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: https://bhca.simplyvoting.com/ 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 »

Important announcement concerning BHCA officers

July 13th, 2023

We are very sad to have to report to the membership that BHCA President Gene McDonald has submitted his resignation from the Board of Directors effective July 11, 2023. Gene’s letter of resignation states that since stepping back from the Presidency, his stress levels and health are improved, and that he wants to continue in… Read more »

Electronic voting and dues reminder

June 28th, 2023

DUE TO THE ANNUAL MEETING BEING EARLY THIS YEAR, the procedures for voting have to be adjusted to conform to our Bylaws. If you wish to receive an electronic ballot, your dues must be paid AND RECEIVED NO LATER THAN July 21. Anyone who has not paid their dues by 7/21 will be sent a… Read more »

Entries are now open for 2023 BHCA Nationals

June 15th, 2023

You can now enter online for the conformation events at this year’s Basset Hound Club of America Nationals, to be held August 25-September 1 at Purina Farms outside St. Louis, Missouri. Online entries — as well as downloadable premium lists — for all conformation events, including Futurity and Maturity and the independent specialties, can be… Read more »