Cattledog Trials

Cattledog trials, also known as cattle dog trials or stock dog trials, are competitive events where herding dogs, often Border Collies or Australian Cattle Dogs, demonstrate their skills in working livestock, particularly cattle. These trials are not only a showcase of the dogs’ herding abilities but also a practical test of their usefulness in ranching and farming operations.

Cattledog trials serve both as a means of entertainment and a practical way to showcase the working abilities of herding dogs. They also encourage responsible breeding and training of these dogs, ensuring that they are well-suited for the demands of livestock management on farms and ranches. Additionally, cattledog trials are a testament to the strong bond between handlers and their dogs, as effective communication and teamwork are essential for success in these events.

December 27 & 28

Open to the first 30 Open dogs, 10 Intermediate dogs and 20 Nursery dogs.

Guaranteed Daily Premiums

Open Intermediate Nursery
1st $350 $175 $175
2nd $225 $100 $100
3rd $125 $75 $75
4th $100
5th $75

 

 

Overall Premiums

Champion Open Dog …………………………………………………………… Buckle – Banner – $750
Reserve Champion Open Dog …………………………………………………………… Banner – $200
Third Place Open Dog………………………………………………………………………………………… $150
Fourth Place Open Dog …………………………………………………………………………………….. $100
Fifth Place Open Dog ………………………………………………………………………………………… $100
Champion Intermediate Dog …………………………………………………… Buckle- Banner- $200
Reserve Champion Intermediate Dog ………………………………………………….. Banner- $175
Third Place Intermediate Dog……………………………………………………………………………. $150
Champion Nursery Dog…………………………………………………………… Buckle- Banner- $200
Reserve Champion Nursery Dog………………………………………………………….. Banner- $175
Third Place Nursery Dog……………………………………………………………………………………. $150

 

Entry Fees:

Open – $100 per dog/per day

Intermediate and Nursery – $75┬áper dog/per day

 

Entry Deadline

December 11th

Entries will close when maximum number of dogs have entered each category.