Where can I find shows with agility competition?
There are many dog shows that include agility competitions. There are also many dog competitions that are the entire dog show. To find shows with agility competition, you simply need to search for dog shows that have an agility component, or that specifically feature agility courses.
Organizations throughout the country host dog shows and dog agility competitions. Some of the most popular dog agility competition organizations include the American Kennel Club (AKC) and the United States Dog Agility Association (USDAA). Large organizations will host world agility championships, and smaller competitions throughout the year. These organizations have varying rules for what types of dogs can compete, time standards for courses, and different judging criteria.
Aside from the major organizations that run dog agility competitions, there are many small-scale agility competitions taking place year round. Dog agility is a fast growing sport, with many dog owners participating in the competitions. Because of this, it is easier than ever to find shows with agility competitions.