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$5 Weekend viewing pass available for all day viewing

December 12th and 13th


In light of the necessary safety changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Kennel Club is pleased to offer a viewing solution to enhance the experience of the 20th annual AKC National Championship: daytime conformation breed judging in all rings will be live streamed all day on Saturday, December 12 and Sunday, December 13, 2020.

Participants and dog show enthusiasts around the world who are unable to travel can now view the entire competition while away from the rings.

Breed judging live streams will be available at This will mark the first time that the judging of every single breed will be viewable online, in real time. In order to provide this level of coverage, there will be a one-time streaming fee of $3 for one day of all-breed judging or $5 for both days.

Fees to watch the breed live streams are purely to cover cost. One-hundred percent of any net proceeds will be donated equally to the following dog related charities; Take the Lead to further the care of fellow exhibitors; AKC Humane Fund to support Parent Club breed rescue and domestic violence shelters that permit pets; the AKC Canine Health Foundation to support Parent Club research grants; AKC Reunite to help support AKC Pet Disaster Relief and the AKC Museum of the Dog.

The National Championship Groups and Best in Show, Best Bred-by Exhibitor and BBE Groups, NOHS Groups and Finals, Puppy & Junior Stakes Groups and Best in Stakes, Junior Showmanship Finals, Agility, Obedience, and Rally will continue to be live streamed on a complimentary basis on AKCtv and will remain available on demand.

To download the AKCtv app, visit the app store on your iPhone or Android device. For more ways to watch, visit