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  • Learning Opportunities

    We are delighted to announce that thanks to our partnership with Scent Work University, there will be several learning opportunities for everyone to enjoy. YAY! Check them all the current learning opportunities here. Also, be certain to join the new Friends of Cyber Scent Work Facebook Group. This is a great community where we will be sharing training tips, Review Official insights, tips for tackling Cyber Scent Work searches and celebrating in everyone's sniffing successes. Happy Training! #cyberscentwork #learningopportunities #scentworktraining #noseworktraining #scentworktrialing #noseworktrialing #scentwork #nosework #onlinescentwork #onlinenosework #virtualscentwork #virtualnosework

  • Exciting New Partnership

    We are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership between Cyber Scent Work, Inc. and Scent Work University. For every three video entries you submit to Cyber Scent Work, Inc., you will receive a $35.00 gift certificate you may use toward any of the online courses, seminars, webinars or eBooks offered through Scent Work University. This promotion applies to both types of entries, Scorecard Only and Scorecard with Feedback. Thus, not only may you earn qualifying scores, titles and ribbons with Cyber Scent Work, and opt to receive helpful training feedback from our experienced Review Officials, but now you will ALSO receive a gift certificate to use toward the massive library of Scent Work-specific resources offered through Scent Work University. W-O-W! 2023 is shaping up to be an exciting year and we are looking forward to working with you and your dogs, celebrating the fun that is the wonderful sniffy game! Learn more about Cyber Scent Work: Read over the Rules: See the search area set-up examples: Learn about Scent Work University: Happy Training! #excitingpartnership #scentworkuandcyberscentwork #scentworku #scentworkuniversity #cyberscentwork #scentwork #nosework #scentworktrialing #noseworktrialing #scentworktraining #noseworktraining #virtualscentwork #onlinescentwork #onlinescentworktrialing #cyberscentworktrialing #virtualscentworktrialing #onlinenoseworktrialing #cybernoseworktrialing #virtualnoseworktrialing #onlinescentworktrial #cyberscentworktrial #virtualscentworktrial #onlinenoseworktrial #cybernoseworktrial #virtualnoseworktrial

  • Joy of Choice: Entry Options

    We are super-duper excited to announce something new from Cyber Scent Work: the power of choice. That’s right, you will now have the option of choosing from submitting a scorecard only entry or a scorecard with feedback entry. With the scorecard only option, you will have your video entry scored without receiving custom feedback. This means you will still receive a scorecard, outlining how you fared against the 20 test items, earn Q’s and progress toward earning Element and Level titles and ribbons. However, you will no longer receive video training feedback on your search. This option is offered at a reduced price point of $25 per entry. This presents a low-cost option for those competitors who are focused on accumulating Q’s but do not necessarily want to receive feedback on every entry. We founded Cyber Scent Work to deliver quality training advice to competitors playing the game of Scent Work, bridging the gap between training and trialing. Thus, we encourage everyone to continue utilizing the full-service offered with the scorecard with feedback entry. These entries include custom feedback with training tips from our experienced Review Officials regardless of whether you pass the search or not. We’ve simplified the pricing, so that all scorecard with feedback entries, regardless of level, cost $45 per entry. Also, in case you missed it… As of June 2022, all feedback from the Review Officials is now provided via video. Training advice and feedback is no longer available via text on the scorecard. This new format allows Review Officials to point out specific moments in your search video to comment on as well as provide pointed and individualized training advice. Truly enhancing the experience, clients are loving this change. If you haven’t tried it yet, we hope you will soon. Site: Rules: Resources: FAQ: Create a new account: #cyberscentwork #scentwork #nosework #scentworktrialing #noseworktrialing #scentworktraining #noseworktraining

  • Updated Version of Rules

    We are delighted to announce that we have completely revamped and overhauled the Rules & Regulations to make them easier to navigate, read and to make a few adjustments to the program itself. You may see the new version of the Rules & Regulations (Ver. 1.3) on our site here. Please be certain to refer to the Rules when submitting new entries. These updated Rules include a few changes to the search criteria, mostly at the upper levels. The changes are described on page 2 of the Rules but the highlights include: - Changes to the range in the number of vehicles or containers required in those Elements (applies to all levels). - Changes to the number of distractors by search area; you may now choose among a list of distractors (Intermediate and above) with a maximum of 2 distractors per search area. - Changes to the odor puzzle requirements for Advanced, Master, Expert. - Master level is now limited to two consecutive search areas. In addition, there were substantial updates to clarify common questions (roles of handler and assistant, what to include in video submission, etc.), and to reorganize the Level and Element-specific requirements of each search into a more accessible format. We hope you’ll find these updates helpful. As always, please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have, we are always happy to help. #cyberscentwork #rulesupdate #scentwork #nosework #scentworktrialing #noseworktrialing #onlinescentwork #onlinenosework #virtualscenwork #virtualnosework #cybernosework

  • Calling All Scent Work Instructors!

    Are you an instructor teaching Scent Work right now? Looking for a way to help your canine and human clients further grow and develop as a team? Did you know you could leverage Cyber Scent Work, Inc. to do just that?! Consider offering a CSW Test Prep class, where they will prepare to tackle the various levels of competition offered through CSW. Video those runs and discuss your observations individually or as a group. How cool is that?! Perhaps your clients then opt to submit those video entries for our Review Officials to review, score and provide training feedback on. Here is where it gets really exciting! Your client will receive the positive reinforcement for all their hard work by potentially earning a qualifying score, titles and ribbons (woohoo!), but they will also receive customized training advice. You can then use this advice, what a fellow experienced colleague noticed and recommended, to further supplement or build your program! WOW! For instance, perhaps the Review Official offered suggestions regarding leash handling skills. This may prompt you to offer a leash handling workshop or specialized class, building off of the suggestions offered. The possibilities are endless! Interested in learning more about how you can leverage Cyber Scent Work, Inc. to help your clients? Contact us today! Want to see how instructors are already leveraging Cyber Scent Work, Inc.? Check out Lori Timberlake's webinar where she discusses how she offers CSW Test Prep classes and mock ORTs to help her clients. Learn more about Cyber Scent Work, Inc. here. Read the Rules here. See a few teams tackling their searches here. We cannot wait to work with you and your clients! Happy Training! #cyberscentwork #scentwork #nosework #scentworktraining #noseworktraining #scentworktrialing #noseworktrialing #scentworkinstructor #noseworkinstructor #scentworktrainer #noseworktrainer #onlinescentwork #onlinenosework #virtualscentwork #virtualnosework

  • Review Official Insights: Lori Timberlake

    What is your favorite part of being an instructor, trial official and/or Review Official? "There is nothing more enjoyable than watching a dog figure out an odor puzzle. They teach us so much about how individual dogs work, what the odor is doing and how to set hides. They are amazing teachers." Lori Timberlake Our Review Officials are truly passionate about Scent Work and LOVE watching you and your dog tackle a search area together as a team. Submit a video entry today for our Review Officials to review, score and provide training feedback on. That's right, not only will you have the opportunity to earn qualifying scores, titles and ribbons, you will also receive training feedback designed to ensure you and your dog continue to grow as a team. Read the Rules here. See a few examples of teams who have gone through Cyber Scent Work, Inc. Want to see what an ideal video entry is? Check out this example. Happy Training! #cyberscentwork #reviewofficialinsights #scentwork #nosework #scentworktraining #noseworktraining #scentworktrialing #noseworktrialing #onlinescentwork #onlinenosework #virtualscentwork #virtualnosework

  • Element Title Earners

    We are THRILLED to have received the following photos from a few of our clients sharing their hard-earned Element Title ribbons. Congratulations one and all, YOU ALL ROCK! Did you want to get started in Cyber Scent Work, Inc.? It is easy! Read over the Rules here. Create an account for FREE. Register your dog. Start practicing your searches. When you are ready, video your search and submit an entry. We will then review, score and provide you with training feedback within 7-business days. YAY!

  • Element Title Ribbons are HERE!

    A huge "THANK YOU" to our ribbon vendor, Clearview Ribbon Company for creating these beautiful Element Title ribbons for us. As a reminder, we are issuing these ribbons retroactively. Thus, if you earned an Element title in the past, expect an Element Title ribbon in the mail! However, we want to ensure everyone receives their ribbons! Therefore, please login to your CSW account to double-triple check that your mailing address is correct. You may do this by logging in and clicking the MY ACCOUNT icon. If you need to update your address, simply click on EDIT PROFILE to make the change. To give everyone time to update their information, we will begin mailing out these Element Title ribbons next week. There are even MORE exciting developments in the works, so be sure to stay tuned. Happy Training!

  • Podcast Episode 77: Tracy and Harry

    We are loving the ongoing series offered through the All About Scent Work Podcast, where participants of Cyber Scent Work, Inc., have an opportunity to share their stories. This latest episode includes an engaging conversation with Tracy Martin about her journey into Scent Work, her own personal incredible sniffing dogs as well as how she is helping her clients learn about the sniffing game and how they can thrive doing so. In particular, it was wonderful to hear how Tracy offered the CSW Test Prep classes to help her clients grow and develop their sniffing skills. A huge "THANK YOU" to Tracy for sharing her story and passion for all things dog training and Scent Work, we are so grateful to be a part of your journey!

  • Podcast Episode 75: Jo Ann and Lucy

    The second in the ongoing series offered through the All About Scent Work Podcast, where the goal is to learn more about participants of Cyber Scent Work, Inc., this episode includes an engaging conversation with Jo Ann Dombeck about her journey into Scent Work, having three awesome little sniffing dogs and her experience with Cyber Scent Work. A huge "THANK YOU" to Jo Ann for sharing her story with us and also sending an adorable video afterwards of her prancing poodle, it was heartwarming to say the least!

  • Element Title RIBBONS!!!

    You read that right, not only will you receive a title ribbon when you earn a Level title, you will also receive a title ribbon when you earn an Element title as well! WOOHOO! "I'M SO SAD!" ...Well, that was not the reaction we were hoping for... "I EARNED AN ELEMENT TITLE BEFORE THIS CHANGE, BOOOOO!" Oh, that explains it! Never fear, this change is retroactive. "...retroactive?" Yup. That means as soon as we have the brand-new pretty Element title ribbons in our hands, we will start mailing them out to all the teams who have earned Element titles up until this point. " that means I WILL get more pretty ribbons?" If you earned an Element title with us, yes, more pretty ribbons are on the way. "YIPEE!" I know right?! However, there is one tiny little catch. "I KNEW IT!" You must login to your Cyber Scent Work, Inc. dashboard, click the MY PROFILE icon and ensure your mailing address is up to date. Otherwise, your Element ribbons may simply be lost, out there in the world, not being admired by you. "Oh, I can do that! I want my ribbons!" And we want you to have them. As soon as we receive these new Element title ribbons from our ribbon vendor, who is working very hard to make them for us, we will start mailing them out. Are you ready to get started? Create a free account here. Be sure to look over the Rules and check out the FAQs and Resources page. We also have a series of video tutorials available on our YouTube page. Have a question? Do not hesitate to ask! We are always happy to help! Get out there and play some Scent Work with your pups. As we always say, sniffing for the WIN!

  • Video Reviews - OH MY!

    We are incredibly excited about the new way we are going to be providing our reviews and training feedback to our clients: video reviews! "WOW...wait, what does that even mean?!" It means that when you submit a video of your search to us, our Review Officials will record their computer screen as they are reviewing that video. "Okay..." This means you will be able to see, in real-time, what your Review Official is reacting to! Not only that, but your Review Official will have the ability to point out, in incredibly specific detail, what you and your dog are doing throughout your search and what to do going forward. Even better, their training advice may include ways you leverage the very same search area! WOW! These video reviews will take our reviews to the next level. We have been working exceedingly hard the past few months building this functionality into the site. To say we are thrilled this is now officially live and available for all of you is an understatement! "That sounds great...but, what do I actually receive when I submit an entry now?" Great question! Once a review is completed, you will receive a confirmation email, similar to what you see below: This email will contain a link to your video review, links to any suggested resources the Review Officials thinks will be helpful for you and your dog, as well as a .PDF version of the score card highlighting how you and your dog did throughout the search. Not only that, all of this information will also be available through your account on the Cyber Scent Work, Inc. site. Therefore, you may login at any time to see these video reviews, resources and score cards, as well as any of your earned Element or Level title certificates, right from your CSW Dashboard! We are absolutely thrilled with this change and think it will help dogs and handlers get even more out of participating with Cyber Scent Work, Inc.! Are you ready to get started? Create a free account here. Be sure to look over the Rules and check out the FAQs and Resources page. We also have a series of video tutorials available on our YouTube page. Have a question? Do not hesitate to ask! We are always happy to help! Get out there and play some Scent Work with your pups. As we always say, sniffing for the WIN!

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