Children and young adults (ages 9 – 17) are welcome to join the Durham Kennel Club as Junior members. Juniors are eligible to participate in all AKC sanctioned events and are welcome to attend training classes and seminars offered by the Durham Kennel Club to prepare for these events. In addition, the AKC supports a variety of competitions geared specifically for Juniors in Conformation, Agility and Obedience. Please see the AKC website for additional information on these events..
The Durham Kennel Club sponsors a Junior Handling Clinic held in Conjunction with the Tar Heel Labor Day Cluster held at the State Fair Grounds in Raleigh, NC. The clinic incorporates several activities including….
The official AKC website that contains an enormous amount of information on dogs, dog events and Juniors participation. Juniors can sign up for a user id and obtain reports on their wins:
Junior Showmanship Resource Center
The official e-newsletter of the AKC Junior organization, published 4 times a year. Important announcements and interesting articles are featured.
This online version of the dog show magazine has recently taken on compiling Juniors statistics, however, their lists are restricted to the Top 10 in breed and group and Top 20 all breed.
This website contains information on dogs shows that are supervised by MBF (mostly east coast and mid-west), including show premiums, judging programs and show results. The site also offers the ability to register for MBF supervised shows on-line.