2017 Fall Classic



2017 IPO Fall Classic

The 2017 IPO Fall Classic will be held in conjunction with the Doberman Pinscher Club of America (DPCA) National Convention. The trial will be held at Sawmill Run Resort. The trial will be conducted under USCA judge Al Govednik. Trial helpers are TBD. The Premium list is available here. Follow this link for online entry (also available at the bottom of the page). The closing date for entry is September 22 at noon EST.

Brandy Billington: IPO Trial Chair – brandyjbillington@yahoo.com
Debbie Hartzell: IPO Trial Secretary – navistardobe1@verizon.net


Draw Party Information:

The draw to determine the order of competition times will take place on Thursday, Oct. 5th at 7:00 PM at the host hotel, Sawmill Creek Resort at 400 Sawmill Creek Dr. Huron, Ohio 44839.
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 116x 67 yards. The field is completely level with no obstructions. Trees provide a natural barrier on 3 sides. There is ample parking for competitors and spectators. The field is located near restrooms.



The A-frame is wood with felt covering and the jump is Gappay.
Dumbbells will be new style Gappay wood dumbbells.


Tracking Notices



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 :

Comfort Inn Cedar Point
132 N. Main St., Huron, OH 44839
(419) 433-8000

Comfort Inn River’s Edge
132 N. Main St., Huron, OH 44839
(419) 433-8000

Motel 6
601 Rye Beach Rd, Huron, OH 44839
(419) 433-7829

Tentative Schedule:

  • Draw: Thursday, Oct. 5 at 7:00 pm at the Host Hotel
  • Practice: Thursday Oct. 5, 12:00 pm to End
  • Obd & Prot: Friday, Oct. 6, 9:00 am to End
  • Tracking: Saturday, Oct. 7, at 8:00 am



For Online Entry:



To Make a Trophy Donation: