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You may search several different ways in order to find the seminars you may be interested in. Please choose the way you wish to see the seminars presented in order to proceed:

Seminar Registration for Conformation and Junior Showmanship

TO REGISTER -Make sure you go through all steps until you see “THANK YOU” and a transaction number is issued. This is your receipt and indicates you have completed your registration.

The AKC Institute for Aspiring and Newly Approved Judges (Basic Institute)

Registration for Basic Institute will close 7 days prior to the start date. Any questions or issues please call 919-816-3862.

Listing a Seminar

To list a Conformation Seminar

Download the form below or you may contact:
Kathleen Caruana, Judging Operations Department
phone: (919) 816-3862
fax: (919) 816-4225
Seminar Announcement Form (this form allows you to save onto your computer, complete and submit to Judging Operations)

To list an Obedience, Agility or Tracking Seminar

Please contact:
Theresia Jones, Companion Events Department
phone: (919) 816-3747
fax: (919) 816-4204

To list a Performance Seminar

Please contact:
Pat Conaway, Performance Judges Department
phone: 919-816-3904
fax: 919-816-3905

General Information for Conformation

Institutes, seminars and workshops must be accessible to American Kennel Club Staff including the Executive Field Staff. Judging Operations Staff will be available as a resource, to promote a positive rapport in the judging community and make periodic presentations as Judging Operations considers appropriate and feasible.

Note: Presenters, clubs or the organization hosting the judge’s education must submit a report of each Seminar and Workshop presented along with certification of attendance. Report must document having met each condition outlined in the criteria for seminars and workshops.

Upon completion of seminars and hands-on workshops, please submit the following documents to the Judging Operations Department allowing the attendees’ records to be updated and credited accordingly.

Reports and Guides