The BHCA received the following update from AKC: This is to inform your club of a change to the Field Trial Rules and Standard Procedures for Basset Hounds which is effective immediately. This change allows dogs running in Small Pack and Large Pack to wear different colored collars instead of having a painted number. This… Read more »
Slowly dog competition events are returning to our world. Check out the Events Calendar to show updates in the various disciplines. Note the three Hunting Performance Tests on the calendar for October 2020.
The BHCA Regional Specialty Show at Canfield, Ohio on August 1, 2020 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This show was not able to conform to the “show and go” guidelines for the Steel Valley Cluster, making holding a concurrent show not feasible.
Pilgrim Basset Hound Club and Capital District Basset Hound Club have cancelled their hunting performance tests scheduled for June 19, 20 and 21, 2020 at Little Rhody Beagle Club in West Warwick, RI. The clubs hope to reschedule the events for later in the year when COVID-19 restrictions have eased.
With the cancellation of the 2020 Nationals, the BHCA Board of Directors voted to move the judges who were elected to judge the 2020 Nationals to judging the 2021 Nationals. All judges for the 2020 Nationals have agreed to judge the 2021 Nationals in Lima, Ohio. Because of this decision, the board has also canceled… Read more »
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 »
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 »
The specialties sponsored by the Basset Hound Club of Bayou Country on May 22-23, 2020, in Monroe, La., have been canceled.
The field trials sponsored by the Berkshire Valley Basset Hound Club on April 4-5, 2020, at the Central Jersey Beagle Club in Flemington, N.J., have been canceled.