The JEC will present a two-part seminar for aspiring, prospective, and current AKC Judges on the history, temperament, type, gait, and structure of Akitas. Friday’s  seminar from 4-6 pm will include an in depth study of the Akita Standard and a hands-on demonstration using approximately 10 dogs who are excellent representatives of the breed. Light snacks and beverages will be included.

$35 by advance reservation (received by August 30, 2019). $45 at the door. Fee includes light snacks Friday evening, reserved seating in the JEC area, a show catalog, seminar materials, and certificates.

NOTE: For Non-Judge Attendees; the AKC 12-5-4 (12 years/5 litters/4 champions bred in primary breed) Qualification Rules will apply.

Continued, SATURDAY, September 7, 2019

During Best of Breed Competition

Ringside mentoring by JEC members and Parent-Club-approved mentors will take place during Best of Breed judging. Additional ringside mentoring is available throughout the week’s events, beginning September 2 and should be arranged in advance through Sylvia Thomas.

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