The American Kennel Club® (AKC) is excited to announce that the AKC Agility Premier Cup will air on ESPN. The two-hour competition will be televised on Tuesday, May 25th, 2021 at 7 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT. The Agility Premier Cup took place on May 15th and highlights the top AKC agility competitors. The high-energy event consists of three rounds of competition featuring the best canine athletes in the sport. You won’t want to miss out on the fun!
What to Expect:
- Watch over 90 dogs and their handlers compete for the championship
- Dogs entered compete in 8”, 12”, 16”, 20”, or 24” jump heights, according to their
- $10,000 will be awarded between the 5 jump height $500 will be given to the Reserve Winner, and $1,500 will be presented to the Winner from the finals round.
- The broadcast will be hosted by ESPN SportsCenter anchor Antoinetta “Toni” Collins, including play by play by sportscaster Carolyn Manno, and analysis by Terry Simons, past AKC National Agility Champion.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 7 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT
Giselle Castro, Communications Coordinator, Giselle.Castro@akc.org