NYC Events | Westminster Dog Show
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This prestigious NYC Events celebrates its 140th year. Attendees from around the world will come to see who will win Best in Show at the Westminster Dog Show.
About Westminster Dog Show:
Dogs who compete in the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show must meet exacting standards. The Westminster Kennel Club was established in New York City in 1877. Taking its name from a hotel where the founders of the club met and socialized, both the club and the dog show have grown over the years, and Westminster Dog Show has earned the nickname America’s Dog Show.
The NYC Event has grown so large that it is now held in two venues: Piers 92/94 and Madison Square Garden. About 2,800 dogs will compete for the Best in Show title. The seven categories of dogs represented are Sporting, Hound, Working, Terrier, Toy, Non-Sporting, and Herding. Only champions are allowed to compete at Westminster, so every dog is a beautiful example of their breed.
The Westminster Dog Show also includes agility competitions, junior showmanship trials, an exhibit hall, and more. New in 2016 is the Masters Obedience Championship at Westminster. Of course, obedience challenges in dog shows are nothing new – they have been around since the 1930’s. This is the first time, however, that the Westminster Dog Show is including this popular sport.
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Tickets for the Westminster Dog Show can be purchased online, and many options are available. You can select tickets for a particular part of the show, or choose tickets that provide access to all events on one or both days of the NYC Events. Tickets can also be purchased at Madison Square Garden’s box office.