The Leonberger Club of America Draft Test is a series of exercises designed to demonstrate the abilities of the Leonberger to perform in a working capacity including hauling freight. The performance of these skills is intended to demonstrate teamwork between dog and handler resulting from both natural ability and training that are applicable to realistic work situations.

Procedure for Title recognition
Title earned at an LCA event - The Secretary/Chair of the event will submit all paperwork to Drafting Liaison. It will be approved and new title holders sent to the Working Dog Committee who will issue and record the Certificate.

Title earned at an approved Parent Club - Complete the New Title Application form and submit your documentation.  (requires member login).  Approved clubs are Newfoundland Club of America, Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Club of America, St. Bernard Club of America and the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America.

The Leonberger Working Dog and Dog Award Committee Drafting Liaison is Marietta Mennone. Please contact her for additional information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

LCA First Draft Titles - NDD and BNDD

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2014 National Specialty Questa von Stutensee owned by Cindy Atwood

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2017 National Specialty BoBev's Runnin' Down a Dream & Gavius Gentius Domus Corona owned by Kirsten & Dale Becker



Draft Rules & Regulations Updated January 2019

Draft Titles
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Draft titles issued by the LCA.