Borderlines Magazine


The official publication of the Border Collie Society of America, Inc.





Borderlines is the official publication of the Border Collie Society of America, Inc., the American Kennel Club Parent Club for the Border Collie


It is published four times a year, and is e-mailed free to all BCSA members.


Submit All Photos, Ads, Articles via e-mail to the Editor in Chief: 

Laura K. S. Shaw









Contribute an Article
Borderlines welcomes and encourages article contributions from both members and non-members. If you would like to contribute an article, please contact the editor in advance of the issue to get your article on the editorial calendar.

Deadlines to Contribute Articles

Submissions must be received by the 15th of the month preceding publication. Submissions received after the deadline will not be published until the following issue, except at the discretion of the Editor as to timeliness and relevance.

Issue Deadline
Jan/Feb/Mar Jan. 31
Apr/May/June April 30
July/August/Sept July 31
Oct/Nov/Dec October 31

The publication should be completed & e-mailed by the second week of the month following the submission deadline. These timelines may vary due to circumstances beyond our control, but will be adhered to as closely as possible.

Writer Guidelines: Please review these Guidelines when submitting an article.

Subscription Rates

Subscription Rates: Borderlines is published every other month and is available with membership to the BCSA. Subscription rates for non-members are $80 USA, $90 Canada, $100 all other foreign subscriptions. Payment must be made in U.S. funds. To subscribe, please send a check payable to BCSA. Your subscription will begin with the next regular bulk mailing.

Extra Copies or Back Issues: May be available.  Please contact the Editor.

The BCSA Board of Directors and Editor reserve the right to refuse advertising or submissions which are not in the best interest of the breed, the club, or dog sports. Items included in the magazine do not necessarily reflect the views of the Club, the Board, or the Editor. The Editor reserves the right to edit and/or verify all copy. Submissions remain the property of the authors.

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