September

Sat2Sep - 3All DayMid-Missouri APBTC (MO)Mid-Missouri APBTCJefferson City Jaycee’s Fairgrounds, 1445 Fairgrounds Rd, Jefferson City, MO 65109

Sun3SepAll DayADBA Club PolandADBA Club PolandNeptune Resort, ul beskidzka 88, Pietrzykowice Poland

Sat9Sep - 10All DayADBA Portugal ClubQuinta Fonte Boa da Vinha, Evora, Portugal

Sat9Sep - 10All DayTri-State APBTC (NJ)Tri-State APBTCSalem County Fairgrounds, 735 Route 40 East, Woodstown, NJ

Sat16Sep - 17All DayBeaver State APBTCBeaver State APBTCPine Hollow Lakeside Resort & RV Park, Wamic OR

FriADBA Nationals 2017Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 W 6th Ave Frontage Rd, Golden, CO 80401

SatADBA Club HungaryADBA Club HungaryCsilleberc Youth Center, Konkoly-Thege Street 21, Budapest, Hungary

October

FriADBA Nationals 2017Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 W 6th Ave Frontage Rd, Golden, CO 80401

SatADBA Club HungaryADBA Club HungaryCsilleberc Youth Center, Konkoly-Thege Street 21, Budapest, Hungary

Sat14Oct - 15All DayThe Georgia APBTC/Western Carolina APBTC (NC)The Georgia APBTC/Western Carolina APBTC (NC)Haywood County Fairgrounds, 758 Crabtree Road, Waynesville, NC 28785

Sun15OctAll DayThe ADBA Club ItaliaThe ADBA Club Italia Centro Ippico Etrea, Via Mortara, 42 Busto Arsizio (VA) Italy

November

Fri10Nov - 12All DayTennessee Valley Weight Pull Club/The Heart of Dixie APBTC (AL)Tennessee Valley Weight Pull Club/The Heart of Dixie APBTC (AL)Northwest Alabama Fairgrounds, 1901 N. Airport Rd. Jasper, AL 35504

Fri24Nov - 26All DayThe Mid Florida APBTA (FL)The Mid Florida APBTA (FL)Jackson County Agricultural Center, 3631 Highway 90. Marianna, Florida 32446

Sat25Nov - 26All DayThe Golden State APBTC/Southern Cal APBTC (CA)The Golden State APBTC/Southern Cal APBTC (CA)West Coast K-9 Academy, 15950 Boyle Ave, Fontana, CA 92337

December

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January

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February

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Matthew Highest pointed dog in ADBA historyAn American Dog Breeders Sanctioned Conformation Show is an event in which a dog will be judged by a reputable American Dog Breeders Association Sanctioned Judge according to the Conformation Standards of the American Dog Breeders Association Inc. to indicate a degree of breed excellence.

Conformation shows are held according to the ADBA conformation show rules and points are awarded for dogs placing 1st, 2nd, & 3rd in each class as well as 3 overall trophy awards. These points are accumulative toward an American Dog Breeders Assoc. Conformation Championship.

Conformation Entry Form

Judges Books(Club Use only)

Conformation Point Breakdown

American Pit Bull Terrier Conformation Standard

American Bully Conformation Standard

Patterdale Terrier Conformation Standard

 

In the beginning, the formation of the ADBA APBT Heritage Conformation Standard

In 1976, the ADBA was petitioned by the owners of the breed, who possessed a very competitive spirit, to develop a standard on the breed by which conformation dog shows could be held.
They did not want a standard that copied those of the United Kennel Club or the American Kennel Club, but a standard for those dogs that they owned and continued to breed for the traits of intelligence, character, loyalty, and the athletic qualities that the breed was originally bred for hundreds of years ago. Thus, the formation of the ADBA Conformation Standard.

Ralph Greenwood was a visionary in drafting the ADBA Conformation Standard that reflected an athletic American Pit Bull Terrier in his finest form. Many experts in the dogs have said that the ADBA Conformation Standard is the best standard written for any breed. All ADBA Sanctioned Judges study and use the standard as a blueprint when judging conformation shows.

By applying the ADBA standard in judging, we will always have dogs that continue to reflect the athletic conformation of the dogs of days gone by. The true American Pit Bull Terrier.