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Trials

Trials are listed by date, location and type of trial (Open, Nursery/Novice, Young Handler, New Handler etc) along with contact information.

Trials occasionally have to be cancelled or postponed, so please check before setting off for a trial, especially if travelling a long distance.


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February 2020

Fri 28th

Windermere Nursery + Championship

Location: Whitbeck, LA19 5UT

Last nursery book in time 12 noon. Full details...

 

Sat 29th

Holme SDS - Nursery Championship

Location: S Duckworth, Clough Head, Grange Road, Haslingden, BB4 4AT

Nursery with Championship, New & Young Handlers welcome. 9.00 am start, enter on field, those with two dogs to be booked in before 12 noon. Catering & toilets. Full details...

 

Sat 29th

North Westmorland - Nursery, Novice & New handler Trial with Nursery Championship

Location: Hutton in the Forest, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9TH

9.00 am start, enter on field by 1.00 pm, only one dog after 12 noon, Championship runners to be on field by 12.30 pm for ballot. Championship to start at 1.00 pm then normal trial will resume for the dogs still to run. Full details...

 

Sat 29th

Ryedale Nursery

Location: Field by The Fox Pub, 2 Cliff Brow, Roxby, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, TS13 5EB

10.30 am start, enter on field by 1.00 pm, more than one first by 12 noon. Full details...

 
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March 2020

Sun 1st

North Westmorland - Stephen Relph Memorial Charity Open

Location: Greystoke, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0TP

9.00 am start, enter on field by 2.00 pm, maximum three dogs per handler. Full details...

 

Sun 1st

Rainow - Nursery, Novice & Beginner with Championship

Location: Yearnslow Farm, Rainow, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 5XH

9.00 am start, enter on field by 12 noon. Full details...

 

Sun 1st

West Country - Nursery, Maltese cross then Driving

Location: Borough Farm, Wollacombe, EX6 8GA

10.00 am start, enter on field. Full details...

 

Sun 1st

Northern - Nursery, Committee Novice & New Handler

Location: Moor House, Marske

CANCELLED - TOO WET Full details...

 

Sat 7th

 

Sun 8th

North Westmorland - Stephen Relph Memorial Charity Open

Location: Greystoke, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0TP

9.00 am start, enter on field by 2.00 pm, maximum three dogs per handler. Full details...

 

Sat 14th

Interclub Championship - Holme

Location: S Duckworth, Grane Road, Haslingden behind the church opposite The Holden Arms

Catering & toilets. Full details...

 

Sun 15th

North Westmorland - Stephen Relph Memorial Charity Open

Location: Greystoke, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0TP

9.00 am start, enter on field by 2.00 pm, maximum three dogs per handler. Full details...

 

Sat 21st

Four Nations Nursery Final

Location: Slindon House Farm, Slindon, Stafford, ST21 6LX

8.00 am start Full details...

 

Sun 22nd

North Westmorland - Stephen Relph Memorial Charity Open

Location: Greystoke, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 0TP

9.00 am start, enter on field by 2.00 pm, maximum three dogs per handler. Full details...

 
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April 2020

Sat 18th

Barford Meadows Spring Opens

Location: Off A43 between Kettering and Corby, Northants

2 days, 4 trials. 18-19 April 2020. Entry will open 1st March 2020. Full details...

 

Sun 19th

Barford Meadows Spring Opens

Location: Off A43 between Kettering and Corby, Northants

2 days, 4 trials. 18-19 April 2020. Entry will open 1st March 2020. Full details...

 
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May 2020

Sat 2nd

EASS - Open/Novice

Location: Castle Rising, Nr Kings Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 6AN

2-3 May 2020, 60 runners Full details...

 

Sun 3rd

EASS - Open/Novice

Location: Castle Rising, Nr Kings Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 6AN

2-3 May 2020, 60 runners Full details...

 

Sat 9th

Escrick Park Opens

Location: The Estate Office, Escrick Park Estate, Escrick, York, YO19 6EA, on the A19 in Escrick.

9th & 10th May. 9.00am start. Enter on field. No restrictions to number of dogs each handler wishes to enter, but asked to spread them out throughout the day. Catering and toilet facilities. Full details...

 

Sun 10th

Trawden Spring Open Trial

Location: 8.00 am start, last booking in time 4.00 pm.

Norber, Austwick, LA2 8DJ Full details...

 

Sun 10th

Escrick Park Opens

Location: The Estate Office, Escrick Park Estate, Escrick, York, YO19 6EA, on the A19 in Escrick.

9th & 10th May. 9.00am start. Enter on field. No restrictions to number of dogs each handler wishes to enter, but asked to spread them out throughout the day. Catering and toilet facilities. Full details...

 

Sat 23rd

Penton Sheepdog Trials

Location: Kingfield Estate

8.30 am start, pre-entry, catering & toilet facilities at adjacent village hall. Full details...

 

Sat 30th

Trawden Summer Open Moor Trial

Location: Twiston Moor, BB7 4BY

Enter on field, 8.30 am start Full details...

 

Sun 31st

Romney Marsh and District Sheepdog Society - Kent Championship

Location: Westwell, TN25 4NH

Entries will close 7 days before the event. Full details...

 
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June 2020

Sat 6th

Open Trialling weekend

Location: Rowlands Farm, Rowlands Lane, Havenstreet, PO33 4DE IOW

Pre-entry Full details...

 

Sun 7th

Open Trialling weekend

Location: Rowlands Farm, Rowlands Lane, Havenstreet, PO33 4DE, IOW

Pre-entry Full details...

 

Sun 7th

EASS - Open/Novice

Location: Euston Rural Pastimes, Euston Suffolk, IP24 2QH

60 runners Full details...

 

Thu 25th

Shabfest Continental 2020

Location: Shabden Park Farm, High Road, Chipstead, Surrey, CR5 3SF

Three days qualifying on 3 different fields, Championship on the last day. Entries open 1st February. Full details...

 

Fri 26th

Shabfest Continental 2020

Location: Shabden Park Farm, High Road, Chipstead, Surrey, CR5 3SF

Three days qualifying on 3 different fields, Championship on the last day. Entries open 1st February. Full details...

 

Sat 27th

Shabfest Continental 2020

Location: Shabden Park Farm, High Road, Chipstead, Surrey, CR5 3SF

Three days qualifying on 3 different fields, Championship on the last day. Entries open 1st February. Full details...

 

Sun 28th

Shabfest Continental 2020

Location: Shabden Park Farm, High Road, Chipstead, Surrey, CR5 3SF

Three days qualifying on 3 different fields, Championship on the last day. Entries open 1st February. Full details...

 
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July 2020

Sat 4th

Romney Marsh and District Sheepdog Society

Location: Torry Hill, ME9 0EA

Starter Class, Novice & Open Full details...

 

Sun 5th

EASS Open/Novice

Location: Darley, Newmarket, Suffolk

(5th July TBC) 50 runners. Full details...

 

Sat 18th

EASS - Open/Novice

Location: Sandringham, Norfolk, PE35 6EN

18 & 19 July. 50 runners. Full details...

 

Sun 19th

EASS Open/Novice

Location: Sandringham, Norfolk, PE35 6EN

18 & 19 July. 50 runners. Full details...

 

Sun 19th

Henley Sheepdog Trial

Location: Greenlands Farm, Hambleden, Nr Henley on Thames, RG9 3AS

Full details...

 

Fri 24th

Husbands Bosworth & Theddingworth - Local

Location: The Park, Husbands Bosworth Hall, LE17 6LZ

Full details...

 

Sat 25th

Husbands Bosworth & Theddingworth - Open

Location: The Park, Husbands Bosworth Hall, LE17 6LZ

Full details...

 

Thu 30th

ENGLISH NATIONAL 2020

Location: Dovedale, Derbyshire

30 July to 1 August Full details...

 

Fri 31st

ENGLISH NATIONAL 2020

Location: Dovedale, Derbyshire

30 July to 1 August Full details...

 
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August 2020

Sat 1st

ENGLISH NATIONAL 2020

Location: Dovedale, Derbyshire

30 July to 1 August Full details...

 

Fri 7th

Macclesfield and District Sheep Dog Trials Association

Location: Trial field is on Bullocks Lane, Sutton, Nr Macclesfield, SK11 0HE

Friday 7th & Saturday 8th - 7.00 am start. Open/Nursery/Brace/Beginners Full details...

 

Sat 8th

Macclesfield and District Sheep Dog Trials Association

Location: Trial field is on Bullocks Lane, Sutton, Nr Macclesfield, SK11 0HE

Friday 7th & Saturday 8th - 7.00 am start. Open/Nursery/Brace/Beginners Full details...

 

Sun 9th

Romney Marsh & District Sheepdog Society

Location: Snargate, TN26 2NH

Novice & Open. Full details...

 

Sun 23rd

Romney Marsh & District Sheepdog Society

Location: Leigh, Tonbridge

Open & Open Novice Full details...

 
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September 2020

Thu 3rd

Longshaw Sheep Dog Trials

Location: Longshaw Pasture in front of Longshaw Lodge, S11 7TZ on the B6521 Sheffield to Grindleford Road.

3rd, 4th & 5th September Full details...

 

Fri 4th

Longshaw Sheep Dog Trials

Location: Longshaw Pasture in front of Longshaw Lodge, S11 7TZ on the B6521 Sheffield to Grindleford Road.

3rd, 4th & 5th September 2020. Full details...

 

Sat 5th

EASS - Open/Novice

Location: Wherstead, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2AB

5 & 6 September. 60 runners. Full details...

 

Sat 5th

Longshaw Sheep Dog Trials

Location: Longshaw Pasture in front of Longshaw Lodge, S11 7TZ on the B6521 Sheffield to Grindleford Road.

3rd, 4th & 5th September 2020 Full details...

 

Sun 6th

Romney Marsh & District Sheepdog Society

Location: Riggs Hill, ME13 0JD

Starter Class, Novice & Open Full details...

 

Sun 6th

EASS - Open/Novice

Location: Wherstead, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2AB

5 & 6 September. 60 runners. Full details...

 

Thu 17th

2020 World Sheepdog Trials

Location: Castle Howard Estate, York, YO60 7DA

Full details...

 

Fri 18th

2020 World Sheepdog Trials

Location: Castle Howard Estate, York, YO60 7DA

Full details...

 

Sat 19th

2020 World Sheepdog Trials

Location: Castle Howard Estate, York, YO60 7DA

Full details...

 

Sun 20th

2020 World Sheepdog Trials

Location: Castle Howard Estate, York, YO60 7DA

Full details...

 
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October 2020

Sat 3rd

EASS - Open/Novice

Location: Ickworth, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29 5QE

3 & 4 October. 60 runners. Full details...

 

Sun 4th

EASS - Open/Novice

Location: Ickworth, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29 5QE

3 & 4 October. 60 runners. Full details...