2019 World Dutch Shepherd Federation's IGP World Championship


Welcome to the Chelsea High School Football Stadium, host of this year’s WDSF World Championship, in beautiful Chelsea, Michigan. This stadium boasts newly reconditioned Astro Turf, on site concessions, performance warm up field, concrete parking lot as well as special competitor parking, stadium seating, less than 5 minutes from tracking fields, 5 minutes from city center and less than 30 minutes from Ann Arbor for dining and entertainment.


There are quite a few lodging options within 35 minutes of the stadium. Book soon, there are a few big events the same weekend as our awesome Championship!


World Championship 2019 is shaping up to be an awesome event and we would love to have you come experience it with us! Here are a few details for competitors to have an idea of conditions for their practices and performances:

  • Competitors will enter at the far end of the photo for both obedience and protection.

  • One blind will be set up and dumbbells will be available for obedience practice

  • The send out will be toward the goal post in the middle of the opposite end of the field, the post will be out of bounds during the competition

  • Blinds will be run from right to left with blind 6 in prime view for spectators

  • Microchips will be checked at each phase of competition

  • Competitors will exit the field from the opposite end from the entrance for microchip checks.

Alfalfa tracking. Same tracking used by the 2016 WDC and 2018 WDSAA Championship. A description from Kris Taylor "It was the best National or World level tracking conditions I have ever seen." Regarding the tracks for the 2016 WDC held in April. We will be offering premier track layers known across the country for their professionalism and expertise.