Established in 1877, the dog show is America's second longest continuously held sporting event and attracts thousands that come to see the parade of champions, best of breed and the Best of Show award winner. It is America's First and Only Champions Only Dog Show. Entry limited to 2,500 dogs
Individual breed judging will take place each day between the hours of 8:30AM and 6PM.
All Hound, Terrier, Non-Sporting and Herding breeds and varieties will be judged on Monday, with Groups judged on Monday evening.
All Sporting, Working, and Toy breeds and varieties will be judged on Tuesday, with Groups judged on Tuesday evening. Best In Show will also be judged on Tuesday evening.
Junior Showmanship preliminaries will be judged each afternoon, with the finals to be held at 7:30PM on Tuesday evening.
169 Breeds and Varieties will be judged in seven different groups during the day Monday and Tuesday*.
*Competition in each breed and variety may be viewed in streaming video at the Westminster website. This video will be available within two hours of completion of the judging of that breed.
Madison Square Garden Web Site