Trial Hosts: Top Ten Must Do Things

Trial Hosts: Top Ten Must-Do Things

You've gotten together with your fellow Scent Work enthusiasts, maybe your training club, and you are getting ready to host your first ever Scent Work trial! ... But there seems to be SO much to do! Will you know all the boxes to check off on trial day?! We will discuss 10 must-do things every trial host should do to ensure their trial is successful.

Webinar Details

Scent Work trials are HARD to put on! There are so many moving parts, so many variables, so many opportunities for things to go, well, wrong! Being prepared, organized and having a plan of attack, as well as Plans B-Z, are key. 

In this webinar, we will discuss 10 must-do things all trial hosts should prepare to do on trial day to help ensure their event is a success. These tips will apply regardless of the competition organization you are hosting for.

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Should You Take this Webinar?

  • Are you getting ready to host a Scent Work trial? Make certain you are fully prepared and ready to tackle this task head-on!
  • Have you hosted in the past and are looking for ways to improve? Maybe there was something about your past events that didn't work out as you would have liked. Get some tips on how your future events can be even better.
  • Are you a competitor? It's important to see things from all perspectives. At the very least, you will have a better appreciation for the amount of work and effort that goes into hosting a trial!

Webinar Outline

  • Need for Being Organized
  • Coming Up with a Plan
  • Safety and Efficiency
  • Run Order Options
  • Overall Flow
  • Contingency Plans
  • Who is Supplying What?!
  • Line-of-Sight
  • Much More!

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