International Extravaganza

On behalf of the Akita Club of America’s Foreign Bred Competition committee, we are extremely excited to once again host a ***Foreign Bred Competition*** during the 2023 National specialty week!

Aiming to showcase those fine Akitas that are Bred and Owned solely by foreign Akita fanciers, this prestigious international event will take place Wednesday,  with entries being taken through regular show hours on Tuesday.  Class winners will compete for Best Foreign Bred and Best of Opposite Sex to Best Foreign Bred. Rosettes will be awarded in first through fourth place, and classes will be presided over by a Special Guest Judge.


  • Entries must have been bred in countries outside the United States
  • Entries must be at least six months of age
  • Entries must also be entered in another regular class at this National
  • Entries’ owners and/or co-owners must reside outside the U.S.,  and no owners and/or co-owners may be a U.S. resident.

Pre-entry is encouraged – details will be forthcoming.