Status update regarding the 2020 AKC Obedience Classic
COVID-19 has certainly turned the world upside down, and in the process our dog sports are being met with many challenges. We find ourselves faced with making decisions about cancelling or postponing the above-mentioned AKC events.
2020 AKC OBEDIENCE CLASSIC – DECEMBER 12-13, 2020 – CANCELLED
- All exhibitors who would be eligible to enter the 2020 Obedience Classic will automatically be eligible for the 2021 event, provided the dog remains eligible for the same class. The dog must be entered in the highest-level class they have qualified in and are eligible for
- A list of 2020 eligible teams will be published by August 1, 2020
8th AKC Obedience Classic
Sponsored by Eukanuba and held in conjunction with the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin
Orange County Convention Center
December 12 & 13, 2020
Qualifying Period: July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020
Entry Opening/Closing Date: TBD
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 or three times. The Novice Group Exercise will be performed only 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 the Open, Utility and Masters classes.
- Be in the know with occasional, informational text messages about the Obedience Classic: Opt-in here!
NOTE: You will need to Opt-In each year for new updates for the event
1/24/2020: The 2020 AKC Obedience Classic Judging Panel has been released.