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BMDCA's 2025 National Specialty

April 27-May 3, 2025
Gettysburg, PA

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  • Sunday April 27, 2025

    • BMDCA Board Meeting – Aspire Hotel Meeting room, 8:30 a.m.

    • Herding – Keepstone Farms, Berryville, VA

    • Farm Dog –Keepstone Farms, Berryville, VA

    • Tracking Test – Fair Hill NMRC, Fair Hill, MD

    • Registration – Eisenhower Hotel Lobby, 2 – 8 p.m.

    Monday April 28, 2025

    • Registration – Eisenhower Hotel Lobby, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

    • Grooming set up – Allstar Events Complex, 12noon – 10 p.m.

    • Grooming set up refreshments – 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

    • Agility – A Click Above, Leesburg, VA

    • Berner U – Eisenhower/Aspire  HotelMeeting Rooms, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    • Draft Test #1 – Eisenhower Hotel Grounds

    • Reunion Happy Hour – Tropical Courtyard, Eisenhower Hotel, 4 – 6 p.m.

    Tuesday April 29, 2025

    • Registration – Eisenhower Hotel Lobby, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    • Berner U – Hotel, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    • Puppy Sweepstakes – Allstar Events Complex, a.m. start time

    • Draft Tests #2 and #3 – Eisenhower Hotel Grounds

    • 50th Anniversary Kickoff Celebration Featuring Stud Dog Showcase – Allstar Events Complex 4-7 p.m.

    Wednesday April 30, 2025

    • International Reception Breakfast – Eisenhower Hotel

    • Health Clinics – Allstar Events Complex, all day

    • Futurity – Allstar Events Complex

    • Veteran Sweepstakes – Allstar Events Complex

    • Versatility – Allstar Events Complex

    • Obedience – Eisenhower Hotel Ballroom, all day

    • Pre Health Auction Warm Up Party – Eisenhower Tropical Courtyard 5 –7 p.m.

    • Health Auction – Aspire Hotel Ballroom 7 p.m.

    Thursday May 1, 2025

    • Judges Education – Eisenhower Hotel Meeting Room & Allstar Events Complex.

    • Breakfast Seminar & Ringside mentoring continuing throughout the day.

    • Beginner Puppy – Allstar Events Complex, a.m. start time

    • Regular Conformation Dog Classes – Allstar Events Complex

    • Veteran Dog Classes – Allstar Events Complex

    • Non-Regular Dog Classes (Stud Dog) – Allstar Events Complex

    • Veterans Parade – Allstar Events Complex, during lunch break

    • Team Obedience – Allstar Events Complex, to follow Non-Regular Dog Classes

    • Rally – Eisenhower Hotel Ballroom, all day

    • Juniors Seminar and Social – TBD

    • Top 20 Judging – Aspire Hotel Ballroom

    • Pre Top 20 Warm Up Party – Eisenhower Tropical Courtyard, 5 – 7 p.m.

    • Top 20 Gala – Aspire Hotel Ballroom

    • Junior Showmanship – Top Twenty Intermission, Aspire Hotel Ballroom

    Friday May 2, 2025

    • Judges Education, Ringside Mentoring – Allstar Events Complex

    • Regular Conformation Bitch Classes – Allstar Events Complex, a.m. start time

    • Veteran Bitch Classes – Allstar Events Complex

    • Non-Regular Classes (Brood Bitch, Brace and Team) – Allstar Events Complex

    • Peewee Showmanship – Allstar Events Complex

    • Draft Test #4 – Eisenhower Hotel Grounds

    • CGC, Trick Dog and ATT Tests – Eisenhower Hotel Ballroom, all day

    • Scent work – Eisenhower Hotel Ballroom, all day

    • BMDCA Annual Meeting and Awards Celebration – Aspire Hotel Ballroom, 6 p.m. – Cocktails, 6:30 p.m. – Dinner, 7:30 p.m. – Meeting and Awards

    Saturday May 3, 2025

    • Judges Education, Ringside Mentoring – Allstar Events Complex

    • Best of Breed, NOHS Best of Breed, Best Puppy, Best Veteran, Best Bred-by-Exhibitor – Allstar Events Complex

    • Judges Dinner – Aspire Hotel Ballroom, 5:30 p.m. – Doors Open, 6:00 p.m. – Dinner

  • Intersex/Breed

    Mrs. Maddalena Manciani (Italy)

    Dogs, Regular and Non-Regular

    Mrs. Sara Karl (USA)

    Bitch, Regular and Non-Regular

    Mrs. Janet Lobb (Canada)

    Futurity

    Mrs. Anne Summers 

    Sweepstakes

    Mr. Dalmi Sirabo

    Draft

    Phil Atkinson

    Julie Bacon

    Jennifer Brightbill

    Jan Burgan

    Valerie Horney

    Lori Kennedy

    Jim Maxwell

    Ruth Nielsen

    Agility

    Ms. Pam Johnson

    Rally and Obedience

    Mr. Kenneth Kincaid

    Mrs. Aimee Kincaid

    Scent Work

    Mrs. Lisa Kobayashi

  • Zone 1 East Coast and South Regional Clubs:

    Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Central Virginia

    Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Hampton Roads
    Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Nashoba Valley
    Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Watchung
    Bernese Mountain Dog Club of the Finger Lakes
    Blue Ridge Bernese Mountain Dog Club
    Chattahoochee Valley Bernese Mountain Dog Club
    Mason Dixon Bernese Mountain Dog Club
    Piedmont Bernese Mountain Dog Club of SC
    Potomac Valley Bernese Mountain Dog Club
    Three Rivers Bernese Mountain Dog Club

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  • Intersex (Breed) -  Mrs. Maddalena Manciani (Italy) 
    Dogs -  Mrs. Sara L. Karl (USA) 
    Bitches - Mrs. Janet Lobb (Canada)
    Sweeps - Dalmiro Sirabo (Argentina)
    Futurity - TBD
    Versatility - TBD

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