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AKC National Agility Championship

AKC National Agility Championship

AKC 2022 National Agility Championship

World Equestrian Center
Ocala, Florida
April 1-3, 2022

NEWS and UPDATES:

1/19/2022 –

The online Souvenir Store has opened. Purchases may be made until Friday, February 4, 2022. No refunds; all sales are final. Please double-check your Size selections! Items will be available for pick-up during exhibitor check-in while in Ocala, FL. No items will be shipped!

Friday Morning Warm-Up Run shall be offered on Friday, April 1, 2022 during the AKC 2022 National Agility Championship event weekend in Ocala, Florida. Only dogs entered in the National Agility Championship are eligible to enter this warm-up run. A dog may only be entered once (1) in the warm-up run. A separate online form with separate payment must be submitted for each entered dog an exhibitor wishes to enter in a warm-up run.

Friday Morning Warm-Up Runs shall be open for purchase until Friday, January 28, 2022. Warm-up runs will NOT be available for purchase after this date. Warm-up runs will NOT be sold during the event weekend.

The deadline for providing an Exhibitor Tee-Shirt Size has been extended to Wednesday, January 26, 2022. The confirmation PDF emailed to each exhibitor contains a blue link for providing this size, along with the AKC Reg # and PIN # needed to sign into the Exhibitor Additional Information online form.

A email blast shall be sent to all entrants when the Stall Rental Contract is posted thus becomes available for purchase.

1/12/2022 –

At this time, regardless of vaccination status, AKC will require Face Masks (covering both your nose and mouth) to be worn indoors, including while running in the ring and while in the day of show crating sections.

Face Masks will not be required when outside, inside an exhibitor’s rented stall space or while actively eating/drinking. You must be stationary when eating or drinking.

If you will be in attendance at the World Equestrian Center during March 30, 2022 through April 3, 2022 for AKC’s National Agility Championship (NAC) event, you agree to comply with all of AKC’s COVID-19 Safety Protocols.

AKC reserves the right at any time to modify the health safety protocols based on current affairs. All information is subject to change at the discretion of the American Kennel Club.

AKC will follow the COVID-19 guidance of the CDC as well as local, state and federal requirements.

Exhibitors have until the extended deadline of Friday, January 21, 2022 to notify AKC if they wish to withdraw from the NAC event and receive a full refund of their entry fees.

1/11/2022 –

To make a reservation, please call hotel directly and ask for “AKC Agility” group rate  

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Ocala FL          

3951 NW Blitchton Rd, Ocala, FL 34475
Hotel Direct (352) 629-7021

Room Rate: $109 per night plus taxes (single to quad occupancy).

Complimentary limited breakfast

Complimentary in-room Wi-Fi and outdoor self-parking

Pet Fee: $30 non-refundable pet fee per night, max of $100 per stay for rooms housing dogs

You will be asked to sign a pet damage waiver upon check-in.

Cancellations must be received 48 hours prior to arrival date, by 3pm local time or 1 night room and tax will be charged.

The room block will be held until Thursday, March 8, 2022, 6 pm local time or whenever the block is sold out,  whichever comes first.

1/7/2022 –

To make a reservation, please call hotel directly and ask for “AKC Agility” group rate

Best Western Ocala Park Centre
3701 SW 38th Ave, Ocala, FL 34474
Hotel Direct (352) 237-4848

Room Rate: $109 per night plus taxes (single to quad occupancy).
Complimentary hot breakfast buffet
Complimentary in-room Wi-Fi and outdoor self-parking

Pet Fee: $30 non-refundable pet fee per night, max of $100 per stay for rooms housing dogs
You will be asked to sign a pet damage waiver upon check-in.

Cancellations must be received 48 hours prior to arrival date, by 3pm local time or 1 night room and tax will be charged.

The room block will be held until Thursday, March 8, 2022, 6 pm local time or whenever the block is sold out, whichever comes first.

12/8/2021 –

The NAC 2022 Premium List and an initial List of Eligible Entrants have been posted with results processed through November 6, 2021. A final list of eligible entrants shall be posted on/about December 20th once all results are processed through November 30, 2021.   Exhibitors who know their dog is eligible for entry may ignore the warning message when using AKC’s Online Entry Service. By clicking the button at the bottom of the warning screen the system will let you complete your online entry.

12/6/2021 –

Entries for AKC’s 2022 National Agility Championship open on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern time zone and shall be open until Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. Eastern time zone.

Click here to Enter Event Online 

6/7/2021 –

The AKC Agility Department is excited to announce that the 2022 AKC National Agility Championship will be held at the World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida on April 1,2 & 3, 2022.  This event will be covered by ESPN and AKC.tv.

Hotel information is not available yet.

RV spots will be $70 per night for full hook-ups.  When the block is open for reservations the information will be posted on this page and the on our AKC National Agility Championship  Facebook page.

The WEC also has 3-bedroom homes that can be rented nightly “Home 2 Home.”  That information can also be found at https://worldequestriancenter.com/ocala-fl/visit/stay/ Note this is not located on site but is very close.