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2024 BMDCA Health Auction at the 2024 National Specialty

BMDCA's 2024 National Specialty

March 31-April 6, 2024
Gray Summit, MO (Purina Farms)

    • Reservations open November 1st at 9am CDT. If you make a reservation prior to that it will not be honored.

      Guests may call 800-782-8108 or 636-938-6661 to make a reservation. Let the agent know that you are with the Bernese Mountain Dog Club.

      Last date to make a reservation at the Bernese Mountain Dog Club rate is 2/27/24.

      The Holiday Inn will be the site for the Health Auction and the Judges Banquet. It is a 10-15 minute drive the show site at Purina Farms. There are expansive grounds for dog walking and even a dog bathing station.


      Hotel Website

      Holiday Inn Hotel Pet Policy must be signed and agreed to upon check-in.

      Address: 4901 Six Flags Rd, Eureka, MO 63025

      A $100 deposit will be charged 1 month our from our event date. Cancellations after March 16th will forfeit the deposit.

      The Holiday Inn Group Fee: One time, non-refundable fee of $35 will be charged to EVERYONE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THEY HAVE DOGS OR NOT; limit of 4 dogs per room. You will be given plastic to put under crates. All dogs are required to be crated while unattended in room.

      Breakfast is not included in the room rate. There is a full service restaurant on site.

      Transfer of Reservation: The person making the reservation can transfer responsibility for the room to a roommate they listed on the reservation at the time the reservation was made. Otherwise cancelled reservations will be made available to the next person on the Wait List.

      Early Departures and/or Late Arrivals or No Shows: Will be charged the contracted nightly rate for each night the reserved room is not occupied by the individual, up to and including the entire length of stay. No shows will be charged the contracted nightly rate for each night the reserved room is not occupied by the individual, up to and including the entire length of stay. No penalty for early departures if the 4 night minimum is met.

      Standard Double Queen

      Standard King

      Family Room (2 rooms – 1 with single queen, the other with 2 doubles)

      $129.95 per night + tax of 16.49%

      $189.95 per night + tax of 16.49%

      $129.95 per night + tax of 16.49%

      4 night stay required

      4 night stay required

      4 night stay required

      Room Types and BMDCA Specialty Rate

    • Reservations open November 1st at 9am CDT. If you make a reservation prior to that it will not be honored.

      Link for making online reservations: https://reservations.travelclick.com/75796?groupID=4060463

      Guests may also call the hotel directly at 636-733-9100. Let the agent know that you are with the BMDCA.

      Last date to make a reservation at the BMDCA rate is 2/28/24.

      The Wildwood Hotel is a more upscale hotel. It also has a large grassy area for walking dogs. It is located closer to St Louis, but is still only a 20 minute drive to Purina Farms.

       

      Hotel Website
       

      The Wildwood Hotel Pet Policy must be signed and agreed to upon check-in.

      Address: 2801 Fountain Pl, Wildwood, MO 63040

      Standard Room Two Queen Beds

      Standard Room with One Queen Bed – ADA

      Standard Room with One King Bed

      $125.00 + 16.49% tax + $3.91 per night occupancy fee

      $135.00 + 16.49% tax + $3.91 per night occupancy fee

      $129.00 + 16.49% tax + $3.91 per night occupancy fee

      4 night stay required

      4 night stay required

      4 night stay required

      Room Types and BMDCA Specialty Rate

      4 night stay required

      $149.00 + 16.49% tax + $3.91 per night occupancy fee

      Single Deluxe King

      A $100 deposit will be charged 1 month our from our event date. Cancellations after March 16th will forfeit the deposit.

      All rates above are for double occupancy. Additional adults will result in a $10.00 per night/per person fee.

       

      The Wildwood Inn Pet Fee: One time, non-refundable fee of $50 for 1-2 dogs, $75 for 3-4 dogs. You will be given plastic to put under crates. All dogs are required to be crated while unattended in room.
       

      A self-serve breakfast is included in the room rate.


      Transfer of Reservation: The person making the reservation can transfer responsibility for the room to a roommate they listed on the reservation at the time the reservation was made. Otherwise cancelled reservations will be made available to the next person on the Wait List.

      Early Departures and/or Late Arrivals or No Shows: Will be charged the contracted nightly rate for each night the reserved room is not occupied by the individual, up to and including the entire length of stay. No shows will be charged the contracted nightly rate for each night the reserved room is not occupied by the individual, up to and including the entire length of stay. No penalty for early departures with a 24 hour notice.

    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Hotel/Lodging Liaison: Alice Clark at aliceann8@hotmail.com or (970) 224-4160.

  • Saturday March 30, 2024

    • Herding   Herding and Trial Field  (PF)

    Sunday March 31, 2024

    • BMDCA Board Meeting TBD

    • Farm Dog  Herding and Trial Fields (PF)

    • Registration preparation Founders Room (PF)

    Monday April 1, 2024

    • Draft Test #1  Working dog field  (PF)

    • Agility   Main Hall (PF)

    • Berner U   Service Center (PF)

    • Grooming set up and opening Gateway Hall (PF)

    • Breeder Symposium  Founders Room (PF)

    • Great Hall set up day (PF)

    • Vendor move-in for Great Hall (PF)

    • Registration (PF)

    Tuesday April 2, 2024

    • Puppy Sweeps  Great Hall (PF)

    • Draft Test # 2 Working Dog Field (PF)

    • Berner U Founders Room (PF)

    • Scentwork  Service Center (PF)

    • Welcome Reception (evening)  Founders Room (PF)

    • Registration (PF)

    Wednesday April 3, 2024

    • International Reception Breakfast TBD

    • Futurity  Great Hall (PF)

    • Versatility Great Hall (PF)

    • Obedience  Great Hall (PF)

    • Veterans Sweeps Great Hall (PF)

    • Health Auction  Ballroom (HI)

    • Health Clinics  Service Center (PF)

    • Registration  (PF)

    Thursday April 4, 2024

    • Beginner Puppy Great Hall (PF)

    • Regular & Non-Regular Veteran Dog Classes  Great Hall (PF)

    • Rally  Great Hall (PF)

    • Draft test #3  Working Dog Field (PF)

    • Veterans Parade Great Hall (PF)

    • Health Clinics  Service Center (PF)

    • Top Twenty Prejudging Great Hall Rally Ring (at conclusion of Rally)

    • Top Twenty (evening) Great Hall (PF)

    • Junior Showmanship (evening at TT intermission) Great Hall (PF)

    • Registration (PF)

    Friday April 5, 2024

    • Regular & Non-Regular Veteran Bitch Classes  Great Hall (PF)

    • PeeWee (PF)

    • Draft Test # 4 Working Dog Field (PF)

    • BMDCA Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet (evening)  Founders Room (PF)

    • Registration (PF)

    Saturday April 6, 2024

    • Best of Breed  Great Hall (PF)

    • Judges Dinner (evening)  (HI)

  • Intersex

    • Ms. Satu Yla-Mononen (Finland)

    Regular and Non-Regular Dog Classes

    • Mr. Jan Herngren (Sweden)

    Regular and Non-Regular Bitch Classes

    • Mrs. Christine Mann (USA)

    Sweepstakes and Veteran Sweepstakes

    • Mrs. Susan Henderson

    Futurity

    • Dalmiro Sirabo (Argentina)

    Versatility

    • William Matlock (USA)

    Junior Showmanship

    • William Matlock (USA)

    Obedience and Rally Trials

    • Mr. James Comunale

    • Mr. Fred Buroff

    Agility Trial

    • Mr. Craig Josling

    Herding Trial (AKC)

    • Mrs. Caroline Sparks

    • Debbie George

    Farm Dog Test

    • Mrs. Caroline Sparks

    • Renee Meriaux

    Scentwork Trial

    • Natalie McManus

    Draft Test #1

    • Ms. Beth Dennehy

    • Ms. Patti Davieau

    Draft Test #2

    • Ms. Valerie Horney

    • Mr. Jasen Duncan

    Draft Test #3

    • Mr. Steve Likovich

    • Mr. Bob Schmidt

    Draft Test #4

    • Mr. Bob Schmidt

    • Mr. Barry Solomon

    • Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Northeastern Illinois

    • Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Southeastern Wisconsin

    • Bernese Mountain Dog Club of the Greater Twin Cities

    • Bernese Mountain Dog Club of the Rockies

    • Buckeye Bernese Mountain Dog Club

    • Grand Canyon State Bernese Mountain Dog Club

    • Heart of Michigan Bernese Mountain Dog Club

    • Heartland Bernese Mountain Dog Club

    • Lone Star Bernese Mountain Dog Club

    • North Coast Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Ohio

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