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AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin

AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin

2019 Best in Show GCH CH Pequest Wasabi (Wasabi), Pekingese, handled by David Fitzpatrick; Best in Show presentation at the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
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2019 Best in Show GCH CH Pequest Wasabi (Wasabi), Pekingese, handled by David Fitzpatrick; Best in Show presentation at the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
Best in Show, Toy Group First, Bred-By-Exhibitor Toy Group Second, Best of Breed, and Best Bred-By in Breed: GCH CH Pequest Wasabi (Wasabi), Pekingese, handled by David Fitzpatrick; Best in Show judging at the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
HOTdog ©American Kennel Club
Best in Show, Toy Group First, Bred-By-Exhibitor Toy Group Second, Best of Breed, and Best Bred-By in Breed: GCH CH Pequest Wasabi (Wasabi), Pekingese, handled by David Fitzpatrick; Best in Show judging at the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
Sporting Group First and Best of Breed: GCHG CH Paradigm's Field Of Leongolden, Golden Retriever, handled by Laurie Jordan-Fenner; Best in Show judging at the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
David Woo ©American Kennel Club
Sporting Group First and Best of Breed: GCHG CH Paradigm's Field Of Leongolden, Golden Retriever, handled by Laurie Jordan-Fenner; Best in Show judging at the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
Working Group First and Best of Breed: GCHG CH Ingebar's Tynan Dances With Wildflowers, Giant Schnauzer, handled by Katie Bernardin; Best in Show judging at the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
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Working Group First and Best of Breed: GCHG CH Ingebar's Tynan Dances With Wildflowers, Giant Schnauzer, handled by Katie Bernardin; Best in Show judging at the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
Herding Group First and Best of Breed: GCHG CH Bagatelle Moonlight Drive, Old English Sheepdog, handled by Clifford Steele; Best in Show judging at the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
David Woo ©American Kennel Club
Herding Group First and Best of Breed: GCHG CH Bagatelle Moonlight Drive, Old English Sheepdog, handled by Clifford Steele; Best in Show judging at the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
Reserve Best in Show, Non-Sporting Group First, and Best of Breed: GCHP CH Stone Run Afternoon Tea, Standard Poodle, handled by Chrystal Murray; Best in Show judging at the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
David Woo ©American Kennel Club
Reserve Best in Show, Non-Sporting Group First, and Best of Breed: GCHP CH Stone Run Afternoon Tea, Standard Poodle, handled by Chrystal Murray; Best in Show judging at the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
Hound Group First and Best of Breed: GCHS CH Shadowridge A Touch Of Class (Penny), Rhodesian Ridgeback, handled by Lauren Hay-Lavitt; Best in Show judging at the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
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Hound Group First and Best of Breed: GCHS CH Shadowridge A Touch Of Class (Penny), Rhodesian Ridgeback, handled by Lauren Hay-Lavitt; Best in Show judging at the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
Best in Show, Toy Group First, Bred-By-Exhibitor Toy Group Second, Best of Breed, and Best Bred-By in Breed: GCH CH Pequest Wasabi (Wasabi), Pekingese, handled by David Fitzpatrick; Best in Show judging at the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
HOTdog ©American Kennel Club
Best in Show, Toy Group First, Bred-By-Exhibitor Toy Group Second, Best of Breed, and Best Bred-By in Breed: GCH CH Pequest Wasabi (Wasabi), Pekingese, handled by David Fitzpatrick; Best in Show judging at the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
2019 Best in Show GCH CH Pequest Wasabi (Wasabi), Pekingese, handled by David Fitzpatrick; Best in Show awards presentation at the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
HOTdog ©American Kennel Club
2019 Best in Show GCH CH Pequest Wasabi (Wasabi), Pekingese, handled by David Fitzpatrick; Best in Show awards presentation at the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
2019 Best in Show GCH CH Pequest Wasabi (Wasabi), Pekingese, handled by David Fitzpatrick; Best in Show presentation at the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
HOTdog ©American Kennel Club
2019 Best in Show GCH CH Pequest Wasabi (Wasabi), Pekingese, handled by David Fitzpatrick; Best in Show presentation at the 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.

2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin

Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, FL
December 14 & 15, 2019

AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin logo

The 2019 event will showcase the top national and international canine athletes and will also include popular attractions such as the Best Bred-by-Exhibitor competition, the AKC National Owner-Handled Series Finals, the AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes, AKC Meet the Breeds® and the NADD/AKC Dock Diving National Championship. Award ceremonies include the 2019 Breeder of the Year to honor exemplary breeders and the 20th annual AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE) to celebrate five hard-working canines who have significantly improved the lives of their owners and communities. The show will once again take place alongside the AKC Agility Invitational and AKC Obedience Classic, with junior events in each sport.

News and Updates:

December 3, 2019
JUDGE CHANGE FOR THE 2019 AKC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Mrs. Victoria Seiler-Cushman will judge the entire entry originally assigned to Dr. Anthony D. DiNardo.

December 2, 2019
Judging Program for 2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin

December 2, 2019
Judging Program for 2019 AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes

December 2, 2019
Judging Program for 2019 AKC National Owner-Handled Series Final

November 21, 2019
JUDGE CHANGES FOR THE 2019 AKC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Due to the large entry, Dr. Donald Sturz, Jr. will judge Wirehaired Vizslas in place of Mrs. Christine E. Calcinari

Mr. Rick Gschwender will judge the entire entry originally assigned to Mrs. Roberta C. Davies.

October 17, 2019:
Tickets are NOW on Sale For all Events on Saturday December 14 & Sunday December 15

October 8, 2019:
2019 Clubs and Exhibitors ad form for the AKC National Championship Catalog.

August 29 2019 Update:
The official AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes Premium List is now online

August 29 2019 Update:
The official AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin Premium List is now online 

July 30, 2019 Update:
Hotel Room Blocks Open on Tuesday July 30th at 1pm Eastern Time

July 29, 2019 Update:
RV parking information is now available. This is for on-site overnight RV parking. Space is limited.

January 22, 2019 Update:
2019 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin judging panel released. All Sporting, Hound, Toy, and Non-Sporting breeds and the Junior Showmanship competition will be judged on Saturday, Dec. 14. All Working, Terrier, and Herding breeds, the Miscellaneous class, and Best in Show will be judged on Sunday, Dec. 15.

 

ABOUT THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB
Founded in 1884, the American Kennel Club is a not-for-profit organization which maintains the largest registry of purebred dogs in the world and oversees the sport of purebred dogs in the United States. The AKC is dedicated to upholding the integrity of its registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function. Along with its more than 5,000 licensed and member clubs and its affiliated organizations, the AKC advocates for the purebred dog as a family companion, advances canine health and well-being, works to protect the rights of all dog owners and promotes responsible dog ownership. More than 22,000 competitions for AKC-registered purebred dogs are held under AKC rules and regulations each year including conformation, agility, obedience, rally, tracking, herding, lure coursing, coonhound events, hunt tests, field and earthdog tests. Affiliate AKC organizations include the AKC Humane Fund, AKC Canine Health Foundation, AKC Reunite and the AKC Museum of the Dog.

ABOUT ROYAL CANIN USA
Royal Canin USA is a leader in science-based cat and dog health nutrition. Founded by a veterinarian in 1968, Royal Canin has more than 40 years of experience in delivering individualized nutritional solutions. In collaboration with an expert team of nutritionists, breeders and veterinarians from around the world, Royal Canin places cats and dogs at the central point of the innovation process. The Royal Canin product line offers a range of diets based on size, age, breed, lifestyle and therapeutic requirements. Royal Canin diets are available at veterinary hospitals and pet specialty stores nationwide. Royal Canin is a subsidiary of Mars, Incorporated.