The AKC announced that this year’s AKC/Eukanuba National Championship will be expanded to a five-day celebration of dogs. Exhibitors can expect more specialties and special attractions at the AKC/Eukanuba weekend this December.
The 2013 competitive year will culminate with five major events, which the AKC is calling the “Final Five,” at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., from December 10-15, 2013. The week’s highlights are three all-breed dog shows, a day of independent specialties and special attractions, and teh AKC/Eukanuba championship. The “Final Five” is comprised of:
Day 1 and 2 (Dec. 10-12): Space Coast Kennel Club of Palm Bay, Brevard Kennel Club, Central Florida Kennel Club and Orlando Dog Training Club shows, which include all-breed conformation, obedience and Junior Showmanship competitions.
Day 3 (Dec. 13): A full day of specialties and special attractions, including Eukanuba World Challenge pre-judging, the Eukanuba Breeder’s Stakes Finals and the AKC Owner-Handler Series end-of-year competition.
Day 4 and 5 (Dec. 14-15, 2013): The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship, joined by the AKC Agility Invitational and the AKC Obedience Classic (and their respective Juniors competitions). Other activities of the final two days include Celebrate Dogs!, AKC Meet the Breeds, My Dog Can Do That!, Best Bred-by-Exhibitor competition and Eukanuba World Challenge finals.
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