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On this page we would like to inform you about excerpts from the FCI regulations that could be important for you.

If in doubt, please note the attached FCI regulations, which are decisive when interpreting a word.

FCI regulations excerpt

  • Teams are registered via the national association affiliated with the FCI.

  • The registration must be received no later than 6 months before the start of the tournament. For FOWC2024 until12/01/2023

  • Payment of the entry fee must be made up to three months before the start of the tournament.

  • Each participating country appoints a responsible person who is the direct contact to the organization. Separate teams or individual participants may not contact the organization directly.

  • Each team consists of a minimum of four and a maximum of six dogs and dog handlers. If necessary, a sick dog can be changed up to 12 p.m. one day before the start of the tournament.

  • The day before, veterinarians check all dogs and passports. Dogs that are not in perfect health are not allowed to take part in the competition.
    All dogs require a veterinary passport.

  • Any type of doping is prohibited for dogs according to the FCI's international guidelines. Doping controls can be carried out during the FOWC. 

  • Any dog that is registered with a jump height lower than the maximum and comes from a country that does not use the FCI measurement must be measured the day before the tournament.

  • From countries that measure correctly according to FCI measurements, only dogs without jumping height entries need to be measured. In addition, 2 dogs from these countries are checked during the measurement. The selection is made by lottery.

  • All participants are required to adhere to the generally applicable rules of fair play towards other participants and of course towards their partner and to present our dog sport flyball in the best possible way at all times.​

  • The entry fee per team is €220. These must be paid to the organizing committee of FOWC 2024, Germany by February 29, 2024. The team leaders will receive information about payment by email.

The complete set of rules can be downloaded via the links below.

FCI flyball rules

Association for German Dog Breeding and Dog Sport
PDF englisch

(PDF only in german)

Rules for organizing the FOWC

(PDF only in german)

Contact FCI

FCI Committee Member for Germany Günter Frechen

FCI Flyball Committee President Edwin Vinken (BE)

Supported by the FCI

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