Friday, January 11, 2013

All Breed Dog Show returns to Wildwood, January 30th - February 3rd

Boardwalk Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show Returns to the Wildwoods Convention Center for 5 Days of Competition Starting January 30th


Attention all dog lovers: Four-legged friends of all shapes and sizes will make their way to Wildwoods Convention Center for the annual All Breed Dog Show, hosted by the Boardwalk Kennel Club, starting Wednesday, January 30 through Sunday, February 3.

Competitions begin at 8 a.m. daily. Multiple judges will determine the winner of each category and various prizes will be awarded. The competition schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, January 30:
Union County Kennel Club will host their All Breed Dog Show and a Meet the Breed Showcase. The Meet the Breed exhibit is a great way to talk to the exhibitors and handle the dogs.

Thursday, January 31:
Sand and Sea Kennel Club will host their All Breed Dog Show, Obedience and Rally Dog Show. The rally event is a must see – featuring dogs going through various obstacle courses.

Friday, February 1:
All Breed Dog Show; Obedience and Rally Dog Show; Best Veteran in Competition; Canine Good Citizens Clinic; All Breed Puppy Match Show and Schutzhund Demonstration.

Saturday, February 2:
The Boardwalk Kennel Club will host their All Breed Dog Show; Best Puppy in Show Competition; Canine Good Citizens Clinic; Police K-9 Demonstration and Awards Ceremony; and Groomer on the Boardwalk Competition.

Sunday, February 3:
All Breed Dog Show and Best Bred by Exhibitor in Show Competition.

Additionally, vendors will offer unique merchandise for those looking for something special to pamper their pooch – from collars and leashes to books and training tools, along with everything in between. Guided tours and new exhibitor briefings will also be available throughout the five-day event. This will help educate the public about all aspects of the sport of dog shows.

Ticket prices are $7 for adults, $5 for senior citizens and $2 for children under 12. Tickets will be available at the door the days of the event.

For additional information about the Boardwalk Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show, visit  

For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit or call 800-992-9732.

About the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority

The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) was formed in 1993 to consolidate the tourism economy of its three founding municipalities: Wildwood, Wildwood Crest and North Wildwood. The Wildwoods have won numerous travel and tourism awards, heralding the resort for its beaches, boardwalk and attractions.

The Wildwoods were named “Best Beaches in New Jersey” in the 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2008 Top Ten New Jersey Beaches public survey, sponsored by the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium. Wildwoods’ beaches were also named “Best Beach for Family Vacations,” “Best Beach for Tourism,” “Best Beach for Events,” “Best Beach for Eco-Tourism” and “Best Beach for Day Trips” in the same surveys. The Wildwoods were named #1 Boardwalk in the nation by in 2012; and Smarter Travel also named the Wildwoods Boardwalk, one of “Americas Best Boardwalks.” The 2012 list of “15 Destinations on the Rise” for TripAdvisor included the Wildwoods, and voted the Wildwoods one of “Americas Top 10 Scenic Seasides of the Summer.” In addition, the Wildwoods were voted “Best Town” in the 2009 and 2011 PHL-17 Philly Hot List, Jersey Shore Edition contest; and was one of Sherman’s Travel’s “Top Ten American Boardwalks” for two years in a row.

The Tourism Authority operates the Wildwoods Convention Center and acts as the island’s destination marketing organization overseeing the development, research, planning, marketing, advertising, promotion, public and media relations encompassing the tourism, meeting and convention industry in the Wildwoods. Additionally, the Authority funds, assists with and hosts more than 180 annual special events to enhance the visitor experience and extend the tourism season, including the Beach Monster Mash Truck Races, Family Nights On The Boardwalk, Friday Night Fireworks, the New Jersey State Barbeque Championships and Anglesea Blues Festival, Classic Car Shows, the International Kite Festival, Irish and Italian Festivals and the National Marbles Tournament, among others. 

For more information about the Wildwoods, contact the GWTIDA at 1-800-WW-By-Sea (800-992-9732) or visit its web site,

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