Dog Exhibitors Information

If you do on line, you must download a picture of the dog with your entry or email it to  Must have by July 1st

Entry deadline for Dogs is July 1st

TR Exhibitor ages 5 – 20 (Age as of Jan. 1, of current year)
NTR Exhibitor ages 5 – 26 (Age as of Jan. 1 of current year)
All dogs must be at least 6 months of age as of August 1st of current year.
Canine ownership-TR Exhibitor dogs must be owned by the Exhibitor, his/her parent, guardian or immediate family member.  TR Exhibitor shall care for and train the dog(s).  NTR Exhibitor may own the dog, or may register a Volunteer Team Dog with whom he/she has been training with, along with a Team Instructor, for at least eight (8) weeks prior to exhibition.  (Refer to the NTR OB and NTR AG Judging rules and regulations)

Vaccinations Required:  Distemper, Hepatitis, Parvo (DHL-P) and rabies vaccination (Rabies must be administered by a licensed Veterinarian).  Must have between Sept., 2020 and July 23, 2021.  Three year rabies and distemper shots acceptable if administered between Sept. 2018 and July 23, 2021.  Must show proof of vaccination on Entry Day. (Lepto and Bordatella are recommended.)  This may be from a veterinarian or if vaccinated by owner, the exhibitor must have the date of shot and the label, sticker or bottle itself or the vaccine.

Identification:  All dogs must have current photo, 2 photos, one front view and side view or tattoo number. Each photograph shall be labeled with the Exhibitor’s BCYF ID number, dog’s name, age, breed, sex and if altered or not.   Must be turned in with registration or entry will not be accepted.  If enter on line, upload picture there or email  picture by July 1 to

Entry Day:    Sunday,  8:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Bring proof of vaccinations.  Do not bring dog, but you must come to entry office between these times to be eligible to show.

Fair week: Enter in Gate 2 on the day you are set to show.  Dogs must be kept on leash at all times or crated except during judging.  Exhibitor must clean up after their animal.

Premium checks may be picked up on Saturday of fair from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Entry Office or on Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  They can also be cashed at either time.

Entry Deadline

July 1st

Dog Handbook
Online Exhibitor Registration
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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 7
Berrien Springs, MI 49103

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