Classes, Instructors, and Schedules

Every year, we're privileged to have some of the best instructors from Washington, the Northwest, all over the US and even beyond our borders!  

This year is no exception. We plan on having some of the same classes people have been excited to take for years, as well as some new classes not offered at WA State SAR Conference ever before.

WASARCON Seating and Sign-Up Information

Please note most of the classes for WASARCON 2017 are first come for seating for the classes.

Classrooms are set up for a maximum of 35 people. Once 35 people have been seated the room monitors will turn people away.

Please be prepared by choosing a second choice for classes.

  • Security on a Steep Slope with Minimal Equipment  – 12 Attendees – Contact for sign up:
  • Use of SAR Volunteers During Times of Disaster  – 30 Attendees – Contact for sign up:
  • Dances with Leashes – 10 People per class – Indicate Friday or Saturday Class – Contact for sign up: 
  • First Aide Prep for K-9 Teams  Friday 3:45 - 5:15  class   15 dogs/handlers per class  You need to have kennels. Contact for sign up:

Please check the date and time for the classes you are signing up for.

When you send your e-mail to register for a class please include: your name, phone number, e-mail, SAR Team or Unit, County your team or unit is in.

Thank you for being helpful and respecting the guidelines being established.

The following lists include Pre-conference courses; Conference classes and WA State EMD classes.

Pre-Conference Courses

Please click here

Conference Classes Descriptions

Conference Tracks

A list of current Tracks. Updated May 12  Please click here

Conference Schedule 

Class schedule now available. Updated May 15  Please click here


A growing list of biographies of the instructors for 2017. Updated May 15  Please click here