August 6, 2016 : An amazing day for the Barbets….The Barbet National Specialty in Quebec!

The National Specialty has been held this year in Québec on the nice venue of the “Base de Plein Air de Ste-Foy”. Three days of activities for the Barbetiers! The weekend of August 5 to 7. A presentation on the genetics of colours and an informal get together have been organized on the Friday. The conformation show took place on the Saturday, where a specially engaged French judge, Mr. Christian Juanchicot, and a banquet followed under the tent. A welcome bag has been  given to all the participants of the show. Some had the opportunity to do Rallye-O, the best marks for a Barbet earned a prize. This very special week-end has been finish with the AGM on Sunday

Prizes and trophies

Many prizes/trophies have been given to the winners in the conformation show (Best of breed, Best of opposite, Best of winners, etc..)  Sponsors have been asked for these prizes.  We would like to thanks every sponsors trophies/prizes for their generosity.

Raffle tickets

A raffle has been organized to contribute to the financing of the activities. Tickets have been sold online at and by willing members, personnally or at shows, to win a prize : a personalized work by Diane Wynen, either pencil drawings or an acrylic paint of your beloved animal. The raffle has been draw on the September 7th, 2016.  The winner is Janet Black Evans.  Congratulations Janet!

Thanks to all participants for your presence in Québec for our 2nd Speciality. All of you contributed to this wonderful success.