Burials September 15-16, 2023 * Eligible for Spike’s School Sponsorship

HRD Burials Course

September 15-16, 2023

Target Audience: Certified teams, or teams that have completed the HRD Land Beginner, Intermediate, and/or Advanced workshops. Teams from local, state and federal organizations that are responsible for searches where the victim may have been buried.

Topics: We will be utilizing several full bodies and whole limbs, buried at various intervals from a day up to at least a month. Burial depths will range from a foot to several feet deep. Some exercises will feature distractions and additions designed to further conceal the body. Teams will have multiple repetitions on all exercises during the two-day workshop.

Availability: Space is limited to 24 working spots. Unlimited auditor spots available.

Schedule: September 15, 0900 – 1600

September 16, 0900 – 1600

Cost: Working Spot (1 dog only) $600, Auditor Spot $150

Meals: Lunches will be provided each day.

Location: Waynesville, OH

Hotels: A block of rooms will be held near the training site. Upon completing your registration, you will receive an email with hotel information so that you can reserve your room.

1. Dog must be at least 12 months old and have at least 6 months of HR training at the time of the workshop.
2. You should have or be preparing to take a HRD Land certification from a national or state agency. If you have a current certification a copy can be uploaded during the registration process.
3. Dog must be current on core vaccinations per AAHA Core Vaccines: Rabies, and Combination vaccine (Distemper, Adenovirus-2, Parvovirus, +/- Parainfluenza). Current titers also accepted. Information can be found at:


Copies can be emailed to info@thecfte.com and must be provided at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the course.

Payment must be received for registration to be complete. Once the registration form is complete you will receive a receipt and email confirmation.

Working Spot


Auditor Spot