Enigma Canine's Online Scent Detection League

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How the League works

  • Sign up wit one Payment of £40 plus VAT for the entire 6 months

  • Submit your six video submissions, one for each exercise by the deadline (two weeks before the end of the League time)

  • We will judge your entry and give you a score, your entry ill be judged against set criteria 

  • Your score will be added to the league table

  • Each month we will publish the league leader

  • At the end of the league time we will publish the league winner.

  • You can submit each exercise twice, the one with the highest score gets added to your league score

  • All submitted videos will be uploaded to the FB group with results. 

  • You can work your dog on any odour you like

  • All submissions must be made via WhatsApp - 07912179937

  • You have one free feedback submission per exercise but you can purchase more if you like.

  • It is up to you when and in what  order you submit your videos.

  • The judges decision is final

 

The Six Exercises you will need to submit

Exercise One

Show Your Indication!

In this challenge we want to see your indication! You will need to submit two videos for this challenge. First of all we need a short video from yourself telling us what your indication that you have trained is so we can see what to look out for. Then we will need to see your dog performing your indication on equipment and also off of equipment. Videos need to be submitted via WhatsApp to 07912179937. Remember you get one free feed back session with each challenge but you can book extra feed back sessions. You can also check out the training video for this challenge by click the link below. 

CLICK HERE to see an explanation video

CLICK HERE for a video explaination of this challenge

Exercise Two

Dedication to Odour

In this Challenge we would like to see how dedicated your dog is to their imprinted odour. Your will need to submit two videos for this challenge, one on equipment and one off of equipment. 

We would like to see how dedicated your dog is to their odour by seeing if they will stay with their odour over going to their reward. We also want to see how dedicated they are when we try to pull them away from the odour. 

You have one free feedback session with this challenge but you can still book further sessions if needed. You can also click on the button below to see the training video for tips on training for this challenge. 

CLICK HERE for a video explanation of this challenge.

Exercise Three

Searching Out of Odour

This exercise we would like to see your dog searching when they are out of odour. you will need to submit two videos one of your dog working on equipment and one working off of equipment. It doesn't matter where you chose to set up your search so long as its large enough that your dog can demonstrate that they will search enthusiastically when out of odour and work independently so the less you can set in and help them the better. You get one free Feedback session for this exercise but you can always book more sessions. 

CLICK HERE to See a video explanation of this challenge.

Exercise Four

Dedication to the search

In this exercise we would like to see how dedicated your dog is to the search. You will need to submit two videos again, one working off of equipment. 

You will need a large area to search in and a small odour and we would like to see the commitment your dog has to searching until they find the very small odour source. The less you can step in to help your dog the better. You receive one free feedback session for this exercise but you can always book more.

CLICK HERE to see an explanation video of this exercise

Exercise Five

Blanks in the Search

This exercise is all about searching with blanks in the search. You will need to use the containers you normally put your odour in, make sure they are not contaminated with the target odour. You need to send in two videos, one on equipment and one off of equipment. We would like to see your dog search an area with two hides out and three blanks. We would like to see your dog ignore the blanks and just indicate on the hides. You get a free feedback session with this exercise but you can also book more. 

CLICK HERE to see an explanation video of this challenge

Exercise Six

Dedication to the Indication

In this challenge we would like to see your dogs dedication to their indication. We will need to see your dog showing this on equipment and off of equipment. 

What we need you to do is ask your dog to perform their indication and then stroke your dog whilst they hold their indication. We then would like to see the duration of your indication. Both these on and off equipment. You will receive a free feedback session with this exercise but you can always book more. 

CLICK HERE to see a training tips video.