MBTCA National Specialty and Van Hildrikhusen Trophy Show

MBTCA National Specialty and Van Hildrikhusen Trophy Show

Information about MBTCA's national specialty show weekend
2017 Show Show History

October 12–15, 2017 | Modesto, California

Hotel and Travel

Latest announcements

The 2017 MBTCA National Specialty Premium is now available!

Make your nominations for the AKC Sportsmanship Award by September 15. Click here for details.

Congratulations to our member-chosen show judges!

We’re now taking orders for ads in the show catalogs! There will be two: one for the MBTCA National Specialty and Parent Shows and one for the Van Hildrikhusen Trophy Show. Order online today — ads are due by September 20.

Want to talk about the show with other attendees? Click on Chat in the menu to join the National/VHTS Forum. Open to anyone interested in the show.

GoDogPhoto logoWe’re pleased to announce that Gloria “Feeferlump” Anderson of GoDog Photo will be the official photographer! Click on the logo at left for details on GoDog’s operations at the show.

The MBTCA Board recently accepted new guidelines for the Van Hildrikhusen Trophy Show that are aligned with the original wishes of VHTS founder Lotte Frank. The two biggest changes: No more health requirement and the show will now have three judges. Click here to read the full guidelines on the MBTCA website.

We have a preliminary schedule for the weekend! Click here to see what’s happening when.