Spanning four days in Derby city, the Kentuckiana Cluster of Dog Shows in Louisville, Kentucky includes four days of dog shows hosted by the Mid-Kentucky Kennel Club, Evansville Kennel Club, Greater Louisville Training Club, and Louisville Kennel Club. More than 3,000 dogs will be shown during the four days of all-breed conformation shows. In addition to conformation, the four-day event includes Obedience, Rally, agility, Barn Hunt, and Dock Diving trials.
Stream From Your Home
Streaming of select events at the Kentuckiana Dog Show will be available March 13-14 on AKC.TV. The Louisville Kennel Club Dog Show will stream beginning 4:15 p.m. on Friday, March 13 and the Evansville Kennel Club Dog Show will be broadcast beginning 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, March 14. You can watch on any mobile device or computer. Download the AKC.TV app on Apple, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, or the Google Play store.
Schedule of Events
On Thursday, the Mid-Kentucky Kennel Club, Inc. and the Greater Louisville Training Club will host Agility, Obedience, and Rally trials running consecutively. There will be breed and group conformation judging followed by Best in Show. North America Diving Dogs (NADD) distance jumps will start at 10 a.m. with air retrieve at 4:30 p.m. Barn Hunt trial intro clinics are at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. Thursday will also feature the AKC National Owner-Handled Series, Junior Showmanship, and a puppy competition.
On Friday, the Louisville Kennel Club, Inc. and the Greater Louisville Training Club will host Agility, Obedience, Rally, and Barn Hunt trials. Conformation Best of Show will follow breed and group judging with a Coonhound Bench Show soon after. A Junior Dog Judging Contest for contestants 9 to 18 will be at 3 p.m. NADD will host distance jumps starting at 10 a.m. and air retrieve at 4:30 p.m. Stream select events from Friday’s show on AKC.TV.
On Saturday, the Evansville Kennel Club, Inc. and the Greater Louisville Training Club will host Agility, Obedience, and Rally trials. Conformation Best in Show will follow breed and group judging. Saturday’s offerings include the AKC National Owner-Handled Series, the Pee Wee Class for young exhibitors ages 5 to 9, and the Itty Bitty Plush Dog Competition for kids ages 5 and under. Meet the Breeds runs from noon to 1 p.m. NADD/AKC dock diving competitions will have distance jumps starting at 9 a.m. and air retrieve at 5 p.m. Stream select events from Saturday’s show on AKC.TV.
On Sunday, the Louisville Kennel Club, Inc. and the Greater Louisville Training Club will host Agility, Obedience, Rally, and Barn Hunt trials. Conformation Best of Show will follow breed and group judging. NADD/AKC distance jumps start at 9 a.m. Meet the Breeds runs from noon to 1 p.m. Sunday will also feature Junior Showmanship and the Kentuckiana Cluster Regional Top Junior Handler Competition.
Official show and trial hours are from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. All four days will feature LMPD-K9 demonstrations. You can prepare with the full judging program.
Want to Attend?
The show’s official hours are from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 12 through Sunday, March 15 at the Kentucky Exposition Center.
The Kentuckiana Cluster of Dog Shows recommends that attendees buy parking tickets in advance. Daily parking costs $8 each day without leaving privileges. Daily parking tickets with in-and-out privileges cost $12 and four-day parking passes cost $48.
Military members and first responders and their families with identification can attend free each day. Admission is free for everyone Thursday and free every day for children four years and under.
Admission on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday is $10 per adult. Families can buy day passes for $20. Seniors age 60 and over and children aged 4 to 13 can attend for $5.