National Specialty

The BCCA National Specialty is a roving specialty show sponsored by BCCA. Specialties may be hosted by the affiliate clubs located around the country, or they might be hosted by the BCCA Officers and Board.

Several of the affiliate clubs also sponsor their own regional specialty shows. For more information about the regional specialties, see the Events Calendar or contact the affiliate clubs.

2017 National Specialty

September 30 – October 6, 2017

Purina Farms, Gray Summit, MO
Host: Great Plains Bearded Collie Club

  • Regular Classes: Michele Ritter (Britannia)
  • Sweeps: Kirsten Andreassend (Sebring)
  • Agility: Karen Winter (Agility)
  • Herding Trials: Sean Hathaway & Rochelle Stanford-Diaz
  • Herding Instinct: Brian Wistrom
  • Obedience: Norman Aguirre
  • Rally: Sarah Schroeder

2018 National Specialty

September 29 – October 6, 2018

the former McClellan AFB (near Sacramento), CA
Host: Northern California Bearded Collie Fanciers

  • Regular Classes: Janet Lewis (Potterdale)
  • Sweeps: Kelly Canham-Tonkin (Cameron)

Past National Specialties and Results

To read about past National Specialties, see the National Specialty History section.

To see the past Specialty winners by year, go to the Past Specialty Winners page and select the desired year(s).