The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship is the most popular event the American Kennel Club hosts. The American Kennel Club also hosts and recognizes a variety of other events throughout the year, including agility and obedience trials and field events.
The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship is held annually at the end of the year in Orlando, Florida. Events at the national championship include all-breed and specialty competitions, the AKC Agility Invitational and the AKC Obedience Classic.The most popular event is the crowning of the new National Champion. The National Champion is crowned after a panel judges how well the dog conforms to the standard of its breed. The event is televised and open to the public to attend.