This is a structured, real-time performance. Unedited videos are accepted.
Learn the Routine
There are just 9 exercises for the Novice level. Here’s the rule book and a video of the performance you’ll need to do. You can do it! Rule Book
Show your Routine to a Judge (Live or Video)
Attend a live Ring Trial or show your unedited video to a Stunt Dog Judge in one of our free Facebook Spark Teams. One passing score earns your dog their title! Join a Spark Team
Once a Stunt Dog Judge has approved your video, submit here and choose your swag. Submit
Animal Actor Certification
Certify your animal to work on a movie set.
15 skills needed to earn your animal’s “set-prepped” or “set trained” certifications. Print the Checklist
Show the checklist skills to an Animal Actors Certified Evaluator (AACE). You can do this via one of our free Facebook Spark Teams. Join a Spark Team
Once the AACE evaluator has approved your photos/videos, you may submit and pay here. Submit
Give back to your community by sparking excitement and teaching skills to students! We have three instructor certification programs:
1. Certified Trick Dog Instructor (CTDI)
2. Canine Conditioning Fitness Coach (CCFC)
3. Stunt Dog Judge (SDJ)
Become a certified instructor by taking the online course. The courses come with a full curriculum packet and videos to walk you through the material. We’d love to have you join our team of skilled, humane, enthusiastic trainers!