Additional round of Athlete selection (LAST CHANCE)

 (Nordic Pure Breer Go Here)

Final numbers have been determined and there are open participant spots available for Team Canada at the 2015 Bristol IFSS World Champions

In order to maximize the number of Canadians we are running an exceptional additional round of selections. A limited selection committee will be reviewing applications

Application Fees have been raised $40 (late applications)

 Applications will be reviewed and invitations/declined letters will be sent out to everyone applying

You will receive an invitation/decline notice before Sept 25th and must confirm by Oct 2 at 1200 hrs..
No exceptions as we have to meet IFSS deadlines

All Applications (including resume) will be accepted until 0000 hrs. September 20th, 2015

Please read through the whole page to ensure a complete understanding of the information and steps required. We understand that we are asking for a lot of information but we are committed to proceed with a fair selection process by taking in consideration all achievements as well as your World Cup ranking if you have raced on the IFSS circuit with a DID

You will need to fill an on-line application form and pay your application processing fee. To support your application we will ask you to email the following to

Race results from the past two years

  • Please provide your relevant race results for each class you are applying for, by downloading, filling and emailing back the document provided.
  • Fill a separate race result document for each class as a different committee will be selecting each different class.
  • Save the document with the class and your name. Example: scooter2_johnsmith.xls

Link to dowload Race result spreadsheet

Supporting information

You may add supporting information to your application. Email any information that you feel will enhance your application. If you attach files, make sure all are identified with your name in the file name.

  • Training Log: Include weekly/ monthly summaries including time/distance/terrain/ and activity for you and your dog(s).You may also include links to short videos of you training with your dog(s).
  • Links to relevant personal racing results (egs. Running or skiing results for skiing fitness, biking for bikejoring fitness) and off season dog race results for classes applied for.
  • A personal statement outlining your desire to represent Team Canada, your expected goals and plans to support the CAHDS community.
  • Information about your dog/dogs

Please note that the selection rules are intended to set an objective standard to be applied by a committee. Personal lobbying or private messaging on applications is not appropriate and we ask that potential applicants refrain from same.

You need to be a CAHDS member to submit an application, Join CAHDS here

If you are selected, you will need a DID to compete at the world championships. You may get your DID now or later Get your DID here


Selection process application form, Bristol Dryland 2015


    Fromulaire Candidatures pour selections, Bristol Dryland 2015


      Personal Information



      • You can not compete for Canada if you are not a Canadian citizen or Canadian landed immigrant or have been a permanent resident of Canada for the past 24 month. Your application can not be considered.
      • You can not compete for two countries over the same racing year! Your application cannot be considered.
        As per section 1.4 in the CAHDS’s Selection Rules for IFSS World Championships On-Snow and Dryland, a racer cannot compete for two different teams (i.e. Countries) in the same racing year at International events.

      Class Registration

      • Elite classes: 16 years and above (14 years and above if there is no corresponding junior class)

        Junior classes: 14 to and including 20 years (A 15 to 20 year-old competitor may choose to run in the Elite class. That decision will apply to all classes).

        Veteran class (Canicross and Bikejoring only): 40 years and above. Canicross and Bikejoring veteran competitors may request to compete in the corresponding Elite class.

        If you qualify for two age groups and would be willing to race in either, check both. If you qualify for both, you will later have to chose which age group you want to race in.

      Pre-Selected Athletes








      Additional Information

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      Medicine Prescribed by Physician or Veterinarian:

      • If your application is accepted and you or any of your dogs are taking any prescription medication:
        • You will need proof of this from your physician or veterinarian
        • You will need to complete a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) form (for yourself only)
      • Please be aware that you and/or any of your dogs may be selected for drug testing under the guidelines of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the WADA Anti-Doping Code and the Anti-Doping Rules and Procedures of IFSS. The IFSS Anti-Doping Rules and Procedures are available on the IFSS website (


      IFSS world championships are raced under IFSS rules, if you are used to race under different rules, we encourage you to become familiar with IFSS rules and equipment requirements.

      Application Check List:

      1. CAHDS membership

      2. Fill the “Team Canada application, Bristol 2015” form

      3. Pay $40 application processing fee (raised as late application)

      4. Download, fill and save your 2 past years Race Results Spreadsheet

      5. Email supporting information to

      6. If you get selected, you will have to ask a DID within two weeks of being notified.

      For more information Here

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