BICHON FRISE CLUB OF AMERICA

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1 BICHON FRISE CLUB OF AMERICA Incorporated ( Member of the American Kennel Club ) 42nd National Specialty Show Sweepstakes, Obedience & Rally May 4 May 5, 2017 Activities start May 3, 2017 Sheraton Atlanta Airport Hotel 1900 Sullivan Road Atlanta, Georgia Reservations: or Starwood Reservations at Click here for website.

2 Tuesday, May 2, 2017 Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Schedule of Events Welcome Night 6:00 PM Hosted by BFCA with no-host bar Seminar 9:00 AM BFCA Annual Meeting 1:00 PM BFCA Annual Awards Banquet and Raffle/Silent Auction No Host Bar 5:30 PM Thursday, May 4, 2017 Friday, May 5, 2017 Awards Banquet 6:00 PM Obedience Trials Rally Trials Judge Mr. Barry Roland Beginner Puppy 4-6 Months Ms. Ann D. Hearn Puppy and Junior Sweepstakes Judge Ms. Kathie Vogel Special Attraction Bred-by-Exhibitor Dogs Judge Mrs. Sherren Watts Parade of Titleholders Special Attraction Bred-by-Exhibitor Bitches Judge Mrs. Sherren Watts Judges Seminar For more information, contact: Mimi Winkler 532 Heritage Hill Somers, NY Junior Showmanship Dr. Andrea Bradford Conformation Ms. Mimi Winkler 2

3 Contacts and Deadlines Trophy Donations Deadline to be printed in the catalog: Contact: Mayno Blanding 3515 NW 221st St Ridgefield, WA Advertisements Deadline: Send copy to: Betsy Savage 6791 Black Fox Drive, Hoschton, GA Specialty Entries Close Deadline: Specialty Superintendent Jack Onofrio Dog Shows / Hotel Reservations Deadline to receive the discounted rate: Sheraton Atlanta Airport Hotel or Group Bichon Frise of Amer Att Vendor Booth Sales Deadline: Contact: Kayley Kovar 1152 Hattermann Lane, Weimar TX Motor Home Parking Fee Deadline Contact: Matt Abbott 3129 Barberry Court, Murrysville, PA Banquet & Seminar Deadline: Contact: Myra Wotton 2900 Foxpoint Rd, Burnsville, MN Raffle & Silent Auction Contact: Judy Beckham 3011 Lone Star Lane, Pinehurst, TX March 14, 2017 March 14, 2017 April 5, 2017 April 10, 2017 April 14, 2017 April 14, 2017 April 26,

4 Hotel Accommodations Mention Bichon Frise 2017 National Specialty for special rate of $ plus applicable taxes per night. This special rate is available for 3 days before May 1, 2017, and 3 days after May 5, 2017, SUBJECT TO HOTEL SPACE AVAILABILITY. A $50.00 authorization (pet fee and non-refundable) will be placed on guest s credit card prior to check-in; guest rooms will be inspected upon check-out; if a room is extensively damaged from the dog s stay, a damages will be assessed The hotel reservation deadline is April 10, Parking is $5.00 per day. Pick up your parking pass when checking in at the hotel. Reservations can be made online at This link takes you directly to our Reservations page; our Group Code - Bichon Frise Club of Ameri Att OR, call the hotel directly at or the Starwood Reservations at (please mention you are part of Bichon Frise 2017 National Specialty or group code Bichon Frise Club of Ameri Att The hotel reservation deadline is April 10,

5 Specialty Trophy Information Unless otherwise indicated, the following trophies are offered by the Bichon Frise Club of America, Inc. and will be etched glass. In addition, a rendering by Gerry Paolillo will be awarded for Best of Breed. Best of Breed $400 Best of Winners $200 Best of Opposite Sex to Best of Breed $300 Winners Dog $100 Reserve Winners Dog $75 Winners Bitch $100 Reserve Winners Bitch $75 Best Puppy in Classes $75 Best Bred-By Exhibitor $75 Best Junior Showmanship Class $75 Highest Scoring Dog in Regular Classes $100 Best in Puppy Sweepstakes $75 Best of Opposite Sex to Best Puppy Sweepstakes $60 Best in Junior Sweepstakes $75 Best of Opposite Sex to Best in Junior Sweepstakes $60 Grand Sweepstakes $100 Special Attraction Bred-by-Exhibitor Best of Breed $75 Special Attraction Bred-By-Exhibitor Best in Opposite to Best of Breed $60 Entire Class $50 Patron of the Trophy Fund $100 You may go to the BFCA website and fill out the form there and pay with PayPal. Donations will be accepted in order of receipt. Please make a 1st and 2nd choice in case another request preceded yours. If not utilizing PayPal your trophy donations must be accompanied with a check payable to BFCA. All foreign exhibitors, not using PayPal, must pay with checks drawn on U.S. accounts or with international money orders in U.S. Funds. Deadline to be printed in the catalog: March 14,

6 Advertisements Advertising Support for the BFCA 42nd Annual National Specialty Show Catalog Deadline: March 14, 2017 Full page with/without photo $75.00 Finished catalog page size is 4.5 x 7.25 Photo resolution must be a minimum of 1350 x 2175 pixels and 300 dpi. For help with your ad, please contact Betsy with the text and images you would like and she will send back a proof of your ad for approval. You may go to the BFCA website and fill out the form there and pay with your credit card. After completing the transaction, mail copy and pictures to Betsy Savage. Payment must accompany photos. NO EXCEPTIONS. Send copy to: Betsy Savage 6791 Black Fox Road Hoschton, GA Vendors Table Space Early Reservation Advised Vendor/Booth Sales Deadline: April 14, 2017 Cost for 1 skirted table for 2 days is $ Make checks payable to BFCA. Please contact Vendor Chairperson for a larger display area quote and information concerning electrical hookup. Cost of electricity, if applicable, will be charged separately. Kayley Kovar 1152 Hattermann Lane, Weimar, TX

7 Motor Home Parking Early Reservation Advised RV Parking Deadline: April 14, 2017 If a hotel room is booked for one night, the fee is $30/night including additional towed vehicle. If you do not book a hotel room for one night, the fee is $ the first night and $30.00 thereafter including additional towed vehicle. Parking will be on a level blacktop surface. No power, water or sewer is available. No dumping of ANY fluids allowed. No grilling, cooking or food preparation of any kind outside of RV s. Limit 10 RV's. Parking fee must be prepaid and is NON-refundable. For motor home reservations contact: Matt Abbott 3129 Barberry Court, Murrysville, PA

8 RV Reservation Form Name Phone Address City State Zip Handicap Permit # License No/State Type of Vehicle or Combination Total Length and Breadth with Slide(s) Arrival date Departure date Total of nights x $30 = Fee $ Enclosed 8

9 Raffle and Auction Contact: Judy Beckham 3011 Lone Star Lane, Pinehurst, TX When donating items, please call or Judy with a description and donor name. If you are not able to bring items to the show, please ship to Ann Hearn 3350 Woodward Ct. Buford, GA

10 Bichon Frise Club of America Name Tag, Banquet, & Seminar Form If you are coming, fill this out! Deadline April 26, 2017 SEPARATE FORM FOR EACH PERSON Please Print Legibly for name tag Name _ Hometown Kennel name optional _ Phone _ E- mail _ ( For confirmation - or enclose self-addressed stamped envelope ) Please indicate selection ONE FORM PER PERSON _ Name Tag only not attending dinner _ $15 Seminar: 9:00 AM Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Presented by Dr. Carmen Battaglia, Structure, Movement and Pedigree Analysis Banquet ( Dressy Casual ) 6:00 PM, Wednesday, May 3, 2017 ( 5 :30 PM No Host Bar ) Entrée Choices $ 68 Filet Mignon *sorry, no special orders $ 57 Chicken Citron $ 62 Grilled Salmon $ 57 Ratatouille Strudel All Plated Dinners include seasonal garden salad, warm rolls and butter, Blue Cheese Mashed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables, tea and coffee and a Chef s Choice of dessert. You may go to the BFCA website and fill out the form there and pay with PayPal. Note: Price includes tax and tip. -Or- Send form and check payable to BFCA. All foreign attendees must pay with checks drawn on US. Accounts or with international money orders in U.S. funds to: Myra Wotton 2900 Foxpoint Rd Burnsville, MN NO REFUNDS AFTER APRIL

11 The 2017 BFCA National Specialty Show May 4-5, 2017 Short Sleeve T- Shirt Sizes Colors Price Long Sleeve T- Shirt Sizes Colors Price S, M, L, XL 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X*** Royal Blue, Kelly Green, Black, Sports Grey, Cardinal Royal Blue, Kelly Green, Black, Sports Grey, Cardinal $20 $25 S, M, L, XL Black, Cardinal, Gold, Navy, Sports Grey 2X,3X, 4X, 5X*** Black, Cardinal, Gold, Navy, Sports Grey *** Pre-order only, not $25 $35 *** Pre-order only, not available at Specialty Crew Sweatshirt Sizes Colors Price S, M, L, XL, 2X Black, Sports Grey, Red $35 2X, 3X, 4X, *** Black, Sports Grey, Red 4x Pre-order only, not available at Specialty $40 Mail checks and order form by April 1, 2017 to: Wendy Ball PO Box 1117, Nortonville, KY Home, Cell Item Description Price Size Color Qty $Sub- Total Check if picking up at show $Shipping USA $Shipping Canada Mexico $Shipping International $Total Short Sleeve T-Shirt $8 ea $12.00 ea $15 ea Long Sleeve T-Shirt $8 ea $12.00 ea $15 ea Crew Sweatshirt $8 ea $12.00 ea $15 ea Ship to Name: Ship to Street: Ship to City, State Zip: TOTAL Enclosed Phone:

12 The 2017 BFCA National Specialty Show May 4-5, 2017 Mail checks (payable to BFCA) and order form by June 14, 2017 to: Nancy Noonan 15 Rye Field Road, Apt C Old Lyme, CT You can place your order in advance for the DVD and/or the National Catalog. Orders can be placed on the website with any major credit card using the PayPal button. You can also place your order at the National Specialty. Item Price Each Qty $ Subtotal $ Shipping USA $ Shipping Canada/ Mexico $ Shipping International $ Total DVD $72.00 $9.00 Each $20.00 each $25.00 each Catalog, Unmarked $11.00 $5.00 each $15.00 each $20.00 each Catalog, Marked $21.00 $5.00 each $15.00 each $20.00 each Ship to Name: Ship to Street: Ship to City, State Zip: TOTAL Enclosed Phone:

13 BICHON FRISE CLUB OF AMERICA, INC. NATIONAL SPECIALTY 2017 Sponsoring Canine Good Citizen Test Thursday After judging $15.00 per dog By reservation only. Reserve by 4/20/17 For Reservations and Information Contact: John Wise Bichon DNA Collection At the BFCA Health Committee table you will have the opportunity to obtain cheek swabs to collect DNA on your Bichons for three purposes: 1. To register the DNA with AKC. 2. To send DNA samples to the CHIC depository for future research. 3. To collect DNA samples on litters for future research. Stop at the BFCA Health Committee table to receive swabs, forms and instructions. 14

14 For more information visit the BFCA Official Website at: 15