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  • AKC National Agility Championship

    American Kennel Club

    March 23 - 25
  • AKC SPO National Championship

    American Kennel Club

    April 5
  • AKC Rally® National Championship

    American Kennel Club

    June 29
  • AKC National Obedience Championship

    American Kennel Club

    June 30 - July 1