The capital of the Republic of Tatarstan hosts the first all-Russian volunteer certification competitions of search cynologist groups. They are attended by 46 people, including 10 teams of 4 people and 6 single cynological groups from different regions and cities of Russia. Geography is extensive – is the Republic of Crimea, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Izhevsk, Chelyabinsk, Tatarstan, Komi Republic, Perm, Nizhny Novgorod.
Competitions are held in the forest on the basis of the former military camp in the Kazan village of Staroe Arakchino. Participants of the competition are volunteer rescuers, members of public organizations or active volunteers in search and rescue teams of the Russian emergencies Ministry, as well as rescuers of municipal and regional rescue services.
The results are summed up in personal and team championship. Following the results of passing of three stages of personal superiority the cynologist groups which have executed the certifying standard of EMERCOM of Russia on classes "A" will receive the corresponding certification.