Thursday, August 30, 2018

Welcome to the National Open!

Welcome to the Official Blog of the
2018 National Retriever Championship!

Coming in November 2018 to Paducah, Kentucky

Welcome to the 78th Annual National Retriever Championship. The dogs and handlers competing in this event are the very best in the world of performance retrievers. It doesn't get any better than this! Congrats to all those qualified for this National event!

We would like to welcome you to Paducah, Kentucky! Located in the far west side of the state, the Paducah area is full of fascinating history and is overflowing with cultural energy. Known as the City of Craft and Folk Art, Paducah is a river city, located right where the Tennessee and Ohio rivers merge. Paducah boasts of plenty of museums, art and culture to see, and a variety of culinary delights and things to do. Visitors will find Paducah to be a friendly city to spend time in, with beautiful scenic views all around. As you explore this wonderful city, you will find the historic downtown is filled with shops, restaurants and more that everyone will surely enjoy. 

We can’t wait to see you all in Paducah soon!