MIDWEST BORZOI CLUB, INC.

The Midwest Borzoi Club was established in 1947.  MBC is one of the few multi-state regional AKC breed clubs.  MBC is approved by the AKC to hold conformation, obedience, and lure coursing events in Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana and Wisconsin.  Membership is open to all, regardless of where you live. 

 

2021 Dues Notice      2021 Life Member Update Form      Judge Nomination Form Deadline 1 Oct

September Bulletin

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Sunday, September 26 - Picnic for borzoi and their families at Stoney Run County Park, 9230 E. 142nd Avenue, Hebron, IN 46341. Non-MBC members also invited. 9 am coursing practice, free for borzoi. 9:30 am roll-call for AKC Junior Courser and QC tests. Since these tests are an AKC event the borzoi must have an AKC registration number, and must be at least 1 year old. Entry fee is $15 per dog per test. Denise Scanlan is the JC/QC judge. Premium with entry form. 11 am Fun Match open to all borzoi (including champions). No enty fee and registration number not needed. Lots of prizes. Jamie Bobrowski is the conformation judge. 12:30 Pot Luck Picnic - bring a dish to share - Drinks and paper plates provided. Directions: From I-65, exit at Crown Point route 231, go east, away from Crown Point about 3 miles. Just past the small town of Leroy, turn left (north) on 145th avenue. There is a Stoney Run Park sign at this intersection. Follow 145th Ave about 2 miles to park (on left). If coming from the east, take Route 2 from Valparaiso south to Hebron. In Hebron, turn right (west) on route 231. Go about 4 miles to yhe Stoney Run park sign & turn right (north) onto Montgomery Road. When Montgomery road makes a "T" , go right again (145th avenue) and follow to the park. Hotels such as Red Roof, Mote 6, which accept dogs, are located 7 miles north, I-65 and Route 30, Merrillville IN.

Saturday October 16, 2021, AKC Lure Coursing trial for borzoi only, roll-call 7:30 am. Borzoi only premium . Saturday and Sunday October 16 & 17, AKC trials and JC and QC tests for all AKC sighthounds. Roll call 8:30 am premium . No day of event entries. You must mail your entry to the secretary Amy Sikula before the closing date, October 13. Entry fee $20 trial, $15 test. Location the fenced UAW Park on Bible road, Lima Ohio.

October 23-24, 2021, ASFA Lure Coursing trials at Liz Duncan-Burge's home, Dix Illinois. Secretary Lee Warden. premium .

Saturday, November 20, 2021 - MBC Specialty show with the Lima Ohio kennel club all-breed show. Breed judge Shen Smith (Bokhara). Sweeps judge Chris Moyer. Sunday TSE with the Central Ohio kennel club show, with breed judge Ray Filburn and sweeps judge Deborah Dine. Part of a 4 day cluster of shows at the Ohio Expo Center/Ohio State Fairgrounds, 717 East 17th Ave, Columbus OH. MBF superintendent

Saturday, May 28, 2022 - MBC Specialty show with the Kalamazoo kennel club all-breed show. Breed judge Anne Midgarden (Teine borzoi). Sweeps judge Pamela Leichtnam (Chrysalis borzoi). MBC Membership meeting.

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 Top 10 Finals for the 16 month MBC Member Award Year (1 Sept. 2019 - 31 Dec. 2020)

(Effective in 2021, the awards year will be the calendar year)

Top Obedience & Rally   (updated February 18, 2021)

Top AKC Lure Coursing   (updated February 18, 2021)

Top Conformation (for males and females, based on BOB and BOS wins)   (updated February 18, 2021)

Top ASFA Lure Coursing   (updated February 18, 2021)

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Please read this article on Contacts for your dogs In Case of Emergency

Bulletin   (updated September 9, 2021)       MBC Constitution

MBC Code of Ethics Guidelines                Hall of Fame list   (updated June 25, 2021)

Membership Application  (pdf)     Membership  Application    (word doc)

Minutes & Reports    (updated August 17, 2021)         Officers & Directors (updated June 20, 2021)

Nominating Committee Guidelines     (updated January 31, 2020)

Show Committee Guidelines     (updated January 23, 2020)

MBC Standing Rules    (updated November 16, 2020)

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