The USBCHA, in an effort to support and improve our judges, has endeavored to produce a video of six top judges providing their insight to how they prepare for a judging assignment, setting up courses, run time on a course, handler’s meetings, and anything else that might have come to mind which they feel important. Read more about “A Judging Clinic” – Blu-ray[…]
2018 Election Results for Directors Joe Haynes Terri Warner Angie Coker-Sells Faansie Basson Mike Neary Linda Tesdahl Mich Ferraro David Saunders John Palmer Milt Scott At large: Laura Vishoot Bylaw Amend – Passed A total of 90 votes were submitted.
The USBCHA Annual Meeting will be held at the Sheepdog Finals, 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, under the Handlers Tent, Alturus, CA. A dinner will be served, starting at approximately 6:30 p.m.
Nominations for the Officers of the Association are now being accepted. You may submit your nomination to Carol Clawson or any current Director. Information about the position requirements and duties can be found at https://usbcha.com/job-descriptions/ Nominations close October 5, 2018. The Directors will elect the new Officers by November 5, 2018.
REMINDERS!! DEADLINES!! Sept. 1: Last day to scratch from sheepdog finals for a refund Sept. 7: Last day to vote for Directors – http://usbcha.com/about/directors-and-officers/ Sept 1 – Oct. 5: Officer Nominations accepted: http://usbcha.com/job-descriptions/ Dec. 31: 2020 Sheepdog Finals proposal due: http://usbcha.com/wp-content/uploads/AssociationDocs/Forms/National_Finals_Bid_Proposal_Guidelines.pdf NOW: SPONSOR A DOG / HANDLER TEAM – SHEEPDOG FINALS https://www.sheepdogfinals.org/dog-sponsorships SPONSOR A Read more about REMINDERS ! DEADLINES[…]
On August 1, 2018, the Board of Directors revised the Judging Guidelines, moving guidelines found in Part III of the USBCHA Rules to the Judging Guidelines. There were no substantive changes to the content in this August 1, 2018 revision. The effort is to consolidate what are considered judging guidelines into one document for ease Read more about Judging Guidelines Update[…]
This year’s ballot includes a proposed amendment to the Bylaws. For those of you at the 2017 Finals at Belle Grove, you may recall a discussion item suggesting that we amend the Bylaws to increase the Directors’ terms from two years to three. The majority of those at the meeting favored the change. From my Read more about Proposed Bylaw Amendment – 3 year terms[…]
Thank you to all who participated in the survey on single-day qualifying at the Finals. Click the link below to see a summary of the results. Single Day survey summary
At a meeting of the USBCHA Board of Directors on February 8, 2018, the Board adopted some revisions to the Judging Guidelines. This was done after study by a subcommittee and a thorough review by the Board. The Guidelines can be found on the website. The changes are incorporated on the page “Judging Guidelines.” If Read more about Judging Guidelines – Revised Feb 7, 2018[…]
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