AKC Agility Invitational

Held in conjunction with the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin  

Orlando, FL -- December 15-17, 2017

News and Updates

  • Spetember 19, 2017 - Events and Activities during AKC National Championship Week. Here is a list of events and activities taking place from December 12 - December 17, 2017 in Orlando at or near the Convention Center
  • September 7, 2017 - An initial list of Parent Clubs who are sponsoring breed medallions has been posted. AKC has sent sponsorship letters to all Parent Club secretaries. If you club is not listed, please contact your Parent Club to find out if they plan to do so.
  • August 25, 2017 - Round 1 entries close on Monday, August 28th at 8:00p.m. EST.  An audit will be performed on August 29, 2017 to determine which round 1 invites did not enter; this will create opening(s) filled by round 2 invites.  A list of exhibitor/dogs receiving round 2 invites shall be posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. An informational text message will be sent out to all who signed up to receive them when the round 2 invite list has been posted. Round 2 invites have until Sunday, September 3, 2017 to "opt-out" from receiving their invitation by sending email to steve.herwig@akc.org. If an exhibitor/dog opt-out, they WILL NOT receive the US postal mailed invitation; instead, the next dog in-line will receive the invite. Round 2 invitations will be mailed by USPS on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.  The entry deadline for round 2 invites is Monday, September 25, 2017 at 8:00p.m. EST. No additional invitations shall be sent after round 2 are mailed.
  • August 21, 2017 - RV parking information is now available. This is for on-site overnight RV parking. Space is limited.
  • Hotel Room Blocks Open on MONDAY July 17th at 11a.m. Eastern Time 
  • June 6, 2017 - The judges for AKC's 2017 Agility Invitational are:
    • Karl Blakely - Minnesota
    • Deb Carlson - Massachusetts
    • Lori Holdren - Oregon
    • Rich Mackintosh - Pennsylvania