AKC National Championship


DECEMBER 16 & 17. 2017 – ORLANDO, FLORIDA2016 AKC national championship logo


All Sporting, Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting Breeds and Junior Showmanship Competition  will be Judged on Saturday

All Working, Terrier, Herding Breeds, Miscellaneous and Best in Show will be Judged on Sunday 

News and Updates

September 19, 2017
Notice of “ Change of Judge”

  • Mr. Houston Clark  will be judging Akitas, Cane Corso, Chinooks, Giant Schnauzers, Great Pyrenees, Saint Bernards and Standard Schnauzers in place of Mr. Jim C. Briley.
  • Mr. Robert Stein will be judging Boxers in place of Mr. Jim C. Briley.

September 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

August 21, 2017
RV parking information is now available.
This is for on-site overnight RV parking. Space is limited.

July 17, 2017
Hotel Room Blocks Open on MONDAY July 17th at 11am Eastern Time

July 12, 2017
Inaugural AKC/Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes a competition created exclusively for puppy and junior purebred dogs, ages 6-18 months, to be held on Friday, December 15, 2017, at Orange County Convention Center, Orlando Fl. 

February 7, 2017
2017 AKC National Championship Judging Panel Released