Our Vice President Frank Phillips attended the March FCI meeting. The following is a summary of the proposed changes to the IPO rules from the FCI Working Commission and addtional notes from the Vice President.

Declaration submission for the AWDF IPO-FH world team has been extended to September 15th for this year only. Submissions need to be to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by September 25th 

The IPO-FH world team will be the top passing finishers at the AWDF National FH Championships. In the event that AWDF does not hold a National FH championship or a full team cannot be filled from the AWDF Championship then the following point system will be used for the remaining teams.

Teams must submit copies of FCI Registration and all pages in scorebook by September 1 of the calendar year prior to the IPO-FH World Championships they are submitting for. Teams may use up to four (4) passing FH1, FH2 or IPO-FH titles earned in the previous 12 months (September 1 of the previous year to August 31). In the event there is a tie for total points (In the following point system) then the highest pass/fail ratio for ALL FH trials in the past 12 months will break the tie. In the event there is still a tie then it will go to total points (from trial scores) of the submitted trials (max 4). If still tied, the spot will go to youngest dog.

 

FH1 FH2 IPO-FH
V -  4 Points V -  6 Points V -  8 Points
SG- 3 Points SG- 5 Points SG- 7 Points
G -  2 Points G -  4 Points G -  6 Points
S -  1 Points S -  3 Points S -  4 Points

 

All submissions need to be to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by September 15th.

The AWDF Executive Board and its Delegates passed Ballot#2-2016
12 yes 2 no 7 no response; approving the use of a point system as a method to select the World Tracking Team in the event that it does not host a National Tracking Championship.

More information will be available soon. Any questions please email the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ballot opens 9:00 PM 06/22/2016 est

Ballot closes 9:00 PM 06/30/2016 est

The Executive Board is seeking delegate approval for the use of a point system as a method to select the World Tracking Team in the event that it does not host a National Tracking Championship.

Please see the attached document

All votes are to be sent to the AWDF Secretary – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please remember according to our constitution and by-law, Article IV – E each club has only 1(one) vote . Guest status members may not vote.

Results Executive Board President – Yes, Vice President - Yes, Secretary – Yes, Treasurer – Yes DAL Vadim Plotsker – Yes, DAL Amanda Hoskinson – Yes, DAL Jason Bane – did not respond Delegates LV/DVG – Yes, WDSAA – Yes, Mondio – Yes, AWMA – Yes, USCA – Yes NAWBA - Yes USABox – No, WRSF - No UDC, AHBA, FEDAB, - All did not respond WPBTCA, Cane Corso, USRC - All did not respond

Total – 12 Yes votes 2 No votes 7 did not respond