Annual Dog Shows


Maize & Blue Combined Specialties

On Friday, July 9, 2021 The Ann Arbor Kennel Club will host the Maize and Blue Combined Specialties. Each year you will find the listing of each breed that is participating on the MBF web site – Many of the breeds will offer 4 major pointed events over the 3 day period. Look for your breed and plan to attend all 3 days.

All Breeds Dog Shows & Obedience Trials

The main events of the Ann Arbor Kennel Club are the back-to-back conformation shows and obedience and rally trials. Obedience and Rally Trials will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The shows are held at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Monroe, Michigan, considered one of the premier outdoor venues in the state. Obedience, Rally and conformation judging of many of the smaller breeds are held in the air conditioned MBT Exhibition Center, while the larger breeds are exhibited outdoors. Information on past and future shows is linked below as it becomes available.

The 2021 Ann Arbor Kennel Club Shows will be held Saturday, July 10, 2021 & Sunday, July 11, 2021.

The Ann Arbor Kennel Club is a proud participant in the AKC Owner-Handler Series! The AKC Owner-Handler Series includes Breed, Group, and Best in Show Competitions. It will be offered for all owner-handled dogs and bitches on both Saturday, July 10, 2021 & Sunday, July 11, 2021. Don't forget to check the box on the entry form to be sure your entry is processed for the owner handler series.

The AAKC will once again offer the 4 to 6 Beginner Puppy Competition on Saturday, July 10, 2021. This event provides a great socialization experience for pups and a unique introduction to dog shows for their owners.

The AAKC will once again offer the Pee Wee Class on Sunday, July 11, 2021. This class is for kids from 5-9 years of age (with a parent or guardian). Dogs must be at least 4 months of age to enter. All dogs must have proper leach & collar. There is NO entry fee. Contact Kate McCallum to get a copy of the release at