National Capital Kennel Club, Inc.

National Capital Kennel Club hosts two dog shows annually:  July Independence Cluster and October Autumn Classic Cluster.  In 2014 we celebrated our 100th anniversary and legacy of supporting the sport of purebred dogs for a century!  Our next show is Sunday, July 9. 2017 - show Superintendent is  MB-F.


In July on Sunday, July 9 we will host Canine Good Citizen and Canine Good Citizen Advanced Tests.  You can sign up at the show. See page 5 of the premium for details.  

When: 8:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.  
Where: During the National Capital Kennel Club Show at the Howard
County Fairgrounds West Friendship, MD in the Cattle Barn #5
Who: Any purebred or mixed breed dogs, 6 months of age or older may
enter. The dog must be current on inoculations. There will be ten
informal tests that the dog must pass to receive its CGC Certificate.
Bring the dog's grooming brush.
Cost: $15.00 per entry. Limited to the first 25 dogs.
Price of testing includes title fee.
Learn more about the Canine Good Citizen testing and titles by going to


On Sunday, October 15, 2017 NCKC in addition to Conformation judging NCKC will also host an Obedience trial with both regular and Preferred classes and two Rally trials.  We hope to see you at one of our events.  

Over the years National Capital Kennel Club has made donations to many important organizations serving dogs.  In 2014 National Capital Kennel Club President Helen Prince paritipated in the ceremony for  the AKC Disaster Relief Trailer presentation in Calvert County Maryland. National Capital Kennel Club was one of the clubs making donations to support the purchase of the trailer.

Click here to

Photographs Autumn Cluster October 16, 2016

Photographs Independence Cluster July 5, 2015

Find us

Member Club 

July 9, 2017 Judging Program
Adobe Acrobat document [400.9 KB]

2017 Shows:                                               Sunday, July 9, 2017     AB/JSHW                 West Friendship, MD                                             Sunday, October 15, 2017                             AB/O/JSHW                     RLY                               West Friendship, MD             

Show Chairman

Mr. Alfred Ferruggiaro

3201 Belle Cote Road

Burtonsville, MD 20866

301- 421-1930


Print Print | Sitemap
© National Capital Kennel Club