The first CWDF IGP National Championship and FCI IGP 2019 Team Canada qualifier will take place on June 21-23, 2019 in Ottawa, Ontario.
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IPO-FH Tracking Championship & 2019 IGP new rules presentation - October 20-21, 2018
The first CWDF event was held October 20-21, 2018.
It combined the first Canadian IPO-FH Championship, qualifier for the 2019 IGP-FH World Championship, and a presentation of the new IPO (IGP) rules that will come into effect in January.
IPO-FH Tracking Championship
Not very well know in Canada, the IPO-FH title consists in 2 FH2 tracks, run on separate days, and as such bring a particularly challenging work for the dog, and handler.
This event will be co-hosted by the Synergy Working Dog Club (GSSCC) and Oxford IPO Working Dog Club (CWBSA).
The judges will be USCA Judge Don Yelle for the first series of tracks on Saturday, and CWDF and GSSCC Head Judge Andrea Duggan for the second series of tracks on Sunday.
For more information, please consult the FCI Regulations for the International Utility Dogs trials and the international Tracking Dogs trial on page 118.
The speaker for this presentation was Mr. Frans Jansen, president of the FCI Utility Dogs Commission, that came from Holland to talk about the upcoming rule changes that will affect IPO, renamed IGP (Internationale Gebrauchshunde Prüfungsordnung = International Utility Dogs Regulations), for 2019.