NACSW Membership & Dog Registration

The NACSW is a membership organization, and is the only organization for sanctioning and certifying Odor Recognition Tests (ORTs) and trials. If you want to be a part of the sport of K9 Nose Work®, you want to have membership in the NACSW.

Membership Benefits include:

  • Eligibility to enter any NACSW sanctioned ORT, trial or championship event 
  • Copies of trial score sheets for NW1, NW2, NW3 and Elite Trials
  • Unique membership ID number
  • Exclusive members only content including K9 trial stats, and access to the NACSW membership annoucement group if you opt in to our email list.
  • Trial host support
  • Top quality awards and certificates for titles and trial placements
  • Annual renewal options

Dog Registration includes:

  • Eligibility to be entered into any NACSW sanctioned ORT, trial or championship event
  • Personal score book to record your dog's ORT & trial results for your records
  • Unique registration ID number
  • Lifetime registration for your dog


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 *A current NACSW membership ID number and dog registration ID number are required for entering NACSW sanctioned ORTs, trials and championship events. Processing of membership and registration requests happen immediately upon online payment.  If you wish to pay by check, please complete your order and select the "Pay by Invoice" option and follow the instructions for mailing a check.  It can take 4-6 weeks to process payment by check.  Issuance of score books can take up to six weeks. Visit the Membership Questions page for more information.


Did You Know?

The NACSW uses law enforcement and private sector K9 Detection professionals to judge many of the K9 Nose Work trials. Competitors benefit from the judges’ expertise and understanding of scent work and searching; and judges find it exciting and rewarding to observe such a diverse group of K9 Nose Work dogs and handlers.
For more information on how to become a judge in the sport of K9 Nose Work