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AKC Obedience Classic

AKC Obedience Classic

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2019 AKC Obedience Classic first place winners from left to right: Masters Class First Place: OTCH3 MACH4 Eastbrooke Jusdandy Blue Ridge Legacy UDX2 OM4 VER RE PT MXC MXF TQX T2B (Asher), Shetland Sheepdog; Handled by: Vicky Gillow; Utility Class First Place: OTCH Victory's Ketch'N A Storm OM1 BN JH (Storm), Flat-Coated Retriever); Handled by: Diane Orth; Open Class First Place: Rapideye Wireless Dell CDX HSAs AX AXJ OF (Dell), Border Collie; Handled by: Mary Whorton; Novice Class First Place: Quantum's She's Red Hot CD (Zayna), Labrabor Retriever; Handled by: Petra Ford

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:

10/17/19 Update: Tickets are NOW on Sale For all Events on Saturday December 14 & Sunday December 15

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

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.