Vita Nova Schutzhund Club Bid for the 2018 IPO3 Nationals

EB Ballot: #38-17

EB Ballot: #38-17 Vita Nova Schutzhund Club Bid for the 2018 IPO3 Nationals

Motion by Michele Clubb, Secretary, on behalf of the NEC, and seconded by Mark Scarberry, RD, to approve the bid from Vita Nova Schutzhund Club to host the 2018 USCA GSD IPO3 Championship in Pittsburgh, PA.


To date the NEC has only received the one bid to host the 2018 Nationals.  The NEC has looked over the bid packet and feel very confident that Vita Nova Schutzhund Club is very qualified to host this national event.

The club will host the 2018 MER Regionals.  Their club Training Director has organized several National events in the Netherlands and Norway.

The club is considering the first weekend of November 2018.  Please see the attached bid for information for details on tracking options, hotel options and stadium options.

Bid Packet


YES: 20 – President Jim Alloway, Vice President Vadim Plotsker, Treasurer Sean O’Kane, Secretary Michele Clubb, NBW Michele Scarberry , DOJ Nathaniel Roque, DAL Mike Diehl, Laurie Coppola, Dennis Vander Linde, Gary McGillivary, RD’s Mark Chaffin, Don Yelle, Pedro Jimenez Jr, Carissa Kuehn, Hal Lymus, Teresa Cowart, Debra Krshnich, Mark Scarberry  Dena McGown and Chris Thompson