VAN HAASTEREN, Miss Bianca South Australia,
Bianca is licensed to judge Group 1 (Toys) and Group 3 (Gundogs) and is studying Group 2 (Terriers). She has been involved with dogs since 1974 when she was born. She has shown dogs since she was 4 years old and has owned Irish Water Spaniels since she was 8. Bianca and her family have been involved with Irish Water Spaniels, Border Terriers, German Short Haired Pointers, Pointers, English Springer Spaniels, Standard Poodles, Boxers and Salukis to name a few. She has been a top junior handler winning many titles over the years and has handled many breeds including those listed above and Bull Terriers, Golden Retrievers, Whippets, Beagles, Afghans, German Wire Haired Pointers and Basset Hounds. Bianca is a Life member of the Junior Kennel Club of South Australia and an active committee member of the Gundog Club of South Australia. She has judged many handler finals and classes and two highlights have been judging the 1999 ACT State final of the Pedigree Junior Handler competition and the 2004 Final of the Ladies KC handler competition.