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UKC Premier will be held June 15-18, 2017
Kalamazoo, Michigan

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About UKC Premier

This annual event features thousands of dog entries, generally representing over 150 different breeds. At UKC’s PREMIER Dog Show, expect to find UKC conformation and performance events. PREMIER is the forum for UKC to showcase their philosophy of the Total Dog, in which a dog should not only have the beauty necessary for the traditional show ring but also the ability to perform the functions and duties for which its breed was originally created. To earn a coveted Total Dog award at PREMIER, dogs must place in a conformation and performance event during the weekend, which proves them as social and athletic companions who also fit their breed standards. Due to this focus on active, capable canines as representations of their breed, the UKC PREMIER Dog Show, which began in 1994, is regarded by many as a benchmark event for dog enthusiasts seeking to compete among the best in the world of competitive dog events.


Important Premier Documents

Judging Program (PDF)

Premium List (PDF)

Conformation Entry Form (PDF)

Performance Listing Entry Form (PDF)

Nosework Entry Form (PDF)


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Featured Sponsors

Purina - Premier Sponsor Discover Kalamazoo

Notes & Reminders

  • Camping opens on March 1!

Event Info

Camping Information (PDF)

Vendor Info

Vendor Kit (PDF)

Local Info

Local Kalamazoo, MI Info
Lodging (PDF) - Coming soon
2016 Local Discounts (PDF) - Coming soon

Emergency Vet

Southwest Michigan Animal Emergency Hospital
Ronald Moiles, DVM


UKC Premier Judges are well qualified and come with the experience as owners, breeders and handlers.

Additional Sponsors