The Great American Dog Show is hosting a special evening on Saturday, August 26 right next door at the beautiful Arie Crown Theater.
Sit, relax, enjoy a beverage and watch the country’s top dogs compete on stage for Best In Group and Best In Show. Cheer for your favorites and also witness The Chicago Challenge Cup Finals to see which contestants (including possibly some from TV’s Road to the Great American Dog Show) have made is this far, and which one will be crowned the winner and take home $20,000.
Dogs need be present only for scheduled judging and will be released if not needed for further judging. Dogs must be ready for judging. Neither the club nor its Superintendents will be responsible or obligated to furnish any service for notifying exhibitors or their agents of Judging. Judges need not wait for any dog holding up a class. Owners or agents alone are responsible for the presence of their dogs in the judging rings.
The Club reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All prizes must be claimed the day of the show – None will be mailed.
All checks issued as prizes are the sole responsibility of the recipient. Lost, stolen and/or misplaced checks will not be replaced. Checks are valid for 90 days. Neither the International Kennel Club of Chicago nor the Superintendent is able to cash checks.
Exhibitors should follow their veterinarian’s recommendation to assure their dogs are free of internal and external parasites, any communicable diseases and have appropriate vaccinations.
The show giving Club, the Show Superintendent, their agents, employees, etc., assume no responsibility for any loss, damage or injury sustained by exhibitors, handlers, or to any of their dogs or property and further assume no responsibility for injury to children.
PUBLICATION RIGHTS – PHOTOGRAPHS & VIDEOS PUBLICATION RIGHTS By entering this show, all owners, handlers, breeders and kennels agree that all rights to televise, videotape, photograph, advertise, promote and publicize or otherwise exploit this show, or the persons or animals participating in it or the results of the competition before, during or after the event, shall belong solely to the International Kennel Club of Chicago, Inc. and The American Kennel Club and their respective assigns, including the use of the names, likenesses or biographical matter of all dogs, owners, handlers, breeders and kennels participating in the show and no such owner, handler, breeder or kennel shall allow any other party to make commercial use of any videotape or photograph of any person or animal participating in this competition.
NOTE: By entering this show all owners, handlers, breeders and kennels agree to make themselves available for interviews if requested.