Beginners Guide to All-Breed Dog Shows
For those NEW to the sport of dogs and wish to show their dog(s), which are registered with the American Kennel Club (AKC), following is a brief summary.
Q: Who collects dog entries?
A: Each club contracts with either an AKC approved Superintendent or Event Secretary who handle pre-entries.
Q: What do I need to know about entering my dog in the show?
A: Each AKC club prepares a "Premium List" outlining among other information, judging classes, name of judges, and an entry form at the end. Entries can be done via US Mail OR in some cases, online at Infodog.com.
Q: Is there an entry deadline?
A: Yes, please see Premium List for details.
Q: How do I know when my breed is scheduled to be judged on the day?
A: Once entries close and information is processed, we will post a judging schedule around May 30.
Q: Are there other activities for dogs who may or may not be a recognized AKC breed.
A: Yes, the Doggie Fun Zone and Rookie Agility (no pre-registration), a Barn Hunt exercise, and with certain restrictions including being pre-registered competition in Obedience and Rally Obedience.
Q: How can I learn more about dog shows.
A: Go to the American Kennel Club, www.akc.org
AKC News Features in 2015 GKC Show Learn More
The Greenwich & Longshore-Southport Kennel Clubs
All-Breed Dog Show,Obedience & Rally Trial
June 1o & 11, 2017
Taylor Farm Park, Canfield Ave. & Calf Pasture Beach Blvd. East Norwalk, CT
MB-F Inc., P O Box 22107, Greensboro NC 27420
PHONE: (336) 379-9352 FAX:(336) 272-0864
NEW TO DOG SHOWS:
See Beginners Guide to All-Breed Dog Shows in left-hand column.
Show Grounds Map Click Here
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Show Directions Click Here
(For GPS directions, enter 48 Calf Pasture Beach Rd, East Norwalk, CT 06855)
Dogs competing in the show must be pre-entered. All entries for conformation, obedience and rally need to be submitted and received prior to deadline. All dogs on the grounds must be on leash and under control of a responsible individual. No retractable leads or prong collars are allowed on the grounds or at the beach area Public is welcome, $10 per vehicle includes parking and admission.