AKC/Eukanuba National Championship

Schedule of Events – December 13-14, 2008

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Saturday (daytime)

 

 

 

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. PST

Individual Breed Judging for all Toy, Hound, Non-Sporting & Sporting Breeds: Judges examine the top dogs in each breed and decide who gets to go on to the Group Judging in the evening

 

Agility and Obedience Preliminary Competitions: Watch the world’s most agile & obedient canines compete for the national title.

 

AKC Demonstration Ring: Demonstrations of herding, obedience, agility, AKC Canine Good Citizen® testing, drug detection K9 demonstration from an AKC ACE winner and more!

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PST Eukanuba Super Retriever Series Dock Jumping Competition: Retrievers make a big splash, competing for the longest or highest jump off a dock into a pool of water.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Eukanuba Consumer Stage: Lively, educational and entertaining activities and demonstrations every 15 minutes! Click here to see the schedule.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

AKC Meet the Breeds® Event: Meet AKC’s 158 breeds and talk to breed experts

Saturday (evening)

 

7 p.m. to 11 p.m. PST

Junior Showmanship Finals: The Best Junior Handler is chosen from a group of finalists

 

Eukanuba World Challenge Opening Ceremony & Judging of 2 Sections: Europe & Africa I, Asia & Oceania

 

Toy Group

 

AKC Awards for Canine Excellence Presentation: Canine Heroes are honored in the following categories: Service, Law Enforcement, Search & Rescue, Therapy and Exemplary Companion

 

Hound Group

 

Non-Sporting Group

 

Sporting Group

Sunday (daytime)

 

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. PST

Individual Breed Judging for all Working, Terrier & Herding Breeds: Judges examine the top dogs in each breed and decide who gets to go on to the Group Judging in the evening

 

Agility and Obedience Final Competitions: The teams that finished at the top of the Saturday preliminaries compete in the finals.

 

AKC Demonstration Ring: Demonstrations of herding, obedience, agility, AKC Canine Good Citizen® testing, drug detection K9 demonstration from an AKC ACE winner and more!

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PST Eukanuba Super Retriever Series Dock Jumping Competition: Retrievers make a big splash, competing for the longest or highest jump off a dock into a pool of water.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PST Eukanuba Consumer Stage: Lively, educational and entertaining activities and demonstrations every 15 minutes! Click here to see the schedule.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Meet the Breeds Event: Meet AKC’s 158 breeds and talk to breed experts

Sunday (evening)

 

7 p.m. to 11 p.m. PST

Eukanuba World Challenge Judging: 2 Sections: Europe & Africa II, The Americas (including Canada)

 

Eukanuba World Challenge Finals: The winners from each section compete to be the Eukanuba World Challenge Winner

 

Working Group

 

Terrier Group

 

Best Bred-by-Exhibitor in Show: The best breeder, owner, handled dog in the competition is selected

 

Herding Group

 

AKC Breeder of the Year Award Presentation

 

BEST IN SHOW: The 7th AKC/Eukanuba National Champion is crowned!