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AKC Obedience Classic

AKC Obedience Classic

2018 AKC Obedience Classic first place winners from left to right: Novice Class First Place: GCH CH Rising Star's Rhinestones And Spurs CD BN RN (Dallas), Border Collie; Open Class First Place: High Times Quiet Riot CDX PCD BN (Riot), Golden Retriever; Utility Class First Place: Half Moon Irresistable Impulse UD RN (Journey) Golden Retriever; Masters Class First Place: OTCH Topbrass The Greatest Show On Earth UDX8 OGM BN GN (Circus), Golden Retriever.
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2018 AKC Obedience Classic first place winners from left to right: Novice Class First Place: GCH CH Rising Star's Rhinestones And Spurs CD BN RN (Dallas), Border Collie; Open Class First Place: High Times Quiet Riot CDX PCD BN (Riot), Golden Retriever; Utility Class First Place: Half Moon Irresistable Impulse UD RN (Journey) Golden Retriever; Masters Class First Place: OTCH Topbrass The Greatest Show On Earth UDX8 OGM BN GN (Circus), Golden Retriever.
A Wire Fox Terrier leaping over a broad jump at the 2018 AKC Obedience Classic.
Courtesy of David Woo / American Kennel Club
A Golden Retriever performing the Heel Free Figure Eight at the 2018 AKC Obedience Classic.
Courtesy of David Woo / American Kennel Club
A Rough Collie performing a sit and stay at the 2018 AKC Obedience Classic.
Courtesy of David Woo / American Kennel Club
A Border Collie performing a retrieve over high jump at the 2018 AKC Obedience Classic.
Courtesy of David Woo / American Kennel Club
A Papillon performing a sit and stay at the 2018 AKC Obedience Classic.
Courtesy of David Woo / American Kennel Club

7th AKC Obedience Classic

Sponsored by Eukanuba and held in conjunction with the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin2018 Obedience Classic logo

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

Qualifying Period: July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019
Entries open Wednesday, July 31, 2019 and close Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

The AKC Obedience Classic is a two-day competition. Four class levels will be offered: Novice, Open, Utility and Masters. In the Novice, Open and Utility Classes the handler/dog team will compete a total of three times. The Novice Group Exercise will be performed once. In the Masters Class the handler/dog team will compete a total of six times, three in Open and three in Utility. The Open B and Utility B mixed orders will be used in all of the Open, Utility and Master classes. All dogs meeting the requirements will be eligible to enter the event, which will be held in conjunction with the 2019 AKC National Championship and the 2019 AKC Agility Invitational.

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News and Updates:

7/30/2019 Update: Hotel Room Blocks Open on Tuesday July 30th at 1pm Eastern Time

7/29/2019 Update: RV parking information is now available. This is for on-site overnight RV parking. Space is limited.

7/18/2019 Update: The 2019 AKC Obedience Classic Premium List is available.

7/16/2019 Update: Eligibility emails will be sent Thursday, July 18, 2019. If you don’t receive your email and you are on the eligibility list please email us at OBClassic@akc.org.

7/10/2019 Update: Entry forms for the 7th AKC Obedience Classic are now available.

10/9/2018 Update: The 2019 AKC Obedience Classic judging panel has been announced.