The BCOA is interested in educating judges about Basenjis.
Seminars are offered when requested. There is always a seminar and ringside mentoring at the National Specialty each year. Contact the Judges Education Chairperson for information on seminars.
A list of BCOA members who have volunteered to act as mentors is in the menu. If you have additional questions about mentors, contact the Judges Education Chairperson.
Procedural Clarifications: 1) The question of the correct procedure for determining the pliancy of the skin of the Basenji is covered here: Clarification for examining a basenji for pliant skin. 2) Please be aware that a Basenji's tail should never be uncurled during examination. This can be painful to the dogs 3) Two individuals should not be tabled together. .
An online educational program is offered by BCOA from this website at the Basenji University's College for Basenji Judges.
The Illustrated Standard was prepared by the Judges Education Committee in 2012. The Review of the Basenji Standard was published in 1991 by the BCOA.