessica Mackesy in the Public Information Office at (727) 582-6221 or jmackesy@pcsonet.com.  

Posted by Jessica Mackesy Friday, January 31, 2020 1:56:00 PM Categories: K 9

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