Updates

THANK YOU for a GREAT Specialty

Thank you to all for a GREAT 2017 National Specialty!  Kudos go to all the volunteers who worked so well together to make the specialty a success.  And special thanks to all the wonderful exhibitors who were a delight each and every day.  Was it wonderful?  Yes, it...

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ATTENDEES – Ring Location for Wednesday Sept 14

Specialty Attendees, Please Read: Our ring is shifted to a new location for tomorrow - Wednesday September 14. Please have all of your chairs, equipment & anything you placed around the conformation ring today removed by the end of the day.  We certainly do not...

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Where Are the Wearables?

If you ordered National Specialty clothing to be picked up at the national, here's where: Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 3 pm during NOTRA/LGRA and ASFA/AKC coursing at the coursing field Sunday night from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the picnic, Main Show Grounds Tent,...

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LGRA & NOTRA Entry Numbers

We now happily announce the entry numbers for the remainder of our field events.  See you in St. Louis! LGRA - 21 Entries NOTRA - 21 Entries Legends - 1 Spirit Race - 2

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Specialty Judging Schedule Released

Foy Trent has published the Judging Schedule for the National Specialty.  It is a PDF file & gives all the times & class breakdown information you need. It is also works as a handy Specialty planner for those attending.  Click HERE to download & print a...

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Agility Trial Information Released

The Agilty Trial secretary, Carolyn Johnson, Lab Tested Secretary Services, has the BCOA agility judging program, running order, and class counts up on her website. Click the link above to go download the trial PDF files.  We've also included the information below as...

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Performance Monday – September 11 at the National Specialty

COME...to the Event Center on Monday, September 11 SIT...in a comfortable seat STAY...and watch our incredibly talented teams compete in Agility, Obedience, and Rally! Monday morning starts off with Agility. Basenjis have really come into their own in this exciting...

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The Numbers Are In

Here's the Official 2017 National Specialty Event Entry Counts SWEEPSTAKES - 153 Puppies (50 - 59) Veterans (21 - 23) CONFORMATION - 319 Class Entries (71 - 86) Non Regular  Veterans (19 - 23) Lure Coursing Class (6 - 8) Best of Breed (58 - 48) Multiple Entry Classes...

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BCOA Welcome Party

September 10, 2017  - 6:00 pm Main Outdoor Show Pavilion at Purina Farms, Gray Summit, MO Join us on Sunday, September 10, for an evening of fun for both humans and basenjis: Poop Bag Toss Basenji Ring Toss Bobbing for Hot Dogs Musical Sits Costume Contest Vendors and...

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2017 National Try Out

Ramp vs. Table The use of a ramp for judges' examination is up for discussion. It would be an option, not a requirement, used at the sole discretion of the judge. There are pros & cons for the table or ramp for judges and exhibitors. For some junior handlers,...

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Fun Night and Welcome Party

On Sunday night, Sept. 10th Route 66 is holding their very special Fun Night in conjunction with the Welcome Party down at the main show grounds and pavilion.  Games for everyone and their dogs.  Start working on your costume for the big contest.  If you are planning...

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Top 20 Competition

by  Jordan Reed Please join us on September 11th at 7:30pm in the ballroom at the Holiday Inn host hotel. The Top 20 has been revamped and we are excited to kick off the start of the National with fun, raffle prizes, drinks and dessert not to mention some of the top...

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Oh Those Oldies 16 Month Calendar

Celebrating Older Basenjis This special calendar goes from Sept 2017 through Dec. 2018. Celebrate our mature, more sophisticated basenji family members. Who doesn’t need another basenji calendar? It makes a great...

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National Specialty Premium List

It's here!  The 2017 National Specialty Premium List has just been released.  Full details concerning the Specialty, Puppy & Veteran Sweepstakes, Junior Showmanship, Obedience & Rally is now available.  It is online & in PDF format: Premium List.   Entries...

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