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Boston Terrier Club of America

Official National Breed Club of "The American Gentleman"

BTCA Shows & Events

The BTCA sponsors many activities and programs providing a channel of communication for its members.

Our most prestigious activity is the BTCA National Specialty, which is held once a year and lasts several days at a location that rotates annually.

We are also proud to announce the addition of the club’s newest events, the Futurity and Boston Terrier of the Year competition, which will both take place at the National Specialty each year.

Other popular AKC sanctioned events include conformation, puppy sweepstakes, obedience, agility, rally, flyball and tracking.

Take a look around to find out more on how you and your boston can have a great time together!

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National Specialty

BTCA National Specialty is held once a year and lasts several days at a location that rotates annually.

Conformation

Showing dogs combine the thrill of competition with the joy of seeing beautiful dogs. 

Performance

BTCA supports Bostons in the companion events by holding obedience, rally, and agility trials at its annual specialty.

Junior Showmanship

Junior Showmanship (also called “Junior Handling”) as a training ground for a life-long journey in dog shows and sports.
Regional Specialties
The BTCA supports Regional Boston Terrier Affiliate Clubs throughout the United States conducting specialty shows and performance trials.