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 »

Annual Elections are Underway

August 31st, 2019

Polls are now open for BHCA Annual Elections! Your votes are needed to selection Conformation and Sweepstakes judges for the 2020 National Specialty Show and to determine whether or not to accept a series of changes to the club bylaws. Hardcopy ballots were mailed during the week of 8/20/2019 to all who requested them or… Read more »

Member Portal Login

August 28th, 2019

In order to pay your annual dues you need to be logged into the BHCA website member portal. When the website was launched in February 2019 you should have received an email with instructions on how to login to the member portal.  The Welcome Email was sent to the email address of record with BHCA… Read more »

List of new applicants for BHCA membership now published online

June 29th, 2019

To expedite the membership application process, the names of those applying for membership in BHCA are now being posted to the BHCA website. A list of current applicants may be found by looking under the “ABOUT BHCA” menu item, and then looking under the “Governance” sub-menu item. The names of applicants must be published sixty… Read more »

Judges nominated for 2020 BHCA Nationals

May 30th, 2019

The following six judges for Regular and Non-regular classes for the 2020 BHCA Nationals in St. Charles, Illinois, received the most nominations and are eligible for election (listed in alphabetical order by last name): Camille McArdle DVM Sylvie McGee Joani Rush Joseph Smith Penny Swan Douglas Taylor The three BHCA members with the most nominations… Read more »

BHCA officers election

May 30th, 2019

With no candidates offering to run by petition, the following Nominating Committee slate will be automatically seated at the conclusion of the Annual Meeting at the 2019 BHCA Nationals in Colorado: 1st Vice President: Sylvie McGee (West region) Recording secretary: Bobbi Brandt (West) Treasurer: Melinda Brown (East) Director: Linda Cain (West) Director: Sue Frischmann (East)… Read more »

Donate to help Basset Hounds via BHCA website

May 25th, 2019

We’ve now made it possible to process donations to the BHCA Foundation (which supports education, health research and rescue), the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation’s Basset Hound Donor Advised Fund (for health research) and the American Kennel Club’s Political Action Committee (used for campaign contributions to help elect dog-friendly legislators in Congress and state… Read more »