Junior Showmanship is a competition assessing the handling skills of children 9-18 years of age-independent of the traits of the dog. The competition promotes proper training and care to prepare future generations for responsible dog ownership, sportsmanship, and future success in the sport.
Once selected as Best of Breed/Variety, dogs advance to compete within their AKC-recognized Group: Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting, Herding, Sporting, Working, and Terrier.
Starting May 16, 2022 spectators will be able to pre-purchase online daytime tickets for the Saturday, June 18, Masters Agility Championship, and the 146th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show held Monday-Wednesday, June 20-22. As spectator parking is not available on the Lyndhurst grounds, you can purchase off-site parking as well.