22nd Annual All American Dog Show

NEW DATE: Sunday, October 9

  • 3- 6 p.m.
    • 3 p.m. - On-site Registration Begins
    • 3:15 p.m. - Cornelius Police K9 Demonstration
    • 3:30 p.m. - Shelter Strut Kick-Off Parade
    • 3:45 p.m. - Contests Begin
  • Robbins Park, 17738 West Catawba Avenue
  • Attendees should remember to bring lawn chairs and/or blankets! 
  • Coolers and picnic baskets are welcome, but NO glass bottles or containers, and NO tobacco products (including smoking, e-cigs, or vaping)
  • IMPORTANT: Read the Dog Show Rules

Early-bird registration is just $8.00 (includes up to three contests + the All American Dog), day-of registration is $13.00 (includes up to two contests + the All American Dog)

In addition to fun contests, visitors are able to purchase raffle tickets and concessions, and shop among our pet-related vendors!

There is no charge to attend, just to register your dog(s) for contests.  All are welcome to enjoy viewing the festivities, whether or not you are registered. Parking is free.

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Thank you to our Great Dane Presenting Sponsor!

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On-site registration is available on October 9, beginning at 3 p.m., for $13.00 per dog. We will accept cash, checks, and credit/debit (VISA & M/C) cards.

Online registration fee includes entry into the All American Dog contest, plus up to three additional contests of choice. On-site registration fee includes entry into the All American Dog contest, plus up to two additional contests of choice. 
Additional contests are $1.00 each. See below for all contests:

Register in advance and get the early-bird special! $8.00 for up to three contests + the All American Dog. Early-bird registration closes October 9 at 10 a.m.

Best Dressed (w/ costumes) Best Paw Shaker Best Pooch Smooch Best "Puppy Dog" Eyes
Best Trick (amateur) Cutest Puppy (under 1 y/o) Fluffiest Coat Most "Ear-resistible" Ears
Sassiest Senior (over 7 y/o) Spectacular Spots And of course... the All American Dog!  


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Interested in being a Vendor?

We are accepting applications from non-profit and for-profit dog-related vendors. Vendor space is limited!

For more information on the event, vendor, and volunteer opportunities, please email Mike Wolf or call 704-892-6031 Ext. 192.

We want to thank all of our great sponsors for making this event possible!

Great Dane Presenting Sponsor

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Chihuahua Sponsor

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1st Place Prize Sponsor

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2nd Place Prize Sponsor

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3rd Place Prize Sponsor

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Media Sponsors

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