Welcome to Schnauzerfest 2017 October 6-8, 2017 - Louisburg, North Carolina

The Working Riesenschnauzer Federation Annual IPO Championship Trial and Conformation Show. The only Breed Club recognized by the American Working Dog Federation to represent the Giant Schnauzer in America.

IPO Competition tests the working dog at a high level. The judge evaluates the handler/dog team in Tracking, Obedience and Defense exercises. The IPO Trial, Körung (Breed Survey) and Conformation evaluation all help to determine the best temperament, trainability, health and balance in the working dog.

Why WRSF? : Evaluation!

We are serious about the breed... Rigorous training and proofing on the part of the dog/handler team. Honest, standardized evaluation and critical critique by qualified and licensed judges.

This is how we improve the breed...


July 24, 2017 The WRSF launches the official Schnauzerfest 2017 website... This is the WRSF Annual Schnauzerfest Championship IPO Trial and Conformation Show.

The WRSF was established in 1991. In 2017 we celebrate our 26th Anniversary.

Our goal is still the same, "improve the breed and maintain the working heritage of the Giant Schnauzer"

Forms and Documents

Printable Entry Forms, Trophy Donations, Guidelines and Payment links can be found here:

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IPO Trial Forms IPO and Körung Entry Forms

IPO Trial and Körung Entry Forms link.

Conformation Show Forms Show Entry Forms

Conformation Show Entry Forms link.


Trophy Donations Trophy Donation Link

We need your support to make this event a success. Please sponsor a trophy or ribbon from the list of available awards!