2018 Specialty Shows

48th and 49th Annual Specialty Shows
and 41st and 42nd Sweepstakes

Friday, February 23, 2018

Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014

Two Specialties & Two Sweepstakes in One Day
4 to 6 month Puppy Special Attraction
Plus a Parade of Rescues and Parade of Title Holders
AM Show starts at 9:30 a.m., PM Show starts at 1 p.m.
Two Silver Bay Kennel Club all breed shows follow on Saturday and Sunday

Conformation — Gerri Greig (AM) and Nathan Horn (PM)
Sweepstakes — Joanne Rubin (AM) and Mayno Blanding (PM)

(Bookmark this page…We will post the Judging Schedule and breakdown of entries here as soon as they are available.)


*** 2018 Deadlines ***

02/01/18   MAIL ENTRIES VIA USPS by this day to be sure they arrive on time
02/02/18   Catalog Advertising, payments and final approved ads are due
02/02/18   Trophy Donations, payments and selections are due
02/07/18   SHOW ENTRIES CLOSE (including Parade of Rescues and Parade of Title Holders entries)
02/07/18   Silver Bay Kennel Club Reserved Grooming Space Reservations Due

Catalog Advertising and photo submissions for Parade entries — Deadline is Friday, February 2, 2018
Full page catalog ads are $50.  Photos to go with Parade of Title Holders or Parade of Rescue entries are $25.
Full page catalog ad size is 4.5″ x 7.5″ Photos for Parades will be resized to fit the page with your bio.  All artwork submitted minimum should be 300 dpi.
There is NO CHARGE for us to create an ad for you. Just supply us with an email and include your verbiage and any images you would like and we can send back a proof of your ad for your approval. You can pay by credit card online at the link to the right or by mailing a check payable to
BFCSD, c/o Debra Gibb, 14003 Calle De Vista, Valley Center, CA 92082
Call Deb at 858-531-2890 or email her with any questions.

Trophy Donations
Donations received by February 2, 2018 will appear in the printed Catalog. Specific trophy donations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. You can pay by credit card online using the options on this page or by mailing a check payable to
BFCSD, c/o Linda Rowe, 5639 Pony Court, Oceanside, CA 92057
Call Linda at 619-997-8914 or email her at ljrphd@cox.net.

AM Show selections

PM Show selections

AM Show Other Options

PM Show Other Options

2018 Specialty Show Organizers

Show Chairperson:  Sandy Fishell
Co-Chairperson:  Janet Hartmann
Show Catalog & Ribbons:  Gwen Lattin, Show Secretary
Judges Hospitality:  Betty Ribble
Publicity & Website:  Deb Gibb
Trophies:  Linda Rowe
Catalog Advertising:  Deb Gibb
Ring Steward:  TBD
Meet The Breed:  Lily Lee, Janet Hartmann, Deb Gibb, Linda Rowe, Julie Deinhardt
Specialty Logo:  Alana Schwartz
Show Secretary
Gwen Lattin, 5092 Lolina Lane, Cypress, CA 90630-2214
Lattingl@sbcglobal.net — 714-527-3116

Saturday and Sunday, Meet The Breed

Come visit with our club members and their dogs and learn about the Bichon Frise.
We will have a booth in the Meet The Breed pavilion adjacent to the buildings with the show rings.
Admission is FREE. Booth hours are 10am – 2pm.
(Note: A parking fee is imposed by the fairgrounds)

Don’t forget to attend the Silver Bay Kennel Club Show & Obedience Trials

Saturday and Sunday, February 24-25, 2018
Jack Bradshaw, Superintendent – jbradshaw.com

If you would like to learn more about Conformation Dogs Shows, please visit the this area of the AKC’s website
AKC Beginners Guide to Conformation Dog Shows