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.

Note: When document filenames end with a year that is the year of the latest revision and the form is usable through today.


Membership Application [PDF]

Membership Sponsor Form [PDF]

2019 BHCA Nationals

2019 Nationals Results

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

These are fillable PDFs. If completing a fillable form, you must do a Save As of the form to your computer before filling out.

2024 Futurity & Maturity stakes

2024 Futurity Stakes Rules

2024 Futurity – Forms A & B Nominations – print and mail

2024 Futurity – 1st & 2nd Enrollment – print and mail

2024 Futurity – 3rd & Final Enrollment – print and mail

2024 Maturity Stakes Rules

2024 Maturity Nomination – print and mail

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 [Fillable PDF]

Juniors & Junior Showmanship

Application for Junior Member Achievement Award [PDF]

Application for Junior Member Scholarship Award [PDF]

Register of Merit

BHCA Register of Merit Eligibility Form [PDF]

BHCA Versatility Certificate Program

Versatility Certificate Program Application Form - fillable [Fillable PDF]

Versatility Certificate Program Schedule of Points [PDF]

Versatility Conformation Certificate [PDF]

BHCA Guidelines

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

AKC, BHCA Events Entry Forms

Note: Some of 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]

Hunting Performance Test [Fillable PDF]

Obedience Trials [Fillable PDF]

Rally Trials [Fillable PDF]

Agility Trials [Fillable PDF]

Scent Work [MSWord file]