American Kennel ClubEvents

Dog Shows, Trials and Field Events give dogs and their owners the ability to have fun, show off their training, and experience teamwork. With more than 22,000 annual AKC events, there is an abundance of opportunities to get involved in a number of sports.

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Obedience

Obedience training and trials help dogs learn to behave well at home and in public

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AKC Rally

AKC Rally® shows off your dog's training by mastering a course full of fun exercises

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Agility

Agility demonstrates teamwork through a timed obstacle course of jumps, tunnels, and weave poles

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Tracking

Tracking showcases a dog's natural ability to locate and follow a scent

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Field Events

Field Events test the innate skill and instinct of various breeds

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Earthdog

Measure your dogs' natural aptitude and trained hunting and working behaviors

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Herding

A standardized gauge by which a dog’s basic instinct and trainability are measured

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Lure Coursing

A system of mechanized lures and pulleys that simulate the unpredictability of chasing live prey

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Title Recognition Program

Barn Hunt, Dock Diving, Flyball, SAR, Therapy, CGC, breed specific parent club and working dog titles are recognized by AKC

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Event Calendar

Search for upcoming events or find official results from past shows and trials

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Judges Directory

See who's judging where and when

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AKC Rules and Regulations

Available AKC Rulebooks

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Downloadable Forms

Available Forms for anything AKC

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