Desert Dog Police K9 Trials & Public Safety Expo

Saturday, October 26
Doors: 8:30am | Show: 8:30am

Desert Dog Police K9 Trials & Public Safety Expo hosted by Arizona Law Enforcement Canine Association (ALECA) welcomes fans and followers to WestWorld of Scottsdale Sat., & Sun., Oct. 26 and 27, 2024, in the largest Police K9 competition in the country! 


These furry, four legged officers will show off what it takes to be a canine in active duty in an action-packed two-day K9 competition!


Fans witness the astounding talent of 70 Canine teams from across the USA, as they take over the Tony Nelssen Equestrian Arena and test their skills through exhilarating on-field obstacles, simulating real life scenarios that law enforcement encounters daily.


Experience the action up close with challenges that include:

  • Daring handler protection
  • Rigorous apprehensions
  • Risky narcotic and explosives detection
  • Riveting tactical obedience
  • Astounding agility


What’s more, the family-friendly event welcomes fans to explore the 117,000 square-foot, climate-controlled North Hall filled with more than 150 vendors for eating, drinking and discovering the latest in public safety tactics including interactive displays and demonstrations from SWAT, aviation teams, discovering the most recent advances in public safety vehicles and much more.

ALECA is the largest non-profit, canine organization in the country dedicated to Train, Educate, Equip and Support – TEES — providing critical support to law enforcement teams and agencies throughout Arizona.  Special thanks to Circe K for its stalwart support.  ALECA also operates thanks to member dues, project sponsors and generous donations. [ALECA receives no public funding]


Don’t miss the extraordinary, action-packed expo featuring beloved law enforcement heroes – human and K9!

Saturday, October 26 – 8:30am – 4:30pm
Sunday, October 27 – 8:00am – 3:00pm

Early Bird Tickets are $5 ages 13+ per day, or $10 for both days.

Kids 12 & under are free! 

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