This page is your one-stop shop for all BHCA and selected AKC documents. Nearly all of the documents are in PDF format (some fillable) and will download in a separate window. Should the document you need not be shown below, please contact the Corresponding Secretary.  If you have any problems accessing one of these files, contact the Webmaster.


New Membership Application [PDF]

Sponsor Form Only [PDF]

Guidelines for Ethical Conduct [PDF]

2019 BHCA Nationals

2019 Schedule of Events

2019 RV Parking Form

2019 Dinners Reservation Forms

2019 Nationals Clothing Order Form

2019 Nationals AGILITY Clothing Order Form

2019 Trophy Fund Request

BHCA Publications

The Basset Hound Illustrated Standard

The Pocket Guide to the Basset Hound: An Aid for Judges

Tracking with a Basset:  A Guide for All Basseteers, by Ruth Paule

Futurity & Maturity Stakes

2019 Futurity Stakes Rules

2019 Maturity Nomination

2020 Futurity A & B Nominations

2020 Futurity - 1st and 2nd Enrollment

2020 Futurity 3rd-Final Enrollment

Health and Research

Early Warning Symptoms Checklist [PDF]

Gastric Dilation-Volvulus (Bloat): Causes, Symptoms, Treatment [PDF of PowerPoint presentation]

Glossary of Health Problems Affecting Dogs [PDF]

Links for More Information on Health Concerns in Basset Hounds [PDF]

Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG) in the Basset Hound [PDF] Note: This link takes you to a document on a website of the Animal Health Trust UK. BHCA is not responsible for content on or taken from third-party websites.

Thrombopathia Genetic Testing through Auburn University [Fillable PDF]

Hosting BHCA Events

Application for BHCA Regional Event [PDF]

Application for BHCA Hunting Performance Test [PDF]

Register of Merit

BHCA Register of Merit Eligibility Form [PDF]


BHCA Versatility Certificate Program Application Form [Fillable PDF]

BHCA Versatility Certificate Program Schedule of Points [PDF]

BHCA Conformation Certificate [PDF]

Club Guidelines

Check the Guidelines page for up-to-date individual documents.

AKC Events Entry Forms

Note: These links take you to the AKC web site or to a form downloaded from that site. BHCA is not responsible for content on or taken from third-party websites.

Conformation Shows [Fillable PDF]

Field Trials [Fillable PDF]

Obedience Trials [Fillable PDF]

Rally Trials [Fillable PDF]

Agility Trials [Fillable PDF]

Scent Work [MSWord file]