BCOA Publications

The Basenji Club of America has three distinct, official publications for the benefit of its members.


The Official Bulletin of the BCOA is a quarterly magazine.  It is distributed in March, June, September and December.  A subscription to the Bulletin is included with BCOA membership.  Subscriptions for non-members are available.  If you are a non-member, you may order a subscription at our Online Shop.

The Bulletin's content includes:

President's Message
Committee & Club Reports
Club Columns
Specialty Results and Photos
Tally Pages
Health News and Notes
Breeder's Forum
Club Directory
Letters to the Editor
Point of View
New Titles earned by Basenjis
Basenji Briefs — Basenji FYI
Advertising both by members and commercial

Submissions deadlines for articles, reports and advertising are as follows:

First Quarter:  January 25 
Second Quarter:  April 25
Third Quarter: July 25th
Fourth Quarter:  October 25

Contact Mary Ellen Chaffin, Bulletin Editor at: BulletinEditor@Basenji.org

Bulletin Board

The Bulletin Board Newsletter is distributed in January, February, April, May, July, August, October and November to keep members abreast of Club news and business.  There is no advertising in the Newsletter.  It is delivered in PDF format by email or via the U. S. Postal Service to BCOA members only.  Back issues can be viewed in the Members-Only section of the website.

Contact the Bulletin Board Editor: Chris Maxka



The Membership Roster and Club Directory is distributed annually to members in April.  It contains a comprehensive listing of BCOA members, club officers, committees, affiliate clubs and rescue volunteers.  BCOA members ONLY may advertise in this Club publication.  The Roster is delivered exclusively to members of BCOA.

Contact the Roster Editor: Mary Ellen Chaffin


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