ACKCSC 2023 National Specialty

Summary of Events

Join us in 2023!  You won’t want to miss this great line-up of events!

**Schedule is DRAFT at this point as we are still in the planning stages,
and therefore subject to change**

SATURDAY, April 29th

  • ACKCSC Agility Trial at Level Up Dog Sports in Mechanicsville, Virginia (there is also a non-ACKCSC hosted Agility Trial on Friday, April 28th)

SUNDAY, April 30th

  • Conference Center Set-Up 8am-4pm — Volunteers Welcome!
  • ACKCS Rescue Trust Board Meeting (morning)
  • ACKCSC, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting (afternoon)
  • ACKCS Charitable Trust Board Meeting (evening)
  • ACKCSC Agility Trial at Level Up Dog Sports in Mechanicsville Virginia

MONDAY, May 1st

  • Futurity
  • Puppy & Veteran Sweepstakes
  • Agility National Specialty (All-Breed)
  • Annual Meeting (Lunch for those who attend)
  • Regional Clubs Meeting
  • Welcome Party
  • ACKCSC Agility Trial at Level Up Dog Sports in Mechanicsville, Virginia

TUESDAY, May 2nd

  • Regular Dog & Veteran Dog Classes
  • Obedience & Rally National Specialty
  • FAST CAT (outside) (All-Breed)
  • Breeder Education Seminar (Lunch)
  • Rescue Parade
  • Rescue Celebration


  • Regular Bitch & Veteran Bitch Classes
  • Obedience & Rally Independent Specialty
  • Fast CAT (outside, all-breed)
  • Canine Good Citizenship Workshop
  • Canine Good Citizenship &  Advanced CGC Tests
  • Trick Dog
  • Health Clinics
  • Judges Education Workshop in morning
  • Judges Ringside Mentoring in afternoon
  • Health Seminar (Lunch)
  • Juniors’ Seminar & Pizza Party
  • Evening for local exploration & socializing


  • Junior Showmanship
  • Parade of Veterans
  • Top 10 Junior Awards
  • Judges Ringside Mentoring
  • Best of Breed Competition
  • Non-Regular Classes (Stud Dog, Brood Bitch, Brace, National Owner Handled, Best Puppy,
    Best Bred-By, Veteran, etc.)
  • National Specialty Closing Ceremonies
  • FAST CAT (outside) (All-Breed)
  • Charitable Trust Live Auction & Awards Banquet

FRIDAY, May 5th

  • ACKCSC Independent Specialty Show
  • Junior Showmanship
  • All Conformation Classes
  • Best of Breed Competition

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