The Champaign Illinois Kennel Club offers Conformation Classes or ring practices known as “Work Nights” for beginning and experienced handlers. These classes are held just North of Urbana in a spacious climate controlled building owned by the Dog Training club of Champaign-Urbana, 2210 E. Ford Harris Road... located approx. 3 miles North of I-74 on Route 45 and 1/4 mile East on Ford Harris Road.
(we meet in ring 1 on the North end near the kitchen)
ConformationClasses are done for the summer. We willhold a Fall session starting Oct 8th.
Classes That May Be Offered During The Year:
Beginning/Novice Conformation – For New handlers, puppies and/or dogs just starting conformation showing. This class may move at a slower pace and will cover stacking, gaiting, and general presentation of the show dog.
Advanced Conformation – Open to all handlers with prior experience. This class will focus on ring procedures and practice perfecting ring skills.
Puppy Socialization - For puppies age 10 weeks to 14 weeks.
AKC Jr. Showmanship - For youth entering the AKC Jr Showmanship Classes. Focus will be on skills needed to present their dog in this handling skills competition.
4-H Showmanship - For 4-H youth enrolled in their County 4-H Dog Project.
*Held in the DTCCU Climate Controlled Training Building*