Madison Square Garden
New York City
February 11 - 12, 2019
The 2019 Westminster Dog Show will take place over two days, Monday, February 11 and Tuesday, February 12, at Madison Square Garden, New York City. The American Kennel Club Meet the Breeds and 6th Masters Agility Championship will take place on Saturday, February 9 and the 4th Annual Masters Obedience Championship on Monday, February 11.
Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show is America's first and only champions only dog show, the event is one of the biggest and most prestigious in the world. It is a two-day event where dog owners from around the world take their dogs to compete in several group categories and are judged closely by members of the American Kennel Club (AKC).
The Westminster Dog Show 2019 judges will be announced shortly before the event takes place. All daytime judging will be held at Piers 92 & 94 and the evening judging at Madison Square Garden. The evening finals, Junior Showmanship, Group judging and Best in Show of the Annual Westminster Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show will be televised live on US networks.
Breed judging and benching will take place during the day, Monday and Tuesday, at Piers 92/94 (West 55th Street and the West Side Highway). Judging will feature the hound, toy, non-sporting, herding, sporting, working and terrier breeds.
Groups, Junior Showmanship Finals and Best In Show will be judged Monday and Tuesday evenings at Madison Square Garden (West 33rd and Seventh Avenue), New York City. On Monday, Group judging will take place. Tuesday will see the Junior Showmanship Finals, Group judging, followed by Best In Show
The Westminster Dog Show results will be updated soon after judging takes place, live coverage will be available on CNBC and USA Network. CNBC airs exclusive live coverage from Madison Square Garden on Monday, and USA Network airs exclusive live coverage on Tuesday.