The Connecticut K-9 Olympics is entering its 30th year. The event is a day long competition involving K-9 units from local police departments, CT State Police, and Department of Corrections. Teams are evaluated during a competition in an arena style setting. Areas of competition include, but are not limited to, obedience, obstacles, building search, marksmanship, and an apprehension K-9 drill.
Also available will be static displays of equipment used by law enforcement to include present day and historical Police vehicles and weapon systems. This will include speciality vehicles such as the State Police B.A.T. (Breath Analysis Testing) vehicle, Department of Corrections CERT team, narcotic and bomb detection dogs, and a variety of other police and animal related services.
Money raised through the sales of shirts and food, and from donations, is returned to local charities. This year money raised will go to the Hometown Foundation Special Olympics and Shriners Children's Burn Centers. In addition, donations will be made to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers' charities of choice.
The Connecticut K-9 Olympics is a day long competition involving K-9 units from local police departments, CT State Police, and Department of Corrections.
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126 NORTH EAGLEVILLE ROAD
STORRS, CT 06268
ATTN: OLYMPIC COMMITTEE