How to Host a Training Day or Test

Anyone wishing to schedule TRAINING DAYS should:


Anyone wishing to coordinate a TEST should:


The purpose of these protocols is multi-faceted. The Chapter Board wants to encourage expansion and participation in all regions, wishes to minimize date conflicts, wants to discourage last-minute requests to the GNA Board for policy exceptions, and sees a need to have clear-cut procedures transparent to all members. Basically, we need to know about and approve tests by the 15th of November and 15th of May for spring and fall tests respectively, in order to make the publication deadlines mandated by GNA. Official chapter training days must be sanctioned by the chapter in order to be covered by GNA's insurance policy. Of course, this in no way limits individuals or groups of individuals from getting together to train privately - it's only for "official" training days for which state permits are required and where VDD/GNA and/or the VDD/GNA Atlantic Chapter are named as the permittee(s).