Future BTCA Specialties

 

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2019 BTCA National Specialty
June 09 - 14, 2019
Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, IL (about 40 miles west of downtown Chicago)

Conformation Judge: TBD

Sweepstakes Judge: TBD

In addition to the usual activities, we plan to offer a Nosework Seminar, Barn Hunt, Lure Coursing, and a Total Dog Competition.

Check out the full service resort online at www.pheasantrun.com.

Tentative Schedule:
Saturday, June 8th:Board meeting
Sunday, June 9th:Earthdog Test, Barn Hunt
Monday, June 10th:Health Clinics, Agility, Nose Work Seminars, Handling Seminar and Conformation Practice for Young Dogs (Hands on), Obedience and Rally run-thrus, Welcome Party
Tuesday, June 11th:Obedience, Rally, CGC Testing, Lure Coursing, Health Seminar (Reproduction)
Wednesday, June 12th:Sweepstakes, 3-6 Month Puppy Fun Match, Total Dog Conformation , Parade of Honor
Thursday, June 13th:Conformation, AGM and Dinner, Silent Auction
Friday, June 14th:Balance of Conformation, Awards Banquet, Live Auction

 


 

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2020 BTCA National Specialty
June 7th to June 12th 2020 (tentative)
Lexington Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY

Conformation Judge: TBD

Sweepstakes Judge: TBD

First ever Specialty in Kentucky - Horse Capital of the World - Visit the Top Horse Farms in the world, Calumet Farms, Donamire Farms, Gainesway Farms.

  • The venue is in the middle of Horse Country with fields of Thoroughbreds directly outside the indoor state of the art Show Arena.
  • The site is an Equine Theme Park with attractions.* Hall of Champions* Draft Horse Barn* Museums * Walking Barn Tour* Park Memorials & Statues * Beautiful rolling hills and horses.
  • The IMH Museum is the largest and most comprehensive Horse museum in the world
  • Please Visit http://www.kyhorsepark.com/ to see Pictures of this beautiful area and facility.
  • All events will be held at the horse park with no traveling for earth dog or Barn hunt.
  • All events except earth dog and Barn hunt held indoors at the state of the art Alltech Arena built in 2010, The venue currently holds all breed dog shows, agility trials, obedience trials, health clinics, Barn hunt and is familiar with all dog show events.
  • Over 40,000 sq ft for show area
  • Total permanent seating capacity is 5,512.
  • Arena is fully climate-controlled
  • A multi-speaker sound system
  • Total parking of 845 spaces.

RV & Camping - Full Service

  • The venue offers full service shaded RV parking at the horse park campground.
  • 260 spaces with 50/30/20 amp electric, water. 55' paved back-ins, fire rings,picnic tables and dump stations
  • Two Bath Houses,Grocery store/gift shop, Olympic-size swimming pool, Basketball and Tennis Courts

Dinners Banquets and AGM will be held at the Horse Park Climate Controlled Banquet and Antique Barn that currently host dinners, receptions and parties of all types.
Host Hotel is less than 5 miles from the Horse Park, over 10 additional Hotels within 7 miles.
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Georgetown, KY
Refrigerator, Microwaves in all rooms.

BTCA 2020 Committee
ChairKen Baur
Co/chairMichelle Baur
TreasurerDarcy Wallace Bartholomay
Obedience/RallyHeather Brown
AgilityJoye Ford
EarthdogAnnette Neff
Barnhunt
TrophyTracy VanNiel
Catalogs
VendorsDarren Brown
HospitalityKarla Quinn and Casey DePriest
Hospitality bagsKarla Quinn and Casey DePriest
TeeshirtsKen and Michelle Baur
Seminars
Grounds
Parade of honorAnn Leist
Judges hospitality
Judges giftsTracy VanNiel
AuctionStar Ott
RVsDarren Brown
Health clinics
PhotographerPhyllis Ensley
VideophotgrapherShow Dogs Irv Krump
Chief ring steward
Meals/banquets
Welcome partyMichelle and Heather
FundraisingMichelle, Heather, Tracy,
JuniorsGracie Bartholomay