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The top Agility dogs in the nation were crowned from an overall combined entry of 1,330 competitors at the AKC National Agility Championship presented by YuMOVE. The high energy competition was held March 14-17 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter in Perry, GA.

“We had a stellar competition this year,” said Carrie DeYoung, Director of Agility. “The canine athlete and handler teams showed up and did not disappoint. They gave it their all! Congratulations to all of the competitors on a job well done.”

The 2024 Winners:

AKC National Agility Champions

Placing first in their height division (8″, 12″, 16″, 20″, and 24” respectively) were:

8”: MACH So Cal’s Gayheart’s Little Keeper MXB MJB OF, a Pembroke Welsh Corgi known as Chelsea, handled by Janelle Julyan of Chamblee, GA

12”: NAC MACH2 Quicksilver Cherry On Top MXS PAD MJG PJD XF T2B, an All American Dog known as Sundae, handled by Angie Benacquisto of Ortonville, MI

16”: Epic Chase The Stars MX MXB MXJ MJB OF, a Border Collie known as Zula, handled by Jada Sawhney of Punta Gorda, FL

20”: NAC MACH Pride Creek’s Walk It Like I Talk It MXS MJB, a Border Collie known as Wit, handled by Perry DeWitt of Wyncote, PA

24”: CH MACH2 Trax Atomic Number Forty Seven MXC MJG T2B SWE SCM SIM SEM SHDN TKN, a Weimaraner known as Sterling, handled by Lori Barbee of Huntington Beach, CA

AKC Preferred National Agility Champions

Placing first in their height divisions (4”, 8”, 12”,16”, and 20” respectively) were:

4”: PNAC MACH10 PACH9 Kayangee Wishing Well Excuse My Dust MXG3 MJB4 MXP24 MXPB3 MJP26 MJPS3 PAX9 CGC, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel known as Zoom, handled by Antonia Rotelle of Dover, PA

8”: MACH10 PACH4 Nohea Tinker Bell MXC3 MJB4 MXP10 MXPC MJP11 MJPC PAX4 XF T2B, an English Cocker Spaniel known as Tinker Bell, handled by Tim Pinneri of Gahanna, OH

12”: MACH2 The One And Only Mini Great Ape Joe MXS PAD MJG PJD MXP2 MJP, an All American Dog known as Monkey Joe, handled by Naci Berkoz of Simi Valley, CA

16”: MACH EC’s Cajun Charm In the Thieves Guild RA MXB MJB MXP2 MJP2 NF DMA DDG CGC, a Border Collie known as Gambit, handled by Adriana Nottestad of Wendell, NC

20”: Steppinstone’s All-Terrain MXP MJP2 XFP, a Labrador Retriever known as Gator, handled by Rachel Evers of Mequon, WI

The National Agility Championship will air on ESPN at a later date.