Welcome to the 2017 Briard Club of America National Specialty Website

Thank you to everyone who purchased a Briard zentangle t-shirt!  You helped us to surpass our goal.  Bonfire.com

Four opportunities for breed points! BCA Regional and National followed by 2 days supported entry at the Elgin KC All Breed Show in St. Charles – Roy Jones, superintendent.   Plus a supported entry at the Blitzen Agility Club 3-day Agility Trial in McCook, IL August 25-27.

We take great pleasure in welcoming you to the 2017 BCA National Specialty, hosted by the North Central Briarders Club with a lot of help from our friends. This is the 89th year anniversary of the Specialty, and we are proud bring this National and Regional Specialty to you.  We do hope you will plan to join us in St. Charles, Illinois.

The Specialty will open with Herding Instinct Testing at Agility at the Farm in Campton Hills, IL just 15 miles from the resort.

The Specialty’s main events will be at Pheasant Run Resort and Mega Center in St. Charles, Illinois. In addition to our established canine events, there will be Briard Education seminars, a Briard Medical Trust seminar, and we plan to offer a temperament test.

Our social activities include a complimentary Welcome Ice Cream Social, an NCB cocktail hour and Welcome Dinner, and a cocktail hour with complimentary food stations preceding the Awards announcements, silent auction, quilt drawing, and selection of the Jim Gion sculpture raffle.

The St. Charles area offers nearby malls and outlet centers, a lovely historic district on the river, fine dining and attractions including Aquascape Water & Garden Showcase, Lamplight Equestrian Center hosting Dressage shows, Ball Horticultural Gardens, and downtown Chicago lies just 45 miles to the East.

Please make your plans, confirm your reservations and pick up your Briards and gear for Rolling on the River.

Peggi Weymouth
2017 National and Regional Specialty Chair
&
All the members of the BMG (Briard Madness Group),
aka the 2017 Specialty Team.