Phone / Fax / Email

865-523-3068 fax

Office Hours

Open every day 9-1 and 4-6
except Sundays: 4-6 only
Closed major holidays
Check-out time: 1 pm
Closed daily: 1-4 pm


1811 Holston River Road
Knoxville, TN 37914-6142
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Agility Center of East TN (ACET)


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Since 1999, ACET has offered exceptional facilities for agility training and competition.. We have a beautiful field (within another securely-fenced field), ample parking (some shaded), and safe, AKC/USDAA regulation equipment.


More info about classes and other local events

on our Coming Events page!



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Class size is limited to ensure personal attention!

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Field & equipment rental also available!

What to send in

What to bring

Registration form (click Downloads)
Course fee
Your dog (on collar and leash)
Treats, toys, water dish
Comfortable athletic shoes


Competition level only. Please email Ace Russell for more info.
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AGILITY 'PARTIES':  Offered on non-trial weekends during the warmer parts of the year. Please This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it us for details.
Master Classes are available to small groups wishing to practice competition level skills together. Classes are one hour sessions, $20 per dog/handler team.



Individual attention, whether your goals are to simply have fun with your dog in your own back yard, or to compete at the highest levels of the sport. Lessons are available for all participants, from beginners through advanced levels. $48/hour.

Private and shared private lessons (4 dogs maximum) are available on a flexible schedule.

Emphasis on positive motivation to get your dog started correctly.

Fundamentals of agility obstacle training and an introduction to all aspects of the sport.

Uses low-stress techniques and elementary equipment to help build your dog's confidence.

Learn to work as a team and to communicate effectively with your dog off-lead.

Increase the number of obstacles your dog can perform in sequence.

Build reliability on each obstacle.

Develop control at a distance.

Solve problems encountered at trials.



No formal instruction, just agility people and their dogs getting together and sharing time on ACET's equipment. $5/dog. Spend time with other agility enthusiasts and work at your own speed.

Instructor(s) will not necessarily be available during Parties. If present, they may be there as fellow party-goers, training their own dogs alongside other participants.

Please RSVP before attending.

Raising or lowering of contact obstacles should be done CAREFULLY! Course re-design is encouraged, but please don't move the dogwalk.



To be followed on some weekends by Show & Go's, for trial-like courses and atmosphere. Nested courses for all levels of difficulty. $5 per run; $10 for 3 runs! If you help build courses (at the end of the party) or work during the event itself, you get 3 runs for free!!

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Our previous events:

Numerous Show & Go weekends, both agility and obedience, since 1999

Guy Blancke workshops, July 17, 2005, seminar and private lessons, April 9-11, 2005

Rally obedience seminar, Ted McCall, September 26, 2004

Concert for the Animals, June 26-27, 2004, White Pine, TN (co-hosted by Peaceful Kingdom)

AKC trials, every March and September since 2000, Harriman, TN

USDAA trials, June 2002 & 2003, October 2005, White Pine, TN

Ginsey Nickles Eubanks seminar, May 31, 2003

USDAA match, January 5, 2002, Harriman, TN

Beagle National Specialty, October 28, 2001, Knoxville, TN

Dudley Shumate Fontaine seminars, July 20-21, 2001, Knoxville, TN (at ACET)

Papillon National Specialty, April 19-20, 2000, Knoxville,TN (at ACET)

AKC Sanctioned 'A' Match, August 21, 1999, Knoxville, TN (at ACET)


Links to agility info online:
Clean Run store, magazine and much more
AKC Agility Resource Center
United States Dog Agility Association, Inc. (USDAA)
North American Dog Agility Council (NADAC)
Way To Weave weave poles, articles and videos


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Agility Center of East TN (ACET)
Meadowbrooke KennelGodiva Kennels, LLC
1811 Holston River Road
Knoxville, TN 37914-6142
Phone: (865) 523-9282    Fax: (865) 523-3068
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