2016 Fall Classic

2016 IPO Fall Classic

The 2016 IPO Fall Classic will be held in conjunction with the Doberman Pinscher Club of America (DPCA) National Convention. The trial will be held at the OG Edgerton Schutzhund Club located on the grounds of Mittelwest German Shepherds at 8310 Howe Rd. Wonderlake, IL 60097. The trial will be conducted under SV/GSSCC judge Doug Deacon. Trial helpers are Dominic Scarberry and Robert Haddad. Premium list is available. Follow this link for online entry. The closing date for entry is September 22 at noon EST.

Draw Party Information:

The draw to determine the order of competition times will take place on Thursday, Oct. 13th at 7:00 PM at the host hotel, Pheasant Run Resort at 4051 East Main Street, St. Charles Illinois.
You MUST surrender your scorebook to the trial secretary at the draw party. If you cannot be present, you must make arrangements to have someone present at the draw to represent you and to surrender your scorebook to the trial secretary. If you are not present, and have no one to represent you, you will be considered absent from the trial. There will be no refunds for absent entries.

Exhibitor Notices

Please note that this is an IPO 3 National Championship.  IPO 3 entries will be given first priority and judged for HIT.  IPO 1, IPO 2 and IPO VO will have Highs within their own entry level. A valid UDC Membership number is required for UDC member discounts on entry fees.  It is the competitor’s responsibility to stay in contact with the Trial Secretary in event of schedule changes.


IPO Field

The field is 170 x 73 yards. The field is completely level with no obstructions. Trees provide a natural barrier on 3 sides. Recent site modifications have created ample shaded parking for competitors and spectators. The field is located far off the road so it offers another level of safety for the dogs.

Field access leading up to the event will be encouraged please call 608-575-8478 for information.

Blind search will run right to left.










The A-frame is wood with felt covering and the jump is Gappay.

Dumbbells will be new style Gappay wood dumbbells.










Tracking Notices

OG Edgerton has access to 50 acres of lush grass 22 miles from the trial grounds.
The tracking parking is competitor friendly so no long walks from your car to your track. Tracking articles will be Gappay. New Standard pack for each competitor consisting of wood, felt and leather.

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Hotel & Accommodations

There are many hotels in the area to choose from that are dog friendly and serve as a central location for both tracking and trial field :

Holiday Inn Express
Address: 77 Buckley Rd.
Libertyville, IL 60048
Phone:(847) 549-7878

Days Inn
Address: 1809 N Milwaukee Ave
Libertyville, IL 60048
Phone: (847) 816-8006

Candlewood Suites
1100 North Us Route 45
Libertyville, IL 60048
1 877 CANDLEWOOD (Reservations)
1-847-2479900 (Front Desk)

Tentative Schedule:

  • Draw: Thursday, Oct. 13 at 7:00 pm at the Host Hotel
  • Practice: Thursday Oct. 13, 9:00 am to End
  • Obd & Prot: Friday, Oct. 14, 9:00 am to End
  • Tracking: Saturday, Oct. 15, at 6:00 am


Dominic Scarberry
Robert Haddad