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AKC National Agility Championship Champion Teams

2018 – Reno, NV

AKC National Agility Champions

8” – NAC MACH9 Aerilee’s Like Never Before MXC2 PAD MJB3 XF T2B2 (Wren), a Papillon handled by Betsey Lynch
12” – NAC Quicksilver Cherry On Top MX MXJ OF T2B (Sundae), an All American Dog handled by Angie Benacquisto
16” – Breezyblue’s Get This Party Started MX MXJ NF (P!nk), a Border Collie handled by Jennifer Crank
20” – G Force Cassie MX MXJ OF (Cassie), a Border Collie handled by Robin Terry
24” – MACH Tnt Rebounding Sound MXS MJS XF T2B (Echo), a Border Collie handled by Angie Benacquisto
24C” – Contact Point’s Daredevil MX MXJ (Daredevil), a Border Collie handled by Laura Pryse

AKC Preferred National Agility Champions

4” – AGCH MACH21 PACH Chinak La Ren On A Whim MXB6 PDG MJB6 PJG MXP3 MXPB PADP MJP3 MJPB PJDP PAX FTC2 MFS3 TQX T2B18 (Whimsy), a Papillon handled by Robin Kletke
8” – MACH7 PACH Diamond Dream Snafu CD RAE MXG2 MJC2 MXP2 MXPB MJP2 MJPB T2B9 T2B-P CGCU (Snafu), a Poodle handled by Nancy J. Lewis
12” – MACH6 PACH Swansong’s Pretty Brilliant RN MXG2 MJS2 MXP4 MXPB MJP4 MJPB PAX MXF TQX T2B5 T2BP (Kylie), an Australian Cattle Dog handled by Anne Swan
16” – MACH3 Contact Point’s Everything She Does Is Magic RN HSAs MXC MJG MXP2 MXPB MJP2 XF T2B (Spell), a Border Collie handled by Krystin Chester
20” – MACH2 Flasher Dasher MXG MJG MXP MJP MXF TKP (Flash), a Dutch Shepherd handled by Amanda Wilson

2017 – Perry, GA

AKC National Agility Champions

8” – NAC MACH7 Aerilee’s Like Never Before MXS2 MJG2 XF T2B2 (Wren), a Papillon handled by  Betsey Lynch of Delware, OH
12” – Quicksilver Cherry On Top MX MXJ OF (Sundae), an All American Dog handled by Angie Benacquisto of Ortonville, MI
16” – MACH Kinnaman’s Lilac D Pessoa MXB MJS (Lilac), a Australian Shepherd handled by Neno Pessoa of Washington, NJ
20” – MACH2 Cedar Jedi Master Spirit MXS MJS EF T2B2 (Jedi), a  Border Collie handled by Susan McGowen of Albuquerque, NM
24” – NAC MACH Sagehill Silver Lining MXS MJS NF CGC (Gromit), a Border Collie handled by Maria Badamo of Midlothian, TX
26” – MACH Ignited’s Bluebird MXB MJB OF (Bird), a  Border Collie handled by Dudley Shumate of Clemmons, NC

AKC Preferred National Agility Champions

4” – MACH9 PACH2 Logan Lake Hope MXC2 MJG3 MXP3 MXPB MJP3 MJPB PAX2 XF T2B (Logan), an All American Dog handled by Kim Barton of Johnstown, OH
8” – MACH2 Pencader No Quarter MXS MJS MXP MJP XF (Jonesy), a Miniature Schnauzer handled by Delaney Ratner of Cape Elizabeth, ME
12” – Safranne’s Lexus Speed Racer CD MX MXJ MXP MJP (Lexi), a Poodle handled by Loretta Vojtech of Kenosha, WI
16” – CH MACH12 Foxgrove’s Don’T Call Me Jack CD JH MXC3 MJS4 MXP MJP2 XF T2B2 WC (Ripper), a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever handled by Terry Simons of Northridge, CA
20” – NAC MACH4 PACH Gaylan’s Jamaican Me Crazy CD SH MXB2 MJB2 MXP3 MXPB MJP2 MJPB MXF MFP T2B (Doc), a Golden Retriever handled by Michelle Foster of Old Brookville, NY

2016 – Tulsa, OK

AKC National Agility Champions

8” – MACH5 Aerilee’s Like Never Before MXC MJB2 XF T2B2 (Wren) Papillon   Handler: Betsey Lynch
12” – MACH2 My-T-Hi Impossible Dream MXG MJG OF T2B (Kaemon) Shetland Sheepdog   Handler: Kory Kaye
16” – MACH4 Excel Smart Move BN RN HSAs MXC MJB2 XF T2B (Smart) Border Collie   Handler: Kate Moureaux
20” – NAC Solar Hops For Joy RN MX MXJ MJB XF T2B (Hops) Border Collie   Handler: Sarah Baker
24” – NAC MACH3 Roo! CD MXG MJC (Roo) All American Dog   Handler: Stacey Campbell
26” – MACH2 Pay It Forward MXG MJG XF T2B2 (Relay) Border Collie   Handler: Melissa Henning

Preferred National Agility Champions

4” – MACH3 Jay P’s Raven Of Chatabout RA MXG MJG MXP2 MJP2 MXF MFB TQX (Raven) Poodle   Handler: Courtney Moore
8” – MACH6 Taylormade Spectacular Light MXG2 MJC2 MXP2 MJP MXF MFB TQX T2B (Spec) Shetland Sheepdog   Handler: Jean Lavalley
16” – MACH3 Stargate’s Crosstown Classic MXB2 MJC MXP2 MJP NF T2B (Rival) Australian Shepherd   Handler: Barb Cote
20” – Luxe CD NA NAJ MXP MJP CGC (Lux) German Shepherd Dog   Handler: Michaela Krohn

2015 – Reno, Nevada

AKC National Agility Champions

8″ – Janet Dunn and Torment (Papillon)
12″ – Barbara Davis and Sketcher (Shetland Sheepdog)
16″ – Cynthia Hornor and Spice (Border Collie)
20″ – Sarah Baker and Hops (Border Collie)
24″ – Maria Badamo and Gromit (Border Collie)
26″ – Desiree Snelleman and Pace (Border Collie)

Preferred National Agility Champions

4″ – Andrea Samuels and Chase (Papillon)
8″ – Susan Leitner and Dani (Shetland Sheepdog)
12″ – Erin Knotek and Bella (Border Collie)
16″ – Kim Terrill and Steeple (Border Collie)
20″ – Sarah Baker and Rice (Labrador Retriever)

2014 – Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

AKC National Agility Champions

8″ – Lisa Evans and Gigi (Papillon)
12″ – Cassandra Schmidt and Bliss (Poodle)
16″ – Wayne Simon and Mearle (Border Collie)
20″ – Robin Kletke and Mynx (Border Collie)
24″ – Michelle Foster and Doc (Golden Retriever)
26″ – James Bahr and Pressure (Border Collie)

Preferred National Agility Champions

4″ – Merinda Tiffany and Porter (Cardigan Welsh Corgi)
8″ – Barbara Davis and Rock-It (Shetland Sheepdog)
12″ – Beth Rogers and Tori (Border Collie)
16″ – Ann Zarr and Skylar (Border Collie)
20″ – Ira Dauer and Oliver (Border Collie)

2013 – Tulsa, Oklahoma

AKC National Agility Champions

8″ – Daneen Fox and Masher (Papillon)
12″ – Barb Davis and Skecher (Shetland Sheepdog)
16″ – Cheryl Morris and Karma (Border Collie)
20″ – Dudley Fontaine and Sweet (Border Collie)
24″ – Stacey Campbell and Roo (All-American Dog)
26″ – Desiree Snelleman and Pace (Border Collie)

Preferred National Agility Champions

4″ – Kathy Marble-Brown and Juliette (Toy Fox Terrier)
8″ – Janelle Julyan and Eve (Pembroke Welsh Corgi)
12″ – Loretta Vojtech and Kat (Border Collie)
16″ – Ann Zarr and Skylar (Border Collie)
20″ – Dennis Butler and Henry (Labrador Retriever)

2012 – Reno, Nevada

AKC National Agility Champions

8″ – Andrea Samuels and Carly (Papillon)
12″ – Laura Dolan and Race (Shetland Sheepdog)
16″ – Ashley Deacon and Luka (Pyrenean Shepherd)
20″ – Gabrielle Blackburn and Zing! (Border Collie)
24″ – Julie Hill and Smartie (Belgian Tervuren)
26″ – Daisy Peel and Solar (Border Collie)

Preferred National Agility Champions

4″ – Dennis McCoy and Buddy Lee (Papillon)
8″ – Janelle Julyan and Eve (Pembroke Welsh Corgi)
12″ – Beth Rogers and Tori (Border Collie)
16″ – Barbara Persson and Emma (Border Collie)
20″ – Ira Dauer and Oliver (Border Collie)

2011 – Lexington, VA

National Agility Champions

8″ – Andrea Samuels and Sparkle (Papillon)
12″ – Patti Gagnon and Sparkle (Shetland Sheepdog)
16″ – Ashley Deacon and Luka (Pyrenean Shepherd)
20″ – Rosanne Demascio and Drifter (Border Collie)
24″ – Tracy Golden and Blink (Border Collie)
26″ – Tori Self and Revolution (Border Collie)

Preferred National Agility Champions

4″ – Barbara Scanlan and Taylor (Papillon)
8″ – Sandi A. Osborne and Skyler (Shetland Sheepdog)
12″ – Margaret Howes and Angel (Shetland Sheepdog)
16″ – Naci Berkoz and Rusty (Australian Shepherd)
20″ – Kelly Armstrong and Devon (Golden Retriever)

2010 – Tulsa, OK

National Agility Champions

8″ – Johanna Ammentorp and Blink (Toy Fox Terrier)
12″ – Marcy Mantell and Wave (Shetland Sheepdog)
16″ – Angie Benacquisto and Dylan (Rat Terrier)
20″ – Rosanne Demascio and Drifter (Border Collie)
24″ – Jackie Bludworth and Pete (Border Collie)
26″ – Daisy Peel and Solar (Border Collie)

Preferred National Agility Champions

4″ – Curtis Lewis DVM & Nancy Lewis and Frazzle (Toy Poodle)
8″ – Gayle Anderson and Millie (Shetland Sheepdog)
12″ – Megan Magnant and Roxy (Border Collie)
16″ – Naci Berkoz and Rusty (Australian Shepherd)
20″ – Elizabeth Armstrong and Rig (Border Collie)

2009 – Concord, NC

8″ – Daneka Hedges and Allie (Papillon)
12″ – Dee Anna Gamel and Kelsi (Shetland Sheepdog)
16″ – Paulette Swartzendruber and Rush (Shetland Sheepdog)
20″ – Kim Terrill and Steeple (Border Collie)
24″ – Robert Yi and Cap (Border Collie)
26″ – Olga Chaiko and Yankee (Border Collie)

2008 – Tulsa, OK

8″ – Daneka Hedges and Allie (Papillon)
12″ – Dee Anna Gamel and Kelsi (Shetland Sheepdog)
16″ – Kate Moureaux and Driven (Border Collie)
20″ – Kendall Fairchild and Teak (Border Collie)
24″ – Carrie K Jones and Jive (Border Collie)
26″ – Geri Hernandez and Focus (Border Collie)

2007 – Sunbury, Ohio

8″ – Kimberly Sisak and Phoebe (Papillon)
12″ – Michelle Beardsley and Willow (Australian Shepherd)
16″ – Ashley Deacon and Luka (Pyrenean Shepherd)
20″ – Paulena Renee Hope and Smart As (Border Collie)
24″ – Gerry Brown and Sterling (Border Collie)
26″ – Daisy Peel and Jester (Border Collie)

2006 – Tampa, Florida

8″ – Robin Kletke and Tigger (Papillon)
12″ – Barbara Davis and Rock-It (Shetland Sheepdog)
16″ – Elicia Calhoun and Suni (Australian Shepherd)
20″ – Kate Moureaux and Quick (Border Collie)
24″ – Gerry Brown and Sterling (Border Collie)

2005 – Tampa, Florida

8″ – Robin Kletke and Tigger (Papillon)
12″ – Christine Frank and Kimie (Miniature Schnauzer)
16″ – Leland Perry and Matilda (Australian Shepherd)
20″ – Terry Smorch and Remy (Border Collie)
24″ – Linda Mecklenburg and Stellar (Border Collie)

2003 – Long Beach, California

8″ – Robin Kletke and Tigger (Papillon)
12″ – Tom Reed and JoJo (Shetland Sheepdog)
16″ – Elicia Calhoun and Suni (Australian Shepherd)
20″ – Terry Smorch and Remy (Border Collie)
24″ – Gerry Brown and Sterling (Border Collie)

2002 – Katy, Texas

8″ – Judith Bowers and Trey (Papillon)
12″ – Christine Yankowski and Kevin (Shetland Sheepdog)
16″ – Leland Perry and Matilda (Australian Shepherd)
20″ – Terry Smorch and Remy (Border Collie)
24″ – Nancy Gyes and Riot (Border Collie)

2001 – Denver, Colorado

8″ – Kay Jackson and Sam (Pembroke Welsh Corgi)
12″ – Karen Gaydos and Casey (Shetland Sheepdog)
16″ – Jeannie Lavalley and Taz (Shetland Sheepdog)
20″ – Terry Smorch and Remy (Border Collie)
24″ – Nancy Gyes and Riot (Border Collie)

2000 – W. Springfield, Massachusetts

8″ – Debbie Moore and April (Toy Poodle)
12″ – Kathie Leggett and Heather (Shetland Sheepdog)
16″ – Erin Schaefer and Jag (Shetland Sheepdog)
20″ – Paulena Renee Hope and Time Flies (Border Collie)
24″ – Linda Wallace Kipp and Jessie (Border Collie)

1999 – Denver, Colorado

8″ – Debbie Moore and April (Toy Poodle)
12″ – Kathie Leggett and Heather (Shetland Sheepdog)
16″ – Terry Smorch and Pixie (Keeshond)
20″ – Paulena Renee Hope and Flurry (Border Collie)
24″ – Linda Wallace Kipp and Jessie (Border Collie)

1998 – Atlanta, Georgia

8″ – Debbie Moore and April (Toy Poodle)
12″ – Donna Webster and Promise (Shetland Sheepdog)
16″ – Terry Smorch and Pixie (Keeshond)
20″ – Carol Fatheree and Partee (Border Collie)
24″ – Stuart Mah and Recce (Border Collie)

1997 – Chicago, Illinois

8″ – Claudia McGuire and Mac (Toy Poodle)
12″ – Ken Boyd and Becky (Pembroke Welsh Corgi)
16″ – Terry Smorch and Pixie (Keeshond)
20″ – Cindy Brick and Raven (Border Collie)
24″ – Maggie Downie and Kelsey (Golden Retriever)

1996 – Tulsa, Oklahoma

8″ – Barbara Cecil and Celina (Papillon)
12″ – Dixie Noble and Delta (Shetland Sheepdog)
16″ – Jacqueline Austin and Fast Eddie (Smooth Fox Terrier)
20″ – Karen Moureaux and Dallas (Border Collie)
24″ – Barbara Benner and Lexy (Belgian Malinois)

International Class Winners

2010 – Tulsa, OK

Small – Daneen Fox & Masher (Papillion)
Medium – Barbara Bicksler and Siesta (Shetland Sheepdog)
Large – Daisy Peel & Solar (Border Collie)

2009 – Concord, NC

Mini – Barb Davis and Rock-It (Shetland Sheepdog)
Midi – Paulette Swarzendruber and Rush (Shetland Sheepdog)
Maxi – Channan Fosty and Icon (Border Collie)

2008 – Tulsa, OK

Mini – Dee Anna Gamel and Kelsi (Shetland Sheepdog)
Midi – Angie Benacquisto and Dylan (Rat Terrier)
Maxi – Jef Blake and Voucher (Border Collie)

2007 – Sunbury, Ohio

Mini – Dee Anna Gamel and Kelsi (Shetland Sheepdog)
Midi – Nancy Kleinhans and Jimmy Dean (Shetland Sheepdog)
Maxi – Silvina Bruera and Maja (Border Collie)

2006 – Tampa, Florida

Mini – Joan Meyer and Neil, Shetland Sheepdog
Midi – Jennifer Crank and Guess, Shetland Sheepdog
Maxi – Sherry Kluever and Ransom, Border Collie

2005 – Tampa, Florida

Mini – Erin Schaefer and Jag (Shetland Sheepdog)
Midi – Barbara Davis and P.J. (Shetland Sheepdog)
Maxi – Sherry Kluever and Ransom (Border Collie)

2003 – Long Beach, California

Mini – Roger Coor and Moso (Papillon)
Midi – Ginsey Nickles and Coup (Cocker Spaniel)
Maxi – Gerry Brown and Sterling (Border Collie)

2002 – Katy, Texas

Mini – Cheryl Fischer and Turbo (Papillon)
Midi – Jennifer Crank and Guess (Shetland Sheepdog)
Maxi – Nancy Gyes and Riot (Border Collie)

2001 – Denver, Colorado

Mini – Jeannie Lavalley and Taz (Shetland Sheepdog)
Maxi – Linda Kipp and Jessie (Border Collie)

2000 – W. Springfield, Massachusetts

Mini – Erin Schaefer and Jag (Shetland Sheepdog)
Maxi – Linda Mecklenburg and Awesome (Border Collie)

1999 – Denver, Colorado

Mini – Diane Bauman and Torville (Cocker Spaniel)
Maxi – Steve Frick and Comet (Border Collie)

1998 – Atlanta, Georgia

Mini – Diane Bauman and Torville (Cocker Spaniel)
Maxi – Gerry Brown and Larrie (Border Collie)

1997 – Chicago, Illinois

Mini – Judy Keller and Morgan (Shetland Sheepdog)
Maxi – Linda Mecklenburg and Nifty (Border Collie)

State Team Tournament Winners

2010 – Tulsa, OK

1st Place: California
Silvinia Bruera & Maja, Border Collie
Stephanie Spyr & Rage, Border Collie
Desiree Snelleman & Stinger, Border Collie
Kate Moureaux & Quick, Border Collie

2009 – Concord, NC

1st Place: Northwest States
Barb Davis and Rock-It, Shetland Sheepdog
Barb Davis and Zesty, Border Collie
Daisy Peel and Jester, Border Collie
Robin Kletke and Tigger, Papillon

2008 – Tulsa, OK

1st Place: Wisconsin
Ann Braue and Spree, Border Collie
Ann Braue and Scream, Border Collie
Doug Brejcha and Lexi, Australian Shepherd
Tammy Cutsforth and Skye, Golden Retriever

2007 – Sunbury, Ohio

1st Place: Virginia
Carrie Jones and Jive, Border Collie
Susan Heckelman and Player, Border Collie
Barbara Bicksler and Sydney, Shetland Sheepdog
Glroia Smith and Surge, Border Collie

2006 – Tampa, Florida

1st Place: Illinois
Diane Sanders and Streak, Border Collie
Susan Rolek and Elan, Border Collie
Diane Sanders and Ace, Parson Russell Terrier
Anthony J. Montagano and Chassis, Border Collie

2005 – Tampa, Florida

1st Place: Massachusetts
Erin Schaefer and Jag, Shetland Sheepdog
Laura Dolan and Remi, Shetland Sheepdog
Paula Orcutt, DVM and Brig, Golden Retriever
Victoria Harkins and Trendi, Shetland Sheepdog

2003 – Long Beach, California

1st Place: Texas
Thomas Causey and Tracy, Golden Retriever
Judith Bowers and Trey, Papillon
Maggie Downey and Kelsey, Golden Retriever
Gerry Brown and Sterling, Border Collie

2002 – Katy, Texas

1st Place: Georgia
Steve Frick and Comet, Border Collie
Steve Frick and Maggie, Border Collie
Jonathan Musser and Morgan, Cardigan Welsh Corgi
Iva McGraw and Eliza, Pembroke Welsh Corgi

2001 – Denver, Colorado

1st Place: Michigan
Christine Frank and Boogie, Jack Russell Terrier
Christine Frank and Hogan, Jack Russell Terrier
Bill Pender and Ruby, Jack Russell Terrier
Kathy Wells and Houston, Border Collie

2000 – W. Springfield, Massachusetts

1st Place: Ohio
Claudia Frank and Guy, Shetland Sheepdog
Joann Jozwiak and Dougal, Scottish Terrier
Linda Mecklenburg and Awesome, Border Collie
Linda Mecklenburg and Spiffy, Border Collie

1999 – Denver, Colorado

1st Place: Minnesota
Karen Duke and Tango, Border Collie
Brett Duke and Rebel Bob, Border Collie
Terry Smorch and Pixie, Keeshond
Debbie Brink and Duder, Shetland Sheepdog

1998 – Atlanta, Georgia

1st Place: Illinois
Karen Holik and Sez, Shetland Sheepdog
Marietta Huber and Squiggles, Beagle
Marietta Huber and Wrangler, Labrador Retriever
Rae Tanner and Saydie, Yorkshire Terrier

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