Back by popular demand! A special event for foreign-bred Akitas  will be held after the Top 20 Event, with entries being taken through regular show hours on Tuesday.  Rosettes will be awarded in first through fourth place, and classes will be presided over by a Special Guest Judge.

The intent of this event is to showcase the Akitas that join us each year from countries outside the U.S., during our National Specialty Week.


  • 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 Nationals
  • 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.