2019 Memberships Applications Still Open - Contact a Board Member with any Questions

!!! NEW FOR 2019 !!! NBCA Youth Handler Program

February 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019


Youth handler must be a member of the NBCA as a Junior or part of a Family membership, age 17 or younger, and have/use an AKC registered Bluetick.

Points may be earned at any AKC event (coonhound hunt or bench show or conformation). Points are awarded to the person not the dog.

Documentation will be kept by the participant and sent to the Program Director by January 31, 2020. A form will be provided to anyone wanting to participate.

In the event of a tie, the following process will be followed: 

1st tie breaker:

- Most King/Queen of Hunt

- Most King/Queen of Show

- Group Placement points

2nd tie breaker:

- Most cast wins

- Best of Show (reg, CH, GRCH, SGRCH) wins

- BOB/WD/WB/Best Jr points 

3rd tie breaker:

- Coin toss

A generous prize package will be awarded to the Youth Handler of the Year - Hunt, Show, Conformation. If you would like to donate to the prizes, please let us know.

If you are interested in participating, please fill out the form below to notify NBCA of your intentions to participate. You can request a copy of the form be sent to you or you can download a copy (2 pages) from the link below.


Help Our Youth Program

Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals andmake this program the best it can be. Your generous donation will fund our mission.

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Additional information

Points Schedules

  Nite Hunt - Point Schedule

Enter Hunt 1 point

Plus Point Cast Win 2 points

Non Plus Point Cast Win 1 point

High Scoring Breed Winner 2 points

King or Queen 2 points

Youth/Family own the dog 2 points

Bench Show- Point Schedule

Enter Show 1 point

Breed Win 1 point

Best of Show 2 points

Champion  2 points

Grand Champion 2 points

Supreme Grand 2 points

King or Queen 2 point

Youth/Family own the dog 2 points

Conformation Show- Point Schedule

Enter Show 1 point

Best of Breed Win 2 points

Winners Dog or Bitch 2 points

Opposite Sex  1 points

Group Placement 3 points

Best Junior 3 points

Reserve Junior 2 points

Junior Class Win 1 point

Youth/Family own the dog 2 points 



2019 Youth Handler Program form (pdf)


2019 Youth Handler Program (pdf)


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