YORK, PA - Best in Show is up for grabs again when the Celtic Classic Dog Show returns to the York Expo Center this week, bringing with it thousands of the top dogs and an estimated $5.3 million in economic benefits for the community.

The Celtic Classic runs March 15-19 in the Utz Arena and Memorial Hall. The five-day event offers free admission, giving York County residents an excellent opportunity to learn more about different breeds and the art of showing dogs.

About 8,000 entries are expected. Dog Show Tours are available, and guests may sign up at the Club Table inside the Utz Arena.

The York Kennel Club, Delaware County Kennel Club and the Lancaster Kennel Club sponsor the show. This is the 11th year York has played host.

For the safety of spectators and dogs, baby strollers are not allowed past the lobby and into the event area.

The York County Convention & Visitors Bureau's Mission is to maximize tourism expenditures and their economic impact in York County, PA, through comprehensive tourism sales and marketing programs. The York County CVB's Vision is for a York County where tourism is recognized for the value of its economic impact and its role in raising the profile of York County as a sought-after destination. For more information on the York County Convention & Visitors Bureau, call 1-888-858-9675 or visit www.yorkpa.org.