March 2024 BHCA Update

March 24th, 2024

The Monthly Club Update for March 2024 has been sent out via Constant Contact. The link to the update is In this update, BHCA President Sylvie McGee provides highlights of committee reports that are coming in for the Spring Board Meeting, highlighting the work committees are doing for the club, including activities described in… Read more »

BHCA honored with AKC Eddy Award

January 14th, 2024

The American Kennel Club’s Eddy Award recognizes national breed clubs for their exemplary breeder education efforts. The Basset Hound Club of America was honored in December at the AKC National Championship as one of the recipients of the 2023 AKC Eddy Award. The AKC Eddy Award is designed to encourage and reward clubs whose breeder… Read more »

End of October Field Trial in New Jersey is canceled

October 16th, 2023

The field trial scheduled for October 28 and 29 hosted by Berkshire Valley Basset Hound Club in Flemington, N.J., has been canceled. To stay up-to-date on BHCA and BHCA regional club events, click here to visit the Events Calendars page.

HUNTING PERFORMANCE TEST in Pennsylvania in November

September 28th, 2023

The Basset Hound Club of America is hosting a Hunting Performance Test on Saturday, November 11, and Sunday, November 12, 2023, in Ford City, Pa., approximately 40 miles north of Pittsburgh. Mail-in entries close November 1 or when 15 stake entries are filled. Entries will be taken on the day of each event if there… Read more »

2023 BHCA election results

September 7th, 2023

This year, we had a number of items on the election ballots. Electronic votes are reported on Simply Voting at: Paper votes were tallied and reported by the Tellers Committee, chaired by Sherry Moore (west), Vicki Russell (central) and Bjorn Zetterlund (east). Here are the results: Bylaws Amendments (requires 2/3 vote to pass) Three… Read more »

2023 Bylaws Ballot Reference

July 24th, 2023

This News item contains links that may be helpful to BHCA members preparing to vote in the upcoming 2023 election. Concerning the proposed Bylaws changes, both the ballot mailed to BHCA members on the upcoming election and the electronic ballot (through a listed link) have an explanation of each proposed change to the Bylaws. The… Read more »