Events

The BCCA sponsors a number of events during the year:

Affiliate Clubs: Please send your event information to the Bagpipes editor.

2017 BCCA Calendar of Events

JANUARY

     

BCCA Member of the Year Nominations Open

15

BCCA – Deadline for return of Specialty judges preliminary ballots to the Treasurer

FEBRUARY

4

CBCC – Valentine Bounce, Lake Bluff, IL

15

BCCA – Deadline for final ballots for Specialty conformation judges due to membership for voting

15

BCCA – Deadline for nominations for Board positions to Nominating Committee

24-26

NCBCF – Agility Workshop with Loretta Mueller, Placer Dog Training in Granite Bay, CA

MARCH

11

NCBCC – Barn Hunt Event

21

BCCA – Deadline for submissions for Member of the Year Award to Recording Secretary

30

BCCA – Deadline for final ballots for Specialty conformation judges returned to Treasurer

31

BCCSC – 2 Independent Specialties & 1 Sweepstakes, held in conjunction with the Kern County Kennel Club, Bakersfield, CA. Entries: www.bandoian-butler.com; closing date: 3/15

APRIL

 

BCCA – Nominations for BCCA Officers and Directors announced to membership

2

GSBCC – Obedience & Rally Trials at Top Dog Obedience School, Flanders, NJ.

14-16

BCCA – All Breed Agility Trials, Amherst, NH; opening Date: 2/9, closing Date: 3/18; FMI: noreen@pawprinttrials.com

21-23

NCBCF – All Breed AKC Agility Trials, Leone Equestrian Center, Sacramento, CA

21

NCBCC – Specialty, Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium, MD. Superintendent: MB-F.

23

NCBCC – Supported Entry at Baltimore County KC, Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium, MD. Superintendent: MB-F.

MAY

13

NCBCC – Celtic Festival, Mt. Airy, MD

20‑21

BCCME – BCCA Supported Entries hosted by BCCME, Scarborough, ME. Closing Date: 5/3. Superintendent: MB-F.

21

NCBCF – Bounce-In in Livermore, CA.

27

RMBCC – Beardie Party, DeKoevend Park, Centennial, CO. RSVP to Kristi Sweeney.

JUNE

1

BCCA Membership Renewal Notices to be sent

2-4

GPBCC – all breed herding trials, New Richmond, WI; Carol Freeman, Secretary, FMI beardieone@mchsi.com

3‑4

BCCME – BCCA Specialty with Sweepstakes and Supported Entry, hosted by BCCME at the Ladies’ Dog Club shows, Wrentham, MA. Closing Date: 5/17. Superintendent: MB-F. FMI: BCCME website

3

RMBCC – Supported Entry with Sweeps, Longmont, CO. Superintendent: Onofrio.

6‑7

NCBCF – Specialty with Sweeps, Obedience, & Rally. Closing Date: 5/25. Superintendent: MB-F.

6‑11

NCBCF – Specialty at Woofstock, Vallejo, CA.

  • Tuesday and Wednesday, June 6 and 7 – Beardie Only Herding – Instinct test being considered
  • Thursday, June 8 – Events with Woofstock
  • Friday, June 9 – Specialty, Sweepstakes, Obedience and Rally
  • Saturday, June 10 and Sunday June 11 – Supported Entries

10

RMBCC – Herding Tests and Trials, Ft. Lupton, CO.

10-11

National Capital BCC – All-Breed Herding Trial; Scarletts Mill, Birdsboro, PA; B.D. White, Event Secretary; closing date 5/27

17

CBCC – Twin Regional Specialties (AM & PM), Grayslake, IL. Superintendent: Roy Jones Dog Shows. FMI: Chicagoland website.

24‑25

BCCME – BCCA Supported entries, hosted by BCCME at the Penobscot Valley KC Shows, Cumberland, ME. Superintendent: MB-F. Closing Date 6/7.

27-29

GPBCC – Lynn Leach Herding Clinic, New Richmond, WI. Entries close May 31. FMI: GPBCC website

JULY

1

BCCA Membership Renewal Deadline/Affiliate Club Membership Renewal Deadline

1

New BCCA Board Seated

1-2

NCBCF – All Breed AKC Herding Trial, Patterson, CA

15

BCCME – 12th Annual Beardie Bounce & BBQ, Saco, ME

AUGUST

5

California’s South Coast Beardie Bunch – Barn Hunt, Jamul, CA

Presented by Victoria Hall. Starts at 8:30 AM at 3791 Rudnick Drive, Jamul, CA.

Sign up by 7/28. FMI or to sign up: Suzanne Easley Buck, 619-440-8482 or suzanneasley@yahoo.com.

31

BCCA – Last day to pay dues

SEPTEMBER

1

BCCA – Deadline for all nominations of 2019 Specialty Judges are due to the Recording Secretary

9

GSBCC – Specialty and Sweepstakes, Bridgewater, NJ. Superintendent: MB-F.

30‑10/6

BCCA 2017 National Specialty, Purina Farms, Gray Summit, MO. FMI: bcca2017.com

16

NCBCC – Bounce, Falls Church, VA

OCTOBER

19‑22

NCBCF – All Breed AKC Agility Trials, Pleasanton, CA

NOVEMBER

30

BCCA – Deadline for Distribution of preliminary or initial Ballots to Membership for 2019 Specialty Judges

DECEMBER

TBD

NCBCF – Annual Holiday Walk and lunch at Zio Freddo’s in Vallejo, CA

9

Independence BCC – Supoorted Entry at the Valley Forge KC show.

2

NCBCC – Scottish Walk, Alexandria, VA

15

BCCA – Supported Trophies at the Sunshine State Herding Group Association show, Orlando, FL.

30‑31 & 1/1/17

BCCA – All Breed Agility Trials, Amherst, NH.

 

A safe and joyous holiday season to all!

What’s New?

News from the Specialty!

BCCA 2017 National Specialty @bcca2017
Congratulations to Brenda Weyant for winning the Quilt Raffle!
BCCA 2017 National Specialty @bcca2017
We will have a canine massage therapist and a chiropractor at the Specialty. Signup sheets is coming soon. FMI: https://t.co/Ef1Eqb8jRH