Recognized Rottweiler Titles and Health Certifications

Recognized Rottweiler Titles and Health Certifications

FCI International IPO Titles *achieved at an AWDF or FCI Member Club Sanctioned Trial
TitleDescriptionMinimum Age
BH/VTCompanion Dog – Obedience and temperament test15 months
IPO VOPreliminary IPO Utility Dog – Tracking, Obedience and Protection15 months
IPO 1International Utility Dog Level 1 – Tracking, Obedience and Protection (formerly SchH1/VPG1)18 months
IPO 2International Utility Dog Level 2 – Tracking, Obedience and Protection (formerly SchH2/VPG2)19 months
IPO 3International Utility Dog Level 3 – Tracking, Obedience and Protection and competition level (formerly SchH3/VPG3)20 months
FH 1Tracking Dog Level 1 – Advanced Tracking18 months
FH 2Tracking Dog Level 2 – Advanced Tracking18 months
IPO FHInternational Tracking Dog – Two advanced tracks passed on the same day at a trial20 months
Apr 1Utility Dog Level 1 – Obedience and Protection18 months
Apr 2Utility Dog Level 2 – Obedience and Protection18 months
Apr 3Utility Dog Level 3 – Obedience and Protection18 months
FPr 1Tracking Test Level 1 – Tracking15 months
FPr 2Tracking Test Level 2 – Tracking15 months
FPr 3Tracking Test Level 3 – Tracking15 months
UPr 1Obedience Test Level 1 – Obedience15 months
UPr 2Obedience Test Level 2 – Obedience15 months
UPr 3Obedience Test Level 3 – Obedience15 months
StPr 1Article Indication Test Level 1 – Article Search15 months
FPr 2Article Indication Level 2 – Article Search15 months
FPr 3Article Indication Level 3 – Article Search15 months
ADEndurance Test – Physical endurance test of 20 km (aprox 12.4 miles)16 months
AWD 1American Working Dog Level 1 – Tracking, Obedience and Protection18 months
AWD 2American Working Dog Level 2 – Tracking, Obedience and Protection19 months
AWD 3American Working Dog Level 3 – Tracking, Obedience and Protection20 months
USRC Titles *achieved at a USRC Sanctioned Club Event
TitleDescription
BSTBreed Suitability Test
ABST to (exp. date)Advanced Breed Suitability Test
LBSTLifetime Breed Suitability Test
BSCBreed Standard Certificate
NSchHCh'(year)USRC National Schutzhund Championship Winner
UvS'(year)USRC Universal Sieger/in
NS'(year)National Sieger/Siegerin – Sieger or Siegerin at the USRC National Sieger Show
NYS'(year)National Youth Sieger/Siegerin – Youth Sieger or Siegerin at the USRC National Sieger Show
NSA'(year)National Select Adult – Select Adult male and female at the USRC National Sieger Show
RS'(year)Regional Sieger – Sieger/Siegerin at a USRC Regional Sieger Show
RYS'(year)Youth Sieger/Siegerin – Youth Sieger or Siegerin at a USRC Regional Sieger Show
RSA'(year)Select Adult – Select adult male and female at a USRC Regional Sieger Show
SASelect Adult – Select adult male and female at a USRC local club Sieger Show
SYSelect Youth – Select youth male and female at a USRC local club Sieger Show
ADRK Titles *achieved at a ADRK Sanctioned Club Event
TitleDescription
ZtpZuchttauglichkeitsprüfung – Breed Suitability Test
Gekort bis (date)Körung – Advanced Breed Suitability Test
Gek bis EzAKörung – Lifetime Breed Suitability Test
DM IPO'(year)ADRK Deutsche Meistershaft IPO (SchH) Champion
DM FH'(year)ADRK Deutsche Meistershaft FH Champion
ADRK-ChADRK Show Champion Title
KS'(year)National Sieger/Siegerin – Sieger or Siegerin at the ADRK Klubsieger Show
KJS'(year)National Youth Sieger/Siegerin – Youth Sieger or Siegerin at the ADRK Klubsieger Show
VDH Titles *achieved at a VDH Sanctioned Event
TitleDescription
BS'(year)Bundessieger/Bundessiegerin – Sieger or Siegerin at the VDH Bundessieger Show
BJS'(year)Bundesjugendsieger/Bundesjugendsiegerin – Youth Sieger or Siegerin at the VDH Bundessieger Show
ES'(year)Europasieger/Europasiegerin – Sieger or Siegerin at the VDH Europasieger Show
EJS'(year)Europajugendsieger/Europajugendsiegerin – Youth Sieger or Siegerin at the VDH Europasieger Show
Dt.VDH-ChGerman VDH Show Champion Title
IFR Titles *achieved at a IFR Sanctioned World Event
TitleDescription
WM-IFR'(year)IFR World Champion – Winner at the IFR World IPO Championship
IFR-SGR'(year)IFR World Sieger/World Siegerin – Sieger or Siegerin at the IFR World Show
IFR-JSGR'(year)IFR Youth World Sieger/World Siegerin – Youth Sieger or Siegerin at the IFR World Show
FCI Titles *issued by FCI or an FCI Member Kennel Club or Contract Partner
TitleDescription
IntChInternational Champion – Awarded to a dog that has achieved championships in more than one FCI member country kennel club
(Country)-ChChampion – Awarded to a dog that has achieved a national championship from an FCI member country kennel club or contract partner
AKC Titles *achieved at AKC sanctioned events
TitleDescription
Prefix TitlesComplete list of AKC prefix titles
Suffix TitlesComplete list of AKC suffix titles
USRC Accepted Health Ratings
Number or Rating 
RO-99999E99(M or F)-VPIOFA Hip Certificate Number
RO-EL9999(M or F)99-VPIOFA Elbow Certificate Number
OFA Elbows Grade I and IIOFA Elbow Rating
RO-CA999/99(M or F)/C-VPIOFA Cardiac Certificate Number
RO-EYE99/99(M or F)-VPIOFA Eyes Certificate Number
ADRK HD- or +/-ADRK Hip Rating
ADRK ED-, +/- or +ADRK Elbow Rating
ADRK HD+ or ED++Refer to USRC breeding regulations for breeding eligibility
FCI HD A or BFCI Member Country Kennel Clubs Hip Ratings
FCI ED 0 or 1FCI Member Country Kennel Clubs Elbow Ratings

Cited From: United States Rottweiler Club