2024 National Derby Blog

2024 National Derby Championship Blog


Wednesday, February 28, 2024



Welcome to the Eight Annual National Derby Championship
October 7-11, 2024

The dogs and handlers competing in this event are the very best in the world
of Derby performance retrievers! Congrats to all those qualified for this National event, 
and best of luck to those still hoping to get qualified!!

We would like to welcome you to Sedalia, Missouri! Located in the serene west-central area of the state. There is a unique balance between rural country life and the bustle of the city life with plenty to see and do. From events including the Scott Joplin Ragtime festival and the Missouri State Fair, visitors find Sedalia to be a friendly, welcoming place to spend time. Historic downtown is filled with shops and restaurants that you will surely enjoy as you explore the rail and ragtime history of Sedalia. The community takes great pride in offering a very family-oriented environment with plenty of scenic views. Sedalia is centrally located in the Midwest, welcomes you with a Midwestern hospitality and offers plenty of benefits to make it a desirable destination that brings visitors back year after year.

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