Red Carpet Junior Showcase | Bonneville Basin Kennel Association. Picture above is Showcase Winner, Ava Hata.
Bonneville Basin Kennel Association was proud to host the First Annual Red Carpet Junior Showcase on September 17, 2021 in Farmington Utah. Not only was a junior competition being held, there was a second ring for those not entered, to practice more and gain the confidence to join future events. At the end of the competition, all exhibitors, from both rings, exited the building along a red carpet lined with balloons, while their adoring fans cheered and waved! The after-event activities included pizza and a raffle, and each junior’s armband received a prize. Prizes ranged from grooming bags to big ticket items like a new grooming table!
Congratulations to our winner of the showcase, Ava Hata, for her expert handling and gracious acceptance of the win. Congrats also to Harper Bogle for her Reserve Junior Handler win, where she presented her dog to perfection. Our judge stated, “Ava won due to her expertise in handling the type of breed she was presenting, and Harper got the reserve due to her smooth handling skills.” Ava told us, “I have never seen a club put on an event like this. It was more fun than going to the Garden!”
BBKA would like to thank Nikki Bogle, Candi Hess, and Kirstin Grazulis Christensen for organizing and running the event. We would also like to thank our judge, Laura Reeves, for running the ring with expertise and kindness. And lastly, BBKA would like to thank all of those who supported the juniors through donations that helped to make this a very special event.
Look for the Red Carpet Event next year!