Watch The Akc Agility Premier Cup On Espn, May 25th

WHAT:

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.

WHEN:

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 7 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT

 CONTACT:

Giselle Castro, Communications Coordinator, Giselle.Castro@akc.org

 

  • Founded in 1884, the American Kennel Club is a not-for-profit organization, which maintains the largest registry of purebred dogs in the world and oversees the sport of purebred dogs in the United States. The AKC is dedicated to upholding the integrity of its registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function. Along with its more than 5,000 licensed and member clubs and its affiliated organizations, the AKC advocates for the purebred dog as a family companion, advances canine health and well-being, works to protect the rights of all dog owners and promotes responsible dog ownership. More than 22,000 competitions for AKC-registered purebred and mixed breed dogs are held under AKC rules and regulations each year including conformation, agility, obedience, rally, tracking, herding, lure coursing, coonhound events, hunt tests, field and earthdog tests. Affiliate AKC organizations include the AKC Humane Fund, AKC Canine Health Foundation, AKC Reunite and the AKC Museum of the Dog. For more information, visit www.akc.org. AKC, American Kennel Club, the American Kennel Club seal and design, and all associated marks and logos are trademarks, registered trademarks and service marks of The American Kennel Club, Inc.

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