Westminster Dog Show schedule 2021: Dates, times, TV channels, live stream & list of past winners


The 145th Westminster Canine Present is ready to happen over the weekend, with a lot of the occasions occurring on Saturday and Sunday, together with the crowning of the distinguished “Finest in Present” award.

LIVE: Full outcomes from the 2021 Westminster Canine Present

Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the occasion will transfer to Lyndhurst in Tarrytown, New York and be held outside. It marks one of many solely occasions within the occasion’s historical past that it’s going to not be held within the Madison Sq. Backyard.

As has been the case since 2017, Fox Sports activities owns the printed rights to the canine present. Because of this, Fox and its associates will broadcast the occasion with FS1 being the first location for the printed and the Fox Sports activities app containing the entire streamable content material.

Here is a information to every thing you must know concerning the 145th Westminster Canine Present, together with a full TV schedule and a historical past of earlier winners. Keep tuned this weekend for Sporting Information’ dwell updates and outcomes from the primary occasion on Sunday.

MORE: Watch the Westminster Canine Present dwell with fuboTV (7-day free trial)

Westminster Canine Present schedule 2021

The 2021 version of the Westminster Canine Present will likely be broadcast June 12-13 on Fox, FS1, FS2 and the Fox Sports activities app.

Saturday, June 12

Occasion Time TV/Streaming Channel
Breed Judging, Junior Showmanship Preliminaries 1 p.m. ET – 4 p.m. ET FS2
Masters Agility Championship Finals 5 p.m. ET – 7 p.m. ET Fox
Pre-Present Programming 7 p.m. ET – 7:30 p.m. ET FS1
Group Judging (Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting, and Herding Teams) 7:30 p.m. ET – 11 p.m. ET FS1

Sunday, June 13

Occasion Time TV/Streaming Channel
Breed Judging and Junior Showmanship Preliminaries 1:30 p.m. ET – 4 p.m. ET FS1
Pre-Present Programming 7 p.m. ET – 7:30 p.m. ET Fox
Group Judging (Sporting, Working, Terrier Teams, adopted by Finest in Present) 7:30 p.m. ET – 11 p.m. ET Fox

Easy methods to dwell stream the Westminster Canine Present

The Westminster Canine Present might be streamed on-line by way of the Fox Sports activities App or with fuboTV, which presents a free seven-day trial.

Moreover, choose content material will likely be obtainable for streaming on www.westminsterkennelclub.org.

Westminster Canine Present schedule of occasions

Right here is the total every day schedule of occasions for the 2021 Westminster Canine present. Additionally included is a tv schedule for Saturday and Sunday. Under is detailed details about the first occasions that comprise the canine present.

(All occasions Japanese)

Masters Agility Championship

The agility championship will start with preliminaries on Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. These will likely be obtainable to stream on the Westminster Kennel Membership’s official web site. The championship finals will happen on Saturday from 5-7 p.m. on Fox.

Masters Obedience Championship

The obedience championship will happen from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. 

Westminster Canine Present

The primary occasion will start on Saturday and can run by Sunday night time. Morning periods will go from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. whereas night periods will run from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Finest in Present will likely be awarded on Sunday, June 13 on the completion of the competitors.

What’s the Westminster Kennel Membership Canine Present?

The Westminster Kennel Membership Canine present is a yearly occasion that options almost 3,000 canine. Usually, it’s held on the Madison Sq. Backyard, although will probably be held outside in Tarrytown, New York in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The present consists of canine competing to be the most effective amongst their group. There are seven teams complete, together with hound, toy, non-sporting, sporting, working, herding and terrier. One of the best canine in every group then competes for the “Finest in Present” title.

The present additionally contains the Masters Agility Championship and Masters Obedience Championships.

Historical past of the Westminster Canine Present

The inaugural Westminster Canine Present was held by the Westminster Kennel Membership in 1877 at Gilmore’s Backyard, the predecessor for Madison Sq. Backyard. The occasion was initially speculated to final three days, however after 1,201 canine entered, it ended up working at some point longer. From there, it turned an annual occasion.

The present has been held in each single 12 months since 1877. It occurred in the course of the Nice Despair, throughout wartimes and through pandemic years, as it can in 2021.

The Westminster title comes from a Manhattan lodge that the group of hunters that began the kennel membership met at regularly. The one sporting occasion that has been working longer than the Westminster Canine Present is the Kentucky Derby, which predates it by two years, 

Westminster Canine Present winners

The Finest in Present award has been given out yearly since 1907, 30 years after the unique Westminster Canine present started in 1877. The Terrier group has gained the award 47 occasions, probably the most of any group. Final 12 months’s winner, Siba the Poodle, gave the Non-Sporting group their eleventh win, tied for the fourth-most of the seven teams.

Earlier Finest in Present winners

12 months Winner Breed Group
2006 Rocky High’s Sundance Child Bull Terrier (Coloured) Terrier
2007 Felicity’s Diamond Jim Spaniel (English Springer) Sporting
2008 Okay-Run’s Park Me In First Beagle (15 Inch) Hound
2009 Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee Sussex Spaniel Sporting
2010 Roundtown Mercedes of Maryscot Scottish Terrier Terrier
2011 Foxcliffe Hickory Wind Scottish Deerhound Hound
2012 Palacegarden Malachy Pekingese Toy Toy
2013 Banana Joe V Tani Kazari Affenpinscher Toy
2014 Afterall Portray The Sky Fox Terrier (Wire) Terrier
2015 Tashtins Lookin For Hassle Beagle (15 Inch) Hound
2016 Garbonita’s California Journey Pointer (German Shorthaired) Sporting
2017 Lockenhaus’ Rumor Has It V Kenlyn German Shepherd Herding
2018 Belle Creek’s All I Care About Is Love Bichon Frise Non-sporting
2019 Kingarthur Van Foliny House Fox Terrier (Wire) Terrier
2020 Stone Run Afternoon Tea Poodle Non-sporting

Most wins by group

Group Variety of winners
Terrier 47
Sporting 18
Working 15
Toy 11
Non-sporting 11
Hound 6
Herding 3


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