FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 23rd, 2022
CVB Contact: Scott Bruscato
COTTONLAND CLUSTER OF DOG SHOWS SCHEDULED FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
Monroe, LA – Northeast Louisiana is going to the dogs this upcoming Memorial Day weekend. The Bayou Kennel Club will host the American Kennel Club (AKC) sanctioned Cottonland Cluster of Dog Shows at the Monroe Civic Center arena May 26th – May 30th with a partner club, the Southeast Arkansas Kennel Club. It is anticipated that this event will have an economic impact of more than $260,000.
Admission prices are $6 for adults and $3 for kids. Hours are 9 am – 4 pm each day. This year will include 5 all-breed shows from Bayou Kennel Club, Southeast Arkansas Kennel Club, and Shreveport Kennel Club.
“We are so excited to have the Cottonland Cluster of Dog Shows back and look forward to welcoming the many dogs and their owners to Monroe-West Monroe. Exhibitors, judges, and attendees are expected to consume more than 775 room nights during the weekend,” said Scott Bruscato Senior Vice President of Sales for Discover Monroe-West Monroe. “The show will be on Memorial Day Weekend which will provide a terrific boost of tourism dollars spent in Ouachita parish over the holiday weekend.”
A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit. To view the judging schedule, visit onofrio.com.
For more information, contact Discover Monroe-West Monroe at 318-387-5691.
Discover Monroe-West Monroe promotes Ouachita Parish as a destination for leisure travel, conventions, meetings, and sporting events creating a positive economic impact for our local community through increased visitor spending and sales tax collections. For more information about Discover Monroe-West Monroe, visit www.monroe-westmonroe.org.