Conformation Handling Classes to resume Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Conformation Handling classes every Wednesday 7-8 PM at Colonial K9.  $10 per dog.   You may pay online at gfkc.org or at class.  Please have  copy of current rabies vaccination if you are new to the class.  Please note that there will be no class if there is ice or snow during the winter months or severe weather during the other months.


April 17 & 18, 2024 – two trials each day – Location: 12149 Morgansburg Rd, Bealeton, VA 22712  Contact Contact sugarloafmountainracing.com or Kim Beahm at mustluvdogs2020@aol.com 

July 11, 12, 13 & 14, 2024 two trials each day – Location: 12149 Morgansburg Rd, Bealeton, VA 22712  Contact sugarloafmountainracing.com or Kim Beahm at mustluvdogs2020@aol.com 

2024 Celebrate Virginia Cluster  
Four Shows – One Location – Meadow Event Park, Doswell, VA
Dates: Thursday – Sunday – August 22 – 25, 2024  – All events will be indoors.   

Thursday & Friday – August 22, 2024 & August 22, 2024 – Northern Neck KC  – Show Chair – Gwen Keane keanegwen@gmail.com
Saturday & Sunday –  August 24, 2024 & August 25, 2024 – Greater Fredericksburg KC – Show Chair – Becky Heubi Rheubi@aol.com

Judging panel for Northern Neck KC and Greater Fredericksburg KC now available at infodog.com

All events except FastCat, Dock Diving and Fetch will be indoors in air conditioned space.  All grooming indoors – There will be reserved grooming spaces 10 x 10 $120, includes one electrical outlet, 10 x 20 $220, includes one electrical outlet and 10 x 10 with no electric $50 all four days only.  There will also be limited free grooming, to be removed at end of each day.  A 20 AMP electric drop will be available day of show for $50 per day.

FastCat hosted by Northern Neck Kennel Club all four days.  For more information go to speeddogcoursing.com 

Dock Diving all four days.  For more information go to northamericadivingdogs.com

The PeeWee class will once again be offered on Saturday, August 24, 2024.

Eye Clinic will be offered on Saturday, August 24, 2024.

Doug Johnson will be offering a seminar.

Obedience and rally will be on Saturday, August 24, 2024 offered by Greater Fredericksburg Kennel Club – All Obedience and Rally events will be in the Pavilion with air conditioning.  ​For information regarding Obedience and Rally, please contact Pauline Shatswell at weimwagers@aol.com

ATT will be offered on Sunday, August 25, 2024 in the Pavilion.

New AKC event “Fetch” will be offered on Sunday afternoon novice and intermediate.

If you would like to have a regional or National Specialty or supported entries, please contact Becky Heubi, Show Chair at rheubi@aol.com

More information will be added in the future.

GFKC Agility Trial 2024

August 30 & 31, September 1, 2024 – Location:  Level Up Dog Center, Mechanicsville, VA


The Greater Fredericksburg Kennel Club was founded in 1970 under the name Rappahannock Valley Breeders Association by a group of dedicated dog fanciers. Several of the founding members remain active in the club. In 1973, at the suggestion of the American Kennel Club, the name was change to the name we have today; the Greater Fredericksburg Kennel Club. In 1977 approval was granted to conduct licensed AKC events. GFKC has continued to grow and serve the breeders, exhibitors, pet owners and the community.


The Greater Fredericksburg Kennel Club will: further the advancement of all breeds of purebred dogs, do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of all breeds of purebred dogs, and encourage sportsmanlike competition at dog shows and performance events. GFKC welcomes all mixed breed dog owners who are dedicated to and passionate about enhancing the life of their canine companions.  As part of its mission, GFKC will provide means of informing the public about (1) the standards for purebred dogs, (2) availability of sound registered dogs as pets and show prospects, and (3) conduct sanctioned matches, dog shows, and performance events for purebreds and mixed breed dogs under the rules of the American Kennel Club.


  • Meet – Meetings are held every second Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm at Christ Lutheran Church, 1300 Augustine Ave., Fredericksburg, VA 22401.  Occasionally we will meet at another location to include our dogs.  Please check the calendar of events.  We meet to discuss club business, plan events, gather for special programs and talk about the latest happenings in the world of dogs. Prospective new members and guests are always welcome.
  • Classes – There are no classes being offered at this time.
  • Conformation Handling – Wednesday night at Colonial K-9
  • Hold Events – Every year we hold a Conformation Show, an Agility Trial, and an Obedience and Rally trial, plus numerous other smaller events.   The conformation, obedience and rally is held at Meadow Event Park.  The Agility trial will be held at Level Up Dog Sports, Mechanicsville, Va.
  • Public Education – One of our main goals is to educate people in the many aspects of pure bred dogs.

CANCELLATION POLICY.  In the event there is inclement weather, i.e. snow or severe storms, on a meeting night or any other scheduled GFKC event, a notice will be provided on this website as well as on the Facebook page.  You may also contact the appropriate instructor for that event via email or phone.