2020 Nationals in Illinois canceled

May 9th, 2020

The Basset Hound Club of America’s Board of Directors regretfully informs everyone that the 2020 BHCA National Specialty and associated events have been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. Our highest concern is the health and safety of our membership, exhibitors, judges, and guests. After reviewing the current State of Illinois phased… Read more »

Report of the Nominating Committee

April 23rd, 2020

In Accordance with the BHCA By-Laws, the Nominating Committee has made nominations for the following positions for the 2020 BHCA elections: President – Richard Nance (C) 2nd Vice President – Anne Testoni (E) Corresponding Secretary – Sandi Wittenberg(C) Director – Brian Pechtold (C) Director – Roy Fair (W) The above nominations were respectfully submitted by:… Read more »

Coronavirus COVID-19: Impacts on Dogs

March 14th, 2020

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus is affecting our lives in many ways. We encourage everyone to follow local, state and federal mandates to help mitigate the impact of this disease. Please consult the US Centers for Disease Control and World Health Organization web sites for the latest information on the… Read more »

Coronavirus COVID-19 Impact: BHC SoCal Event Cancellations

March 13th, 2020

Due to Coronavirus concerns, travel bans and replacement judges, BHC of Southern California has made the difficult decision to cancel their show weekend, including the BHCA Regional Sunday, March 22, 2020. The following shows are now cancelled: BHC of Southern California Event Number: 2020181602 Anaheim CA S/O Mr. Philip Rooney March 20, 2020 BHC of… Read more »

Happy Holidays & Important 2020 Nationals News

December 22nd, 2019

Happy Holidays from the BHCA The Board of Directors of the Basset Hound Club of America wishes all members, their family, friends and hounds a wonderful holiday season and a great 2020. Important 2020 Nationals News We would like to share important news concerning the 2020 BHCA Nationals.  Due to bankruptcy of our host site, the Pheasant… Read more »

Judges for 2020 Nationals in Illinois

December 11th, 2019

The following individuals have been elected by the membership to serve as judges at the 2020 BHCA Nationals at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois: Sylvie McGee — Best of Breed, Junior Showmanship Penny Swan — All regular and non-regular Bitch Classes Joani Rush — All regular and non-regular Dog Classes including Brace… Read more »

New Membership Applicants for Review

October 21st, 2019

Per the bylaws change that was approved earlier this month new membership applicants are published on the club website for review by members.  You must be logged into your member profile in order to see the applications. Once logged in, follow this link to see the applicants; if you are not logged in you will… Read more »