Entries Open For The AKC National Championship Presented By Royal Canin


  • August 31, 2019
  • Press Release, The American Kennel Club

Premium List Available on AKC.org

 Pictured above: Canine attendees getting ready and enjoying their time in Orlando. Photos by D. Cartier for ShowSight Magazine

 

New York, NY (August 29, 2019) – Entries are now open for the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, which returns to Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) North/South Concourse this December 14th and 15th.  Entries are also open for the 3rd annual AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes, which will take place on Friday, December 13th at the OCCC. Both premium lists and all event updates can be found by visiting the AKC National Championship event page.

 

The AKC National Championship is one of the world’s premiere dog events. It is the largest dog show in the United States and the only show hosted by the American Kennel Club. 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 in the world.

 

Hotel room blocks are 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, event coverage will be highlighted on AKC.tvAKC.tv is available online, on the AKC.tv app and Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Altice.

 

Schedule of Events: December 10th – 15th

Tuesday December 10

Space Coast KC of Palm Bay Dog Show

NADD/AKC Diving Dogs

AKC/DJAA Advanced Judges Institute for Sporting and Non-Sporting Groups

 

Wednesday December 11

Brevard Kennel Club Dog Show

FSS / Miscellaneous Breeds Open Show

Orlando Dog Training Club Obedience & Rally Trial

NADD/AKC Diving Dogs

AKC/DJAA Advanced Judges Institute for Sporting and Non-Sporting Groups

 

Thursday December 12

Central Florida Kennel Club Dog Show

Orlando Dog Training Club Obedience & Rally Trial

NADD/AKC Diving Dogs

AKC/DJAA Advanced Judges Institute for Sporting and Non-Sporting Groups

AKC Canine Health Foundation Canines & Cocktails Reception

 

Friday December 13

Specialty Shows/Group Shows

FSS/Miscellaneous Breeds Open Show

Orlando Dog Training Club Obedience & Rally Trial

AKC Juniors Agility Competition

AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finals – Breeds & Groups

AKC/Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes

NADD/AKC Diving Dogs

AKC/DJAA Advanced Judges Institute for Sporting and Non-Sporting Groups

Judging Junior Showmanship Seminar

 

Saturday December 14

AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin (Daytime and Evening events)

AKC Agility Invitational

AKC Obedience Classic

AKC Juniors Classic – Obedience & Rally

AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finals – Best NOHS in Show (Evening event)

NADD/AKC Diving Dogs

AKC Meet The Breeds®

 

Sunday December 15

AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin (Daytime and Evening events)

AKC Agility Invitational

AKC Obedience Classic

AKC Juniors Classic – Obedience & 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
 

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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 50 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, visitwww.royalcanin.com and “LIKE” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/royalcanin.us.

 

 

 

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