The AKC, formally referred to as the America Kennel Club, sponsors a variety of events including national dog shows, which are listed on its Events page on its website. The Events tab is located on the home page at the top of the screen.
The American Kennel Club is a national organization that allows dog breeders to register their purebred dogs. It also promotes other dog shows, including the Westminster Dog Show, the National Dog Show and its own AKC/Eukanuba National Championship. The American Kennel Club also promotes events and shows put on by members of its organization. It has additional events awarding dogs in categories such as obedience, agility and tracking.