What is IGP?

IGP (Internationale Gebrauchshund Pruefung) is a sport that shows of the dogs working abilities, courage, intelligence aswell as trainability and endurance. The handler and dog compete as a team in three phases. Phase A is tracking, phase B is obedience and phase C is protection. The dog and handler can earn a maximum of 300 points through out  the trial; 100 points in each phase. The dogs compete on three different difficulties where IGP 1 being the lowest and IGP 3 being the highest.

Meet the jugdes

Judge A: Hampus Stavem

My name is Hampus and I have trained and worked with dogs for over 15 years. I am one of several who have been involved from the start of this event and it obviously feels gratifying to also be one of the judges on this event.

I have previously been involved as a supervisor at several Swedish championships for Belgian and Dutch shepherds. As a judge, I have, among other national competitions, judged the Swedish championships for Rottweilers.

I am very much looking forward to this event and wish all competitors great luck!

Judge C: Camilla Rönnqvist 

I’m honoured to be part of this great event and really looking forward to meet all of you, organization to visitors , but most of all to meet every handler & dog on the field for part C.

I am 43 years old, living outside Stockholm with my family and dogs.

I have been training dogs since 2001, actively participating in IGP sport since 2004. My previous assignments as judge contains several national championships aswell as international ones.

I am excited to meet you all, and wish all competitors good luck!

Judge B: Tommy Andersson

My name is Tommy Andersson and I am 52 years old. I have trained and competed with dogs since 1997. I am a competition helper for about 20 years and one of the highlights was when I got the honor to do the protectionwork on WDSF IPO World Championship 2015.

As a judge, I have in recent years judged 10 major championships in both Sweden, Norway and Italy. In 2020 I was selected to judge IDC IGP World Championship Italy, unfortunately canceled due to Corona.

I am very grateful to have been asked to judge this year's WDSF World Championship.

I would like to take this opportunity to wish all competitors good luck.

Chief Judge: Camilla Rönnqvist 

Meet the helpers

Helper: Marcel Wissing 

- 06.09.1993 Rottweil 

- 14 Years IGP-Sport 

- Sleaveside: left 

As Helper I have experience of over 50 High-Level-Competitions for different breeds. (World-Championships, Swedish Championship for rottweiler, Polish Championships, German Championships, Breeding Selections...). 

I am very happy to be part of this lovely organized championship. Many thanks for the invitation. I wish the organizers, participants and spectators a great world championship and good time im Sweden. 

Helper. Jakob Salvén Halttunen

- 39 years old

- 180 cm
- Sleaveside: left

My name is Jakob and I live in Växjö, Sweden, with my wife, our two children and two Malinois. Asta 8 years old and Findus FoX 5 months old.

I got my first dog, a Doberman, in 2006 and have trained and competed ever since. I also started up my helpertraining quite directly after I got my first dog.

As my own competitor I have competed FMBB IGP with our bitch Asta.

Asta also has 2 GOLD on FMBB in bikejoring. I love to compete and to challenge myself - Competing is my life. In addition to IGP, I have also competed in dog sledding, on bikejoring and skiing. My personal best merit is a Nordic Championship gold for Sweden in American football where I was running back.

As an helper in competitions I have done the protections work for a lot of breeding championships (different breeds) and also at Swedish and Nordic Championship.

Looking forward to a nice competition with a great atmosphere and lots of laughter.

See you in Västerås!

Helper: Patrik Sturk

My name is Patrik Sturk and I live in southern Sweden with my partner and our three dogs. Trains and competes myself and currently has a German Shepherd male of three years.

Has been a competition helper for about 10 years and has done the protection work in about 15-20 championships in Sweden, both the Swedish championships and breed approval, and a number of local competitions over the years.

Many thanks for the request to be a part of this event. Good luck to all competitors.

Supervisor: Conny Hallberg 

I’m so proud to be a part of this fantastic event, and to be a part of the IGP world!

It’s an honour to have you all come to Sweden and beautiful Västerås!

I have previously had experience as a contestant at the Swedish Championship and Swedish Championship for Dobermann. I have also had a variety of functions at different competitions both national and international. I Welcome you all!


IGP - Tracking field 

Meeting place  Tracking Saturday: https://goo.gl/maps/e45cnLAJf2awxCSR6

Meeting place  Tracking Sunday: https://goo.gl/maps/5Bum38ejfpkWoXrH9

IGP Course Plan

IGP Equipment

Between the 4-6 May there are some fields avablie for tracking training. This fields are in Gäddeholm.

Drive towards Irsta and at the roundabout turn towards Gäddeholm