23rd Annual All American Dog Show

  • Sunday, October 1
  • 2- 5 p.m.
    • 2 p.m. - On-site Registration Begins
    • 2:15 p.m. - Cornelius Police K9 Demonstration
    • 2:30 p.m. - Shelter Strut Kick-Off Parade
    • 2:45 p.m. - Contests Begin
  • Robbins Park, 17738 West Catawba Avenue
  • Attendees should remember to bring lawn chairs and/or blankets! 
  • Coolers and picnic baskets are welcome, but NO glass bottles or containers, and NO tobacco products (including smoking, e-cigs, or vaping)
  • IMPORTANT: Read the Dog Show Rules

Early-bird registration is just $6.00 (includes up to two contests), day-of registration is $10.00 (includes up to two contests). Additional contests are $2 each.

In addition to fun contests, visitors are able to purchase raffle tickets and concessions, and shop among our pet-related vendors! Raffle proceeds will benefit North Mecklenburg Animal Rescue.

There is no charge to attend, just to register your dog(s) for contests.  All are welcome to enjoy viewing the festivities, whether or not you are registered. Parking is free.


On-site registration is available on October 1, beginning at 2 p.m., for $10.00 per dog. We will accept cash, checks, and credit/debit (VISA & M/C) cards.

Online registration fee includes entry into up to two contests of choice. On-site registration fee includes entry into the All American Dog contest, plus up to two additional contests of choice. Additional contests are $2.00 each. New this year, the winner of each contest will automatically be entered in the final contest, "Best of Show"! 

Register in advance and get the early-bird special! $6.00 for up to two contests. Early-bird registration closes Saturday, September 30.

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Great Dane Presenting Sponsor:

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AADS 2022
Best Dressed (w/ costumes) Best Paw Shaker Best Pooch Smooch Best Puppy Dog Eyes
Cutest Puppy (under 1 y/o) Scruffiest Pup Fluffiest Coat Most "Ear-resistible" Ears
  Sassiest Senior (over 7 y/o) Spectacular Spots  


Queen Bee TreatsRicky's Food TruckD-9 Brewing Company

Interested in being a Vendor?

We are accepting applications from non-profit and for-profit dog-related vendors. Vendor space is limited!

For more information on the event, vendor, and volunteer opportunities, please email Mike Wolf or call 704-892-6031 Ext. 192.

We want to thank all of our great sponsors for making this event possible!

Great Dane Presenting Sponsor


Golden Retriever Sponsor

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1st Place Prize Sponsor

Main Street Veterinary Hospital Opens in new window

2nd Place Prize Sponsor

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3rd Place Prize Sponsor

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Media Sponsors

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