Junior Members

BCOA has a rich history of supporting youngsters and their love of Basenjis.

Lure Coursing


From the competitive venues, including AKC Junior Showmanship and performance events, to creative and academic endeavors, BCOA encourages young Basenji enthusiasts to become more involved in all aspects of responsible ownership.


Junior Showmanship

Juniors represent the future of Basenjis and in addition to learning the mechanics of showing their Basenji, Juniors learn the importance of good sportsmanship.  Brody with Basenji free stackingBCOA tracks accomplishments of Juniors competing in AKC events and proudly keeps a tally of all Juniors who handle Basenjis in AKC shows.


Other Website Sources for Juniors

The American Kennel Club has information for Juniors on their website.  There is a section on "Getting Started in Junior Showmanship." You can access your show and trial record there. They offer special certificates for Juniors who obtain titles for their dogs in Companion and Performance Events.

The American Sighthound Field Association has information on their website for Juniors in ASFA Lure Coursing.

4-H has activities for juniors with their dogs among there many programs.


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