All Seminars in Date Order

February 24 2024: Tallahassee, Florida

Title: Handling Clinic - Adult
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: AKC Registered Handlers Program

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: mxg@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3644 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Tallahassee, FL dog shows, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to anyone, particularly novice handlers, who would like to learn more about dog handling in the Conformation ring. Bring a dog on a lead. Mixed Breed dogs welcome.

February 29 2024: Phoenix, Arizona

Title: Breed Seminar and Hands-On Workshop for the American Eskimo Dog
Breed: American Eskimo Dog
Presenter: Diana Allen
Sponsoring Club: American Eskimo Dog Club of America

Contact Name: Helen Dorrance -
Email: gdkdogs@gmail.com Phone: (512) 964-3294 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 4:00PM. Cost: $25. Best Western Innsuites Phoenix. Ringside mentoring will be offered at the National.

March 2 2024: Tallmadge, Ohio

Title: Juniors Clinic
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: AKC Registered Handlers Program

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: mxg@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3644 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Tallmadge, OH dog shows, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to kids 18 & under who want to learn more about dog handling. Bring a dog on a lead and stop by the Superintendent's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.

March 2 2024: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Title: Handling Clinic - Adult
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: AKC Registered Handlers Program

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: mxg@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3644 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Winston-Salem, NC dog shows, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to anyone, particularly novice handlers, who would like to learn more about dog handling in the Conformation ring. Bring a dog on a lead. Mixed Breed dogs welcome.

March 3 2024: Hillsborough, North Carolina

Title: Scent Work Seminar for Judges
Breed: N/A
Presenter: TBD
Sponsoring Club: Durham Kennel Club

Contact Name: Linda Wozniak -
Email: lcwshows@att.net Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: N/A Seminar will be held at the Durham Kennel Club, 7318 Guess Rd, Hillsborough, NC 27278. Further details pending.

March 6 2024: Raleigh, North Carolina

Title: 15 Non-Sporting Breeds Seminars and Hands-On Workshops
Breed: Non-Sporting Breeds
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: NC Triangle Area Judges Education Group

Contact Name: Celeste M. Gonzalez -
Email: NCTriangleAreaJudgesEdGroup@yahoo.com Phone: (336) 259-0061 Fax: N/A Website: N/A March 6-10, 2024. 8:00AM-5:00PM.Cost: $250. Breeds Featured: Chow Chow, Dalmatian, Finnish Spitz, French Bulldog, Keeshond, Tibetan Terrier, Xoloitzcuintli, Lhasa Apso, Norwegian Lundehund, Poodle, Schipperke, Bichon Frise, Boston Terrier, Bulldogs.

March 9 2024: Franklin, Tennessee

Title: Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Ms. Kim Rudzik
Sponsoring Club: American Kennel Club

Contact Name: Kathy Caruana -
Email: kac1@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3862 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Tullahoma KC of Tennessee show. Cost $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf.

March 9 2024: Franklin, Tennessee

Title: Juniors Clinic
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: AKC Registered Handlers Program

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: mxg@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3644 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Franklin, TN dog shows, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to kids 18 & under who want to learn more about dog handling. Bring a dog on a lead and stop by the Superintendent's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.

March 9 2024: Kansas City, Missouri

Title: Handling Clinic - Adult
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: AKC Registered Handlers Program

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: mxg@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3644 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Kansas City, MO dog shows, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to anyone, particularly novice handlers, who would like to learn more about dog handling in the Conformation ring. Bring a dog on a lead. Mixed Breed dogs welcome.

March 9 2024: Lake Charles, Louisiana

Title: Basic Retriever Hunting Test for Judges and Handlers
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club: Lake Charles Retriever Club

Contact Name: Curtiss Lindsay -
Email: LindsaysLabs@yahoo.com Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: http://tinyurl.com/LARET24 Seminar will be held at Lindsay's Labs, 10052 Gulf Hwy, Lake Charles, LA 70607. Contact Curtiss for details.

March 9 2024: Ocala, Florida

Title: Stamping The Look, A Forum for Breeders & Judges
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Cheryl D. Anderson
Sponsoring Club: Greater Ocala Dog Club

Contact Name: Cheryl D. Anderson -
Email: cherden11@comcast.net Phone: (971) 227-7016 Fax: N/A Website: N/A March 9th & 10. Sat: 8:30am-4pm, Sun: 9am-4pm. Cost: $150/$80 for one day. GODC member $10 discount per day. Juniors are free. Showgrounds, 10205 NW Gainesville Rd, Ocala, FL 34482

March 9 2024: Raleigh, North Carolina

Title: Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Mr. Mark Desrosiers
Sponsoring Club: American Kennel Club

Contact Name: Kathy Caruana -
Email: kac1@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3862 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Raleigh KC show. Cost $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf.

March 9 2024: ,

Title: Pyrenean Mastiff - Past, Present, & Future - Webinar
Breed: Pyrenean Mastiff
Presenter: Rafael Malo Alcrudo
Sponsoring Club: Pyrenean Mastiff Association of America

Contact Name: Karina Whittington -
Email: pyreneanmastiffassociation@gmail.com Phone: (325) 733-8178 Fax: N/A Website: https://www.pyreneanmastiff.org/ This webinar is scheduled to begin at 11:00AM, Central time. No cost. To register: https://www.pyreneanmastiffassociation.org/webinar-rsvp

March 12 2024: Louisville, Kentucky

Title: Brussels Griffon Judges Education seminar and workshop
Breed: Brussels Griffon
Presenter: Anne K Catterson
Sponsoring Club: American Brussels Griffon Association

Contact Name: Anne K Catterson -
Email: annecatt@gmail.com Phone: (909) 816-2521 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 9:00AM. Hands on portions is limited to judges. No cost. Ringside mentoring available on Wednesday at the National. Contact Anne if interested in mentoring at the all-breed shows.

March 13 2024: Louisville, Kentucky

Title: Judges Education for the Russian Toy
Breed: Russian Toy
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: Russian Toy Club of America

Contact Name: Carolyn Strunge -
Email: wizbangsrussiantoys@gmail.com Phone: (541) 751-7341 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the National Specialty and Regional in conjunction with the Kentuckiana Cluster.

March 14 2024: Louisville, Kentucky

Title: ADSJ Advanced Judges Institute for Non-Sporting and Herding Breeds
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: American Dog Show Judges

Contact Name: David R. Miller -
Email: jlaplan488@aol.com Phone: (440) 749-3214 Fax: N/A Website: N/A March 14th-17th, in conjunction with the Kentuckiana Cluster Dog Shows. Cost for ADSJ Member-$295; for Non-Member $395. To register online: https://americandogshowjudges.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/2024-Registration-Form-2b.pdf

March 14 2024: Louisville, Kentucky

Title: Judges Education for the American Eskimo Dog - Seminar & Workshop
Breed: American Eskimo Dog
Presenter: Diana L Allen
Sponsoring Club: American Dog Show Judges

Contact Name: David R. Miller -
Email: jlaplan488@aol.com Phone: (440) 749-3214 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the ADSJ Advanced Judges Institute and the Kentuckiana Cluster Dog Shows. Scheduled to begin at 10:30AM.

March 14 2024: Louisville, Kentucky

Title: ADSJ Advanced Judges Institute for Non-Sporting and Herding Breeds
Breed: Non-Sporting Breeds
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: American Dog Show Judges

Contact Name: David R. Miller -
Email: jlaplan488@aol.com Phone: (440) 749-3214 Fax: N/A Website: N/A March 14th-17th, in conjunction with the Kentuckiana Cluster Dog Shows. Cost for ADSJ Member-$295; for Non-Member $395. To register online: https://americandogshowjudges.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/2024-Registration-Form-2b.pdf

March 15 2024: Louisville, Kentucky

Title: Judges Education for the Pyrenean Shepherd
Breed: Pyrenean Shepherd
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: Pyrenean Shepherd Club of America

Contact Name: Cindy Wilmoth -
Email: gscindy132@gmail.com Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: www.pyrshepclub.org Held in conjunction with the National Specialty and the Kentuckiana Cluster. Scheduled to begin at 9:00am. Cost: $25. Ringside Mentoring Friday & Saturday (specialty)

March 15 2024: Louisville, Kentucky

Title: Judges Education for the Otterhound
Breed: Otterhound
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: Otterhound Club of America

Contact Name: Becky Van Houten -
Email: peeble@att.net Phone: (920) -86-2058 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Regional Specialty.Scheduled to begin at 1:00PM. Ringside mentoring will be available Thursday through Sunday coordinated by Andy McIlwaine. For mentoring please contact us in advance: jec@otterhound.org

March 16 2024: Hugo, Minnesota

Title: Pointing Breed Hunting Test Seminar for Judges & Handlers
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Tom Maneely
Sponsoring Club: German Shorthaired Pointer Club of Minnesota

Contact Name: Jami Meath -
Email: Lhkgsps@gmail.com Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: http://tinyurl.com/GSPMN1506 Seminar will be held at the Total Recall School for Dogs, 17285 Forest Blvd N, Hugo, MN 55038. See website for details

March 16 2024: Kerrville, Texas

Title: Earthdog Seminar for Judges and Handlers
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Jo Ann Frier-Murza
Sponsoring Club: Border Terrier Club of America

Contact Name: Cathy Meyer -
Email: catluvdogs5@yahoo.com Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: https://tinyurl.com/0316ED Seminar will be held at Hill Country Youth Event Center, Happy State Bank Expo Hall, 3785 TX-27, Kerrville, TX 78028. See flyer for details.

March 16 2024: Louisville, Kentucky

Title: Judges Education for the Danish-Swedish Farmdog
Breed: Danish-Swedish Farmdog
Presenter: Carey Segebart
Sponsoring Club: Danish-Swedish Farmdog Club of America

Contact Name: Carey Segebart -
Email: carey.segebart@gmail.com Phone: (515) 890-7141 Fax: N/A Website: N/A In conjunction with the Kentuckiana Cluster. Scheduled to begin at 3:00. Cost: $15.

March 16 2024: Louisville, Kentucky

Title: AKC Institute for Aspiring and Newly Approved Judges
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Tim Thomas
Sponsoring Club: American Kennel Club

Contact Name: Allie Haras -
Email: axh3@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3589 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Kentuckiana Cluster Shows. The Only Institute Approved by the American Kennel Club to Fulfill the Requirement for Judging Applicants Applying After January 1, 2009.

March 17 2024: Louisville, Kentucky

Title: Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: American Kennel Club

Contact Name: Allie Haras -
Email: axh3@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3589 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the AKC Institute for Aspiring and Newly Approved Judges. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf.

March 17 2024: Louisville, Kentucky

Title: Judges Education for the Komondor
Breed: Komondor
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: Komondor Club of America

Contact Name: John Landis -
Email: a026@enter.net Phone: (610) -83-9983 Fax: N/A Website: https://komondorclubofamerica.org/ Held in conjunction with the National Specialty and the Kentuckiana Cluster.

March 20 2024: Frederick, Maryland

Title: Judging the Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Breed: Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Presenter: Carrie Chase
Sponsoring Club: Mason-Dixon Dog Judges Association

Contact Name: Al Ferruggiaro -
Email: alferrug@gmail.com Phone: (240) 418-8452 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Please arrive early by 7:00 PM. Presentation begins promptly at 7:15 PM. Guests Are Welcome - $15 for Non-members. Juniors are always welcome at no charge.

March 23 2024: Chesterland, Ohio

Title: Herding Seminar for Judges & Handlers
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Robin Penland-Elliott
Sponsoring Club: Buckeye All-Breed Herding Association of Northern

Contact Name: Cheryl Sacerich -
Email: cnuk9@cs.com Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: https://tinyurl.com/0323NOH Seminar will be held at Cleveland All-Breed Training Club, 210 Hayes Dr, Suite B, Brooklyn Heights, OH 44131. See flyer for details.

March 23 2024: Doswell, Virginia

Title: Judges Education for the Canaan Dog
Breed: Canaan Dog
Presenter: Christina Miller
Sponsoring Club: Canaan Dog Club of America

Contact Name: Christina Miller -
Email: Riverrockcd@yahoo.com Phone: (778) 272-2762 Fax: N/A Website: http://cdca.org/specialty2024.html Held in conjunction with the National Specialty As part of the Spring Fling Cluster sponsored by Langley KC & Virginia Beach KC. Scheduled to begin at 7:30AM. No charge but RSVPs appreciated so we have enough materials.

March 23 2024: Fort Worth, Texas

Title: Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Mrs. Jill Bell
Sponsoring Club: American Kennel Club

Contact Name: Kathy Caruana -
Email: kac1@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3862 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Fort Worth KC show. Cost $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf.

March 28 2024: Bakersfield, California

Title: AKC 101 Show Chair Seminar/AKC Club Development
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Guy Fisher
Sponsoring Club: AKC Club Development, Kern Co KC, San Luis Obispo

Contact Name: Guy Fisher -
Email: ghf@akc.org Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: N/A 3/28/2024 and 3/29/2024. Kern County Fairgrounds; South P St & Ming Ave; Bakersfield, CA 93307

March 29 2024: Bakersfield, California

Title: AKC 101 Show Chair Seminar/AKC Club Development
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Guy Fisher
Sponsoring Club: AKC Club Development, Kern Co KC, San Luis Obispo

Contact Name: Guy Fisher -
Email: ghf@akc.org Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: N/A 3/28/2024 and 3/29/2024. Kern County Fairgrounds; South P St & Ming Ave; Bakersfield, CA 93307

March 29 2024: Doswell, Virginia

Title: Judges Education Seminar & Workshop for the Pointer
Breed: Pointer
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: American Pointer Club

Contact Name: Danny D. Seymour -
Email: tapestryhall@aol.com Phone: (724) 454-7795 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Seminar Scheduled to begin at 3:00. Cost: $40.Meadow Event Center - Doswell, VA

March 30 2024: Gray Summit, Missouri

Title: Handling Clinic - Juniors
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: AKC Registered Handlers Program

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: mxg@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3644 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Gray Summit, MO dog shows, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to kids 18 & under who want to learn more about dog handling. Bring a dog on a lead and stop by the Superintendent's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.

April 2 2024: Peoria, Illinois

Title: Judges Education for the Collie, Seminar & Workshop
Breed: Collie
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: Collie Club of America

Contact Name: Roxann Heit -
Email: Timeheit@aol.com Phone: (316) 734-4642 Fax: N/A Website: http://www.collieclubofamerica.org Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 9:00AM. Cost: $50, Registration is required to attend. Visit website for info, registration forms, & payment options. Ringside mentoring will be available during the National.

April 5 2024: Gray Summit, Missouri

Title: Judges Education for the Bernese Mountain Dog
Breed: Bernese Mountain Dog
Presenter: Nancy Stewart
Sponsoring Club: Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America

Contact Name: Nancy Stewart -
Email: nancybmdca@gmail.com Phone: (602) 315-1281 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 8:00AM. Cost: $60. Rinside mentoring will be offered after the seminar and the following day.

April 5 2024: Lawrence, Kansas

Title: AKC 101 Show Chair Seminar/AKC Club Development
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Guy Fisher
Sponsoring Club: AKC Club Development, Grtr Emporia KC, Jesse James

Contact Name: Guy Fisher -
Email: ghf@akc.org Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: N/A 4/5/2024 and 4/6/2024. Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds; 1930 Harper ST; Lawrence, KS 66041

April 6 2024: Asheville, North Carolina

Title: Judges Education for the Great Pyrenees
Breed: Great Pyrenees
Presenter: Carrie Stuart Parks
Sponsoring Club: Great Pyrenees Club of America

Contact Name: Carrie Stuart Parks -
Email: Carrie@stuartparks.com Phone: (208) 682-2831 Fax: N/A Website: https://greatpyrenees.club/national/ Held on conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 7:30AM. No cost. Crowne Plaza Resort in Asheville NC; 1 Resort Drive; Asheville, NC 28806. Ringside mentoring will be offered during the National.

April 6 2024: DeKalb, Illinois

Title: Handling Clinic - Adult
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: AKC Registered Handlers Program

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: mxg@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3644 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the DeKalb, IL dog shows, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to anyone, particularly novice handlers, who would like to learn more about dog handling in the Conformation ring. Bring a dog on a lead. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.

April 6 2024: Lawrence, Kansas

Title: AKC 101 Show Chair Seminar/AKC Club Development
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Guy Fisher
Sponsoring Club: AKC Club Development, Grtr Emporia KC, Jesse James

Contact Name: Guy Fisher -
Email: ghf@akc.org Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: N/A 4/5/2024 and 4/6/2024. Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds; 1930 Harper ST; Lawrence, KS 66041

April 6 2024: Monroe, Washington

Title: Advanced Retriever Hunting Test Seminar for Judges and Handlers
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Kevin Bunnell
Sponsoring Club: Rainier Hunting Retriever Club

Contact Name: Doug Gallucci - dlgallucci@comcast.net
Email: N/A Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: N/A Classroom portion will be held at Evergreen Inn & Suites, 19103 Highway 2, Monroe, WA 98272. Field portion will be at Cascade Retrievers, 17126 SR 203, Monroe, WA 98272. Contact Doug for details.

April 6 2024: Valders, Wisconsin

Title: Basic Retriever Hunting Test Seminar for Judges & Handlers
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Jerry Mann
Sponsoring Club: Manitowoc County Kennel Club

Contact Name: Tom Hendricks -
Email: tomhendricks@splashcustompools.com Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: http://tinyurl.com/0406MCKC Seminar will be held at Manitowoc County Kennel Club, 4508 Quarry Rd, Valders, WI 54245. See flyer for details.

April 8 2024: Frederick, Maryland

Title: Dr. Marty Greer Stud Dog Management & Timing for Breeding
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Dr. Marty Greer
Sponsoring Club: Labrador Retriever Club of the Potomac

Contact Name: Traci Stintzcum -
Email: traci.s@comcast.net Phone: (717) 317-7406 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Seminar scheduled 6:00PM - 8:00PM. Cost: $50. Location: Clarion Inn at the Frederick Event Center 5400 Holiday Dr. Frederick MD 21703 in the Ballroom

April 8 2024: Frederick, Maryland

Title: Judges Education for the Labrador Retriever
Breed: Labrador Retriever
Presenter: Frances O. Smith, DVM, PhD
Sponsoring Club: Labrador Retriever Club of the Potomac

Contact Name: Frances O. Smith, DVM, PhD -
Email: danikklabradors@yahoo.com Phone: (612) 716-0542 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Scheduled to begin at 10:00AM. Cost: $50.

April 9 2024: Battle Ground, Washington

Title: Herding Seminar for Judges and Handlers
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Robin Penland-Elliott
Sponsoring Club: 

Contact Name: Nancy Ward -
Email: BrigandsHideOut@gmail.com Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: N/A Seminar will be held at Brigand's HideOut, 9628 NE 156th St, Battle Ground, WA 98604. Email Nancy for more information.

April 10 2024: Perry, Georgia

Title: GCJA "Terriers and More" Breed Seminars
Breed: Terrier Breeds
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: Georgia Conformation Judges Association

Contact Name: Pat Joyce -
Email: patjoyce1@att.net Phone: (770) 596-8665 Fax: N/A Website: N/A April 10-13, 2023. Held in conjunction with the Peach Blossom Cluster. Cost: $30/per breed. Seminars scheduled: Norwich, Staffordshire Bull, Amer. Hairless, Rat, Norfolk, Cesky, Australian, Manchester, Skye, Teddy Roosevelt, Affenpinscher, Weimaraner.

April 10 2024: Perry, Georgia

Title: Judges Education for the Wirehaired Vizsla
Breed: Wirehaired Vizsla
Presenter: Carol Brown
Sponsoring Club: Georgia Conformation Judges Association

Contact Name: Pat Joyce -
Email: patjoyce1@att.net Phone: (770) 596-8665 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Part of the GCJA "Terriers and More" Breed Seminars. Cost: $30. Begins at 4:00PM.

April 11 2024: Perry, Georgia

Title: Judges Education for the Affenpinscher
Breed: Affenpinscher
Presenter: Pam Peat
Sponsoring Club: Georgia Conformation Judges Association

Contact Name: Pat Joyce -
Email: patjoyce1@att.net Phone: (770) 596-8665 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Part of the GCJA "Terriers and More" Breed Seminars. Cost: $30. Begins at 10:30.

April 12 2024: Addison, Michigan

Title: Earthdog Seminar for Judges and Handlers
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Jo Ann Frier-Murza
Sponsoring Club: Terrier Club of Michigan

Contact Name: Jessica Reddmann -
Email: reddmann49@gmail.com Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: N/A Seminar will be held at the Detroit Beagle Club, 10640 Cement City Hwy, Addison, MI 49220. Contact Jessica for details.

April 12 2024: Perry, Georgia

Title: Judges Education for the Teddy Roosevelt Terrier
Breed: Teddy Roosevelt Terrier
Presenter: Debby Botruff
Sponsoring Club: Georgia Conformation Judges Association

Contact Name: Pat Joyce -
Email: patjoyce1@att.net Phone: (770) 596-8665 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Part of the GCJA "Terriers and More" Breed Seminars. Cost: $30. Begins at 1:30.

April 12 2024: Perry, Georgia

Title: Judges Education for the Weimaraner
Breed: Weimaraner
Presenter: Mary Ellen Macke
Sponsoring Club: Georgia Conformation Judges Association

Contact Name: Pat Joyce -
Email: patjoyce1@att.net Phone: (770) 596-8665 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Part of the GCJA "Terriers and More" Breed Seminars. Cost: $30. Begins at 10:30.

April 13 2024: Missoula, Montana

Title: Basic Retriever Hunting Test Seminar for Judges and Handlers
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Kevin Bunnell
Sponsoring Club: Western Montana Retriever Club

Contact Name: Christine Shoopman -
Email: crshoopman@gmail.com Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: https://tinyurl.com/0413MT Seminar will be held at Missoula Plans Exchange, 201 N Russell St, Missoula, MT 59801. See website for flyer and more info.

April 17 2024: Frederick, Maryland

Title: Judges Education for the Irish Terrier
Breed: Irish Terrier
Presenter: Kelly McDermott
Sponsoring Club: Mason-Dixon Dog Judges Association

Contact Name: Al Ferruggiaro -
Email: alferrug@gmail.com Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: N/A Presentations begin promptly at 7:15 PM. Please arrive early by 7:00 PM. Guests Are Welcome - $15 for Non Members. Juniors are always welcome at no charge. Location: Faith Church, 8158 Yellow Springs Road, Frederick, Maryland

April 17 2024: Hunt Valley, Maryland

Title: Judges Education for the Silky Terrier - National Specialty
Breed: Silky Terrier
Presenter: Lee Kouski & LeeAnn Podruch
Sponsoring Club: Silky Terrier Club of America

Contact Name: Lee Kouski or LeeAnn Podruch -
Email: goldnblu2@hotmail.com or lgpodruch@gmail.com Phone: (847) 921-1407 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Time TBA. No cost. Seminar location: Embassy Suites Hunt Valley 213 International Circle. Workshop after breed judging & Ringside mentoring offered Thursday, 4/18 at MD State Fairgrounds.

April 17 2024: Mesquite, Texas

Title: 2024 Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Breed Seminar & Workshop
Breed: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Presenter: Cindy Huggins
Sponsoring Club: American Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club

Contact Name: Cindy Huggins -
Email: courtlore@comcast.net Phone: (805) 331-3723 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 8:00AM. Ringside mentoring will be offered April 18th if in attendance. Hampton Inn & Suites, Mesquite, Texas

April 18 2024: Gray Summit, Missouri

Title: Judges Education for the Shetland Sheepdog
Breed: Shetland Sheepdog
Presenter: Jennie Hynes
Sponsoring Club: Judges Education for the Shetland Sheepdog

Contact Name: Jennie Hynes -
Email: jhynes@dbasis.com Phone: (203) 858-3394 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 9:00AM. Cost: $40.Ringside mentoring offered.

April 19 2024: Garden City, Kansas

Title: Handling Clinic - Adult
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: AKC Registered Handlers Program

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: mxg@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3644 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Garden City, KS dog shows, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to anyone, particularly novice handlers, who would like to learn more about dog handling in the Conformation ring. Bring a dog on a lead. Mixed Breed dogs welcome.

April 19 2024: Louisville, Kentucky

Title: Judges Education for the Shih Tzu
Breed: Shih Tzu
Presenter: Maurene Baum & Kristi Mann
Sponsoring Club: American Shih Tzu Club

Contact Name: Maurene Baum -
Email: mbaum3@live.com Phone: (412) 298-3694 Fax: N/A Website: shihtzu.org Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 7:00PM. Cost: $25.

April 20 2024: Timonium, Maryland

Title: Juniors Clinic
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: AKC Registered Handlers Program

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: mxg@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3644 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Timonium, MD dog shows, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to kids 18 & under who want to learn more about dog handling. Bring a dog on a lead and stop by the Superintendent's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.

April 20 2024: Timonium, Maryland

Title: So You Want to be a Judge
Breed: N/A
Presenter: AKC Executive Field Representative
Sponsoring Club: Baltimore County Kennel Club

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: handlers@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3884 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Timonium, MD dog shows, this FREE hour-long Educational Seminar is open to everyone. To be held at 15 mins after BIS.

April 22 2024: Charlotte, North Carolina

Title: Bracco Italiano Judges Education Seminar and Workshop
Breed: Bracco Italiano
Presenter: Amanda Inman, DVM and Lisa Moller
Sponsoring Club: Bracco Italiano Club of America

Contact Name: Amanda Inman, DVM -
Email: braccopointer@aol.com Phone: (352) 234-0372 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 1:00PM. No cost. Sonesta Executive Event Center, 5700 Westpark Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217

April 22 2024: Charlotte, North Carolina

Title: Bracco Italiano Judges Education Seminar and Workshop
Breed: Bracco Italiano
Presenter: Amanda Inman, DVM and Lisa Moller
Sponsoring Club: Bracco Italiano Club of America

Contact Name: Amanda Inman, DVM -
Email: braccopointer@aol.com Phone: (352) 234-0372 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 1:00PM. No cost. Ringside mentoring offered April 23rd beginning at 8:00AM.

April 23 2024: Charlotte, North Carolina

Title: Judges Education for the Spinone Italiano - National Specialty
Breed: Spinone Italiani
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: Spinone Club of America

Contact Name: Suzanne Hudson -
Email: shudson5460@aol.com Phone: (206) -66-2165 Fax: N/A Website: https://www.spinoneclubofamerica.com/about-scoa Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 1:00PM.

April 23 2024: Gray Summit, Missouri

Title: Structure, Movement, and Pedigree Analysis
Breed: Poodle
Presenter: Dr. Carmen Battaglia
Sponsoring Club: Poodle Club of America

Contact Name: Cathy Catelain -
Email: catlin012001@yahoo.com Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: https://poodleclubofamerica.org/2024-pca-national/ Scheduled to begin at 2:00PM. Dr. Battaglia is an AKC Judge, researcher, the author of many articles and books, and leader in the promotion of Breeding Better Dogs. Please pre-register for the seminar so we can make sure you receive program handouts

April 23 2024: Gray Summit, Missouri

Title: Annual Poodle Club of America Foundation Seminar
Breed: Poodle
Presenter: Dr. Stephen Friedeberg & Dr. Gustave Aquirre, DVM
Sponsoring Club: Poodle Club of America

Contact Name: Cathy Catelain -
Email: catlin012001@yahoo.com Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: N/A 8:00 A.M. Registration. 8:30 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. Dr. Stephen Friedeberg report on the Addison Study and update. 9:45 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. Dr. Gustave Aquirre, DVM on eye problems and Polymicrogeria.

April 26 2024: Kingsport, Tennessee

Title: Judges Education for the Whippet
Breed: Whippet
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: American Whippet Club

Contact Name: David Samuelson -
Email: samuelsond@aol.com Phone: (612) 201-3930 Fax: N/A Website: https://national.americanwhippetclub.org/ Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 6:00PM. No cost. Ringside mentoring will be available every day of regular class judging beginning on Wednesday, April 24, 2024.Mentoring also available all day Saturday, April 27th.

April 26 2024: Sacreamento, California

Title: Judges Education for the Keeshond
Breed: Keeshond
Presenter: Donna Smith
Sponsoring Club: Keeshond Club of America

Contact Name: Donna Smith -
Email: DSmiff@aol.com Phone: (618) 786-2912 Fax: N/A Website: https://www.keeshond.org/ Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 8:00. No cost. Ringside mentoring will be offered Friday, April 26th and Saturday, April 27th.

April 27 2024: Chesaning, Michigan

Title: Handling Clinic - Adult
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: AKC Registered Handlers Program

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: mxg@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3644 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Chesaning, MI dog shows, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to anyone, particularly novice handlers, who would like to learn more about dog handling in the Conformation ring. Bring a dog on a lead. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.

April 27 2024: Lumberton, North Carolina

Title: Handling Clinic - Adult
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: AKC Registered Handlers Program

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: ghf@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3644 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Lumberton , NC dog shows, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to anyone, particularly novice handlers, who would like to learn more about dog handling in the Conformation ring. Bring a dog on a lead. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome

April 27 2024: Manhattan, Illinois

Title: AKC Agility Judges Continuing Education Seminar
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: Rush N Around Agility Center

Contact Name: Annette Narel - 27432 US-45
Email: maghistakes@aol.com Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: N/A Additional Information: This is a two day seminar that must be attended in its entirety on April 27 & 28, 2024 (Saturday, 9AM to 5PM and Sunday, 8AM to 3PM). AKC Agility Judges are required to attend a continuing education seminar every three years.

April 27 2024: Morgantown, West Virginia

Title: Judges Education for the Nederlandse Kooikerhondje - Seminar and Hands On Workshop
Breed: Nederlandse Kooikerhondje
Presenter: Chris Carroll
Sponsoring Club: Nederlandse Kooikerhondje Club of the USA

Contact Name: Chris Carroll -
Email: frogcreeklabs@gmail.com Phone: (513) 907-9586 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 8:30AM. Cost: $25. Hazel and JW Ruby Community Center, 500 Mylan Park, Morgantown, West Virginia.

April 27 2024: Victorville, California

Title: AKC Institute for Aspiring and Newly Approved Judges
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Tim Thomas
Sponsoring Club: American Kennel Club

Contact Name: Allie Haras -
Email: axh3@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3589 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Apple Valley KC Shows. The Only Institute Approved by the American Kennel Club to Fulfill the Requirement for Judging Applicants Applying After January 1, 2009.

April 27 2024: Victorville, California

Title: Handling Clinic - Adult
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: AKC Registered Handlers Program

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: mxg@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3644 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Victorville, CA dog shows, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to anyone, particularly novice handlers, who would like to learn more about dog handling in the Conformation ring. Bring a dog on a lead. Mixed Breed dogs welcome.

April 28 2024: Victorville, California

Title: Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: American Kennel Club

Contact Name: Allie Haras -
Email: axh3@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3589 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the AKC Institute for Aspiring and Newly Approved Judges. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf.

May 1 2024: Asheville, North Carolina

Title: Judges Education for the English Cocker Spaniel - Seminar & Workshop
Breed: English Cocker Spaniel
Presenter: Bonnie Threlfall and Margie Wilson
Sponsoring Club: English Cocker Spaniel Club of America

Contact Name: Margie Wilson -
Email: wufwuf113@aol.com Phone: (262) 498-7896 Fax: N/A Website: https://englishcocker.org/2024-national/ Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at the conclusion of Sweepstakes Judging. Cost: $25. Ringside mentoring: Wednesday, May 1 (Sweeps), Thursday, May 2 (Class Dogs & Bitches), Friday, May 3 (Best of Breed).

May 4 2024: South Jordan, Utah

Title: Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Ms. Kim Rudzik
Sponsoring Club: American Kennel Club

Contact Name: Allie Haras -
Email: axh3@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3589 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Intermountain KC show. Cost $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf.

May 10 2024: Clymer, New York

Title: Judges Education for the Mastiff
Breed: Mastiff
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: Mastiff Club of America

Contact Name: Jessica Watson -
Email: oaklair@outlook.com Phone: (817) 371-5179 Fax: N/A Website: https://mastiffs.info/ Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Luncheon & JE Seminar following Dog Judging. Cost: $35.00. Ringside mentoring offered May 10th - May 12th.

May 11 2024: Gray Summit, Missouri

Title: Judges Education for the Norwegian Elkhound
Breed: Norwegian Elkhound
Presenter: Edward Hall
Sponsoring Club: Norwegian Elkhound Association of America

Contact Name: Debbie Walker -
Email: djwalkerneaa@bellsouth.net Phone: (864) 915-9547 Fax: N/A Website: https://neaanational.com/ Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 7:30AM. No cost. Ringside mentoring will be offered.

May 11 2024: Marshall, Texas

Title: Handling Seminar - Juniors
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: AKC Registered Handlers Program

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: mxg@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3644 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Marshall, TX dog shows, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to kids 18 & under who want to learn more about dog handling. Bring a dog on a lead and stop by the Superintendent's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.

May 15 2024: Tampa, Florida

Title: Judges Education for the Boston Terrier
Breed: Boston Terrier
Presenter: Tom & Joyce Davis
Sponsoring Club: Boston Terrier Club of America

Contact Name: Tom & Joyce Davis -
Email: davane2@comcast.net Phone: (724) 730-8181 Fax: N/A Website: https://www.bostonterrierclubofamerica.org/ Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 9:00AM. Cost: $40. Morning refreshments served. Ringside mentoring offered May 16th & 17th.

May 16 2024: Duluth, Minnesota

Title: Judges Education for the Newfoundland
Breed: Newfoundland
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: Newfoundland Club of America

Contact Name: Denise Castonguay -
Email: castanewf@shaw.ca Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: https://store.ncanationalspecialty.org/shop held in conjunction with the National Specialty. No cost. Breed presentation seminar at the conclusion of dog judging, May 16th. Hands on workshop at the conclusion of bitch judging, May 17th. Ringside mentoring May 16th - 18th.

May 17 2024: Wilimington, Ohio

Title: Judges Education for the Cardigan Welsh Corgi
Breed: Cardigan Welsh Corgi
Presenter: Rev Dr. C. Patrick Ormos
Sponsoring Club: Cardigan Welsh Corgi Club of America

Contact Name: Rev Dr. C. Patrick Ormos -
Email: patrick.ormos@gmail.com Phone: (210) 216-3692 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 7:00PM. Ringside mentoring will be Thursday (dogs), Friday (bitches) and Saturday (BOB)

May 21 2024: Gray Summit, Missouri

Title: Judges Education for the Irish Wolfhound -
Breed: Irish Wolfhound
Presenter: Linda King, Donna Smith
Sponsoring Club: Irish Wolfhound Club of America

Contact Name: Linda King -
Email: ardrhis@aol.com Phone: (434) 327-9662 Fax: N/A Website: https://www.iwclubofamerica.org/iwca-2024 Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at the completion of Judging. No cost, please reserve by May 10th. Ringside mentoring offered Monday, May 20th - Tuesday, May 21st.

May 23 2024: North Kingstown, Rhode Island

Title: Judges Education for the Havanese, Seminar & Workshop
Breed: Havanese
Presenter: Adam King
Sponsoring Club: Havanese Club of America

Contact Name: Adam King -
Email: hcajudgesed@gmail.com Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: https://www.havanesenational.com/ Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 8:30AM. No cost. Ringside mentoring will be offered during breed judging. Limited to AKC judges interested in applying for Havanese.

May 24 2024: New Castle, Pennsylvania

Title: AKC 101 Show Chair Seminar/AKC Club Development
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Guy Fisher
Sponsoring Club: AKC Club Development, Altoona Area KA, New Castle

Contact Name: Guy Fisher -
Email: ghf@akc.org Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: N/A 5/24/2024 5/25/2024, Lawrence County Farm Show Grounds; Route 108 (5 miles east of New Castle); New Castle, PA 16101

May 25 2024: New Castle, Pennsylvania

Title: Adult Handling Clinic
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: AKC Registered Handlers Program

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: mxg@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3644 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the New Castle, PA dog shows, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to anyone, particularly novice handlers, who would like to learn more about dog handling in the Conformation ring. Bring a dog on a lead. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome

May 25 2024: New Castle, Pennsylvania

Title: AKC 101 Show Chair Seminar/AKC Club Development
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Guy Fisher
Sponsoring Club: AKC Club Development, Altoona Area KA, New Castle

Contact Name: Guy Fisher -
Email: ghf@akc.org Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: N/A 5/24/2024 5/25/2024. Lawrence County Farm Show Grounds; Route 108 (5 miles east of New Castle); New Castle, PA 16101

May 25 2024: New Castle, Pennsylvania

Title: Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Mrs. Sandra D'Andrea
Sponsoring Club: American Kennel Club

Contact Name: Allie Haras -
Email: axh3@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3589 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the New Castle KC show. Cost $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf.

May 25 2024: San Bernadino, California

Title: Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Mr. Larry Cornelius
Sponsoring Club: American Kennel Club

Contact Name: Allie Haras -
Email: axh3@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3589 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Los Encinos KC show. Cost $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf.

June 1 2024: Tyler, Texas

Title: Scent Work seminar for Judges and Handlers
Breed: N/A
Presenter: TBD
Sponsoring Club: East Texas Scent Work Club

Contact Name: Robin Visniski -
Email: hagrvis@gmail.com Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: N/A Seminar will be held at Lucky Dog Training Center, 15545 CR 1134, Tyler, TX 75709

June 4 2024: Waynesboro, Virginia

Title: Judges Education for the Tibetan Spaniel - National Specialty
Breed: Tibetan Spaniel
Presenter: Linda C. Foiles
Sponsoring Club: Tibetan Spaniel Club of America

Contact Name: Linda C. Foiles -
Email: flolintwo@aol.com Phone: (919) 340-0164 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 12:30PM. Cost: $20. Ringside mentoring will be offered on Wednesday, June 5th

June 7 2024: Gray Summit, Missouri

Title: Judges Education for the Saluki - Seminar & Workshop
Breed: Saluki
Presenter: Diane Divin & Cathy Chapman
Sponsoring Club: Saluki Club of America

Contact Name: Diane Divin -
Email: diane@divinconsulting.com Phone: (817) 229-0430 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 7:30AM. Cost: $25. Ringside mentoring offered Friday, June 7th & Saturday, June 8th.

June 8 2024: Hutchinson, Kansas

Title: Handling Clinic - Adult
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: AKC Registered Handlers Program

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: mxg@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3644 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Hutchinson, KS dog shows, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to anyone, particularly novice handlers, who would like to learn more about dog handling in the Conformation ring. Bring a dog on a lead. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome

June 19 2024: Perry, Georgia

Title: Dalmatian Club of America - National Seminar and Hands-on Workshop
Breed: Dalmatian
Presenter: Meg Hennessey and Linda Lewin
Sponsoring Club: Dalmatian Club of America

Contact Name: Diana Skibinski -
Email: skibinski1@aol.com Phone: (219) 776-8746 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 11:00AM. Cost: $20.

June 21 2024: Cambridge, Minnesota

Title: AKC 101 Show Chair Seminar/AKC Club Development
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Guy Fisher
Sponsoring Club: AKC Club Development, Anoka Co, KC, Cambridge KC

Contact Name: Guy Fisher -
Email: ghf@akc.org Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: N/A 6/21/2024 6/22/2024. Isanti County Fairgrounds; 3101 Mn Highway 95; Cambridge, MN 55008

June 22 2024: Cambridge, Minnesota

Title: AKC 101 Show Chair Seminar/AKC Club Development
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Guy Fisher
Sponsoring Club: AKC Club Development, Anoka Co, KC, Cambridge KC

Contact Name: Guy Fisher -
Email: ghf@akc.org Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: N/A 6/21/2024 6/22/2024. Isanti County Fairgrounds; 3101 Mn Highway 95; Cambridge, MN 55008

June 22 2024: Cambridge, Minnesota

Title: Handling Clinic - Adult
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: AKC Registered Handlers Program

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: mxg@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3644 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Cambridge, MN dog shows, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to anyone, particularly novice handlers, who would like to learn more about dog handling in the Conformation ring. Bring a dog on a lead. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.

June 28 2024: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Title: Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka Judges Education & Workshop
Breed: Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka
Presenter: Denise Dang
Sponsoring Club: Mid Del Tinker Kennel Club

Contact Name: Denise Dang -
Email: secretaryrtbca@gmail.com Phone: (405) 361-4237 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Seminar and workshop scheduled to begin at 4:30PM. Cost: $30.

July 4 2024: Monroe, Michigan

Title: Judges Education for the Golden Retriever - Seminar and Workshop
Breed: Golden Retiever
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: Fort Detroit Golden Retriever Club

Contact Name: Barbara Pepper -
Email: bonheurcavs@bellsouth.net Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: N/A In conjunction with the Fort Detroit Golden Retriever club's back-to-back Specialties. Cost is $25 and pre-enrollment is critical as presentation is only possible if there is a sufficient number of students. Ringside mentoring offered July 5th.

July 6 2024: West Springfield, Massachusetts

Title: Juniors Handling Clinic
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: AKC Registered Handlers Program

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: mxg@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3644 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the West Springfield, MA dog shows, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to kids 18 & under who want to learn more about dog handling. Bring a dog on a lead and stop by the Superintendent's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breed dogs welcome

July 18 2024: Houston, Texas

Title: DJAA Advanced Judges Institute for the Hound Group
Breed: Hound Breeds
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: Dog Judges Association of America

Contact Name: Judith Brown -
Email: judithabrown@sbcglobal.net Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: https://djaa.org/seminars/houston/ Held in conjunction with the World Series of Dog Shows. July 14th -21st.

July 20 2024: Graham, Washington

Title: AKC Institute for Aspiring and Newly Approved Judges
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Tim Thomas
Sponsoring Club: American Kennel Club

Contact Name: Allie Haras -
Email: axh3@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3589 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Tacoma KC Shows. The Only Institute Approved by the American Kennel Club to Fulfill the Requirement for Judging Applicants Applying After January 1, 2009.

July 20 2024: Houston, Texas

Title: Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Mrs. Jill Bell
Sponsoring Club: American Kennel Club

Contact Name: Allie Haras -
Email: axh3@akc.org Phone: (198) 163-3589 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Beaumont Kennel Club show. Cost $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf.

July 20 2024: Manchester, CT

Title: AKC Agility Judges Continuing Education
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Pam
Sponsoring Club: 

Contact Name: - 175 Adams St.
Email: intrepid055@gmail.com Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: N/A Additional Information: This is a two day seminar that must be attended in its entirety on July 20 & 21 2024 (Saturday, 9AM to 5PM and Sunday, 8AM to 3PM). AKC Agility Judges are required to attend a continuing education seminar every three years.

July 21 2024: Graham, Washington

Title: Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: American Kennel Club

Contact Name: Allie Haras -
Email: axh3@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3589 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the AKC Institute for Aspiring and Newly Approved Judges. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf.

July 26 2024: Longview, Texas

Title: Handling Clinic - Adult
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: AKC Registered Handlers Program

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: mxg@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3644 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Longview, TX dog shows, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to anyone, particularly novice handlers, who would like to learn more about dog handling in the Conformation ring. Bring a dog on a lead. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.

July 27 2024: Waukesha, Wisconsin

Title: Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Ms. Lynn Meyer
Sponsoring Club: American Kennel Club

Contact Name: Allie Haras -
Email: axh3@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3589 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Waukesha Kennel Club show. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf.

August 3 2024: Canfield, Ohio

Title: Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Mrs. Sandra D'Andrea
Sponsoring Club: American Kennel Club

Contact Name: Allie Haras -
Email: axh3@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3589 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Beaver County Kennel Club show. Cost $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf.

August 6 2024: Punta Gorda, FL

Title: AKC Agility Judges Continuing Education
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: 

Contact Name: Victoria MacVicar - 2551 Taylor RD.
Email: agilitybritts@earthlink.net Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: N/A Additional Information: This is a two day seminar that must be attended in its entirety on August 6 & 7 2024 (Tuesday, 9AM to 5PM and Wednesday, 8AM to 3PM). AKC Agility Judges are required to attend a continuing education seminar every three years.

September 6 2024: Greeley, Colorado

Title: Judges Education for the Bedlington Terrier - AKC Approved as National Specialty Judges Education Program.
Breed: Bedlington Terrier
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: Bedlington Terrier Club of America

Contact Name: Judges Education Committee -
Email: N/A Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: JudgesEd@BedlingtonAmerica.com Judges Education completed with this event will be considered as our 2024 Nat'l Specialty Judges Edu Program. This includes attendance of the this seminar & ringside observations at the Saturday BTCA specialty. AKC Judging Ops has Approved this exception

September 7 2024: Bridgewater, New Jersey

Title: Handling Clinic - Juniors
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: AKC Registered Handlers Program

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: mxg@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3644 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Bridgewater, NJ dog shows, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to kids 18 & under who want to learn more about dog handling. Bring a dog on a lead and stop by the Superintendent's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breed dogs welcome.

September 11 2024: Kingsport, Tennessee

Title: Judges Education for the Portuguese Water Dog - Seminar & Workshop
Breed: Portuguese Water Dog
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: Portuguese Water Dog Club of America

Contact Name: Marilyn Rimmer -
Email: questark@gmail.com Phone: (858) 273-8552 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 7:00AM. Ringside mentoring starting immediately after presentation.Hands-on to be held after judging that day. Additional mentoring 9/12 w/hands-on after BOB judging. H2O trials 9/6&7

September 12 2024: Albany, Oregon

Title: Basset Hound Judges Education Workshop at National Specialty
Breed: Basset Hound
Presenter: Sylvie McGee
Sponsoring Club: Basset Hound Club of America

Contact Name: Sylvie McGee -
Email: sylvie@sylviemcgee.net Phone: (360) 705-1233 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 7:30AM. No cost. Ringside mentoring will be available on prior request Wednesday (dogs) & Thursday (bitches), and on Friday (Intersex). Any inquiries should be directed to Sylvie McGee

September 13 2024: Elkton, Maryland

Title: Spaniel Hunting Test Seminar for Judges & Handlers
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Tom Meyer
Sponsoring Club: Maryland Sporting Dog Association

Contact Name: Steve Surprenant -
Email: steve.surprenant@outlook.com Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: N/A Seminar will be held at Rebel Ridge Farms, 295 Woods Rd, Elkton, MD 21921. Contact Steve for details.

October 12 2024: Hamburg, New York

Title: AKC Institute for Aspiring and Newly Approved Judges
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Tim Thomas
Sponsoring Club: American Kennel Club

Contact Name: Allie Haras -
Email: axh3@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3589 Fax: N/A Website: https://www.apps.akc.org/signup/index.cfm?id=42030 Held in conjunction with the Nickel City Cluster Shows. The Only Institute Approved by the American Kennel Club to Fulfill the Requirement for Judging Applicants Applying After January 1, 2009.

October 13 2024: Hamburg, New York

Title: Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Tim Thomas
Sponsoring Club: American Kennel Club

Contact Name: Allie Haras -
Email: axh3@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3589 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Nickel City Cluster shows. Cost $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf.

October 16 2024: Vergennes, Vermont

Title: Judges Education for the Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
Breed: Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
Presenter: Jennie Chen
Sponsoring Club: Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Club of America

Contact Name: Jennie Chen -
Email: jennie@romanreign.com Phone: N/A Fax: N/A Website: https://www.gsmdcans.com/judges-education.html#/ Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 10:00AM. National Specialty regular class dogs & bitches to be judged roughly at 1:00pm shortly after completion of presentation for ringside mentoring. Basin Harbor Resort.

October 24 2024: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Title: Judges Education for the Lhasa Apso - National Specialty
Breed: Lhasa Apso
Presenter: Joyce Johanson
Sponsoring Club: American Lhasa Apso Club

Contact Name: Joyce Johanson -
Email: joyslynslhasas73@gmail.com Phone: (309) 837-1665 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Seminar & hands-on workshop. Scheduled to begin at 8:45 AM. Cost $25. Ringside mentoring on Friday 10/25 and upon request on 10/22 Tuesday and Wednesday 10/23.

October 24 2024: Wilmington, Ohio

Title: Judges Education for the Alaskan Malamute
Breed: Alaskan Malamute
Presenter: Roger D. Gifford
Sponsoring Club: Alaskan Malamute Club of America

Contact Name: Roger Gifford -
Email: luvfarside@aol.com Phone: (937) 689-2679 Fax: N/A Website: https://www.alaskanmalamute.org/national-specialty Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at noon. Cost $35.

November 1 2024: Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

Title: Great Dane Club of America National Specialty - Seminar and Hands-on Workshop
Breed: Great Dane
Presenter: Jason M. Hoke
Sponsoring Club: Great Dane Club of America

Contact Name: Jason Hoke -
Email: jasonhoke@aol.com Phone: (646) 241-5800 Fax: N/A Website: https://gdca.org/ Held in conjunction with the National Specialty. Scheduled to begin at 6:00AM. Cost: $35. Kalahari Resort Wisconsin Dells, WI. Ringside mentoring will be offered Oct 31st - Nov 2nd.

November 9 2024: Crosby, Texas

Title: Juniors Handling Clinic
Breed: N/A
Presenter: N/A
Sponsoring Club: AKC Registered Handlers Program

Contact Name: Marliese Moody -
Email: mxg@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3644 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the Crosby, TX dog shows, this FREE hands-on clinic is open to kids 18 & under who want to learn more about dog handling. Bring a dog on a lead and stop by the Superintendent's Desk in the a.m. Mixed Breed dogs are welcome.

December 11 2024: Orlando, Florida

Title: AKC Institute for Aspiring and Newly Approved Judges
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Tim Thomas
Sponsoring Club: American Kennel Club

Contact Name: Allie Haras -
Email: axh3@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3589 Fax: N/A Website: https://www.apps.akc.org/signup/index.cfm?id=42040 Held in conjunction with the AKC National Championship/Orlando Cluster Shows. The Only Institute Approved by the American Kennel Club to Fulfill the Requirement for Judging Applicants Applying After January 1, 2009.

December 13 2024: Orlando, Florida

Title: Judging Junior Showmanship
Breed: N/A
Presenter: Tim Thomas
Sponsoring Club: American Kennel Club

Contact Name: Allie Haras -
Email: axh3@akc.org Phone: (919) 816-3589 Fax: N/A Website: N/A Held in conjunction with the AKC National Championship/Orlando Cluster shows. Cost $50. Please review the Junior Showmanship Rulebook prior to attending the seminar. Http://images.akc.org/pdf/rulebooks/REJRSH.pdf.

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