Westminster Kennel Club: 2015 Show Schedule


Only a few more days until NYC goes to the dogs! Westminster invades New York City for the AKC Meet the Breeds, the 2nd Annual Masters Agility Championship and The Westminster Kennel Club 139th Annual All Breed Dog Show!

Goodnewsforpets will be there every step of the way, covering all events! So be sure to check back for our coverage of this year’s events!



1:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.        AKC Meet the Breeds(MTB) Exhibitor/Vendor Move in Pier 92

1:00p.m.–11p.m.               WKCVendor move in Pier 94


Saturday,February 14,2015

2nd Annual Masters Agility Championship –Pier 94

5:00a.m.                              AgilityExhibitor movein

8:00a.m.  –4 p.m.             AgilityDaytimeTrialHours

4:30 p.m.                            Pier 94will be clearedexceptfor qualifiers and thosewithVIPwristbands

6:00p.m.                              Doors Openfor the Agility Championship

7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.        Agility ChampionshipCompetition


Westminster Kennel Club Presents AKC Meet the Breeds brought to you by Purina ProPlan–Pier 92

7:30a.m. –9:30 a.m.        MTB Exhibitor movein

10:00a.m. –5:00 p.m.     MTB EventHours

5:01p.m.–6:30 p.m.        MTB Exhibitor moveout

Sunday,February15,2015 – Move In ONLY

The Westminster Kennel Club 139thAnnual All Breed DogShow

Noon–9:00 p.m.              Shuttle bus service from our Gold Star Hotels- Hotel Pennsylvania,Affinia and the Wyndham New Yorker to the Piers and back

1:00p.m.–9 p.m.              Exhibitor unloading at the Piers

12:00a.m.                           The Piers close for the night


Monday, February16, 2015and Tuesday,February17,2015

DogShow Benching: ThePIERS:

11:30a.m.                            All dogs must be ontheir benches

3:00p.m.                              BOB winnersreleasedfor MSG

5:00p.m.                              General releasetime

11:30p.m.                            Anyovernight dogsmust besecuredin the assignedholding areas as directedbyMBF.


6:00p.m.                              Benchingareaopens- 5thFloor, Expo Center

9:00p.m.                              Dogs not required for further judging after their Group Judging is completed and released

11:30p.m.                            Benchingclosed–alldogs must beremoved


Judging Notes*


8:00p.m.                              Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding Group judging commences at MSG


7:30p.m.                              Jr. Showmanship Finals, Sporting, Working and Terrier Groups & BIS judging commences at MSG

Bus,Vehicle Loading and Unloading:

Bus Rules:  Exhibitors with Dogs first, Spectators are welcome if space permits.

5:00a.m.                              Staging of vehicles begins on 12th Avenue (aka WestSideHighway) between 50th and 54th Streets for Exhibitors desiring to

unload at The Piers.

5:30a.m.  –8:00 p.m.       Continual bus service commences for Exhibitors and dogs from the Hotel Pennsylvania, the Affinia & the Wyndham New Yorker.

11:00a.m.                            Last hotel bus for Exhibitors and dogs Spectator buses commence

1:30p.m.                              Lastspectator hotel bus departs

3:00p.m.                              Bus service for BOB winners commences from the Piers to MSG ONLY

6:00p.m.                              Staging of Vehicles on 12th Avenue (WestSide Highway, between 50th and 54th Street) for Tuesday Exhibitors desiring to

unload at The Piers

7:30p.m.                              TuesdayExhibitors admittedinto The Piers

8:00p.m.–12:30a.m.     Buses loop between The Piers and The Gold Star Hotels (12:30a.m. is the last bus from the Piers)

9:00p.m.–11:30 p.m.     Bus servicefromMSG to the Piers

1:00a.m.                              The Piers closes for the night


Final Move out

6:00a.m.                              The Piers opens

Noon                                      Dogs must be out of The Piers


Piers Parking:


7:00a.m. –5:00 p.m.        Pier 92


4:00a.m. – 10:00p.m.      Pier 92

8:00a.m. –4:00 p.m.        Pier 90


12:00p.m.–9:00p.m.     Pier 92


5:30a.m. –1:00a.m.        Pier 92

7:30a.m. –5:00 p.m.        Pier 90


7:00a.m. –5:00 p.m.        Pier 92


Approximate Cost: $35 plus taxes

Any car left in lot after posted closing time will be charged an overnight fee,and will remain overnight.


Please visit our website:www.westminsterkennelclub.org for the judging schedule and latest show information.



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