General Disclaimer

This site is provided as a service by Jim Rau Dog Shows, LTD. and is intended only for viewing and retrieving information. Please feel free to browse the site. You may download material displayed on the site for non-commercial; personal use only, provided you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. You may not, however, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, report or use the contents of the site for public or commercial purposes without prior written permission from Jim Rau Dog Shows, Ltd. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on this service is strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer and Fraud Abuse Act of 1986.

The rights and obligations of the dog showing public with American Kennel Club, Inc. (AKC), registered dogs are governed by AKC regulations, policies, rulings and judicial decisions and not by any information contained in this site. No statement in this site is intended to interpret, change or extend the provisions of the AKC.

AKC Agreement

I (we) agree that the club holding this event has the right to refuse this entry for cause which the club shall deem sufficient. In consideration of the acceptance of this entry and of the holding of this event and of the opportunity to have the dog judged and to win prizes, ribbons, or trophies, I (we) agree to hold the AKC, the event-giving club, their members, directors, governors, officers, agents, superintendents or event secretary and the owner and/or lessor of the premises and any provider of services that are necessary to hold this event and any employees or volunteers of the aforementioned parties, and any AKC approved judge, judging at this event, harmless from any claim for loss or injury which may be alleged to have been caused directly or indirectly to any person or thing by the act of this dog while in or about the event premises or grounds or near any entrance thereto, and I (we) personally assume all responsibility and liability for any such claim; and I (we) further agree to hold the aforementioned parties harmless from any claim for loss, injury or damage to this dog.

Additionally, I (we) hereby assume the sole responsibility for and agree to indemnify, defend and save the aforementioned parties harmless from any and all loss and expense (including legal fees) by reason of the liability imposed by law upon any of the aforementioned parties for damage because of bodily injuries, including death at any time resulting therefrom, sustained by any person or persons, including myself (ourselves), or on account of damage to property, arising out of or in consequence of my (our) participation in this event, however such, injuries, death or property damage may be caused, and whether or not the same may have been caused or may be alleged to have been caused by the negligence of the aforementioned parties or any of their employees, agents, or any other persons. I (WE) AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION, CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE ENTRY, EXHIBITION OR ATTENDANCE AT THE EVENT BETWEEN THE AKC AND THE EVENT-GIVING CLUB (UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED IN ITS PREMIUM LIST) AND MYSELF (OURSELVES) OR AS TO THE CONSTRUCTION, INTERPRETATION AND EFFECT OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE SETTLED BY ARBITRATION PURSUANT TO THE APPLICABLE RULES OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION. HOWEVER, PRIOR TO ARBITRATION ALL APPLICABLE AKC BYLAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES MUST FIRST BE FOLLOWED AS SET FORTH IN THE AKC CHARTER AND BYLAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS, PUBLISHED POLICIES AND GUIDELINES.

Disclaimer for Online Dog Show Entries

Transactions such as entering a dog show will not be accepted via email regardless of whether or not Jim Rau Dog Shows, Ltd., is the acting superintendent. Entries for dog shows for which Jim Rau Dog Shows, Ltd., is the acting superintendent will only be accepted through our online entry program. Jim Rau Dog Shows, Ltd., does not currently accept online entries for dog shows where Jim Rau Dog Shows, Ltd., or its affiliates who are not the contracted superintendent.

Receipt of an electronic message from Jim Rau Dog Shows, Ltd., stating that your online entry has been received does not necessarily constitute a valid entry. Due to the nature of the Internet and Internet related transactions relying on the proper and reliable functions of the operator, Internet companies, servers, and means of electronic media transmission, etc., Jim Rau Dog Shows, Ltd., will not be held responsible for online entry transmissions which are not received due to submission failures or electronic failures, or received but deemed not valid based on the rules and regulations of the American Kennel Club (AKC).

  • An administrative fee of $4.00 per entry will be charged for each entry in addition to the show entry fees.
  • Entries will be taken up until the closing date and time.
  • Be sure your payment information is correct. If your credit card is declined for any reason, your entries will not be in the show.
    Per chapter 11 section 4 of the Rules Applying to Dog Shows:
    – To be acceptable, an entry must: Be submitted with required entry fee.
    – No entry may be accepted unless the Superintendent or Show Secretary, named in the premium list to receive entries, receives such entry: prior to the closing date and hour as published in the premium list and in case of a limited entry, prior to the time the limit is reached.
  • After your entries have been submitted, you cannot retrieve them in any way.
  • All cancellations, changes and corrections must be made in writing prior to the close of entries. Please include the following information: Show, Show Date, Breed, Dog’s Name, AKC Number and Class. For cancellations, please include the name and address of the person that should receive the refund check.
  • Keep good records.  The system will accept duplicate entries.   We will make every effort to find all duplicate entries, but if a dog has been processed, no refund will be made.
  • Please refer to the Premium List for the classes that are offered in your breed. The online system will list all classes offered at a show, not necessarily classes offered in your breed.
  • Entry Fees shall not be refunded in the event that a dog is absent, disqualified, excused by Veterinarian or Judge, or barred from competition by action of the Event Committee. If because of riots, civil disturbances, national emergencies or other acts beyond the control of the management it is impossible to open or to complete the event, no refund of entry fee will be made. Extreme weather conditions, such as hurricanes, lightning, extreme heat, heavy rains, or other circumstances including the condition of the facilities or grounds, must be considered for the health and safety of the dogs, exhibitors and spectators. The well-being of dogs, exhibitors and spectators is of great importance and, in the event it is necessary to cancel or stop the event before completion, no refund of entry fee will be made.
  • You will receive a reference number after you have completed your entry and your payment has been approved. You will also receive an automated email confirmation containing this number along with a recap of your entries. Please print that summary page and take it with you to the show. If there is a problem with your entry, we may not be able to help you without that paperwork.
  • Administrative fees are non-refundable.

Click “Launch Online Entry System” if you agree with the terms above and wish to continue.