2021 BHCA Nationals results

October 11th, 2021

Congratulations to GCHS Jolly Time My Way At Topsfield-Lebrera, winner of Best of Breed at the 2021 BHCA Nationals in Lima, Ohio, and to breeder Celeste Gonzalez; owners Sukey Shor, Claudia Orlandi, Guillermo Gonzalez and Celeste Gonzalez; and handler Mike Stone. Here’s a rundown of the winners from the Best of Breed competition: Best of… Read more »

2021 BHCA officer and board member elections

July 12th, 2021

Two valid petitions were received by the Recording Secretary, prior to the May 20, 2021 deadline, for the position of AKC Delegate. Those running for this position will be voted on by the membership during the 2021 election. Candidates for the AKC Delegate in alphabetical order are: Richard Nance Dr. Norine Noonan, Ph.D. Brian Visokay… Read more »

Nominees for election to judge 2022 BHCA Nationals

July 12th, 2021

The six (6) judges with the most nominations for Regular and Non-regular classes are (in alphabetical order): Sanda Launey Robert E. “Gene” McDonald Sharon Nance Monica Rush James Tysseling Margie Wikerd The six (6) BHCA members (because of a tie) with the most nominations for Sweepstakes classes are as follows (in alphabetical order): Beverly Barringer-Ruggeri… Read more »

Hunting Performance Test in Utah in April

April 2nd, 2021

Red Canyons Kennel Club will be hosting a BHCA-sanctioned Hunting Performance Test on the weekend of April 10-11 in Cedar City, Utah. Hounds will be judged by the rules used by the Basset Hound Club of America. Entries close at 7 a.m. for that day’s trial, or when all entries are filled. In addition, entries… Read more »

Nominating Committee report

March 15th, 2021

In Accordance with the BHCA By-Laws, the Nominating Committee has made nominations for the following positions for the 2021 BHCA elections: First Vice President – Sylvie McGee (W) Recording Secretary – Bobbi Brandt (W) Treasurer – Sukey Shor (W) Director – Roy Fair (W) Director – Sue Frischmann (E) Director – Isabella Merrit (E) AKC… Read more »

Hunting Performance Test in New Jersey in April

March 13th, 2021

Patroon Basset Hound Club is hosting a Hunting Performance Test on Friday, April 30, 2021, at the Southern Jersey Beagle Club in Southampton, New Jersey. For more information, click here to download a PDF the premium list. And you can click here to download a PDF of just the entry form. Entries close on April… Read more »

Combined TD/TDX Tracking Test in Colorado

January 27th, 2021

Timberline BHC is hosting a combined TD/TDX tracking test on Sunday, March 7, 2021, at Chatfield State Park and Recreation Area, Horse Corral, 12200 Hwy 75, Littleton, Colorado. Entries close Thursday, February 25, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. MST. Click here to download a PDF of the premium list with complete information about the trial, an… Read more »

Changes to Tracking Regulations

December 6th, 2020

The following notice was received from the American Kennel Club concerning action taken by the AKC Board of Directors at its November 2020 meeting. November 23, 2020 At the November 2020 AKC Board Meeting the following changes to the Tracking Regulations were approved : Eligibility Restrictions for Exhibitors/Tracklayers – The Tracking Regulationswere amended effecting an… Read more »