USRC Recognized Rottweiler Titles and Health Certifications


FCI International IPO Titles *achieved at an AWDF or FCI Member Club Sanctioned Trial
Title Description Minimum Age
BH/VT Companion Dog - Obedience and temperament test 15 months
IPO VO Preliminary IPO Utility Dog - Tracking, Obedience and Protection 15 months
IPO 1 International Utility Dog Level 1 - Tracking, Obedience and Protection (formerly SchH1/VPG1) 18 months
IPO 2 International Utility Dog Level 2 - Tracking, Obedience and Protection (formerly SchH2/VPG2) 19 months
IPO 3 International Utility Dog Level 3 - Tracking, Obedience and Protection and competition level (formerly SchH3/VPG3) 20 months
FH 1 Tracking Dog Level 1 - Advanced Tracking 18 months
FH 2 Tracking Dog Level 2 - Advanced Tracking 18 months
IPO FH International Tracking Dog - Two advanced tracks passed on the same day at a trial 20 months
Apr 1 Utility Dog Level 1 - Obedience and Protection 18 months
Apr 2 Utility Dog Level 2 - Obedience and Protection 18 months
Apr 3 Utility Dog Level 3 - Obedience and Protection 18 months
FPr 1 Tracking Test Level 1 - Tracking 15 months
FPr 2 Tracking Test Level 2 - Tracking 15 months
FPr 3 Tracking Test Level 3 - Tracking 15 months
UPr 1 Obedience Test Level 1 - Obedience 15 months
UPr 2 Obedience Test Level 2 - Obedience 15 months
UPr 3 Obedience Test Level 3 - Obedience 15 months
StPr 1 Article Indication Test Level 1 - Article Search 15 months
FPr 2 Article Indication Level 2 - Article Search 15 months
FPr 3 Article Indication Level 3 - Article Search 15 months
AD Endurance Test - Physical endurance test of 20 km (aprox 12.4 miles) 16 months
AWD 1 American Working Dog Level 1 - Tracking, Obedience and Protection 18 months
AWD 2 American Working Dog Level 2 - Tracking, Obedience and Protection 19 months
AWD 3 American Working Dog Level 3 - Tracking, Obedience and Protection 20 months
USRC Titles *achieved at a USRC Sanctioned Club Event
Title Description
BST Breed Suitability Test
ABST to (exp. date) Advanced Breed Suitability Test
LBST Lifetime Breed Suitability Test
BSC Breed 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
SA Select Adult - Select adult male and female at a USRC local club Sieger Show
SY Select Youth - Select youth male and female at a USRC local club Sieger Show
ADRK Titles *achieved at a ADRK Sanctioned Club Event
Title Description
Ztp Zuchttauglichkeitsprüfung - Breed Suitability Test
Gekort bis (date) Körung - Advanced Breed Suitability Test
Gek bis EzA Körung - Lifetime Breed Suitability Test
DM IPO'(year) ADRK Deutsche Meistershaft IPO (SchH) Champion
DM FH'(year) ADRK Deutsche Meistershaft FH Champion
ADRK-Ch ADRK 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
Title Description
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-Ch German VDH Show Champion Title
IFR Titles *achieved at a IFR Sanctioned World Event
Title Description
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
Title Description
IntCh International Champion - Awarded to a dog that has achieved championships in more than one FCI member country kennel club
(Country)-Ch Champion - 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
Title Description
Prefix Titles Complete list of AKC prefix titles
Suffix Titles Complete list of AKC suffix titles
USRC Accepted Health Ratings
Number or Rating
RO-99999E99(M or F)-VPI OFA Hip Certificate Number
RO-EL9999(M or F)99-VPI OFA Elbow Certificate Number
OFA Elbows Grade I and II OFA Elbow Rating
RO-CA999/99(M or F)/C-VPI OFA Cardiac Certificate Number
RO-EYE99/99(M or F)-VPI OFA 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 B FCI Member Country Kennel Clubs Hip Ratings
FCI ED 0 or 1 FCI Member Country Kennel Clubs Elbow Ratings