About Belgaum (or Belagavi) is a city in the southwest Indian state of Karnataka. Circled by a moat, the large Belgaum Fort contains centuries-old mosques and the Kamal Basti, a Jain temple. In the city centre, the domed 1950s Mahadev Temple sits in a park. The ancient Kapileshwara Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Northwest is the pink-stone St. Mary’s Church, with carved Gothic arches and a teak-and-marble altar.
Panel of Judges - International all breed Judge Mr C.V.Sudarsan (India) for the Belgaum Canine Association 1st Championship Show. - International all breed Judge Mr T Preetham (India) for the Belgaum Canine Association 2nd Championship Show. - National all breed Judge Mr.C.A. Martin (India) for the Belgaum Canine Association who judge the groups-5, 7, 8, 9 & 10. Best In Show at the Belgaum Canine Association 1st Championship Show under Mr C.V.Sudarsan was a Dobermann, BIS IND CH Amondes Power Player Mason, owned by Mr C.Abhimanyu Reddy. Best In Show at the Belgaum Canine Association 2nd Championship Show under Mr T Preetham was a Dobermann again, MBIS.IND.CH.THAI.Ch.Emir De Black Shadow, owned By Mr Prem Kumar.
Mrs Mangal Gogte President BCA On Behalf of BCA , said, “Welcome the cynology world of Dogs Show, BCA has a motto to provide best facilities for the Exhibits & Exhibitors. Teamwork matters the most. Thanks a lot Team BCA & Show Committee” Mr Ganesh Halgekar Secretary BCA, said, “Belgaum Canine Association is a dream come true, which has been fulfilled our thoughts into reality. As I’m a exhibitor of my dogs and travelled all over India, what every small thing were missed out for exhibitors as per my expertise I hope we fulfilled at the time of their shows visit here at BCA, Thank You all judges, Ring Stewards, waiting ring stewards, support staff and BCA life Members.
BCA thought of giving Unique Trophies for each show because exhibitor comes to our show spending lots of time & money to achieve his/ her Passion & love towards the sport. BCA thought to increase their moral & boost their willingness to achieve their goals. At first, the clay model is prepared for approval by the club with several sittings & then final material used is Faber.
The vision of BCA is to reach out to all Exhibitors and satisfy their need and requirements on the showground with a super venue Arrangement at the showground and to get the new generation to involve in our sport” Venue Well now my bit for the show lets the start of by talking about the venue Shagun gardens venue for the show; its tailor-made for a dog show with synthetic green lawn turf, loads of shade with tall old trees loads of space for the dogs with great arrangements of the podium very professional.
To add to it excellent food prepared by a very famous caterer Niyaaz succulent meat flavoured rice called biryani and many other dishes in the venue. Unique Trophies are awarded, this time it was the German Shepherd Head Mould-made by a super talented artist, every year these guys make a mould of a breed headpiece for the Best in show last year it was the Dobermann head previous to it was a Rottweiler head There were more the 33 Breeds & 255 Dogs where present for BCA 2019 show and both rings were dominated by Dobermann’s winning the Best In Show.
And to add to this Mr Ganesh Halgekar also supported a NGO which is called the Belgaum Animal Rescue & Care – BARC, Belgaum’s first animal NGO whose sole aim to promote animal welfare, the first registered ngo working in Belgaum.