The Arizona Law Enforcement Canine Association plans many events throughout the year. Many of these events are open to the public and non-member Law Enforcement Officers. Events include Police K-9 training courses, seminars, NPCA (National Police Canine Association) certifications, and more.


Twice throughout the year ALECA puts on two major events. Around April of every year is the Desert Dog Police K-9 Trials. Click on link to the left for more information and check out this events calendar for dates. Also in July is the Payson Arizona, Police K-9 Survival Seminar.


Keep checking back with the events calendar and be kept up to date on the next upcoming event.


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Calendar of Events


May 6th & 7th, 2017
Desert Dog Police K-9 Trials--We need Sponsorship, to help continue with the trials!!

Sloan Park (Cubs Spring Training Facility)--2330 West Rio Salado Parkway

Mesa, Arizona 85201


The Arizona Law Enforcement Canine Association (A.L.E.C.A.) in partnership with the Mesa, Scottsdale and Phoenix Police departments,  will be hosting the Annual Desert Dog Police K-9 Trials. The events that the teams will be competing in include, Handler Protection, Tactical Building Search, Building Search, Agility / Obstacle course, Area Search, Narcotics and Explosives Search. Entry Fee is $100 per each K-9 Team. Fee includes one banquet meal. Additional meals are available for an extra fee. Hotel Accommodations are available with a special rate at (to be announced). Please be sure to mention you are with Desert Dog when booking your room. More hotel information is available at, Desert Dog Hotel Information .Competition is open to any Police K-9 Team who are ALECA members. For more information about the Desert Dog Police K-9 Trials, please contact Owen Keefe by email at . You can download an entry form at,  Desert Dog Entry Form , and pay your entry fees and purchase extra banquet meals using a credit or debit card at, ALECA Store .

ATTENTION: E-Collars will NOT be allowed during Competition. Pinch and Chain Collars are authorized for use.


Desert Dog K-9 Trials Registration Form
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25th Annual K9 Officer Survival Seminar
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K9 Officer Survival Seminar Schedule
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K9 Officer Survival Seminar Training Announcement
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25TH Annual K-9 Officer Survival Seminar

July 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th

Payson, Arizona


Host Hotel: Quality Inn Payson

801 N. Beeline Hwy, Payson, AZ 85541 928-474-3241 (formerly the Swiss Village)

$75.00 night 1-2 occupants and canines


Hotel: Majestic Mtn. Inn

602 E. State Route 206, Payson, AZ 85541 928-474-0185 $74.00 night










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