Announcing: The 2016 AKC/USA World Team!

Announcing: The 2016 AKC/USA World Team!

Congratulations to all new 2016 Team members and alternates who join the 6 existing members (listed at the top of each height list) that won their spots at this year’s Tryout.

From the below lists, 9 Team members will compete in the FCI Agility World Championship Individual competition (across all heights), and 12 will compete in the Team competition (4 dogs per height).

Small Dog Team Members and Alternate

Tryouts 1: Abigail Beasley & Dreamer, Shetland Sheepdog
Tryouts 2: Kory Kaye & Keyme, Shetland Sheepdog

• Jennifer Crank & Clever, …

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Throwback Thursday: Celebrating TWENTY YEARS!!

Throwback Thursday: Celebrating TWENTY YEARS!!

This year the AKC/USA World Team celebrates 20 years of international competition at the FCI Agility World Championship!

In honor of this huge milestone, we’re sharing a BIG Throwback Thursday. Check out some of the Team’s most loved memories from the last 20 years, and watch the Team USA Facebook Page for even more later today!

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2015 AKC/USA Team Supporter Shirts

2015 AKC/USA Team Supporter Shirts

Help support the AKC/USA World Team’s trip to Italy for the FCI Agility World Championships this October by visiting the Team Store and purchasing a 2015 Supporter Shirt. All proceeds from the Team Store go toward supporting the team!!

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Team Practice, Take 2!!

Team Practice, Take 2!!

The 2015 Team attended the second team practice at Star Hill Family Athletic Center in Tolland, Connecticut over the weekend. (P.S. This is where Team Tryouts are set to be held in 2017! Mark that down, folks. The site is wonderful.) It was a weekend of smart, animated training on various drills and coursework from the World Championship judges. Plus bubble-soccer spectating, lip-syncing, dancing, and lots and lots of cheering.

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