Exhibitor Information

Changes and Updates for Exhibitors attending the 2020 WKC Dog Show at Pier 94

New Schedule on Pier 94 :

Saturday, February 8th:  Masters Agility Championship - Preliminaries and Finals

Sunday, February 9th: Hound Breeds, Herding Breeds and the Masters Obedience Championship

Monday, February 10th : Terrier Breeds, Non-Sporting Breeds, Toy Breeds and Junior Showmanship Preliminaries Day 1. Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting & Herding Group Judging at Madison Square Garden 

Tuesday, February 11th  : Sporting Breeds, Working Breeds, Junior Showmanship Preliminaries Day 2. Junior Showmanship Finals, Sporting Grou, Working Group, Terrier Group and Best in Show  Judging at Madison Square Garden

Agility Exhibitors:

New entry requirements for the Masters Agility Championship 

  • Dogs must have MACH or PACH titles at the time of entry. You must have a PACH title to enter Preferred at the Masters Agility Championship.

Obedience Exhibitors:

  • The Master Obedience Championship will be held on SUNDAY, February 9, 2020.
  • Entry is limited to the first 25 entries received.
  • Top 200 dogs based on AKC OTCH points earned during the period January 1, 2019 through October 31, 2019.
  • Eligibility: Any dog that has earned the AKC Obedience Trial Championship (OTCH) title.  Additionally, the following teams will receive an invitation to the 5th Westminster Masters Obedience Championship: Winners from the previous year’s Westminster Masters Obedience Championship, AKC Classic Master Class, and the AKC National Obedience Championship.

Changes to the Masters Obedience Championship competition:

  • The competition will consist of two rounds, each with AKC-approved exercises. One round will contain Open B exercises and the other round will have Utility B exercises.
  • First through fourth placements will be awarded in each round, with the highest-scoring team from either round being awarded High in Trial.
  •  The Masters Obedience Champion will be determined by the combined individual qualifying scores from both rounds.
  • Qualifying scores will be recorded toward AKC titles.
  • Entries close December 6, 2019.

Conformation Exhibitors:

  • The WKC Dog Show will be returning to a show of only Champion Dogs.  
  • The entry limit is 2500 dogs.
  • Breed judging will be conducted over three days:  Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. There is no change in evening judging, which will remain at Madison Square Garden (MSG) with Group judging being held on Monday & Tuesday and Junior Showmanship Finals & Best in Show on Tuesday.  
  • Entries close December 6, 2019.