Updates

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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Premium Lists & Entry Forms

Announcing our new page with National Specialty Event Premium Lists & Entry Forms.  All Premium Lists are in PDF Format so to view and/or save Premium Lists, all you do is click on the Icon and title to get the list & information you need. Please note that...

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Changes to The Schedule

We have changes to the Specialty Schedule & some reminders to announce. Monday, Sept 11 Please note that the Top 20 competition will be held at the Holiday Inn/Six Flags. It will NOT be held at  Purina Farms. Sunday, Sept 10, 2017 There will not be a Seminar &...

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RV Reservations at Purina Farms June UPDATE

The BCOA online reservations service for the Upper full hookup RV lot at Purina Farms is closed. Anyone wanting to make an RV reservation for the upper, full hookups, lot will need to complete the TRKC/BCOA RV Form, downloadable here, and mail it along with your...

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RV Reservations at Purina Farms Update

Because the BCOA National Specialty overlaps the last two days of the Border Collie National Specialty, RV sites in the Full Hookup Upper lot for Friday, Sept. 8th and Saturday, Sept. 9th are now overbooked. We are very sorry, but reservations for these two days are...

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NEED TO KNOW: RV Reservations at Purina Farms

We happily announce that we are now taking RV Reservations at Purina Farms for the 2017 Specialty. The BCOA reservation dates are for SEPTEMBER 8th - 14th 2017. RV Spaces can be reserved from the beginning of the Specialty through September 16th for those staying for...

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The Specialty Flier – Get it now!

The National Specialty Information flyer is now available.  It's a printable, comprehensive overview of what to expect in St. Louis and includes information to help you plan your trip in September. It has all the current information about the upcoming 2017 Specialty...

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Specialty Logo Shirts Now Available

Order your Specialty Logo Garments now! We will be taking orders until August 15th. We're offering t-shirts, baseball shirts (in Men's & Women's size & style variations), long sleeved t-shirts, polo shirts, a sweatshirt and a hoodie.  You can see mock ups of...

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2017 BCOA GROOMING

BCOA exhibitors may use grooming space in Gateway Hall from Monday, Sept. 11th beginning at 3:00 PM until Thursday, Sept. 14th at 3:00 PM, when paid reserved grooming for the Three Rivers KC of Missouri (TRKCofM) opens.  Grooming space for BCOA events is free.   Those...

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Trophy Donations & Banquet Reservations

We have just published the new Trophy Page!  Specialty events are grouped together & donation amounts are listed next to each class.  We proudly list our Trophy Sponsors right on the listing when a donation is made. If you would like to sponsor a trophy, scroll...

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