AKC Seminars

All Seminars in Date Order

Date/Location    Seminar Info    
January 27 2015
Frederick, Maryland
Title:    Judges Education for the Brussels Griffon
Breed:    Brussels Griffon
Presenter:    John Constantine
Sponsoring Club:   Mason-Dixon Dog Judges Association
Contact Information:   
Al Ferruggiaro -
Email:   alferrug@gmail.com
Phone:   (301) 421-1930
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

January 31 2015
Atlanta, Georgia
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Boerboel
Breed:    Boerboel
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   American Boerboel Club
Contact Information:   
Kerri Dale -
Email:   ksdale@gmail.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Conyers KC show. Scheduled to begin after BIS.
January 31 2015
Prior Lake, Minnesota
Title:    Herding Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Carol Delsman
Sponsoring Club:   Great River Stockdog Club of Minnesota
Contact Information:   
Susane Hoffman - 19086 Vergus Ave., Jordan, MN 55352
Email:   , shoffman@sheepycorner.com
Phone:   (952) 492-3072
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
REGISTRATION DEADLINE January 15, 2015
February 1 2015
Novi, Michigan
Title:    Spaniel Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Tom Meyer
Sponsoring Club:   Southern Michigan Springer Spaniel Training Club
Contact Information:   
Mark A Gebert - 1104 W Liberty Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Email:   htsec@smsstc.org
Phone:   (734) 604-1620
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

February 4 2015
Portland, Oregon
Title:    Judges Education Seminar for Great Danes
Breed:    Great Dane
Presenter:    Jane Treiber
Sponsoring Club:   Oregon Dog Judges
Contact Information:   
Jan Bruton -
Email:   jandlbruton@hotmail.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held at the Clackamas Community Center
February 6 2015
South St. Paul, Minnesota
Title:    AKC Agility Judges Continuing Education Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Jacque Hoye -
Email:   BJHoye@comcast.net
Phone:   (651) 334-0536
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This two day seminar will be held on February 6 & 7, 2015, (Fri-Sat). AKC agility judges are required to attend a continuing education seminar every three years. Judges must attend both days to receive credit.
February 7 2015
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Title:    Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Winnebago Labrador Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Victoria Lunebach - 843 Oak Valley Drive
Email:   raptor-6@comcast.net
Phone:   (815) 356-1446
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

February 7 2015
Richfield, Wisconsin
Title:    Pointing Breeds Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Tom Maneely
Sponsoring Club:   German Shorthaired Pointer Club of Wisconsin
Contact Information:   
German Shorthaired Pointer Club of Wisconsin - 532 W. 16th Ave Oshkosh, WI 54902
Email:   totheptgsp@earthlink.net
Phone:   (920) 303-0240
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
No Calls After 9pm CST Please
February 8 2015
Phoenix, Arizona
Title:    Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Mr. Lee Herr
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjuction with the Lost Dutchman Kennel Club show. Cost: $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf
February 13 2015
Denver, Colorado
Title:    Miniature Schnauzer Breed Seminar and Workshop
Breed:    Miniature Schnauzers
Presenter:    John Constantine
Sponsoring Club:   American Miniature Schnauzer Club
Contact Information:   
John Constantine -
Email:   john@adamis.org
Phone:   (215) 527-0056
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Time to be determined. No cost.
February 14 2015
Greys Summit, Missouri
Title:    Herding Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Carol Delsman
Sponsoring Club:   Saint Louis Herding Club
Contact Information:   
Joyce Norris - 4030 E. Bonnie Rd Waltonville Illinois 62894
Email:   norwoodbc@ mvn.net
Phone:   (618) 237-6608
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

February 21 2015
Bear, Delaware
Title:    Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Russ Reavis
Sponsoring Club:   Labrador Retriever Club Inc
Contact Information:   
Dora Heffelfinger - 2305 Chesapeake City Rd, Bear, DE 19701 2332
Email:   dndnds@verizon.net
Phone:   (302) 530-2055
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

February 24 2015
Frederick, Maryland
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Grand Bassets Griffons Vendeens
Breed:    Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen
Presenter:    Betty Barth
Sponsoring Club:   Mason-Dixon Dog Judges Association
Contact Information:   
Al Ferruggiaro -
Email:   alferrug@gmail.com
Phone:   (240) 418-8452
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

February 25 2015
Scottsdale, Arizona
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Chihuahua
Breed:    Chihuahua
Presenter:    Paula Murray
Sponsoring Club:   Scottsdale Dog Judges Workshop
Contact Information:   
Kitty Steidel - 10040 E Happy Valley Rd #229, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Email:   ksteidel@aol.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Scottsdale Dog Fanciers Association and Superstition K C shows. Fee Non- Member of SDJW: $25.00/day for first seminar, $10.00 for each additional seminar. SDJW Members: 15.00 first seminar $5 each additional seminar.
February 25 2015
Scottsdale, Arizona
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Bernese Mountain Dog
Breed:    Bernese Mountain Dog
Presenter:    Denise Dean
Sponsoring Club:   Scottsdale Dog Judges Workshop
Contact Information:   
Kitty Steidel - 10040 E Happy Valley Rd #229, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Email:   ksteidel@aol.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Scottsdale Dog Fanciers Association and Superstition K C shows. Fee Non- Member of SDJW: $25.00/day for first seminar, $10.00 for each additional seminar. SDJW Members: 15.00 first seminar $5 each additional seminar.
February 25 2015
Scottsdale, Arizona
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Samoyed
Breed:    Samoyed
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Scottsdale Dog Judges Workshop
Contact Information:   
Kitty Steidel - 10040 E Happy Valley Rd #229, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Email:   ksteidel@aol.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Scottsdale Dog Fanciers Association and Superstition K C shows. Fee Non- Member of SDJW: $25.00/day for first seminar, $10.00 for each additional seminar. SDJW Members: 15.00 first seminar $5 each additional seminar.
February 25 2015
Scottsdale, Arizona
Title:    Coonhound Comparison
Breed:    Coonhounds
Presenter:    Curt Willis
Sponsoring Club:   Scottsdale Dog Judges Workshop
Contact Information:   
Kitty Steidel - 10040 E Happy Valley Rd #229, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Email:   ksteidel@aol.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Scottsdale Dog Fanciers Association and Superstition K C shows. Fee Non- Member of SDJW: $25.00/day for first seminar, $10.00 for each additional seminar. SDJW Members: 15.00 first seminar $5 each additional seminar.
February 25 2015
Scottsdale, Arizona
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Bracco Italiano
Breed:    Bracco Italiano
Presenter:    Marilyn Vinson
Sponsoring Club:   Scottsdale Dog Judges Workshop
Contact Information:   
Kitty Steidel - 10040 E Happy Valley Rd #229, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Email:   ksteidel@aol.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Scottsdale Dog Fanciers Association and Superstition K C shows. Fee Non- Member of SDJW: $25.00/day for first seminar, $10.00 for each additional seminar. SDJW Members: 15.00 first seminar $5 each additional seminar.
February 26 2015
Scottsdale, Arizona
Title:    Comparison: GBGV/PBGV
Breed:    Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen
Presenter:    Kitty Steidel
Sponsoring Club:   Scottsdale Dog Judges Workshop
Contact Information:   
Kitty Steidel - 10040 E Happy Valley Rd #229, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Email:   ksteidel@aol.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Scottsdale Dog Fanciers Association and Superstition K C shows. Fee Non- Member of SDJW: $25.00/day for first seminar, $10.00 for each additional seminar. SDJW Members: 15.00 first seminar $5 each additional seminar.
February 26 2015
Scottsdale, Arizona
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Pointer
Breed:    Pointer
Presenter:    Susan Bleckley
Sponsoring Club:   Scottsdale Dog Judges Workshop
Contact Information:   
Kitty Steidel -
Email:   ksteidel@aol.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Scottsdale Dog Fanciers Association and Superstition K C shows. Fee Non- Member of SDJW: $25.00/day for first seminar, $10.00 for each additional seminar. SDJW Members: 15.00 first seminar $5 each additional seminar.
February 26 2015
Scottsdale, Arizona
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Tibetan Terrier
Breed:    Tibetan Terrier
Presenter:    David Murray
Sponsoring Club:   Scottsdale Dog Judges Workshop
Contact Information:   
Kitty Steidel - 10040 E Happy Valley Rd #229, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Email:   ksteidel@aol.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Scottsdale Dog Fanciers Association and Superstition K C shows. Fee Non- Member of SDJW: $25.00/day for first seminar, $10.00 for each additional seminar. SDJW Members: 15.00 first seminar $5 each additional seminar.
February 26 2015
Scottsdale, Arizona
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Poodle
Breed:    Poodle
Presenter:    Randy Garren, Dennis McCoy
Sponsoring Club:   Scottsdale Dog Judges Workshop
Contact Information:   
Kitty Steidel - 10040 E Happy Valley Rd #229, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Email:   ksteidel@aol.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Scottsdale Dog Fanciers Association and Superstition K C shows. Fee Non- Member of SDJW: $25.00/day for first seminar, $10.00 for each additional seminar. SDJW Members: 15.00 first seminar $5 each additional seminar.
February 26 2015
Scottsdale, Arizona
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Affenpinscher
Breed:    Affenpinscher
Presenter:    Pam Peat
Sponsoring Club:   Scottsdale Dog Judges Workshop
Contact Information:   
Kitty Steidel - 10040 E Happy Valley Rd #229, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Email:   ksteidel@aol.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Scottsdale Dog Fanciers Association and Superstition K C shows. Fee Non- Member of SDJW: $25.00/day for first seminar, $10.00 for each additional seminar. SDJW Members: 15.00 first seminar $5 each additional seminar.
February 27 2015
Mullins, South Carolina
Title:    Advanced Retriever Hunting Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Carolinas Retriever Association
Contact Information:   
Wally Elliott - 1317 S. Hwy. 41 Mullins, SC 29574
Email:   www.WallysFire.com
Phone:   (843) 430-0601
Fax:   N/A
Website:   http://www.elliottlabradors.com/our-facility
3 day advanced seminar
February 28 2015
Big Bend, Wisconsin
Title:    Spaniel Flushing Test Judges and Handler Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Tom Meyer
Sponsoring Club:   West Allis Training Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Mary Daniel - 309 Wisconsin AVE Delafield, WI 53081
Email:   mdaniel1@wi.rr.com
Phone:   (262) 442-2686
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

February 28 2015
Bridgewater, New Jersey
Title:    Canine Health Education Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Mid Jersey Labrador Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Micki Beerman -
Email:   Bklynlabs@aol.com
Phone:   (718) 377-0613
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.mjlrc.org/events
fee is $95 ($85 if received by February 1st). Four prominent Veterinarians will present their research and expertise in Canine Nutrition, Tick- borne diseases and infectious diseases, Canine Sports Medicine, and Canine Cancers. Space is limited.
February 28 2015
Castle Rock, Colorado
Title:    Herding Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Carol Delsman
Sponsoring Club:   Pikes Peak Herding Association
Contact Information:   
Jim DeKieffer - 28475 CR 5 Elizabeth, CO 80107
Email:   perfmas@me.com
Phone:   (303) 646-0667
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

February 28 2015
Norcross, Georgia
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Atlanta Obedience Club
Contact Information:   
Gail LaBerge - 3862 Morgan's Ridge Drive, Buford, GA 30519
Email:   outland@laberge.org
Phone:   (770) 271-7246
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will meet AKC Obedience® judges' educational requirements. A AKC Rally® seminar will be offered on March 1, 2015.
February 28 2015
Sloughhouse, California
Title:    Lure Coursing Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Bob Mason
Sponsoring Club:   Sierra Slopes Ibizan Hound
Contact Information:   
Kathy Kelly -
Email:   Kathy.k@mac.com
Phone:   (916) 429-1431
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

February 28 2015
W.Springfield, Massachusetts
Title:    Breeding Beter Dogs/ Structure and Motion
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Dr. Carmen Battaglia
Sponsoring Club:   Icelandic Sheepdog Association of America
Contact Information:   
Loren Dribinsky -
Email:   loren.dribinsky@gmail.com
Phone:   (781) 863-1057
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Breeding Better Dogs Seminar, 8:30 -12:00; Structure and Motion, 1:00pm - 4:30. Cost $55 for one seminar, $100 for both.
March 1 2015
Norcross, Georgia
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Atlanta Obedience Club
Contact Information:   
Gail LaBerge - 3862 Morgan's Ridge Drive, Buford, GA 30519
Email:   outland@laberge.org
Phone:   (770) 271-7246
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will meet AKC Rally® judges' educational requirements. A AKC Obedience® seminar will be offered on February 28, 2015.
March 7 2015
Seatlle, Washington
Title:    Juniors Clinic
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   AKC Registered Handlers Program
Contact Information:   
Susan Judge -
Email:   smj@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3590
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Seattle KC show, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to kids 18 & under who want to learn more about dog handling. Bring a dog on a lead and check in at the Superintendent's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.
March 10 2015
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Title:    Judging the Collie
Breed:    Collie
Presenter:    Tom Coen
Sponsoring Club:   Collie Club of America
Contact Information:   
Darci L. Brown -
Email:   dbhappyhr@hotmail.com
Phone:   (413) 772-2111
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Cox Convention Exhibition Hall.
March 11 2015
Louisville, Kentucky
Title:    Judges Education for the Brussels Griffon
Breed:    Brussels Griffon
Presenter:    Lorene Vickers-Smith
Sponsoring Club:   American Brussels Griffon Association
Contact Information:   
Lorene Vickers-Smith or Marjorie Simon -
Email:   smithbros@aol.com or marjoriesimon@hotmail.com
Phone:   (517) 281-7335
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. TIME - TBA - approx noon to 1:30 with ringside tutorial following for Sweeps.
March 11 2015
York., Pennsylvania
Title:    Judges Seminar for the English Springer Spaniel
Breed:    English Springer Spaniel
Presenter:    Deborah Kirk & Judy Manley
Sponsoring Club:   Susquehanna Valley English Springer Spaniel Club
Contact Information:   
Deb Kirk -
Email:   debkirkess@gmail.com
Phone:   (717) 683-9601
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Celtic Cluster. Seminar offered by RSVP, on Wednesday 11th, Thursday 12th or Sunday 15th. Workshop and Mentoring/Tutoring will be offered-contact Deb for more information.
March 11 2015
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Title:    Judges Education Seminar for the English Springer Spaniel
Breed:    English Springer Spaniel
Presenter:    Deborah Kirk & Judy Manley
Sponsoring Club:   Susquehanna Valley English Springer Spaniel Club
Contact Information:   
Deb Kirk -
Email:   debkirkess@gmail.com
Phone:   (717) 848-5541
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

March 13 2015
W Springfield, Massachusetts
Title:    Field Spaniel Seminar and Hands-on Workshop
Breed:    Field Spaniel
Presenter:    Lori Carver
Sponsoring Club:   New England Sporting Group Assoc
Contact Information:   
Christine Calcinari -
Email:   belhaven.nh@icloud.com
Phone:   (603) 394-0287
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Time 3:45 pm to 5:15 pm, $25 each ,sign up for 3 seminars , get the 4th for free.Please complete and mail enrollment forms and checks to Kurt Anderson, 42 Drazen Drive, North Haven, CT 06473. Forms available at www.nesportinggroupassn.com
March 13 2015
W. Springfield, Massachusetts
Title:    The Highly Acclaimed Flushing Spaniel Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Doug Johnson
Sponsoring Club:   New England Sporting Dog Assoc.
Contact Information:   
Christine Calcinari -
Email:   belhaven.nh@icloud.com
Phone:   (603) 394-0287
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Time 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm, $25 each ,sign up for 3 seminars , get the 4th for free.Please complete and mail enrollment forms and checks to Kurt Anderson, 42 Drazen Drive, North Haven, CT 06473. Forms available at www.nesportinggroupassn.com
March 14 2015
Louisville, Kentucky
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Pekingese
Breed:    Pekingese
Presenter:    Susan Shephard
Sponsoring Club:   Pekingese Club of America
Contact Information:   
Susan Shephard -
Email:   dejavupekes@aol.com
Phone:   (407) 230-9086
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Pekingese Club of America's concurrent specialty.Reservations are required with a $25 fee. Ringside mentoring will be available March 12th & 14th.
March 14 2015
Owatonna, Minnesota
Title:    Retriever Hunt Test Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Southern Minnesota Hunting Retriever Association
Contact Information:   
Patrick Taphorn - TBD
Email:   pattaphorn@gmail.com
Phone:   (507) 456-7339
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

March 14 2015
W Springfield, Massachusetts
Title:    Sussex Spaniel Seminar & Hands-on
Breed:    Sussex Spaniel
Presenter:    Doug Johnson
Sponsoring Club:   New England Sporting Group Assoc.
Contact Information:   
Christine Calcinari -
Email:   belhaven.nh@icloud.com
Phone:   (603) 394-0287
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Time 8:30 am to 10:00 am, $25 each ,sign up for 3 seminars , get the 4th for free.Please complete and mail enrollment forms and checks to Kurt Anderson, 42 Drazen Drive, North Haven, Cesky Terriers 06473. Forms available at www.nesportinggroupassn.com
March 14 2015
W Springfield, Massachusetts
Title:    English Springer Spaniel Breed Seminar & Hands-on
Breed:    English Springer Spaniel
Presenter:    Kathy Lorentzen
Sponsoring Club:   New England Sporting Group Assoc.
Contact Information:   
Christine Calcinari -
Email:   belhaven.nh@icloud.com
Phone:   (603) 394-0287
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Time 10:30 am to 12:00 pm, $25 each ,sign up for 3 seminars , get the 4th for free.Please complete and mail enrollment forms and checks to Kurt Anderson, 42 Drazen Drive, North Haven, CT 06473. Forms available at www.nesportinggroupassn.com
March 14 2015
West Springfield, Massachusetts
Title:    Breeder to Breeder Symposium
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Doug Johnson, Bill Shelton, Kathy Lorentzen
Sponsoring Club:   New England Sporting Group Association
Contact Information:   
Christine Calcinari -
Email:   belhaven.nh@icloud.com
Phone:   (603) 394-0287
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Time 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Visit website link: www.nesportinggroupassn.com/NESGA/Shows_and_Events.html
March 15 2015
Louisville, Kentucky
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for Smooth Fox Terriers AND Wire Fox Terriers
Breed:    Fox Terriers
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   American Fox Terrier Club
Contact Information:   
Roz Kramer -
Email:   rlkramer1@gmail.com
Phone:   (703) 975-6260
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the AFTC Roving National. Ringside mentoring will be available March 13th & 14th. Please contact Roz Kramer to make arrangements (email preferred)
March 15 2015
West Hampton, Connecticut
Title:    Regular And Advanced Beagle Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jim Odle
Sponsoring Club:   Easthampton Beagle Club
Contact Information:   
Robbie Kane - 24 Roy St ENFIELD CT 06082
Email:   norwoodbc@ mvn.net
Phone:   (618) 237-6608
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Regular & Advanced Seminars
March 15 2015
Woodbury, Minnesota
Title:    Spaniel Hunt Test Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Tom Meyer
Sponsoring Club:   Minnesota Hunting Spaniel Association
Contact Information:   
Corrine Lucas - W5102 Boma Road, La Crosse, WI 54601
Email:   cockermom24.7@gmail.com
Phone:   (608) 792-8868
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

March 19 2015
Lombard, Illinois
Title:    Judges Education Seminar and Workshop for the Chow Chow.
Breed:    Chow Chow
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Chow Chow Club
Contact Information:   
Mary Wuest -
Email:   mwuest46@gmail.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Fee: $10, scheduled to begin at 8am. Location:Westin Lombard Yorktown Center, 70 Yorktown Center, Lombard, Illinois 60148.
March 21 2015
Edison, New Jersey
Title:    Institute for Aspiring and Newly Approved Judges
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the New Brunswick KC Shows.The only Institute approved by the American Kennel Club to fulfill the requirement for judging applicants applying After January 1, 2009
March 21 2015
Ft. Worth, Texas
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Great Dane.
Breed:    Great Dane
Presenter:    Bill Stebbins
Sponsoring Club:   Dallas-Ft. Worth Judges' Association
Contact Information:   
Dr. Carol White-Moser or Laurie Telfair -
Email:   carolwm555@gmail.com or ltelfair@aol.com
Phone:   (903) 530-1986
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Scheduled to begin at 2pm followed by hands-on workshop. Location: Ft. Worth Texas, Will Rogers Coliseum, Cactus Room (at show site). All seminars free of charge!! Must pre-register.
March 21 2015
Ft. Worth, Texas
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Boerboel
Breed:    Boerboel
Presenter:    Amanda Viljoen
Sponsoring Club:   Dallas-Ft. Worth Judges' Association
Contact Information:   
Dr. Carol White-Moser or Laurie Telfair -
Email:   carolwm555@gmail.com or
Phone:   (903) 530-1986
Fax:   N/A
Website:   ltelfair@aol.com
Scheduled to begin at 11am followed by hands-on workshop. Location: Ft. Worth Texas, Will Rogers Coliseum, Cactus Room (at show site). All seminars free of charge!! Must pre-register.
March 21 2015
Ft. Worth, Texas
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Bullmastiff
Breed:    Bullmastiff
Presenter:    Gerry Shastid
Sponsoring Club:   Dallas-Ft. Worth Judges' Association
Contact Information:   
Dr. Carol White-Moser or Laurie Telfair -
Email:   carolwm555@gmail.com or ltelfair@aol.com
Phone:   (903) 530-1986
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Scheduled to begin at 8am followed by hands-on workshop. Location: Ft. Worth Texas, Will Rogers Coliseum, Cactus Room (at show site). All seminars free of charge!! Must pre-register.
March 21 2015
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Continuing
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Caribe Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Eleanor Abarca - A2 Ave Ramirez De Arellano, La Arboleda, Guaynabo, PR 00966
Email:   rjam@onelinkpr.net
Phone:   (787) 783-9332
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar is being held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on March 22, 2015. Both seminars will meet AKC Obedience and Rally Judges' continuing educational requirements.
March 22 2015
Edison, New Jersey
Title:    Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Patricia Proctor
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the New Brunswick KC shows. Cost: $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf
March 22 2015
Ft. Worth, Texas
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Boston Terrier
Breed:    Boston Terrier
Presenter:    Ken Roux
Sponsoring Club:   Dallas-Ft. Worth Judges' Association
Contact Information:   
Dr. Carol White-Moser or Laurie Telfair -
Email:   carolwm555@gmail.com or ltelfair@aol.com
Phone:   (903) 530-1986
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Scheduled to begin at 11am followed by hands-on workshop. Location: Ft. Worth Texas, Will Rogers Coliseum, Cactus Room (at show site). All seminars free of charge!! Must pre-register.
March 22 2015
Ft. Worth, Texas
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Bulldog
Breed:    Bulldog
Presenter:    Dennis O'Connor
Sponsoring Club:   Dallas-Ft. Worth Judges' Association
Contact Information:   
Dr. Carol White-Moser or Laurie Telfair -
Email:   carolwm555@gmail.com or ltelfair@aol.com
Phone:   (903) 530-1986
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Scheduled to begin at 2pm followed by hands-on workshop. Location: Ft. Worth Texas, Will Rogers Coliseum, Cactus Room (at show site). All seminars free of charge!! Must pre-register.
March 22 2015
Ft. Worth, Texas
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the French Bulldog
Breed:    French Bulldog
Presenter:    Luis Sosa
Sponsoring Club:   Dallas-Ft. Worth Judges' Association
Contact Information:   
Dr. Carol White-Moser or Laurie Telfair -
Email:   carolwm555@gmail.com or ltelfair@aol.com
Phone:   (903) 530-1986
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Scheduled to begin at 7:30am followed by hands-on workshop. Location: Ft. Worth Texas, Will Rogers Coliseum, Cactus Room (at show site). All seminars free of charge!! Must pre-register.
March 22 2015
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges Only Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Caribe Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Eleanor Abarca - A2 Ave Ramirez De Arellano, La Arboleda, Guaynabo, PR
Email:   rjam@onelinkpr.net
Phone:   (787) 783-9332
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar is being held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on March 21, 2015. Both seminars will meet AKC Obedience and Rally Judges' continuing educational requirements.
March 24 2015
Frederick, Maryland
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Afghan Hound
Breed:    Afghan Hound
Presenter:    JoAnne Buehler and Lynne Schanzle
Sponsoring Club:   Mason-Dixon Dog Judges Association
Contact Information:   
Al Ferruggiaro -
Email:   alferrug@gmail.com
Phone:   (240) 418-8452
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

March 24 2015
Pottsboro, Texas
Title:    Judges Education for the Clumber Spaniel
Breed:    Clumber Spaniel
Presenter:    Donna Starr
Sponsoring Club:   Clumber Spaniel Club of America
Contact Information:   
Cathy Dorris -
Email:   txcathy@msn.com
Phone:   (713) 550-0915
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 9am. Followed by Ringside mentoring.
March 27 2015
Albandy, Oregon
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the American Eskimo Dog
Breed:    American Eskimo Dog
Presenter:    Debbie Mitchell
Sponsoring Club:   American Eskimo Dog Club of America
Contact Information:   
Debbie Mitchell -
Email:   eskie18@earthlink.net
Phone:   (214) 695-7539
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Fee: $20. Pre-registration is requested. Ringside mentoring offered during National on Friday March 27, 2015
March 27 2015
Albany, Oregon
Title:    Judges Education for the Dogues de Bordeaux
Breed:    Dogue De Bordeaux
Presenter:    Vickie Saez
Sponsoring Club:   Dogue de Bordeaux Society of America
Contact Information:   
Jennifer Roberts -
Email:   doguestar98@msn.com
Phone:   (720) 206-9490
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with our National Specialty weekend. Scheduled to begin at 7:30am. Ringside mentoring available.
March 27 2015
Albany, Oregon
Title:    Judges Education for the Tibetan Mastiff
Breed:    Tibetan Mastiff
Presenter:    Martha Feltenstein
Sponsoring Club:   American Tibetan Mastiff Association
Contact Information:   
Mallory Driskill -
Email:   ambrier@aol.com
Phone:   (434) 525-7710
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 9am. Cost: $15.
March 28 2015
Manchester, Vermont
Title:    AKC Tracking Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Tracking Club of Vermont
Contact Information:   
Pamela Badger - 99 Sleepy Hollow, Manchester Center, VT 05255
Email:   pnieuwenhuys@mac.com
Phone:   (802) 362-1294
Fax:   N/A
Website:   trackingclubofvermont.org
This seminar will be held on Sunday, March 28, 2015. It will cover the AKC Tracking Regulations and different levels of AKC Tracking. Potential judges are encourged to attend.
April 4 2015
Valley Center, Kansas
Title:    Juniors Clinic
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   AKC Registered Handlers Program
Contact Information:   
Susan Judge -
Email:   smj@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3590
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Sunflower Cluster show, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to kids 18 & under who want to learn more about dog handling. Bring a dog on a lead and check in at the Superintendent's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.
April 8 2015
Gray Summit, Missouri
Title:    Judges Education for the Flat Coated Retriever
Breed:    Flat-Coated Retriever
Presenter:    Kurt Anderson
Sponsoring Club:   Flat-Coated Retriever Society of America
Contact Information:   
Kurt Anderson -
Email:   kurt@kmander.com
Phone:   (203) 640-6460
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 3:30 PM or one half-hour after the end of judging. Ringside mentors will be available on April 8th and 9th and other days by prior arrangement.
April 10 2015
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Dachshund
Breed:    Dachshund
Presenter:    Ken Levison
Sponsoring Club:   Dachshund Club of America
Contact Information:   
Kenneth Levison -
Email:   Dazdox@yahoo.com
Phone:   (520) 722-9427
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. No Fee but please pre-register. Scheduled to begin at 2pm at the Chattanooga Choo Choo in the Finley Lecture hall. Hands-on will be in Track 29. Ringside mentoring available April 9-11.
April 10 2015
HAMPTON, Georgia
Title:    Advanced Only Beagle Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Robert Oliver
Sponsoring Club:   Mid Atlantic Beagle Federation
Contact Information:   
Ronnie Williams - 28935 POINT LOOKOUT RD LOVEVILLE MD 20656
Email:   awil@northeastern.com
Phone:   (301) 536-6684
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

April 11 2015
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Berks County Dog Training Club
Contact Information:   
Nancy Withers - 15 Hain Ave., Wernersville, PA 19565
Email:   gomets.dog@verizon.net
Phone:   (610) 678-6686
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar on April 12, 2015. Both seminars will meet AKC obedience & rally judges' educational requirements.
April 12 2015
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Berks County Dog Training Club
Contact Information:   
Nancy Withers - 15 Hain Ave Wernersville, PA 19565 15 Hain Ave., Wernersville, PA 19565
Email:   gomets.dog@verizon.net
Phone:   (610) 678-6686
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® Judges Seminar on April 11, 2015. Both seminars will meet AKC obedience & rally judges' educational requirements.
April 16 2015
Timonium, Maryland
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Welsh Springer Spaniel
Breed:    Welsh Springer Spaniel
Presenter:    Sandra Rohrbacher
Sponsoring Club:   Welsh Springer Spaniel Club of America
Contact Information:   
Sandra Roth -
Email:   fanfaredogs@gmail.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.wssca.com/html/national2015
Held in conjunction with the WSSCA National Specialty. Location: North Baltimore Plaza Hotel. Scheduled: 7pm-8:30 pm. Cost is $20, reservations are required. Ringside Mentoring will be available Friday morning at the National.
April 18 2015
St Cloud, Minnesota
Title:    Advanced Only Retriever Hunt Test Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Central Minnesota Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Gordon Schlichting - 24306 CR 2 Cold Springs MN 56320
Email:   norwoodbc@ mvn.net
Phone:   (320) 253-0606
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
ADVANCED ONLY 2 DAYS
April 18 2015
Columbus, Ohio
Title:    Juniors Clinic
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   AKC Registered Handlers Program
Contact Information:   
Susan Judge -
Email:   smj@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3590
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Medina KC show, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to kids 18 & under who want to learn more about dog handling. Bring a dog on a lead and check in at the Superintendent's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.
April 18 2015
Timonium, Maryland
Title:    Dealing with Misconduct at AKC Events
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Executive Field Representative
Sponsoring Club:   AKC Registered Handlers Program Susan Judge
Contact Information:   
Susan Judge -
Email:   smj@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3590
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Timonium, MD dog shows, this FREE hour-long Educational Seminar is open to everyone. To be held immediately after Best in Show
April 19 2015
Timonium, Maryland
Title:    Junior Clinic
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   AKC Registered Handlers Program
Contact Information:   
Susan Judge -
Email:   smj@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3590
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Baltimore CO KC show, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to kids 18 & under who want to learn more about dog handling. Bring a dog on lead and check in a the Superintendent's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.
April 23 2015
Gray Summit, Missouri
Title:    Rottweiler Breed Seminar
Breed:    Rottweiler
Presenter:    Mrs. Susan C Catlin
Sponsoring Club:   The American Rottweiler Club
Contact Information:   
Susan Catlin -
Email:   mrs.happylegs@mindspring.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
The cost of the presentation which includes classroom presentation, ringside mentoring, hands-on, catalog & lunch is $35.
April 25 2015
Carrollton, Texas
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Doberman Pinscher Club of Dallas
Contact Information:   
Nancy Simmons - 3804 Simmons Creek Lane, Flower Mound, TX 75022
Email:   nansimmons@yahoo.com
Phone:   (972) 355-8580
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar is being held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on April 26th. Both seminars will meet AKC Obedience and Rally Judges' continuing educational requirements.
April 25 2015
Chino, California
Title:    Adult Handling Clinic
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   AKC Registered Handlers Program
Contact Information:   
Susan Judge -
Email:   smj@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3590
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Lake Mattews KC show, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to anyone, particularly the novice handler, who would like to learn more about dog handling in the Conformation ring. Bring a dog on a lead. Mixed breed dogs are welcome.
April 25 2015
Lumberton, North Carolina
Title:    Anatolian Shepherd Dog Breed Seminar
Breed:    Anatolian Shepherd
Presenter:    Erin Tallon and Catherine Emanuel
Sponsoring Club:   Anatolian Shepherd Dog Club of America
Contact Information:   
Catherine Emanuel -
Email:   birinci@centurylink.net
Phone:   (434) 960-5213
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Regional Specialty. Fee $25 scheduled to begin one hour after breed judging.
April 25 2015
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
Title:    Judges Education for the Whippet
Breed:    Whippet
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   American Whippet Club
Contact Information:   
David Samuelson -
Email:   samuelsond@aol.com
Phone:   (612) 201-3930
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. No fee for the days activities; however you must complete the entire day to obtain a certificate of completion. Please pre-register by April 1, 2015. Ringside mentoring beginning Wednesday, April 22nd.
April 25 2015
Phoeniz, Arizona
Title:    Pointing Breed HT and FT Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Bonnie Hidalgo
Sponsoring Club:   Desert German Shorthaired Pointer Club
Contact Information:   
Cathy Reifschneider - 2611 N. 20th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85009
Email:   tigercar@msn.com
Phone:   (602) 495-1927
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
2 DAY SEMINAR
April 26 2015
Carrollton, Texas
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Doberman Pinscher Club of Dallas
Contact Information:   
Nancy Simmons - 3804 Simmons Creek Lane, Flower Mound, TX 75022
Email:   nansimmons@yahoo.com
Phone:   (972) 355-8580
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar is being held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on April 25th. Both seminars will meet AKC Obedience and Rally Judges' continuing educational requirements.
April 28 2015
Frederick, Maryland
Title:    Judges Breed Seminar for the Portuguese Pondengo Pequeno
Breed:    Portuguese Podengo Pequeno
Presenter:    Sandy Gillen
Sponsoring Club:   Mason-Dixon Dog Judges Association
Contact Information:   
Al Ferruggiaro -
Email:   alferrug@gmail.com
Phone:   (240) 418-8452
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

April 29 2015
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Title:    Judges Education for the Boston Terrier
Breed:    Boston Terrier
Presenter:    Caro Gomes and Michael Staley
Sponsoring Club:   Boston Terrier Club of America
Contact Information:   
Carl Gomes - 4408 White Plains Road; Bronx, NY 10470
Email:   cegomes@verizon.net
Phone:   (718) 994-0834
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 9am. Cost: $65 includes breakfast and lunch. Ringside mentoring held Thursday Aprl 30 and Friday May 1.
April 30 2015
Gray Summit, Missouri
Title:    Judges Education for the Kuvasz
Breed:    Kuvasz
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Kuvasz Club of America
Contact Information:   
Lynn Brady - 2689 220th Street East; Farmington, MN 55024
Email:   lbszumeria@me.com
Phone:   (651) 460-4823
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunctio with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 9:30am. Cost: $25. Seminar and Hands-on workshop. Ringside mentoring will be available.
May 1 2015
Frankenmuth, Michigan
Title:    Judges Education for the Leonberger
Breed:    Leonberger
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Leonberger Club of America
Contact Information:   
Agi Hejja - 3831 Broad Street Road; Gum Spring, VA 23065-2135
Email:   ahejja@mac.com
Phone:   (804) 556-6937
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Cost $40. Seminar scheduled to begin at 11:30am. Ringside mentoring will be available.
May 2 2015
Burnsville, Minnesota
Title:    Norma Smith Handling Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Norma Smith
Sponsoring Club:   Northstar Working Group Association
Contact Information:   
Diane Levin -
Email:   serendipityDanes@aol.com
Phone:   (952) 469-2830
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
All breeds are welcome, fee $180 for a working spot, $100 for observers. Working spots are limited. Discounts available for Juniors. Breakfast and lunch are included in the fee. Time 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
May 2 2015
Gray Summit, Missouri
Title:    Breed Study for the Finnish Lapphund
Breed:    Finnish Lapphund
Presenter:    Linda Marden
Sponsoring Club:   Finnish Lapphund Club of America
Contact Information:   
Linda Marden or Kit Brillinger -
Email:   sugaroklappies@gmail.com calabanfls@hotmail.com.
Phone:   (901) 487-4232
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.finnishlapphund.org
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 1pn, there is no cost for this seminar.
May 2 2015
Greyhounds Summit, Missouri
Title:    AKC Institute for Aspiring and Newly Approved Judges
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Spirit of the Heartland KC show. The Only Institute Approved by the American Kennel Club to Fulfill the Requirement for Judging Applicants Applying After January 1, 2009.
May 2 2015
Rochester, Pennsylvania
Title:    George Alston Super Advanced Handling Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    George Alston
Sponsoring Club:   Beaver County Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Johnette Dinello -
Email:   jdinello705@comcast.net
Phone:   (724) 375-0837
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.beavercountykennelclub.org
This is the last Super Advanced Seminar I will teach. All blackboard and lecture for those folks that want to show a special and compete in the Group or BIS ring.
May 6 2015
Portland, Oregon
Title:    Judges Education for the English Cocker Spaniel
Breed:    English Cocker Spaniel
Presenter:    Bonnie Threlfall
Sponsoring Club:   English Cocker Spaniel Club of America
Contact Information:   
Genelle Joseph - 9429 East McGill Ct Parker, CO 80134
Email:   Galliardecs@comcast.net
Phone:   (303) 805-1617
Fax:   N/A
Website:   http://www.ecsca.info/
This seminar will be held in conjunction with the ECSCA National Specialty 2015. This seminar will meet AKC judges' educational requirements, with ringside mentoring May 6th and 7th.
May 6 2015
Sacramento, California
Title:    The Border Terrier Club of America Judges Education
Breed:    Border Terrier
Presenter:    Phil Freilich
Sponsoring Club:   The Border Terrier Club of America
Contact Information:   
Phil Freilich -
Email:   freilance1@aol.com
Phone:   (925) 229-8040
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with National Specialty. Workshop begins 20 minutes after classes end. Time 12 noon to 1:30 pm
May 7 2015
Warwick, Rhode Island
Title:    Newfoundland Breed Seminar
Breed:    Newfoundland
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Newfoundland Club of America
Contact Information:   
Denise Castonguay -
Email:   castannewf@shaw.ca
Phone:   (604) 462-7231
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with National Specialty. Ringside mentoring on May 7-9, 2015
May 7 2015
Warwick, Rhode Island
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Newfoundland
Breed:    Newfoundland
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Newfoundland Club of America
Contact Information:   
Denise Castonguay -
Email:   castanewf@shaw.ca
Phone:   (604) 462-7231
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Breed study seminar, hands on workshop: May 7-9. Ringside Mentoring will be available May 7-9, 2015.
May 8 2015
Denver, Colorado
Title:    The German Shorthaired Pointer
Breed:    German Shorthaired Pointer
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   German Shorthaired Pointer Club of America
Contact Information:   
Christy Douglas-Featherston -
Email:   artemisgsp@aol.com
Phone:   (317) 538-9482
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.gspca.org/NSS/2014/AKC judge-seminar.html
Held in conjunction with National Specialty, seminar starts at 10:30am with the workshop to follow. Ringside observations will be on Sunday morning,during BOB competition.Fee $40 include catalog and printed material. PRE-REGISTRATIONS IS REQUIRED.
May 8 2015
Sacramento, California
Title:    Judges Breed Study for the Keeshond
Breed:    Keeshond
Presenter:    Donna Smith
Sponsoring Club:   Keeshond Club of America
Contact Information:   
Donna Smith -
Email:   DSmiff@aol.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 9am
May 16 2015
Bloomington, Minnesota
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Bloomington Obedience Training Club
Contact Information:   
Barbara Wedekind Selton - 4305 W.99th. St., Bloomington, MN 55437
Email:   bwselton1@gmail.com
Phone:   (952) 893-1493
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will meet AKC Obedience® judges' educational requirements. A AKC Rally® seminar will be offered on May 17, 2015.
May 16 2015
Lexington, Texas
Title:    Advanced Retriever Hunting Test Judge Semina
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Waterloo Amateur Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Roger Hillhouse - 1104 CLYDE BANK CV PFLUGERVILLE TX 78660
Email:   roger_anna.hillhouse@yahoo.com
Phone:   (210) 367-3959
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
2 DAY ADVANCED ONLY JUDGES SEMINAR
May 16 2015
Valley Center, California
Title:    Juniors Clinic
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   AKC Registered Handlers Program
Contact Information:   
Susan Judge -
Email:   smj@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3590
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Mt. Palomar KC show, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to kids 18 & under who want to learn more about dog handling. Bring a dog on a lead and check in at the Superintendent's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.
May 17 2015
Bloomington, Minnesota
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Bloomington Obedience Training Club
Contact Information:   
Barbara Wedekind Selton - 4305 W.99th. St., Bloomington, MN 55437
Email:   bwselton1@gmail.com
Phone:   (952) 893-1493
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will meet AKC Rally® judges' educational requirements. A AKC Obedience® seminar will be offered on May 16, 2015.
May 22 2015
Wilmington, Ohio
Title:    The Pointer
Breed:    Pointer
Presenter:    Susan Bleckley
Sponsoring Club:   American Pointer Club
Contact Information:   
Susan Bleckley - 327 Lugonia Street, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Email:   susanbleckley@gmail.com
Phone:   (714) 321-1245
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. 5/22-Study Group/Workshop 3-5 PM. 5/23-Ringside Mentoring and Hands on Class Winners. Fee: $35.00
May 23 2015
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Title:    Juniors Clinic
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   AKC Registered Handlers Program
Contact Information:   
Susan Judge -
Email:   smj@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3590
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the West MI Apple Blossom Cluster show, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to kids 18 & under who want to learn about dog handling. Bring a dog on a lead and check in at the Super's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.
May 23 2015
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Title:    Dealing with Misconduct at AKC Events
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Executive Field Representative
Sponsoring Club:   AKC Registered Handlers Program
Contact Information:   
Susan Judge -
Email:   smj@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3590
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Kalamazoo, MI dog shows, this FREE hour-long Educational Seminar is open to everyone. To be held immediately after Best in Show.
May 23 2015
Pomona, California
Title:    Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Mr. Lee Herr
Sponsoring Club:   Americna Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjuction with the Misson Circuit Dog shows. Cost: $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf
May 26 2015
Frederick, Maryland
Title:    Judges Education for the Lhasa Apso
Breed:    Lhasa Apso
Presenter:    Beverly Drake
Sponsoring Club:   Mason-Dixon Dog Judges Association
Contact Information:   
Al Ferruggiaro -
Email:   alferrug@gmail.com
Phone:   (240) 418-8452
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

May 30 2015
Concord, North Carolina
Title:    Judges Education Seminar for the Rottweiler
Breed:    Rottweiler
Presenter:    Susan C. Catlin
Sponsoring Club:   American Rottweiler Club
Contact Information:   
Susan C. Catlin -
Email:   mrs.happylegs@mindspring.com
Phone:   (770) 422-1625
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Region IV Specialty. Cost $25.
May 31 2015
Kent, Washington
Title:    AKC Tracking Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Washington State Obedience Training Club
Contact Information:   
Nikki King - 11103 Cowlitz Dr. SE, Olympia, WA 98501
Email:   ni-kel@comcast.net
Phone:   (360) 456-8116
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held on Sunday, May 31, 2015. It will cover the AKC Tracking Regulations and different levels of AKC Tracking. Potential judges are encourged to attend.
June 5 2015
Wilmington, Ohio
Title:    Mastiff Judges Breed seminar and Hands-on
Breed:    Mastiff
Presenter:    Terry Hudspeth, Bill Hempel, Diane Collings
Sponsoring Club:   Mastiff Club of America
Contact Information:   
Jessica Watson -
Email:   oaklair@att.net
Phone:   (817) 295-3733
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Judges ONLY seminar will be held in conjunction with National Specialty. Cost $35, includes lunch, catalog, classroom presentation and materials, hands-on and 3 days of ringside mentoring. Seminar starts at 1PM to 4PM. Registration deadline is May 20th
June 6 2015
Asheville, North Carolina
Title:    Judges Education for the Grand Bassets Griffons Vendeens
Breed:    Grand Basset Griffon Vendeen
Presenter:    Corey Benedict, Kitty Steidel, Rodney Jones
Sponsoring Club:   Asheville KC
Contact Information:   
Rodney Jones -
Email:   gbgvca.secretary@gmail.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Scheduled to begin at 9am. No fee. To be held at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center.
June 6 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    AKC Institute for Aspiring and Newly Approved Judges
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Puyallup Dog Fanciers show show. The only Institute Approved by the American Kennel Club to Fulfill the Requirement for Judging Applicants Applying After January 1, 2009.
June 7 2015
Puyallup, Washington
Title:    Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Mr. Tim Thomas
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the AKC Institute for Aspiring and Newly Approved Judges and the Tacoma KC show.
June 13 2015
Gray Summit, Missouri
Title:    Earth Dog Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jo-Ann Frier-Murza
Sponsoring Club:   Gateway Terrier Assoc
Contact Information:   
Shirley LaMear - 8767 John McKeever Rd
Email:   SLaMear@fpweb.net
Phone:   (636) 600-8952
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

June 13 2015
Hilbert, Wisconsin
Title:    Spaniel Hunt Test Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Tom Meyers
Sponsoring Club:   Fox Vallet English Cocker Spaniel Club
Contact Information:   
Deb Strohl - N2286 Shore Drive Marinette WI 54143.
Email:   debstrohl@gmail.com
Phone:   (715) 923-5117
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

June 20 2015
Cambridge, Minnesota
Title:    Juniors Clinic
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   AKC Registered Handlers Program
Contact Information:   
Susan Judge -
Email:   snj@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3590
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Cambridge MN KC show, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to kids 18 & under who want to learn more about dog handling. Bring a dog on a lead and check in at the Superintendent's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.
June 20 2015
Ortonville, Michigan
Title:    Two-Day Judges Education for the Sporting Group
Breed:    Sporting Breeds
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Michigan Sporting Dog Association
Contact Information:   
Kathy Wiecha - 20112 Rosedale; St. Clair Shores, MI 48080
Email:   kwiecha@aol.com
Phone:   (586) 779-3520
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost $125 for the weekend. Seminars begin promptly at 8am. Land and water working demonstrations. Please register by June 1st.
June 23 2015
Frederick, Maryland
Title:    Judges Education for the Bloodhound
Breed:    Bloodhound
Presenter:    Anne Legge
Sponsoring Club:   Mason-Dixon Dog Judges Association
Contact Information:   
Al Ferruggiaro -
Email:   alferrug@gmail.com
Phone:   (301) 421-1930
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

July 16 2015
Houston, Texas
Title:    Non-Sporting Group Advanced Judges Institute
Breed:    Non-Sporting Breeds
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Dog Judges Association of America
Contact Information:   
Joe Purkhiser or Sam McDonald -
Email:   jpurk@me.com or samisiw@verizon.net
Phone:   (210) 602-7450
Fax:   N/A
Website:   www.djaa.org
Three Day Judges Institute featuring the Non-Sporting Group. July 16-18, 2015. 8:00am-5:00pm. NRG Center, Houston, Texas.
July 18 2015
Dilwynn, Virginia
Title:    Pointing Breeds Hunt Test Seminar and a Field Trial Seminar for Judges and Handlers
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Gary Sadler
Sponsoring Club:   Tidewater Brittany Club and the Northern Virginia Brittany Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Shannon - TBD
Email:   shannon.m@ceva.net
Phone:   (804) 240-2953
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This is a 2 day seminar Both Field Trial and Hunt Test
July 18 2015
Houston, Texas
Title:    AKC Institute for Aspiring and Newly Approved Judges
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Houston World Series of Dog shows (Beaumont Kennel Club). The only Institute Approved by the American Kennel Club to Fulfill the Requirement for Judging Applicants Applying After January 1, 2009.
July 18 2015
Muncy, Pennsylvania
Title:    Regular And Advanced Beagle Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Robert Oliver
Sponsoring Club:   Lycoming County Beagle Club
Contact Information:   
Patricia Eschabch - 2430 state route 44 Allenwood pa 17810
Email:   Patriciaeschbach@yahoo.com
Phone:   (570) 419-3238
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Regular & Advanced
July 19 2015
Houston, Texas
Title:    Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Mr. Tim Thomas
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the AKC Institute for Aspiring and Newly Approved Judges and the Galveston County KC show.
July 24 2015
Bellvue, Colorado
Title:    Earthdog Judges Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jo Ann Frier-Murza
Sponsoring Club:   Rocky Mountain Earthdog Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Engel Stabler - 2104 N Tejon St Colorado Springs CO 80907
Email:   k9engel@gmail.com
Phone:   (719) 648-6496
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

July 24 2015
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Title:    Doberman Pinscher Breed Study
Breed:    Doberman Pinscher
Presenter:    Faye Strauss
Sponsoring Club:   Doberman Pinscher Club of America and the Doberman Pinscher Club of Greater Milwaukee
Contact Information:   
Vicki Harris or Laura Plaskette -
Email:   imagedobes@gmail.com or pauper1@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   (303) 229-4273
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
There is no fee for this seminar. Location: Waukesha County Expo Ctr. 1000 Northview Rd, Waukesha, WI.
July 25 2015
Bryan/College Station, Texas
Title:    Retriever Hunt Test Judge Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Bryan/College Station Ret Club
Contact Information:   
David Christianson - 1360 FM 529 Bellville, TX 77418
Email:   htsec@smsstc.org
Phone:   (734) 604-1620
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

July 25 2015
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Title:    AKC Tracking Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Mid-Kentucky Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Mary Ginter - PO Box 1301, Campbellsville, KY 42719
Email:   midkykctracking@gmail.com
Phone:   (270) 465-6299
Fax:   N/A
Website:   http://www.midkykennelclub.com
This seminar will be held on Saturday, July 25, 2015. It will cover the AKC Tracking Regulations and different levels of AKC Tracking. Potential judges are encourged to attend.
July 27 2015
Beaumont, Texas
Title:    2 day Advanced Retriever Hunt Test Seminar for Judges and Handlers
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club:   Port Arthur Retriever Club
Contact Information:   
Norin Borke - 1272 Yorkshire Dr. Beaumont, Texas 77713
Email:   portarthurretrieverclub@yahoo.com
Phone:   (409) 781-0425
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
2 day Advanced Only Seminar 7/27 and 7/28 2015
August 1 2015
Canfield, Ohio
Title:    Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Sandra D'Andrea
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjuction with the Beaver County Kennel Club show. Cost: $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf
August 11 2015
Tampa, Florida
Title:    AKC Agility Judges Continuing Education Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Victoria MacVicar -
Email:   agilitybritts@earthlink.com
Phone:   (352) 302-6020
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This two day seminar will be held on August 11 & 12, 2015. AKC agility judges are required to attend a continuing education seminar every three years. Judges must attend both days to receive credit.
August 15 2015
Raleigh, North Carolina
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Only Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
William Thayne - 8051 Arco Corporate Drive, Suite 100, Attn: Companion Events Department, Raleigh, NC 27617
Email:   wvt@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 345-7708
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on August 16th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
August 15 2015
Reno, Nevada
Title:    Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Ms. Jane Myers
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjuction with the Reno Kennel Club show. Cost: $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf
August 16 2015
Raleigh, North Carolina
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Only Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
William Thayne - 8051 Arco Corporate Drive, Suite 100, Attn: Companion Events Department, Raleigh, NC 27617
Email:   wvt@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 345-7708
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on August 15th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
August 22 2015
West Springfield, Massachusetts
Title:    Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Patricia Proctor
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Kathy Caruana -
Email:   kac1@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 816-3862
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the Newtown KC show.Cost: $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf
September 12 2015
Salisbury, Maryland
Title:    George Alston Handling Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    George Alston
Sponsoring Club:   Salisbury Maryland Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Jeannine Dennis -
Email:   jdennis897@me.com
Phone:   (443) 783-5811
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Two day Handling Seminar (Sept 12 & 13). Cost $175. 9:00am-5:00pm. Location: Salisbury Maryland Kennel Club, 31663 Winter Place Pkwy., Salisbury MD 21802
September 19 2015
Flint, Michigan
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Companion Dog Training Club of Flint, MI
Contact Information:   
Cheryl Haedt - PO Box 215, Grand Blanc, MI 48480-00215
Email:   cherylhaedt@centurytel.net
Phone:   (810) 636-2209
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on September 20th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
September 20 2015
Flint, Michigan
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Companion Dog Training Club of Flint, MI
Contact Information:   
Cheryl Haedt - PO Box 215, Gland Blanc, MI 48480-0215
Email:   cherylhaedt@centurytel.net
Phone:   (810) 636-2209
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on September 19th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
September 25 2015
Sacramento, California
Title:    Judges Seminar for the Mudi
Breed:    Mudi
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   The Mudi Club of America (FSS)
Contact Information:   
Cynthia Protheroe -
Email:   hilarowknls@bmi.net
Phone:   (541) 276-7860
Fax:   N/A
Website:   http://mudi.us/
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Followed by a judged Conformation Fun Match.
October 23 2015
Delaware, Ohio
Title:    Coonhound Comparison
Breed:    Coonhounds
Presenter:    N/A
Sponsoring Club:   Delaware Ohio KC
Contact Information:   
M. Sue Richey -
Email:   sue_richey@hotmail.com
Phone:   N/A
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A

October 31 2015
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Title:    Judging the Basenji
Breed:    Basenji
Presenter:    Marianne Klinkowski
Sponsoring Club:   Basenji Club of America
Contact Information:   
Marianne Klinkowski -
Email:   naharin@comcast.net
Phone:   (408) 446-0604
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. No cost. Ringside mentoring available all days of conformation judging, including Sweepstakes.
December 13 2015
Columbia, South Carolina
Title:    Norma Smith Handling Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    Norma Smith
Sponsoring Club:   Columbia KC
Contact Information:   
Janice Nepita -
Email:   JaniceNepita@aol.com,
Phone:   (803) 361-6901
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
Cost $150, Time 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
January 9 2016
San Francisco Bay Area, California
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Only Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Mt. Diablo Dog Training Club, Inc.
Contact Information:   
Hazel Olbrich - 3370 Crane Way, Oakland, CA 94602
Email:   H_olbrich@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   (510) 531-2476
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This JUDGES ONLY seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on January 10th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
January 10 2016
San Francisco Bay Area, California
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Only Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Mt. Diablo Dog Training Club, Inc.
Contact Information:   
Hazel Olbrich - 3370 Crane Way, Oakland, CA 94602
Email:   H_olbrich@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   (510) 531-2476
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This JUDGES ONLY seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on January 9th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
January 30 2016
Portland, Oregon
Title:    AKC Agility Judgings Continuing Education Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Lori Sage -
Email:   lksage@aol.com
Phone:   (503) 632-2227
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This two day seminar will be held on January 30 & 31, 2016. AKC Agility Judges are required to attend a continuing education seminar every three years. Judges must attend both days to receive credit.
February 26 2016
Wentzville, Missouri
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   North St. Louis County Obedience Training Club
Contact Information:   
Ginger Kinion -
Email:   gkinion@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   (636) 928-8760
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on February 27th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
February 27 2016
Wentzville, Missouri
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   North St. Louis County Obedience Training Club
Contact Information:   
Ginger Kinion -
Email:   gkinion@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   (636) 928-8760
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on February 26th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
March 5 2016
Arvada, Colorado
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Mountain States Dog Training Club
Contact Information:   
Helen Phillips - 14338 W. 96th Ave., Arvada, CO 80005-1008
Email:   helenphillips@me.com
Phone:   (303) 423-5225
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on March 6th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
March 6 2016
Arvada, Colorado
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Mountain States Dog Training Club
Contact Information:   
Helen Phillips - 14338 W 96th Ave., Arvada, CO 80005-1008
Email:   N/A
Phone:   (303) 423-5225
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on March 5th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
August 20 2016
Raleigh, North Carolina
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Only Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
William Thayne - 8051 Arco Corporate Drive, Suite 100, Attn: Companion Events Department, Raleigh, NC 27617
Email:   wvt@akc.org
Phone:   (607) 772-1280
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on August 21st. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
August 21 2016
Raleigh, North Carolina
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges Only Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
William Thayne - 8051 Arco Corporate Drive, Suite 100, Attn: Companion Events Department, Raleigh, NC 27617
Email:   wvt@akc.org
Phone:   (607) 772-1280
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on August 20th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
September 17 2016
Brooklyn Heights (44131), Ohio
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Cleveland All Breed Training Club
Contact Information:   
Linda MacDonald - 8116 Shilling Road, West Salem, OH 44287
Email:   macdonaldlinda@ameritech.net
Phone:   (419) 853-4329
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on September 18th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
September 18 2016
Brooklyn Heights (44131), Ohio
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Cleveland All Breed Training Club
Contact Information:   
Linda MacDonald - 8116 Shilling Road, West Salem, OH 44287
Email:   macdonaldlinda@ameritech.net
Phone:   (419) 853-4329
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on Sept. 17th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
September 24 2016
Lakeland, Florida
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Imperial Polk Obedience Club
Contact Information:   
Robert Withers - 1033 Morning Star Drive, Lakeland, FL, 33810
Email:   rwithers@tampabay.rr.com
Phone:   (863) 688-9088
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on September 25th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
September 25 2016
Lakeland, Florida
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Imperial Polk Obedience Club
Contact Information:   
Robert Withers - 1033 Morning Star Drive, Lakeland, FL, 33810
Email:   rwithers@tampabay.rr.com
Phone:   (863) 688-9088
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on Sept. 24th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
January 21 2017
New Lenox, Illinois
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Continuing Educational Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Stone City Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Pat Marrs - 16426 S. Ridgeland Ave.,Tinley Park, IL 60477-1866
Email:   patgeorgehse@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   (708) 532-2580
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on January 22nd. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
January 22 2017
New Lenox, Illinois
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Continuing Educational
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep
Sponsoring Club:   Stone City Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
Pat Marrs - 16426 S. Ridgeland Ave.,Tinley Park, IL 60477-1866
Email:   patgeorgehse@sbcglobal.net
Phone:   (708) 532-2580
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on January 21st. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
March 4 2017
Whittier, California
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Continuing Educational Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Southern CA Dog Obedience Council
Contact Information:   
Robert Livell - 280 English St., Norco, CA 92860
Email:   RPKSL@Charter.net
Phone:   (951) 272-4679
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on March 5th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
March 5 2017
Whittier, California
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Continuing Educational Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Southern CA Dog Obedience Council
Contact Information:   
Robert Livell - 280 English St., Norco, CA 92860
Email:   RPKSL@Charter.net
Phone:   (951) 272-4679
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on March 4th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
April 22 2017
Glenmont, New York
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Continuing Educational Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Albany Obedience Club, Inc.
Contact Information:   
Bill Craig - 131 Fales, Road, Cheshire, MA 01225
Email:   hawkdogud@gmail.com
Phone:   (413) 743-1579
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on April 23rd. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
April 23 2017
Glenmont, New York
Title:    AKC Rally Judges' Continuing Educational Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Albany Obedience Club, Inc.
Contact Information:   
Bill Craig - 131 Fales Road, Cheshire, MA 01225
Email:   hawkdogud@gmail.com
Phone:   (413) 743-1579
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on April 22nd. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
August 19 2017
Raleigh, North Carolina
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Only Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
William Thayne - 8051 Arco Corporate Drive, Suite 100, Attn: Companion Events Department, Raleigh, NC 27617
Email:   wvt@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 345-7708
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on August 20th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
August 20 2017
Raleigh, North Carolina
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Only Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   American Kennel Club
Contact Information:   
William Thayne - 8051 Arco Corporate Drive, Suite 100, Attn: Companion Events Department, Raleigh, NC 27617
Email:   wvt@akc.org
Phone:   (919) 345-7708
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on August 19th. Both seminars will meet continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges.
October 21 2017
Lacey, Washington
Title:    AKC Obedience® Judges' Only Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Northwest Obedience & Rally Judges Group
Contact Information:   
Sue Cox - 18025-8th Ave. NW, Shoreline, WA 98177-3542
Email:   johnandsuanne@comcast.net
Phone:   (206) 546-2230
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This Judges ONLY seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Rally® seminar on October 22nd. Both seminars will meet the continuing educational requirements for AKC Obedience & Rally Judges. Note: Both seminars are for JUDGES ONLY.
October 22 2017
Lacey, Washington
Title:    AKC Rally® Judges' Seminar
Breed:    N/A
Presenter:    AKC Field Rep.
Sponsoring Club:   Northwest Obedience & Rally Judges Group
Contact Information:   
Sue Cox - 18025 - 8th Ave NW, Shoreline, WA 98177-3542
Email:   johnandsuanne@comcast.net
Phone:   (206) 546-2230
Fax:   N/A
Website:   N/A
This Judges ONLY seminar will be held in conjunction with an AKC Obedience® seminar on October 21st. Both seminars will meet the continuing educational requirements for AKC Oedience & Rally Judges. Note: Both seminars are for JUDGES ONLY.