AKC National Obedience Championship

PERRY, GA ~ March 25-26, 2017
481 Larry Walker Parkway
Perry, GA




The top 25 dogs are selected to attend the event based on Obedience Trial Championship (OTCH) points earned from December 1st, 2015 through November 30th, 2016. In addition, the top three dogs of each breed, ranked by OTCH points, will also be invited. If the number of dogs within a specific breed exceeds 30 dogs, then a ratio of that breed will be selected.

Additionally, from December 1, 2015 to November 30, 2016, dogs and handlers can compete at AKC Obedience Regional Events held throughout the United States, to be selected for the National Obedience Championship. See all the details regarding AKC Obedience Regional Events.



We are pleased to announce the judges for the 2017 AKC National Obedience Championship:

  • Susan Bluford, Carmel, CA
  • Louise Botko, Minneapolis, MN
  • Betty Brask, Makawao, HI
  • Fred Buroff, Plainfield, IL
  • John Cox, Shoreline, WA
  • Patricia Gannon, Mineola, TX
  • Katheryn Griner, Savannah, GA
  • Robert Squires, Webster, NY


News and Updates

  • February 8, 2017
    • A list of vendors planning to be in attendance has been posted.
  • January 25, 2017
    • The souvenir online store has opened for business. The deadline for purchasing souvenirs is Wednesday, February 8th.
  • December 9, 2016
    • The AKC 2017 National Obedience Championship premium list has been posted.
  • December 8, 2016
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  • March 8, 2016
    • 2017 Companion Events National Championships Announced

      The AKC Companion Events Department is excited to announce that the Georgia National Fairgrounds located in Perry, Georgia will be the location of the 2017 AKC Companion Events National Championships. Come join us March 24-26, 2017 for the National Agility Championship, National Obedience Championship and Rally National Championship.

      National Agility Championship – March 24-26

      Rally National Championship – March 24

      National Obedience Championship – March 25-26

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