BCSA News!

May 2017 Board Minutes Available

The minutes of the May 2017 BCSA Board of Directors meeting are posted here. In response to some questions regarding when Board minutes are posted, our revised policy is as follows: The Recording Secretary sends the minutes to the Board within one week of the meeting....

Vote NOW for 2018 NS Judges

It’s time to vote for Judges for the 2018 Border Collie Nationals. Voting is open now and will close June 1. Results will be announced by July 1. Early or late votes will not be counted. Click here to learn more about the nominees and cast your...

New Member Applications, May 2017

The following applicants have applied for membership to BCSA. Applicants Posted May 1, 2017: Martina Aldonis, Charlton, MA. Diane Brown, Forestdale, MA. Peter Curran, Englewood, NJ. Tim Egenrieder, Quincy, MA. Libby Marsh, Whittier, CA. Janyce Selkin, Rhinebeck, NY....

Sneak Peek: April May Issue of Borderlines

Everyone can have a sneak peek of what’s coming in the next issue of Borderlines: this great article by Debby Quigley focusing on Stress and Performance and how it affects your ring performance. Click here to download a PDF copy. If you were a BCSA member,...

Welcome New Members!

Please join us in welcoming our newest members of BCSA, voted in at the March 2017 Board Meeting: Pacific NW BC Enthusiasts – Nancy Kemna, nekemna@gmail.com Conrad Strubhar – weherdthat@gmail.com Sherry Priddy –...

AKC Outstanding Sportsmanship Award

In the American Kennel Club’s ongoing efforts to recognize and celebrate its volunteer club members, The AKC Outstanding Sportsmanship Award program was established in 2006 to provide each member club with an AKC Medallion to award to one of its own on a yearly...

Heartland BC Club Hosts Agility Trial

BCSA affiliate club Heartland Border Collie Club of Illinois is hosting an all-breed agility trial May 19-21, 2017. Entries open March 15 and close May 5 at 5 p.m., or when the entry limit of 330 runs per day is reached. Pamela Nettles is the judge and the venue is in...

Welcome to the NEW BCSA Website!

After more than 20 years, let’s face it…the BCSA website deserved an update. So a couple of years ago, the board of directors established a website redesign committee and vendor applications were invited and reviewed. The result of all that hard work is...

The Road to Westminster

Westminster Kennel Club visited the BCSA 2016 National Specialty and profiled Danielle Davis on her “Road to Westminster.” You can see that video by clicking on the photo above. In addition, the crews talked with 2016 National Specialty Show Co-Chair...

Judges Selected for 2017 National Specialty

By Suzanne LeRoy Chair, BCSA Judge Selection Committee Meet the judges for the BCSA 2017 National Specialty. Thank you to all who voted, and thank you to all the nominees. Please note: Though the judges have formally accepted their assignments, final assignments are...