2014 National Specialty

We hope you are able to join us in Boxborough, MA the week of September 22 – 26, 2014, for the 106th FBDCA National Specialty Show; with an Independent Specialty and a French Bulldog Agility Trial.

If you are unable to attend this year’s events, you have the ability to watch live or recorded steaming video (fees assessed for these services) or purchase a DVD or Blue Ray of specific classes or the entire show. These services and products are provided by the third-party show videographer, Show Dog Video Pros. Click the links below to purchase the live or streaming services or to purchase a DVD or Blue Ray copy of the show:

SHOW SCHEDULE

For the detailed 2014 show schedule, CLICK HERE

TROPHY SPONSORSHIP
Trophy Sponsorship opportunities are now available for the 2014 National SpecialtyIndependent Specialty, and Sweepstakes competitions. CLICK HERE to see what trophies are available for sponsorship or to donate to the General Trophy Fund.

CATALOG ADS
Full page (4.5″ x 7.185″) with or without one photo –  or
Two facing pages with a photo each – or
Half Page with or without one photo –
Business card listing page:

CATALOG PRE-ORDER
Preorder your 2014 Catalog for

ENTRIES
– Agility Trial (AKC All-Breed) – Sept. 24 held in conjunction with the FBDCA National Specialty – Premium List
* MB-F is the show superintendent and entries can be completed online via www.infodog.com

EVENTS

Welcome Party (Mon 9/22) – 7:00pm
Costume Contest (Mon 9/22) Immediately following the Welcome Party (More Info or )
New England Picnic (Tue 9/23) (More Info or )
Judges Seminar (Wed 9/24 – $25)
Baer Test (Wed 9/24) (More Info or )
Cardiac Auscultation (Wed 9/24) (More Info or )
Patella Exam (Wed 9/24) (More Info or )
DNA Blood Draw (Wed 9/24) (More Info or )
Microchip Insertion (Wed 9/24) (More Info or )
Members’ Seminar (Wed 9/24) (More Info)
Everything Dog Shows (1-2pm – ) Robin Stansell explores all you need to know about dog shows, sweepstakes and specialties.
Public Ed Committee (2-3pm – ) Sharon Dykes will lead an interactive study, offering an overview of the official breed standard.
Breeder Ed Committee (3-4pm – ) Donna Stoffer and committee presents a breeder round table discussion.
Top 20 Invitational (Wed 9/24) (More Info or )
Beantown Bus Trip (Thu 9/25) (More Info or )
Evening Dinner (Fri 9/26) (More Info or )

GROOMING SPACE
Reserved Grooming Space – $15

NATIONAL SPECIALTY LOGO WEAR STORE
Ready to shop?!? !

RV PARKING
RV Parking on the show sight grounds (at the Holiday Inn Boxborough) is $30 per day. Reservations and payments need to be made directly with the hotel by completing this  and mailing it along with your payment to the hotel. For more information, please click on and read the form. If you have further questions, please contact .

SHOW HOTEL

242 Adams Place
Boxborough, MA  01719

  • $115.00 nightly room rate (plus tax)
  • $25.00 additional pet fee per room to cover cleaning after event
  • To reserve rooms online click ; or call 1-800-465-4329.  Mention French Bull Dog Club of America when booking rooms to obtain special rate.
  • Reservations may be made NOW.

OVERFLOW HOTEL

181 Boston Post Road W
Marlborough, Massachusetts  01752-1840

  • Rate same as Holiday Inn
  • To reserve rooms phone 508-460-0700 or 888-543-9500 and mention French Bull Dog Club of America
  • At most 15 minutes from Holiday Inn; easy to get to as both hotels are off Route 495 at different exits.

JUDGES
National Specialty

  • Beverly Capstick  – Class Dogs, Jr. Showmanship, Misc. Classes and
    Best of Breed
  • Luis Sosa – Class Bitches

Independent Specialty:  Barbara Dempsey Alderman
Obedience & Rally: Elizabeth Chase
Agility: Christie Bowers
4-6 month Puppy: Bruce Smith
Breeder Class: Alvin Samala
Sweepstakes:  Allen Weinberg

2014 SHOW COMMITTEE
NATIONAL SPECIALTY SHOW CHAIR
Virginia Rowland*
978-424-1044

ASSISTANT SHOW CHAIR
Gale Golden*
508-308-1361

NATIONAL SPECIALTY OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
Andrea Jiles, Chair*
785-865-1559

OBEDIENCE & RALLY CHAIR – Bronwyn Breshnahan  508-221-0215
AGILITY CHAIR – Michelle Hrnchar 330-205-0271

SHOW TREASURER – Susan Neidlinger 269-435-2222

* Official Event Committee Members 
Catalog Ads  – Lorene Schettino
Chief Ring Steward – Mary B. Walsh
Grounds – French Bulldog Rescue Network/Vivian Holland
Health Clinics – Lori Hunt, DVM
Judges Hospitality – Mary Barbara Walsh
Hospitality – Cheryl Lent
Puppy Competition – Gale Golden  and Nancy Shaw
Rescue Parade – Lindsay Revels
RV Parking – Donna Stoffer
CF Silent Auction – Jan Grebe  and Kim Jacoby
Raffle – Robin Hannon
Top Twenty – Becky Smith
Trophy – Elena Seigman
Vendors – Kerry Boyd
Veterans & Titleholders Parade – Gale Golden
Welcome Party & Costume Contest – Becky Smith
Welcome Bags – Cathe Crislip & Virginia Rowland