We are confirmed! The 2024 Nippo Classic be at Purina Farms May 3-4, 2024
Entry is open to Akita (American and Japanese)* Shikoku, Kai, Kishu, Hokkaido, and Shiba
Nippo registration is not required
Premium available here on/about February 28, 2024
Nippo Membership Renewal period is now open
For new memberships see Join Nippo page.
*All Akita will be judged to the Nippo standard for Akita.
About the Club
The Colonial Shiba Club, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the Japanese Shiba Inu through education and presentation of a yearly Nippo-style event. Colonial is the U.S. friendship club of Nippo,
Colonial is not a member of nor licensed by AKC. Nippo/USA Points/Championships are not carried over to AKC.
Colonial enjoys a long term relationship with the National Shiba Club of America, but is not a member club of the NSCA.
We encourage US residents who seek to preserve the native Japanese breeds to become members of Nippo.
US residents who are currently Nippo members may renew through Colonial during the yearly renewal period.
On behalf of Nippo, Colonial accepts Nippo membership renewals, new member applications and kennel registrations from US residents ONLY.