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Entries Open For The AKC National Championship Presented By Royal Canin


  • September 21, 2017
  • PRESS RELEASE - The American Kennel Club

ENTRIES OPEN FOR THE AKC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY ROYAL CANIN

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New York, NY (September 21, 2017) –  Entries are now open for the 2017 AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin, which returns to Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) North/South Concourse this December 16 and 17.  Entries are also open for the inaugural AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes, which will take place on December 15 at the OCCC.   Both premium lists can be found at www.akc.org.

The largest dog show in the United States and the only show hosted by the American Kennel Club, the AKC National Championship is considered one of the world’s premiere dog events.  The National Championship is held in conjunction with the AKC Agility Invitational, the AKC Obedience Classic, the National Owner-Handled Series finals, AKC Meet the Breeds® and Junior competitions in Conformation, Agility, Obedience and Rally®, and showcases more than 5,000 of the top national and international canine athletes.

Hotel room blocks are now open for those traveling to the event.  Visit the AKC National Championship  Hotel and Travel page for more information.

For those who can’t be in Orlando in person, full event coverage will once again be offered free of charge at both www.live.royalcanin.com and www.akc.org.

Enhanced Schedule of Events

Tuesday - December 12
    Space Coast Kennel Club of Palm Bay Dog Show
    NADD/AKC Diving Dogs 
    AKC/DJAA Advanced Judges Institute for Working and Herding Groups

Wednesday - December 13      
  Brevard Kennel Club Dog Show
  Orlando Dog Training Club Obedience & Rally Trial
  NADD/AKC Diving Dogs  
  AKC/DJAA Advanced Judges Institute for Working and Herding Groups        

Thursday -  December 14    
    Central Florida Kennel Club Dog Show  
    Orlando Dog Training Club Obedience & Rally Trial
    NADD/AKC Diving Dogs
    AKC/DJAA Advanced Judges Institute for Working and Herding Groups
    AKC Canine Health Foundation Canines & Cocktails Reception

Friday - December 15    
    AKC/Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes        
    Specialty Shows / Group Shows
      FSS / Miscellaneous Breeds Open Show 
    Orlando Dog Training Club Obedience & Rally Trial
    AKC Junior Agility Competition
    AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finals – Breeds & Groups
    NADD/AKC Diving Dogs 
    AKC/DJAA Advanced Judges Institute for Working and Herding Groupe
    Canine Breeder Excellence Seminar powered by AKC, Royal Canin & Theriogenology Foundation

Saturday -  December 16    
    AKC National Championship Dog Show Presented by Royal Canin (Daytime and Evening events)
    AKC Agility Invitational
    AKC Obedience Classic
    AKC Junior Classic – Obedience
    AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finals – Best NOHS in Show (Evening event)           
    NADD/AKC Diving Dogs 
    AKC Meet the Breeds®
 

Sunday -  December 17   
AKC National Championship Dog Show Presented by Royal Canin (Daytime and Evening events)
AKC Agility Invitational
AKC Obedience Classic
AKC Junior Classic – Rally
NADD/AKC Diving Dogs  
AKC Meet the Breeds®

ABOUT THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB

Founded in 1884, the American Kennel Club is a not-for-profit organization which maintains the largest registry of purebred dogs in the world and oversees the sport of purebred dogs in the United States. The AKC is dedicated to upholding the integrity of its registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function.  Along with its more than 5,000 licensed and member clubs and its affiliated organizations, the AKC advocates for the purebred dog as a family companion, advances canine health and well-being, works to protect the rights of all dog owners and promotes responsible dog ownership. More than 22,000 competitions for AKC-registered purebred dogs are held under AKC rules and regulations each year including conformation, agility, obedience, rally, tracking, herding, lure coursing, coonhound events, hunt tests, field and earthdog tests. Affiliate AKC organizations include the AKC Humane Fund, AKC Canine Health Foundation, AKC Reunite and the AKC Museum of the Dog.  For more information, visit www.akc.org.

ABOUT ROYAL CANIN USA

Royal Canin USA is a leader in science-based cat and dog health nutrition. Founded by a veterinarian in 1968, Royal Canin has more than 40 years of experience in delivering individualized nutritional solutions. In collaboration with an expert team of nutritionists, breeders and veterinarians from around the world, Royal Canin places cats and dogs at the central point of the innovation process. The Royal Canin product line offers a range of diets based on size, age, breed, lifestyle and therapeutic requirements. Royal Canin diets are available at veterinary hospitals and pet specialty stores nationwide. Royal Canin is a subsidiary of Mars, Incorporated. To learn more about Royal Canin, visit www.royalcanin.com and “LIKE” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/royalcanin.us.

 

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