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Entries Open For The AKC National Championship Presented By Royal Canin


  • September 28, 2018
  • Press Release - The American Kennel Club

Entries Open  For The AKC National Championship Presented By Royal Canin

- Premium List Available on AKC.org -

 

Photo courtesy of AKC.org

 

New York, NY (September XX, 2018) – Entries are now open for the 2018 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, which returns to Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) North/South Concourse this December 15th and 16th. Entries are also open for the 2nd annual AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes, which will take place on Friday, December 14th 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 considered 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, full event coverage will be highlighted on AKC.TV.

AKC.TV is available on Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV.

 

Schedule of Events: December 11th – 16th

Tuesday - December 11

Space Coast Kennel Club of Palm Bay Dog Show

FSS/Miscellaneous Breeds Open Show

NADD/AKC Diving Dogs

AKC/DJAA Advanced Judges Institute for Hound and Toy Groups

 

Wednesday - December 12

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 Hound and Toy Groups

AKC Institute for Aspiring and Newly Approved Judges

 

Thursday - December 13

Central Florida Kennel Club Dog Show

Orlando Dog Training Club Obedience & Rally Trial

NADD/AKC Diving Dogs

AKC/DJAA Advanced Judges Institute for Hound and Toy Groups

Judging Junior Showmanship Seminar

AKC Canine Health Foundation Canines & Cocktails Reception

 

Friday - December 14

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

AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finals – Breeds & Groups

Specialty Shows / Group Shows

Orlando Dog Training Club Obedience & Rally Trial

AKC Junior Agility Competition

NADD/AKC Diving Dogs

AKC/DJAA Advanced Judges Institute for Hound and Toy Groups

Judges Education Coordinator Symposium

 

Saturday - December 15

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

AKC Agility Invitational

AKC Obedience Classic

AKC Junior Classic – Obedience & Rally

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

NADD/AKC Diving Dogs

AKC Meet the Breeds®

Regalia – A Royal Celebration for those who Champion Purebred Dogs, hosted by Royal Canin

 

Sunday - 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 & 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.

 

AKC, American Kennel Club, the American Kennel Club seal and design, and all associated marks and logos are trademarks, registered trademarks and service marks of The American Kennel Club, Inc.

 

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

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