International Federation of Sleddog Sports

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International Federation of Sleddog Sports
IFSS
Sport Sleddog sports
Jurisdiction International
Founded 1992
Headquarters Belgium
President Sweden Helen Lundberg
Chief Exec France Bernard Pépín
Official website
www.sleddogsport.net

The International Federation of Sleddog Sports (IFSS, International Federation of Sleddog Sports) is the global governing/sanctioning body of sleddog sports.[1] It represents 49 national sleddog sport federations and organizations that are overseen by the board and six continental directors.[citation needed]

There are three sleddog sport categories that IFSS covers: Dryland, Skidogs, Sleds, what are run in 2 separate World championships on Snow and off Snow (dryland). IFSS is also involved in many non-racing activities that promote the sport, its safety, animal wealthfare.

Sleddog sports categories[edit]

Dryland events include:

Skidog events include:

Sled classes:

History[edit]

International Federation of Sleddog Sports was officially incorporated in 1992 as a way to focus the efforts of many national, local and international organizations on the goal of Olympic recognition and alignment of mushing with other mainstream sports through the General Association of International Sports Federations. IFSS is recognized by GAISF and in all countries as the world governing body of sled dog sports. 2013 saw the headquarters relocated from USA to Europe, Beligium.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wikipedia". Wikipedia. February 2013. Retrieved April 17, 2013. 

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