FCI Dog Dance World Championship

Within the scope of the World Dog Show the FCI Dog Dance World Championship will take place from November 8 – 11, 2017. This event will take place according to the FCI rules which are valid since June 20, 2017:



  • Heelwork to music
  • Freestyle


  1. Sonja Scheurer (D) (Head judge)
  2. Esther Niemejer (NL)
  3. Heather Smith (GB)


Carmen Schmid


Start of the registration: August 20, 2017

Closing date: September 29, 2017

Registration fee/participant: 45,00 € Heelwork, 45,00 € Freestyle

The FCI member associations can register their teams (per four starters and one starter in exchange per category Heelwork and Freestyle) via the registration system „Caniva“.

Therefore, please send an email to bremer.christa[at]t-online[.]de with the details of the team leader in order to activate them and the registrations can be made. Additionally, the photos of the participants and the complete FCI-recognized pedigrees of the dogs have to be uploaded. Without these documents no starting authorization could be given.

Entry and vaccination rules


Training and qualifying contest in hall 2:

  • Show area 20 x 42 m, green artificial turf. This will be subdivided in judging and preparation ring
  • Ring size: 20 x 25 m, green artificial turf
  • Preparation ring 14 x 20m, green artificial turf

Final in hall 1:

  • Show ring: 48 x 24 m, blue carpet
  • Ring size: 20 x 25 m, dog sport mats
  • Preparation ring: 14 x 20 m, carpet


Wednesday, November 8, 2017:

  • Training
    We can only schedule a ring training in hall 4 after the registration close as soon as the number of the participants is certain.

Thursday, November 9, 2017:

  • Opening ceremony
  • Competiton Hellwork to music
  • Presentation ceremony individual starter
  • Announcing of the final participants (10 best HTM starter)

Friday, November 10, 2017:

  • Competition Freestyle
  • Presentation ceremony individual starter
  • Announcing of the final participants (10 best  Freestyle starter)

Saturday, November 11, 2017:

  • Final Heelwork to music & Freestyle
  • Presentation ceremony final single starters
  • Presentation ceremony nations  (teams)

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