BTCA Show Committee

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Biewer Terrier Club of America; Show Committee

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Biewer Terrier Babies

Beautiful Biewer Terrier Babies. Whether you have two or ten together, they are always happy and loving towards each other....

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Although I am taking up all the room right now, I will move over....

Biewer Terrier Trio

The Biewer Terrier is a very loving, obedient breed....

Biewer Terrier

This is a near perfect example of the Biewer Terrier. Long soft, silky hair, a beautiful tri colored face with good symmetry, and great conformation....

Lounging Biewer Terrier

I can not think of anything better, than lounging with my Biewer Terrier ....

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All about the Biewer Terrier. Whether you are a breeder or a pet owner, you will find some very interesting and helpful articles as you read about this delightful, enchanting breed.

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Here you will find a host of material about the BTCA, Inc., including membership enrollment, history, By-Laws and Constitution, plus information in general on club activities.

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What's New

Great News! The BTCA, Inc. is now licensed for Agility Competitions. We are planning our first Competition November 5, 2018 at the Bella Vista Training Center in Lewisberry, Pa. This will be an AKC All Breed and Mixed Breed Agility Trial. For more information contact our Companion Sport Chair Yolando Russell at yokamori@aol.com or (516) 623-9249. We are also on the calendar for June 17th, 2019 and November 4, 2019. If we aren't prepared by November to enter, we have a whole year to practice!! Come out and see the Biewer Terriers show off their talents.

Current News

July 9th, 2018 the AKC board approved the Biewer Terrier for advancement to the Miscellaneous class. The Biewer Terrier will officially move into Miscellaneous on July 3rd, 2019. This is a huge accomplishment for the breed and for the BTCA, Inc.

Recent Events

Wisdom Panel Test Results Explained

The new 4.0 has 6 individual tests in which to evaluate the dog, giving us more information to make a better analysis of whether we have a purebred or not. We take into consideration each test result and evaluate a dogs purity based on those results. Your dog may show inconclusive on one test and still be a purebred dog. For help contact btregistryhelp@yahoo.com

About the Biewer Terrier Club of America, Inc....

Show Committee Mission Statement

To represent the Biewer Terrier Club of America (BTCA) and the American Kennel Club (AKC) with integrity and sportsmanship. To organize show events and keep accurate records of wins and titles.

Show Chair; Ann Schultz ~ (410) 937-5432
West Coast Chair; Michele Lyons ~ (720) 471-9784


Show Committee Responsibilities

Proper planning, conducting and reporting the results of the show. Ensure that the event application, judges panel, and other necessary documents are submitted to the AKC by their deadlines. Ensure that the premium list material is submitted to the show secretary/superintendent by the deadline. Assign all committee chairs who are responsible for their individual areas.


Show Hospitality Responsibilities

  • Organize refreshments for Annual Club Meeting.
  • Coolers for cold drinks and bottled water.
  • Plan meal/refreshments for the Board Meeting.
  • Organize a club photographer for shows.
  • Judges gifts, hospitality packets placed in ring.


Trophies Responsibilities

  • Decide on the type of trophies to be donated.
  • Acquire trophies for the event.
  • Secure and display trophies.
  • Ensure that all trophies are listed correctly in the premium list.
  • Be aware of all deadlines for the submission of material to the printer.
  • Trophies may be donated, or contributions may be made toward a general fund.
  • All trophy offerings and pledges for contributions to the trophy fund should be confirmed in writing.
  • Work within budget supplied by club.
  • Prepare a final report of income and expenditures for trophies.
  • After the event, inventory the unclaimed trophies.
  • Submit the inventory report to the Show Chair.


AKC Code of Sportsmanship

The sport of purebred dog competitive events dates prior to 1884, the year of AKC’s birth. Shared values of those involved in the sport include principles of sportsmanship. They are practiced in all sectors of our sport: conformation, performance and companion. Many believe that these principles of sportsmanship are the prime reason why our sport has thrived for over one hundred years. With the belief that it is useful to periodically articulate the fundamentals of our sport, this code is presented.

• Sportsmen respect the history, traditions and integrity of the sport of purebred dogs.
• Sportsmen commit themselves to values of fair play, honesty, courtesy, and vigorous competition, as well as winning and losing with grace.
• Sportsmen refuse to compromise their commitment and obligation to the sport of purebred dogs by injecting personal advantage or consideration into their decisions or behavior.
• The sportsman judge judges only on the merits of the dogs and considers no other factors.
• The sportsman judge or exhibitor accepts constructive criticism.
• The sportsman exhibitor declines to enter or exhibit under a judge where it might reasonably appear that the judge’s placements could be based on something other than the merits of the dogs.
• The sportsman exhibitor refuses to compromise the impartiality of a judge.
• The sportsman respects the AKC bylaws, rules, regulations and policies governing the sport of purebred dogs.
• Sportsmen find that vigorous competition and civility are not inconsistent and are able to appreciate the merit of their competition and the effort of competitors.
• Sportsmen welcome, encourage and support newcomers to the sport.
• Sportsmen will deal fairly with all those who trade with them.
• Sportsmen are willing to share honest and open appraisals of both the strengths and weaknesses of their breeding stock.
• Sportsmen spurn any opportunity to take personal advantage of positions offered or bestowed upon them.
• Sportsmen always consider as paramount the welfare of their dog.
• Sportsmen refuse to embarrass the sport, the American Kennel Club, or themselves while taking part in the sport.

 

***Mars testing can now be done with a cheek swab through the Wisdom Panel website. The "Cheek Swab Kit 4.0" is the only acceptable test for the Biewer Terrier***

For information on registering with BTRA, email BTregistryHelp@yahoo.com.

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