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BREED SPECIFIC SEMINAR
We are holding a Breed Specific Seminar and Judges Hands-On Assessment on Sunday 18 November at Roade Village Hall (Northants).  Places are still available for the morning seminar, which will be led by noted breeder, exhibitor and judge Mrs Shelda Hornby (Bramerita) and is open to anyone with a keen interest in Chihuahuas, but the Judging Competence Assessment in the afternoon is now fully booked.  The cost of the seminar is £15.00, which includes lunch. 

For further details or to obtain an application form, please contact the Hon Secretary Mr Adrian Bickers at the address below. Or click here to download a copy of the application form.

The British Chihuahua Club
Hon Secretary Mr Adrian Bickers
Tel: 01462 835641 Mob: 07970 486461
Email britishchihuahuaclub@gmail.com

2017 CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW
Schedules for our 2017 Championship Show are now available from Fosse Data! (entries close 13 Oct postal, 22 Oct online.)  The show will take place at Brackley Leisure Centre, Northants (NN13 6JJ) on Saturday 11th November, show opens 8:30am and judging starts 09:30.  Mr Ricky Kelsey will judge smooth coats, Mr Steve Rooney long coats and our BIS judge will be Mrs Sue Lee (Ridgehawk).

Printed schedules have been posted to everyone who entered last year. If anyone else requires a printed schedule please contact the Hon Secretary Mr Adrian Bickers, or download from Fosse Data, where you can also enter online

2018 Yearbook
The 2017 Yearbook and several earlier years are stll available, but all the results and statistics for the current year are already being compiled to go into the 2018 Yearbook to go on sale at Crufts next year, with its stylish cover design by Swiss graphic designer Joe Borges.

As usual the Yearbook will also feature a directory of affix owners, and of course advertisements by breeders and exhibitors featuring their beautiful Chihuahuas.  We will be accepting advertisement bookings up till 31st December.  Advertisement booking forms will be available at our Champ Show, or on request from the Treasurer, or can be downloaded by clicking on this link.

2017 OPEN SHOW
The 2017 British Chihuahua Club Open Show was held at our previous venue of Breaks Manor, and this year in spite of an uncertain weather forecast it was held outside on grass in what turned out to be fine and sunny conditions, to everyone's delight.

BEST IN SHOW (Judge: Mrs Ann Radford)
BIS Zoya's Kingdom Gorgeous at Yorone (l/c dog) Mr SJ Rooney
RBIS Taradona Serenade to Widogi (s/c bitch) Mrs JE Fraser
BPIS Mr Incredible De L'Isle Au Vert Coteau Nikitos (s/c dog) Mrs B Sutton
RBPIS Pocoperro Leila (l/c bitch) Mrs P & Miss R Lodwick
BVIS Widogi Hippolyta (s/c bitch) Mrs JE Fraser

2017 Annual General Meeting
Our 2017 AGM took place Sunday 5th March.  The present committee and officers remain in place and our previous Treasurer Mrs Pat Keith has been made a Life Vice-President in recognition of her long and important contribution to the club.

New Subscription Rates
Subscriptions to the British Chihuahua Club have remained the same for many years but there was a small increase as from 1st January 2017. At the same time a new Joint membership was introduced, which will apply to any two people sharing a single contact address, be they partners, co-owners etc.

NEW SUBSCRIPTION RATES FROM 01.01.2017
Membership Annual
renewal
Compound (12 years
for the price of 10)
UK members: £5.00 £50.00
(Joint) £8.00 £80.00
Overseas Members: £8.00 £80.00
(Joint) £12.00 £120.00

Members paying annually by Standing Order will need to amend the details with the new amount before 1st January next

2016 Championship Show
Our 2016 Champ Show was held Sunday 13th November in a new venue for us, the Brackley Leisure Centre. Mr Peter Jolley judged Smoothcoats, Mrs Sue Lee the Loncoats, and BIS was Mr Luke Lim

Principal results were as follows:

L/c DCC, BOB and BIS: Hollyel Topaz'n Diamonds (Mrs L Adams)

S/c BCC, BOB and RBIS: Ch El La Qwinta's Chico's Angelina ShCM (Mr A Allcock MBE)

L/c RDCC, BPIB, BPIS: Penapettit Platinum (Mr W Heap, Ms J Palmer & Mrs P Enos)

S/c RBCC, BV, BVIS: Ch Ormestex Princess at Jicara JW (Ms A Williams & Mr S Loosley)

L/c RBCC, Best Special Junior in Show: Lumanatii Lady Danger (Miss L Anderson)

S/c DCC: Taradona Titan of Brogansian (Mr S Fleming)

S/c RDCC: Angcherish Moon Walker (Mrs AJ Aylett)

L/c BCC: Hollyel Chance On A Sapphire JW (Mrs N Denley)

Congratulations to all who were placed and thanks to our judges, hard working committee, staff at the centre and all who entered, for making this a lively successful and friendly show.

Don't be tricked out of your money
With the continuing popularity of Chihuahuas, people desperate to obtain a puppy are sending off large amounts of money to people they've never met for dogs they've never seen.  Sadly many of them never receive the puppy they were promised, or ever see their money again.  Read our page Buying A Chihuahua to see how the Club can put you in touch with Club members who may have puppies for sale.  Our members are obliged to abide by our code of ethics

 
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