Basenji Club of America — 2022 National Specialty

Everything you need to know about this year’s National Specialty, October 9–15, 2022, at Purina Farms in Missouri.

The Judging Program and Premium List are now both available! Superintendent: Executive Dog Shows


Important news

Grooming setup can begin after 3:30pm on Wednesday, October 12, 2022.

The BCOA 2022 National Specialty will be STREAMING LIVE!

You can watch a live stream of the BCOA 2022 National on the BCOA YouTube channel and also on Performance Streaming!

It all begins Thursday, October 13, at 8:30 AM Central Daylight Time.

Looking for photos? Racing and coursing photos will be found at Jumoke Photography. It may take a few days before the pictures are uploaded for viewing. Other event photographers will be added as they become available.

Please note! There has been a location change!

The Flea Market, Stud Dog Gallery, and Welcome Night have moved to the Basenji Ring (in the Great Hall) due to weather!

Please note! There has been a judge change for AKC/ASFA Lure Coursing!

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Russ Jacobs is unable to judge the BCOA AKC and ASFA Trials on October 10, 2022.  We send Russ our best wishes and prayers for a speedy recovery.

Scott Hurlbert has been selected to replace all of Russ’s assignments and will judge both the AKC and ASFA Trials. 

If you wish to make any changes to your previously submitted entries due to this change, please contact the Field Trial Secretary, Holly Hamilton.