30th Anniversary!!

Yee-Haw! Join us for a Rockin’ Good Time in Texas!

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It’s not just your regular ol’ dog show, partner! National Week comes packed with:
  • Enlightenin’ educational seminars
  • Health check-ups
  • Social shindigs
  • Fundraisin’ dinners for the Charitable Trust and Rescue Trust Celebration!
  • Five days of Conformation, two days of Junior Showmanship
  • Three days of indoor Agility, two days of Obedience, and two days of Rally competitions
  • One day of Scent Work
  • To top it off, three days of FastCAT!


If you got a soft spot for them Cavaliers, saddle up for the 2024 ACKCSC National Event.

It’s gonna be a downright unforgettable event, filled with laughter, fur, and a heap of good ol’ fashioned fun. Don’t miss out on this here Texas-sized celebration – where tails will wag, and good times will roll. So, dust off those cowboy boots, leash up your pup, and let’s make it a howlin’ good time in the heart of Texas!

2024 will have both a National Specialty and an Independent Specialty hosted by the ACKCSC.

The Conformation National will run Monday through Thursday April 15-18th.

The Conformation Independent Specialty will be on Friday April 19th.

Agility, Rally/Obedience and FastCat and Scent Work dates/times are listed on the Performance & Companion Events Page.

A show this size is a whole lot of work — if you are attending, we are counting on you to participate and volunteer!  As the show gets closer we will have a link to the sign up sheet posted.

Important information about the hotel can be found under the venue tab.

Dates:  April 15-19, 2024
Hotel & Show Site: Hampton Inn & Suies – Mesquite Convention Center in Mesquite, TX
Show Chair: Richard Alexander
Superintendent: Baray

2024 will have both a National Specialty and an Independent Specialty hosted by the ACKCSC.

The Conformation National will run Monday through Thursday April 15-18th.

The Conformation Independent Specialty will be on Friday April 19th.

Agility will be Saturday April 29th-Monday May 1st. (There will also be a trial held in the same location on Friday April 28th)

National Rally/ Obedience will be Tuesday May 2nd. Independent Rally/Obedience will be Wednesday May 3rd.

FastCat will run Tuesday May 2nd through Thursday May 4th.

A show this size is a lot of work — if you are attending, we are counting on you to participate and volunteer!  As the show gets closer we will have a link to the sign up sheet posted.

Important information about the hotel can be found under the venue tab.

Dates:  April 15-19, 2024
Hotel & Show Site: Hampton Inn & Suies – Mesquite Convention Center in Mesquite, TX
Show Chair: Richard Alexander
Superintendent: Baray

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Daily Schedules are listed below with activity locations and pertinent information.  Click on the day for more information.

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Please come join us Sunday morning starting at 8am to help set up!  It’s a lot of work for just a few, but enjoyable and fun when everyone pitches in!  We are all volunteers.

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