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 »

2020 Nationals Site Update! Book your Hotel Now!

January 16th, 2020

The hardworking leadership of the 2020 BHCA Nationals Committee has secured a new host hotel and show site.  The location of the agility trial has moved and the calendar has been slightly modified. Please visit the 2020 Nationals page to get all of the information.  Book your room now – room availability is limited. Host… 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 »

2019 Nationals Results

October 3rd, 2019

Unofficial results from the 2019 BHCA Nationals in Denver, Colorado are now posting. You can find links to each event page on the a2019 Nationals Archive page.

2019 Nationals Videos – availability & policies

September 25th, 2019

BHCA Nationals Videos! Here is the latest news on the availability of videos of conformation competition at the BHCA Nationals in Denver, Colorado. Dog Show Video Pros is our exclusive video provider.  You can learn more about their coverage of the Nationals at:  https://www.showdogvideopros.com/BassetHound/ At this link you will find both Streaming Video and Movie Purchase… Read more »

Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS1) testing at Denver Nationals

September 14th, 2019

Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS1) is a genetic disease recognized in other dog breeds and recently discovered in the Basset Hound. It causes devastating illness in puppies, but the good news is that researchers at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine have identified the mutation responsible for the disease and have developed a reliable test to… Read more »

Get ready for 2019 Nationals in Denver

December 29th, 2018

Timberline BHC is hosting the 2019 BHCA Nationals in Colorado from September 27 through October 4, 2019 Many preparations are already in place, including being able to book rooms at the host hotel, the Crowne Plaza Hotel and Conference Center – Denver Airport in Aurora, Colo.  With a free airport shuttle and easy road access… Read more »

2019 Nationals Hotel Reservations are Open!

December 5th, 2018

It’s time to make your hotel reservations for the 2019 Nationals.  Our host hotel is the Crowne Plaza Denver International Airport.  Please call the hotel directly and mention the Basset Hound Club of America in order to get the negotiated room rate of $125/night and so that BHCA gets credit for your room against our… Read more »