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Frequently Asked Questions about Spotter Training Sessions

  1. Do I need to preregister for these sessions? Most of the time, no. All you need to do is arrive at the proper time and location. However, in rare instances, a county might request registration with their officials.
  2. About how long do the sessions last? Approximately 2 hours.
  3. Do I have to live / be a spotter in the county that I take the training session? No. The training sessions are identical. 
  4. Is there a fee to attend? There is no fee to attend.

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