American Bloodhound Club
Standing Book of Rules

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Updated July 10, 2020 - Click below to review the updated ABC Standing Book of rules complete doc.

STANDING BOOK OF RULES - current as of 7-10-2020

Judges Selection Process

Judges Selection Proces SBR May, 2020

ECC Mission and Objectives

Event Coordinating Committee Mission 5-2020

Summary of Event Processes

Summary of Practices for ABC Dog Shows - May 22, 2020

All Forms - Appendix D

I - Structure, 5.28 - Boutique Inventory Master List
Boutique Inventory Master List 75
Annual Rescue Totals Annual Rescue Totals
Monthly Statistics for Rescue Monthly Rescue Statistics
Rescue Disbursement Form  Rescue Disbursement Form

Summary of Practices for ABC Dog Shows - December 2019

ABC RS Changes to SBR 3-23-2019

Table of Contents

I.  Structure of the Club

  1. Governance
  2. Officers and Directors
  3. Nominations
  4. Elections
  5. Appointments
  6. Regions and Regional Clubs
  7. Meetings
  8. Board voting

II.  Membership

  1. Application procedures
  2. Code of Ethics
  3. Disciplinary procedures
  4. Membership pins
  5. Membership Directory
  6. Honorary membership
  7. Membership Chair

III. Events

  1. Conformation and performance
  2. Trailing trials
  3. Tracking events
  4. Challenge trophies
  5. Prohibitions from entering/attending

IV.  Publications and other holdings

  1. Bulletin
  2. Newsletter
  3. AKC Gazette column
  4. Website
  5. e-Communications system
  6. Guidelines for advertising
  7. ABC name, logos, or commissioned work on behalf of the ABC
  8. Donations to the club
  9. Historical holdings
  10. Statistics

V.  Club recognition and awards

  1. Hall of Fame
  2. Meritorious Service Award
  3. AKC Sportsmanship Awards
  4. AKC Champion for Health Award

VI.  Public and member education

  1. Overview
  2. Public Education Coordinator
  3. Funding

VII. Judges education

  1. Overview
  2. Breed Mentors
  3. Judges Education Coordinator

VIII. Health

IX.  Breed rescue

X.  Appendices (under construction)

A.  ABC Code of Ethics
B.  Event Handbook
C.  Trailing Trial Handbook
D.  Forms
F.  Regions chart
G.  Role of the AKC Delegate
H.  Archived material