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AKC All-breed Conformation Shows 
The Harrisburg Kennel Club (HKC) is an American Kennel Club (AKC) licensed member club, approved to hold AKC all-breed conformation shows, along with other events.    

We hold two conformation all-breed dog shows each year in April as part of the FIVE-DAY Blue & Gray Cluster.

Each day will feature an AKC sanctioned all-breed dog show with 201 different AKC breeds of dogs competing in conformation competition. Conformation judging is based on the dog’s appearance as to how well the judge feels each individual dog fits the standard, (description), for its breed.  

The cluster is held at the PA Farm Show Complex,
Giant Expo Hall, 2300 N. Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA.
Our Harrisburg KC shows are held on the Wednesday and Saturday during this cluster.  

In addition to the AKC all-breed conformation competitions offered during this five-day cluster, we also offer:
AKC National Owner-Handled Series
AKC 4-6 Month All-breed Puppy Competitions
10 FSS Open Shows
Junior Showmanship Competitions
Pee Wee Events
AKC Canine Good Citizen & AKC Trick Dog Testing

A portion of the proceeds from these events are donated to local and national canine-related charities, as well as AKC charities.

SHOP for YOU or your DOG at our shows! 
Please come to shows to shop at our wonderful variety of vendors for you or your dog. Everything from jewelry, artwork, dog health supplements, collars and leashes, shampoos, dog brushes and combs, biscuits and bones, crate blankets, and more.  Something for everyone!

AKC All-Breed
 Conformation Shows
with Special Events

The Harrisburg Kennel Club shows are part of the FIVE-DAY 
Wednesday - Sunday
April 10- 14, 2024
Held at the:
PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center
Giant Expo Hall (Indoors & Air conditioned)
2300 N. Cameron St, Harrisburg, PA

Superintendent: RAU Dog Shows 

Information and Premium List can be found on the RAU Dog Shows website to be posted approximately late February at:   www.raudogshows.com

Judging programs can be found on the Rau Dog Show website approximately one week prior to the shows.  

Vendor Questions:
If you would like to participate as a vendor at our cluster, contact our vendor chair at:

General Questions:
Visit the Rau Dog Shows website to view the Premium List and judging schedules.  If you have other general questions about the shows, email our HKC show chairs at: