Schäferhundverein RSV2000 – Competence in Performance and Breeding

Stick Hits in RSV Trial Rules

The FCI's new decision that at the FCI WM IPO stick hits are forbidden starting in 2017 has caused considerable irritation among the world's Schutzhund enthusiasts. We received numerous anxious inquiries.

We hereby clearify that this decision does not in any way affect the trials according to the RSV trial regulations. Also at the RSV WM, the helpers will continue to set the required stick hits. The etablished sticks are indispensable for the selection of the working dog.

The helper's performance work is regulated in § 28 of the RSV trial rules:

§28 Helper‘s Performance