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The region is made up of over 20 clubs throughout the New England states and New York.

Schutzhund is a sport devoted to the working dog. A type of triathalon, dogs and handlers compete in tracking, obedience and a controlled protection routine. Schutzhund is a demanding yet rewarding sport designed to preserve the working abilities of all working breeds.     

Regional News

2017 NEWS 

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:00:00 AM

NEW ENGLAND REGION 2016 REVIEW

Our region had 4 out of the 35 entries at the USCA National Championships this past November.  I would like to recognize Frank Phillips on his 2nd place finish and Laurie Coppola for her 17th place finish.  Congratulations to Kjersti  for her 21st finish with Ailo.  A huge accomplishment of for Kjersti for becoming the first handler to compete at a USCA National Championship with mother (Huldra) and daughter (Ailo), both dogs HOT.

Our region also had 7 out of 53 entries in the Working Dog Championships last year. Congratulations to Laurie Coppola for her 4th place finish, Frank Phillips for his 8th place finish and Kjersti Daabakk for her 20th place finish.

I would like to recognize Laurie Coppola for her representing USCA and our region at the USCA/GSDCA combined Qualification trial last year.

I would also like to congratulate Debbie Zappia for her 7th place finish at last year’s WUSV Championship and for being a part of the 2nd place team placing at the same Championship.

Congratulations to Debra Perks for winning the 2016 Regional Championships with her dog Brazen vom Oz Haus.

Another congratulations goes out to Frank Phillips and Kjersti Daabakk for their 1st and 4th place finishes at the Canadian Championships north of the border.

Congrats to Mario Gomes for coming in 2nd at the AWDF Championship last year, Frank Phillips coming in 12th  and Kjerst Daabakk coming in 17th.  Mario also represented our organization and region at last year’s FCI Championships

I would like to recognize this year’s Regional Sieger- Haiko vom Haus Khan owned by Eyup Sevince        and Regional Siegren- Gemma von der Rennbahn owned and bred by Laurie Coppola.

I would like to thank Merrimack Valley WDC, Liberty WDC, Inner City WDC and Empire WDC for hosting this year’s regional events!

 

List of Trials, Seminars, Conformation Shows and Breed Surveys

Trials - 24 Trials with 341 Entries – 272 Titles

Three Conformation Shows - 123 entries and 26 Breed Surveys

Regional Championship hosted by MVWDC - 24 entries - IPO 3 - 19, IPO 2 - 3 and IPO 1 - 2.  14 Titles awarded

Helpers Seminar and Classifications - 5

Empire Working Dog Club - 1 Trial with 15 entries. Regional show with37 entries and 3 breed surveys

First HGH Herding Club - 1 Trial with 5 entries

Inner City Working Dog Club - 1 Trial with 15 entries.  

Liberty Working Dog Club - 1 Trial with 12 entries. Regional Helper Seminar

Lighthouse Schutzhund Club - Helper Seminar

Maine Schutzhund Club - 1 Trial with 11 entries

Merrimack Valley Working Dog Club - 1 Trial with 8 entries. Helper Seminar. Regional IPO Championships

Mid Island Schutzhund Club – waiver due to loss of field access

Monadnock Working Dog IPO Club-affiliation trial

Niagara Frontier Working Dog Club - 1 Trial with 9 entries. 

North Boston IPO Club- 1 Trial with 13 entries

Northeast K9 - 1 Trial with 11 entries.

Ocean State Schutzhund Club - 2 Trials with entries

Pine Barrens Schutzhund Club- 1 Trial with 5 entries

Quinebaug Schutzhund Club - 3 Trials with 36 entries.  Conformation Show with 63 entries.  Breed Survey with 12 entries

Schutzengel Working Dog Club - 1 Trial with 5 entries

Schutzhund Club of Buffalo - 2 Trials with 32 entries. 

SouthCoast Working Dog Club - 2 Trials with 56 entries. Conformation show with 23 entries. Breed Survey with 11 entries

Southern New Hampshire Working Dog Club - 2 Trials with 32 entries.  Helper Seminar

Tri-State Working Dog Club - 2 Trials with 24 entries. Helper Seminar

Good luck for 2017 to everyone. 

Don Yelle,

New England Regional Director

 
 
The 2017 USCA Sieger Show - April 20 - 23, 2017
 
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Trophies are now available for sponsorship
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Thanking you in advance for your support of USCA events
Michele
 
Michele Scarberry
USCA National Breed Warden

 

 

2015 Review from the Regional Director, Don Yelle 

Monday, April 25, 2016 1:53:00 PM

 

Our region had 16 out of the 70 entries at the USCA National Championships this past November. I would like to recognize Debbie Zappia for her first place finish two years in a row, Kevin Lanouette for his 13th place finish and Laurie Coppola for her 14th place finish.  

Our region also had 15 out of 64 entries in the 2015 Working Dog Championships.  Congratulations to Fabian Robinson for his first place finish, Laurie Coppola for her 8th place finish, Ron Mattana for his 14th place finish and  Mario Gomes for achieving the WDC Obedience Championship.  Fabian also took first place in the WDC FH Championships.

I would like to recognize Debbie Zappia, Frank Phillips and Laurie Coppola for representing USCA and our region at the 2015 USCA/GSDCA combined Qualification Trial held in Buffalo. I would also like to congratulate Debbie and Laurie for representing our organization and region at the 2015 WUSV World Championships.

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS TO DEBBIE ZAPPIA AND HER DOG IRON VON DEN WOLFEN for WINNING THE 2015 WUSV WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS.  Debbie is the first American and second woman to win the WUSV!

I would like to congratulate Vadim Plotsker for winning the 2015 New England IPO Championships.

I would like to congratulate Louise Jollyman for winning the 2015 Regional Universal Siegren and Karen MacIntyre for winning the 2015 Regional Universal Sieger.  Louise and Karen won this with dogs that they had bred and handler-owner-trained.  Congratulations to Christine Gaumont for her 2015 Vice Regional Universal Siegren placing, also a dog bred and handler-owner-training by Christine.

I would like to recognize this year's Regional SiegerPepino von Arlett and Regional Siegren, Rhonda vom Amalaberg, both owned by George and Andrea Zamfirescu.

I would also like to thank Southern New Hampshire Working Dog Club, Schuzthund Club of Buffalo, Liberty Working Dog Club, Northeast K9 and Quinebaug Schutzhund Club for hosting last year's regional events.

List of Trials, Seiminars, Conformation Shows and Breed Surveys

  • Trials - 24 Trials  with 367 Entries - 293 Titles
  • Two Conformation Shows - 97 entries and 26 Breed Surveys
  • Regional Championship hosted by SNHWDC - 38 entries - IPO 3 - 29, IPO 2 - 6 and IPO 1 - 3.  20 Titles awarded
  • Helpers Seminar and Classifications - 5
  • Concord River Dog Training Club - Helper Seminar/Classification
  • Empire Working Dog Club - 1 Trial with 20 entries
  • First HGH Herding Club - 1 Trial with 5 entries
  • Inner City Working Dog Club - 1 Trial with 20 entries. 1 Helper Seminar/Classification
  • Interstate Working Dog Club - 1 Trial with 6 entries.  
  • Liberty Working Dog Club - 2 Trials with 25 entries. Regional Training Weekend
  • Lighthouse Schutzhund Club - 1 Trial with 11 entries
  • Maine Schutzhund Club - 2 Trials with 23 entries
  • Merrimack Valley Working Dog Club - 1 Trial with 20 entries
  • Mid Island Schutzhund Club - Helper Seminar/Classification
  • Niagara Frontier Working Dog Club - 1 Trial with 12 entries.  Working Dog Championships.  USCA/GSDCA combined Qualification Trial
  • Northeast K9 - 2 trials with 25 entries. Regional Training Weekend
  • Ocean State Schutzhund Club - 1 Trial with 11 entries
  • Pine Barrens Schutzhund Club- 1 Trial with 5 entries
  • Quinebaug Schutzhund Club - 2 Trials with 41 entries.  Regional Helper Seminar/Classification. National Helper Seminar/Classification.  Conformation Show with 53 entries.  Breed Survey with 17 entries
  • Schutzengel Working Dog Club - 1 Trial with 10 entries
  • Schutzhund Club of Buffalo - 2 Trials with 24 entries.  Helper Classification.  Regional Conformation show with 44 entries.  Breed Survey with 9 entries.
  • SouthCoast Working Dog Club - 1 Trial with 20 entries
  • Southern New Hampshire Working Dog Club - 2 Trials with 37 entries.  Regional IPO Championships
  • Tri-State Working Dog Club - 1 Trial with 17 entries

Good luck for 2016 to everyone.  

Don Yelle,

New England Regional Director

 

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