The Beagle Association was officialy founded in December 1962.
The first show was held the following year in June 1963.
The aims of the Association are:
To encourage the welfare, breeding and ownership of pure bred Beagles;
To maintain the breed in accordance with the standard approved by the Kennel Club;
To achieve the above through running shows and training judges, and to further the
education of its members in the management, training, showing and breeding of
Beagles and in every aspect pertaining to canines.