Welcome!

Mattaponi Kennel Club is an AKC all-breed club offering agility training. MKC hosts conformation, obedience, tracking, herding and agility trials in Northern Virginia. The club also holds Therapy Dog International and Canine Good Citizen tests.

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Mattaponi Kennel Club will observe any actions required by the State of Virginia related to COVID-19. This includes cancellation of events if restrictions on group activities are put back in place.

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MKC is currently having meetings using Zoom.  For information on the Zoom meetings, contact either Deb Mun or Tammy Harty.  Meetings are held at 7:30 the first Monday of the month October- Jun and the last Monday in August.

Thank you to all who came out and supported the Club’s September Agility run-thrus, October FASTCAT event, October Agility Trial, and the November Herding test.  We hope to see you again next year!

 

Upcoming Activities 2020:

The December 6 Tracking Test is “on”.   Information here (premium list, entry form, *required* COVID release document)

 

2021 Planned Events

Coursing Ability Tests

January: Mattaponi will host two Coursing Ability Tests (CABT) in conjunction with the Potomac Valley Samoyed Club events (Jan 15-17) in White Post, VA.  The MKC date is Monday, January 18. Ching-Yao Yu is the test secretary. Please go to his website for the premium and entry information;  https://www.sugarloafmountainracing.com/#/

Scent Work Test

Mattaponi is in the planning stages for a Novice/Advanced Scent Work test tentatively scheduled at White Post January 16 & 17.  Elements, TBD  Additional information will be provided once the test application has been approved by AKC.

March Agility Classes:  Look for the brochure and plans for agility classes that we hope to offer starting in April at our agility yards at Prince William Fairgrounds for classes starting in April 2021

May:  FASTCAT

Agility Trials June 19 & 20 at Fredericksburg Field House

Conformation Dog Wood Cluster in Doswell, VA July 3 & 4

Obedience/Rally July 17 & 18

FASTCAT: October 16, 17 & 18

Agility Trials October 23 & 24

Herding Test November 7

Tracking Test December 12