BMDCA NATIONAL SPECIALTY MANUAL
Table of Contents

Online Show Committee Chair Job descriptions as PDF documents are available HERE.

SPECIALTY PLANNING

Chapter 1

SHOW CHAIR & ASSISTANT SHOW CHAIR (approved 12/06)

  • A-1 Job Description - Show Chair
  • A-2 Job Description - Asst. Show Chair
  • A-3 Long Term Timeline
  • A-4 90 Day Checklist
  • A-5 Show Chair Final Report Template

Chapter 2

COMMITTEE CHAIRS (approved 12/06)

  • A-1 Committee Chair Report Template

Chapter 3

POLICIES & PROCEDURES (revised 12/06)

  • A-1 Advertising Policy
  • A-2 Revised Futurity Rules
  • A-3 Required & Optional Events
  • A-4 Judges Selection (Breed Classes only)
  • A-5 Zone Rotation

Chapter 4

HOST CLUB(S) & SPECIALTY BID (approved 12/06)

  • A-1 Specialty Bid Template
  • A-2 Kennel Club Relinquish Letter

Chapter 5

SITE SELECTION & CONTRACT (approved 12/06)

  • A-1 Preliminary Site Questionnaire
  • A-2 Site Inspection Survey
  • A-3 Site Comparison Template

Chapter 6

FINANCE (approved 12/06)

  • A-1 Chart of Accounts
  • A-2 Certificate of Insurance Request Form
  • A-3 Cash/Check Submittal Form
  • A-4 Request for Reimbursement
  • A-5 Sample Final Financial Report

Chapter 7

THEME & LOGO DEVELOPMENT (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Sample Logo Artwork Contract

Chapter 8

KEY SERVICE PROVIDERS (approved 12/06 - was # 10)

  • A-1 Superintendent Request for Proposal (RFP)
  • A-2 Superintendent Comparison Form
  • A-3 Emergency Veterinarian Confirmation
  • A-4 Photographer Agreement

Chapter 9

EMERGENCY PROCEDURES & SAFETY PLAN (approved 12/06 - was #11)

  • A-1 MB-F Safety Checklist
  • A-2 Accident/Incident Report

Chapter 10

BMDCA SUPPORT (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Descriptions - Specialty Coordinator & Committee

Chapter 11

JUDGES SELECTION (approved 12/06 - was #9)

  • A-1 Judges Selection Committee Timeline (Breed Judges only)
  • A-2 Judges Availability Letter
  • A-3 Official Judge's Contract

Chapter 12

EVENTS & JUDGING SCHEDULES (approved 12/06 - was #8)

  • A-1 Judging Template
  • A-2 Sample Schedule

Chapter 13

EVENT APPLICATIONS (approved 12/06 - was #12)

Chapter 14

PREMIUM LISTS (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Premium List Checklist

SPECIALTY COMMITTEE POSITIONS
ADMINISTRATIVE

SHOW CHAIR & ASSISTANT SHOW CHAIR (See Chapter 1)

Chapter 15

HOTEL LIAISON (approved 12/06 - was #14)

  • A-1 Job Description - Hotel Liaison
  • A-2 Sample Hotel Registration Form
  • A-3 Sample Hotel/Housekeeping Rules
  • A-4 Meeting Room Request Form

Chapter 16

REGISTRATION (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Registration Chair

Chapter 17

LOCAL TREASURER (Under revision due to new National Specialty Treasurer position)

  • A-1 Job Description - Local Treasurer

SHOW ADVERTISING & PROMOTION

Chapter 18

PUBLICITY (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Publicity Chair

Chapter 19

PLANNING BOOK (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Planning Book Chair
  • A-2 Planning Book Checklist

Chapter 20

SPECIALTY WEBSITE (revised 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Specialty Website Chair
  • A-2 Website Content Checklist

DOG SHOW EVENTS

Chapter 21

CONFORMATION (approved 12/06)

  • A-1 Job Description - Conformation Chair
  • A-2 Job Description - Chief Ring Steward
  • A-3 Professional Steward Associations

Chapter 22

OBEDIENCE & RALLY (approved 12/06)

  • A-1 Job Description - Obedience (and Rally) Chair
  • A-2 Job Description - Obedience Stewards; Rally Stewards

Chapter 23

DRAFT (approved 12/06)

  • A-1 Job Description - Draft Test Chair
  • A-2 Job Description - Draft Test Secretary
  • A-3 Duties of the Draft Test Secretary
  • A-4 Job Description - Chief Steward
  • A-5 Job Description - Draft Test Stewards
  • A-6 Draft Test Equipment List

Chapter 24

AGILITY (approved 12/06)

  • A-1 Job Description - Agility Trial Chair
  • A-2 Job Description - Agility Stewards, Timers & Scribes
  • A-3 AKC Agility Chair Report Form

Chapter 25

TRACKING (approved 12/06)

  • A-1 Job Description - Tracking Chair
  • A-2 Job Description - Tracking Test Secretary
  • A-3 Job Description - Chief Track Layer
  • A-4 AKC Report of Dog Show

Chapter 26

HERDING (revised 8/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Herding Chair
  • A-2 Job Description - Herding Trial Secretary

DOG SHOW SERVICES

Chapter 27

ANNOUNCER (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Announcer

Chapter 28

CATALOG ADVERTISING (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Catalog Advertising Chair
  • A-2 BMDCA Breed Standard

Chapter 29

CATALOG SALES (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Catalog Sales Chair

Chapter 30

GROUNDS (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Grounds Chair
  • A-2 Sample Site Layout
  • A-3 Sample Equipment and Supply List

Chapter 31

GROOMING (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Grooming Chair
  • A-2 Sample Grooming Layout

Chapter 32

OVERNIGHT (RV) PARKING (approved 12/06)

  • A-1 Job Description - RV Parking Chair
  • A-2 Sample RV Application

Chapter 33

TRANSPORTATION AND EVENT PARKING (approved 12/06)

  • A-1 Job Description - Transportation & Parking Chair

Chapter 34

JUDGES' HOSPITALITY (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Judges' Hospitality Chair
  • A-2 Judges Information Sheet

Chapter 35

TROPHIES (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Trophy Chair
  • A-2 AKC Ribbon Colors & Regulations
  • A-3 Trophy Pledge Template

Chapter 36

VENDORS (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Vendor Chair
  • A-1 Vendor Application Template

NON-DOG SHOW - SERVICES & ACTIVITIES

Chapter 37

BANQUETS (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Banquet Chair
  • A-2 Catering Checklist
  • A-3 Sample BEO

Chapter 38

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Programs/Berner U Chair
  • A-2 Speaker A/V Request Form
  • A-3 Copyright Waiver
  • A-4 Sample BernerU Timeline

Chapter 39

FUNDRAISING (approved 12/06 - was #7)

  • A-1 Job Description - Fund Raising Chair
  • A-2 Sample Fundraising Letters

Chapter 40

HEALTH CLINICS (approved 12/06 - was #42)

  • A-1 Job Description - Health Clinic Chair
  • A-2 Veterinary Specialist Confirmation Letter
  • A-3 Health Clinic Sign-in Sheet

Chapter 41

HOSPITALITY (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Hospitality Chair
  • A-2 Hospitality Checklist

Chapter 42

PARADES (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Parades Chair

Chapter 43

PHOTO CONTEST (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Photo Contest Chair

Chapter 44

RAFFLE (approved 12/06 - was #45)

  • A-1 Job Description - Raffle Chair

Chapter 45

NEWSLETTER EDITOR (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Newsletter Editor
  • A-2 Results Template

Chapter 46

WAYS & MEANS (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Ways & Means Chair
  • A-2 Credit Card Deposit Form (Ways & Means only)

Chapter 47

WELCOME BAGS (approved 9/07)

  • A-1 Job Description - Welcome Bag Chair

Chapter 48

OPEN

MISCELLANEOUS

Chapter 49

MISCONDUCT (approved 12/06)

  • A-1 AKC Procedural Checklist
  • A-2 AKC Show/OB Trial/Match Report

Chapter 50

HISTORICAL DATA (revised 8/07)

  • Past Entry Data
  • Past Event Schedules
  • Judging Panels
  • Other Data (Dog Show)
  • Other Data (Non Dog Show)
  • Hotel Room Pick-up and RV Parking
  • Past Photographers/Videographers
  • Past National Specialty Winners
  • Outstanding Service Award Winners