48th National Specialty Show Schedule of Events

2024 Schedule of Events

Event order subject to change.  Please consult the Judging Program after closing for final event order and ring times.  All events are indoors at the host hotel.

Tuesday, April 30
4:00 PM Breeder’s Education – Kathie Vogel
6:00 PM Welcome Night (No Host Bar)
Wednesday, May 1
9:00 AM Seminar: Navigating the journey your Bichons take when you cannot care for them – Debra Hamilton
10:00 AM Seminar: Writing contracts that work (includes breeder/handler/lease) – Debra Hamilton
11:00 AM RV/Vehicle Fire Safety when Travelling – Proteng

Debra Hamilton and Proteng will be available after seminars for additional discussion

1:30 PM BFCA Annual Meeting (members only) – Local Club Roundtable immediately following
5:30 PM No Host Bar
6:00 PM BFCA Awards Banquet (semi-formal)
Thursday, May 2
7:30 AM Judges Education Seminar
8:00 AM Obedience and Rally
10:00 AM Puppy & Junior Sweepstakes
12:30 PM Bred By Exhibitor Special Attraction
Parade of Titleholders & Champions
Judges Education Hands-On (immediately following Futurity judging)
Friday, May 3
10:00 AM 4-6 month Puppy
Junior Showmanship
Saturday, May 4
8:00 AM Parent Club Specialty
12:00 PM Bichon Frise Club of Northern California Specialty