Invitation

Type of race:

F.C.I-European Championship Race with CACIL awarding

Patronage:

Fédération Cynologique Internationale (F.C.I.)

Organizer:

Verband für das Deutsche Hundewesen e. V. (VDH),
Deutscher Windhundzucht- und Rennverband e. V. (DWZRV)
beim Windhundrennverein Westfalen-Ruhr e. V.

Location:

Sighthound stadium „Emscherbruch“, Wiedehopfstraße 197, 45892 Gelsenkirchen-Resse, Tel.: (+49) 209 / 78 39 47

Event-Homepage:

 

http://www.fci-em.de

FCI delegate:

Mr. Henk Hendricks (B)

Race director:

Tobias Sicking, Sarnsbankstr. 10, 44793 Bochum, Tel.: (+49) 234 / 54467570, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Start / Breeds:

Friday, September 6th 2019 at 09.00 a.m
Azawakh, Borzoi, Chart Polski, Deerhound, Galgo Espagñol, Irish Wolfhound, Ital. Greyhound, Ital. Greyhound Sprinter, Pharaoh Hound, Cirneco dell’ Etna, Podenco Ibicenco, Podenco Canario

Saturday, September 7th 2019 at 09.00 a.m
Afghanen, Saluki, Sloughi, Whippet Sprinter

Sunday, September 8th 2019 at 09.00 a.m
Magyar Agar, Greyhound and Whippet

The organizers reserve the right to move breeds to another day according to the number of entered dogs. Teamleaders will be informed about rescheduling at the latest 8 days after the closing date.

Registration / Veterinary control:

Thursday, September 5th 2019
from 15.00 till 17.00  for dogs competing on Friday

Friday, September 6th 2019
15 minutes after the last final till 19.00  for dogs competing on Saturday

Saturday, September 7th 2019
15 minutes after the last final till 19.00  for dogs competing on Sunday
Veterinary inspections will be done only the day prior to the racing day!

Controlmeasurements:

After the veterinary control all Whippets and Italian Greyhounds that were not previously measured at an F.C.I. title event will be control-measured with a tolerance of 1 cm

Race distance:

355 m for Whippets, Italian Greyhounds and Cirneco dell‘Etna
480 m for all other breeds

Lure:

endless rail

Track:

sand track with irrigation system

 

UU-endless oval with a radius of 44 m, slightly banked bends

Timing:

Videotiming camera for all six dogs (Etherlynx 2000+) and back-upsystem

Rules:

FCI Regulations for International Sighthound Races and Lure Coursing Events (01.05.2018) and Championship regulations for Racing and Lure Coursing

All breeds have to wear a muzzle!

Race mode:

All dogs (except Greyhounds) run two heats. Greyhounds run only one heat, the second heat is optional. For the participation in the final is the best time of one of the heats decisive. The dogs with the six best times run the final.

Admission:

Maximum 12 dogs per country, breed and sex.
Champions from 2018 are allowed (outside the quota) to defend their title. To be entered any Sighthound must have completed the last two races  before the deadline of the entry without disqualification. A disqualification between the entry closing date and the date of the championship precludes participation.

Racing catalogue:

The racing catalogue can be purchased at 6,00 € upon registration of the dogs

Prizes:

FCI European Champion 2019: blue presentation jacket and certificate,
CDL Sprinter Winner Racing 2019:       green presentation jacket
Honorary prizes for all finalists - souvenirs for all participants.

Entry fee:

35,-- EUR/dog

Closing date of entries/Entries:

For details, please contact your national association

Vaccinations:

For all participating dogs a vaccination certificate against rabies is obligatory (minimum 30 days).

Doping tests:

Doping tests will be executed according to § 1.10 FCI rules

Liability/Responsibility:

According to § 1.11 FCI rules, neither the organizer nor the officials are liable for accidents of dog owners, officials or dogs. This expands to lost dogs as well. The dog owner is not liable in case of an injury caused by his hound to another hound while racing. In any other case, the dog owner is responsible/liable for his dog before, during and after the race. For an eventual cancellation of the event, beyond the organizers responsibility, no liability will be taken.

Camping:

Fee for caravans, motorhomes, cars/vans with tents 15.-- EUR per day, electricity is available. Arrival possible from Tuesday, September 3rd 2019.
Please note: Complete and return the booking form published on our eventhomepage, if no booking and payment is made, there is no guarantee for a pitch/parking lot

Online Booking: http://www.fci-em.de

Questions regarding Camping:
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Hotels:

Please book independent. You can find further information at our eventhomepage:  http://www.fci-em.de

 

Schedule

 

Thursday, September 5th 2019 

15.00 - 17.00

- Veterinary control and registration for dogs that run on Friday
- Controlmeasurement for Italian Greyhound, Italian Greyhound sprinters

17.15 - 18.00

- Meeting teamleaders

18.00

- Opening ceremony followed by Evening Event

 

Friday, September 6th 2019 

08.00 - 08.30

- Meeting teamleaders

09.00

- Racestart
(The presentation ceremony for any final is postponed till after the next final)

- 15 minutes after the last presentation ceremony, veterinary control and registration for dogs that run on Saturday
- Controlmeasurement for Whippet sprinters

18.00

- Meeting teamleaders

 

- Evening Event

 

Saturday, September 7th 2019

08.00 - 08.30

- Meeting teamleaders

09.00

- Racestart
(The presentation ceremony for any final is postponed till after the next final)

- 15 minutes after the last presentation ceremony, veterinary control and registration for dogs that run on Sunday
- Controlmeasurement for Whippets

18.00

- Meeting teamleaders

 

- Evening Event

 

Sunday, September 8th 2019

08.00 - 08.30

- Meeting teamleaders

09.00

- Racestart
(The presentation ceremony for any final is postponed till after the next final)

- 15 minutes after the last presentation ceremony: Closing ceremony