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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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August 2019

Sun 25th

Mid Shires Open/Novice SDT

Location: Framlands Farm, Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray, Leics, LE13 1LB

Full details...

 

Sun 25th

Wessex SDS (ASSEESDS) Open/Novice Trial

Location: Change of venue from Didling to Deanland Farm, Golden Cross, East Sussex, BN27 3JR

24th & 25th August Full details...

 

Sun 25th

Cornwall SDS - Great Draynes Trial

Location: Sparretts Farm, Common Moor, Liskeard, PL14 6SB (off the Bolventor - Redgate country road from A30)

Classes:, Open Driving Novice MX, Open MX Start 9.30 am - Entries on Field. Full details...

 

Sun 25th

Northumberland League - Warton Open

Location: TRIAL CANCELLED Warton, Thropton, Morpeth, NE65 7LD

Open, 8.30 am start, 2nd dog book in before 12.00. Full details...

 

Sun 25th

Heron Rock Charity Open Trial

Location: Glossop Road, Little Hayfield, Derbyshire, SK22 2NG - Signposted track off the A624

£10 per dog, no maximum. Catering available, charity raffle. Full details...

 

Sun 25th

Fylde Open

Location: Hollinhead Farm, Caton, Lancaster, LA2 9NA

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

 

Mon 26th

Sussex SDS (ASSEESDS) Open/Novice Trial

Location: Glyndebourne, BN8 5UU (change of venue from Sheffield Park)

Full details...

 

Mon 26th

Cornwall SDS - Sparretts Trial

Location: Sparretts Farm, Common Moor, Liskeard, PL14 6SB (off the Bolventor - Redgate country road from A30)

Classes: Open Driving, Ley Farm Brace Novice MX, Open MX. Start 9.30 am - Entries on field. Full details...

 

Mon 26th

Northumberland League - Cowden Burn Charity Trial - Open

Location: Cowden Burn, Birtley, Hexham, NE48 3JE

Open, 1st dog to run before 12.30, refreshments available. Full details...

 

Mon 26th

Hope Show - Open Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Hope Showground, Hope, Hope Valley, S33 8RZ

max 75 runners Full details...

 

Mon 26th

Keswick Show - Open

Location: Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5RX

8.00 am start, enter on field by 2.00 pm, max 3 dogs per handler. Full details...

 

Mon 26th

Reeth Show

Location: Fremlington Mill Farm, Reeth, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL11 6AR.

Open & Novice, novice dogs must run in Open, no Nursery dogs. 10.00 am start, enter on field before 2.00 pm. Full details...

 

Mon 26th

Farndale Show

Location: The Showfield, Mackeridge Lane, Church Houses, North York Moors National Park, YO62 7LE

Open & Nursery, 12 noon start, enter on field. Full details...

 

Tue 27th

Upper Wharfedale Show

Location: Kilnsey, Skipton, North Yorkshire

Open and Young Handler under 21 years on show day. Full details...

 

Tue 27th

Kilnsey Show

Location: Kilnsey, Upper Wharfdale, Skipton, North Yorkshire

Open & Young Handler (under 21 years on show day), 9.00 am start, those with three dogs must book in before 11.00 am, catering. Entry closed. Full details...

 

Thu 29th

Longshaw Sheep Dog Trials

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

29th, 30th & 31st August. 29th & 30th - Open and brace classes - advance entry only. Full details...

 

Thu 29th

Caldbeck & H-N-M Sheep Dog Trial

Location: The Wath, Caldbeck, Wigton, CA7 8EY

First run 9.30 am, enter on field up to 3.30 pm. If running two or more dogs, one dog must be booked in and run before 12 noon. Approx. 50 runners. Full details...

 

Fri 30th

Longshaw Sheep Dog Trials

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

29th, 30th & 31st August. 29th & 30th - Open & Brace classes - advance entry only. 30th - Beginners class following completion of the Open class - entry on the field. Full details...

 

Sat 31st

EASS - Open

Location: High Fen, Methwold, Norfolk, IP26 4PJ

Open - Pre-entry Full details...

 

Sat 31st

Challacombe Trial

Location: White Field, Challacombe

Classes: Open Maltese Cross. Open Driving. 10.00 am start, entries close 17 August, refreshments. Full details...

 

Sat 31st

Longshaw Sheep Dog Trials

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

29th, 30th & 31st August. 31st - Local class (advance entry) 14 mile radius of the trial field. Approx. 12.30 pm - double gather championship. Full details...

 

Sat 31st

Northumberland League - Waite Farm Open

Location: Waite Farm, Haydon Bridge, Hexham, NE47 6NA

Open. Double gather, pre-entry required. Full details...

 
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September 2019

Sun 1st

EASS - Championship Double Gather

Location: High Fen, Methwold, IP26 4PJ

Full details...

 

Sun 1st

Mendip Open Trial

Location: Warren Farm, Charterhouse, Mendip, BS40 7XR

Classes: Open Driving. 9.00 am start. Entries on field, in person before 12 noon, max 3 dogs per handler. Refreshments. Full details...

 

Sun 1st

Northern - Open

Location: Stainton village, DL12 8RB approx. 1.5 miles from Barnard Castle off A688 Barnard Castle/Staindrop road.

9.30 am start, enter on field by 3.00 pm, only one dog after 1.00 pm. Full details...

 

Sat 7th

EASS - Open/Novice

Location: Wherstead, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2AB

Open/Novice - Pre-entry Full details...

 

Sat 7th

Northumberland League - Shirlaw Hope Open

Location: Shirlaw Hope, Longframlington, Morpeth, NE65 8EN

Open, 2 dog limit, 1st to run before 12.30. Full details...

 

Sun 8th

EASS - Open/Novice

Location: Wherstead, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2AB

Open/Novice - Pre-entry Full details...

 

Sun 8th

Come Bye & Away Club

Location: Hunter's Lodge, Roman Road, Bleadon, Weston Super Mare, Somerset, BS24 0AD

Beginners and Novice Maltese Cross, 9.00 am start. Open Driving starts at 12 noon. Entries on the field. Full details...

 

Sun 8th

 

Sun 8th

Cornwall SDS - Cornwall Vs Devon Match

Location: Whalesborough Farm, Marhamchurch, Bude EX23 0JD (Signed from the A39 at Marhamchurch, near The Weir Restaurant)

Classes: Maltese & Driving, start 9.30 am, entries on field, no entries after 12 noon. Full details...

 

Sun 8th

Northumberland League - Whitfield Show - Open

Location: Whitfield, Mains Rigg Farm, Whitfield, Hexham, NE47 8HR

Open Full details...

 

Sun 8th

Kelbrook Open

Location: Signed off A56 between Kelbrook, Lancashire, BB18 6SH & Earby

Full details...

 

Sat 14th

Northumberland League - Ingram Open

Location: Ingram, NE66 4LT

Open, enter on field. Full details...

 

Sat 14th

Devon & Exmoor - Devon Novice Championship and Devon Maltese Cross Championship

Location: Middle Merripit Farm, Postbridge, Devon, PL20 6SZ

9.00 am start, pre-entry by 31st August to Jane Harper Tel: 01837 810562 (New Handler Class is enter on field.) Full details...

 

Sun 15th

Dorset County Show SDT

Location: Manor Farm, Cheselbourne, Dorset, DT2 7NR

Class: Open Driving. 9.00 am start, entries close 31 August. Refreshments. Full details...

 

Wed 18th

Pittsworthy Farm

Location: TRIAL NOW CANCELLED Pittsworthy Farm, Thorndon Cross, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 4NG

TRIAL NOW CANCELLED Full details...

 

Sat 21st

Cornwall SDS - Tremeer Trial

Location: Trewinnow Farm, Davidstow, PL32 9YA (off the old aerodrome)

Classes: Open Driving Novice MX, Open MX. Start 9.30 am - Entries on field. Full details...

 

Sat 21st

Northumberland League - Slaggyford Open

Location: Slaggyford, Brampton, CA8 7PB

Open. To guarantee a run please be present on field by 3.30 pm. Full details...

 

Sun 22nd

Mid Shires Charity Open/Novice SDT

Location: Brington Road, East Haddon, Northants, NN6 8DS

Full details...

 

Sun 22nd

 

Sun 22nd

Cornwall SDS - Trewiggetts Trial

Location: Trewinnow Farm, Davidstow, PL32 9YA (off the old aerodrome)

Classes: Open Driving Novice Mx, Open Mx. Start 9.30 am - Entries on field. Full details...

 

Sun 22nd

Northumberland League - Dunterley Open

Location: Dunterley Farm, NE48 2JZ

Open. If 3 dogs, enter by 11.00 am. Catering available. Full details...

 

Mon 23rd

Nidderdale Show

Location: Bewerley Park, Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire

Open, Young Handler (aged 17 and under) and Brace. 9.00 am start, max 2 dogs per handler, if running 2 dogs 1 to be booked in before 12 noon. Full details...

 

Sat 28th

Woolhanger Hill Trial

Location: Parracombe, N Devon, EX31 4RF signed from A39 - Blackmoor Gate & Lynton

Sat 28 & Sun 29 Sept. Open Driving. Challenging course more suited to experienced dogs. 9.00 am start, entries close 14 Sept. Full details...

 

Sat 28th

Surrey SDS (ASSEESDS) Open/Novice Trial

Location: Feltons Farm, RH3 7AU

28th & 29th September Full details...

 

Sat 28th

Northumberland League - Rochester Open

Location: Rochester, NE19 1RB

Open. Pre-entry to J Fyall or on day. Full details...

 

Sun 29th

Woolhanger Hill Trial

Location: Parracombe, N Devon, EX31 4RF (signed from A39 - Blackmoor Gate & Lynton)

Open Driving, challenging course more suited to experienced dogs, 9.00 am start, entries close 14 Sept. Full details...

 

Sun 29th

Mid Shires Open/Novice Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Ashurst Farm, Coalpit Lane, Wolvey, Hinckley, Leics, LE10 3HD

Full details...

 

Sun 29th

Surrey SDS (ASSEESDS) Open/Novice Trial

Location: Feltons Farm, RH3 7AU

28th & 29th September Full details...

 
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October 2019

Sat 5th

EASS - Open/Novice

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

Open/Novice - Pre-entry Full details...

 

Sat 5th

Bishopstone Charity Sheepdog Trial

Location: Bishopstone, Salisbury

Sat 5 & Sun 6 Oct. Sat 5 - Open Driving; Sun 6th - Double Fetch. 8.00 am start., entries close 21 September. Refreshments. Full details...

 

Sun 6th

EASS - Open/Novice

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

Open/Novice - Pre-entry Full details...

 

Sun 6th

Bishopstone Charity Sheepdog Trial

Location: Bishopstone, Salisbury

Sat 5th - Open Driving, Sun 6th Double Fetch. 8.00 am start, entries close 21 September. Refreshments. Full details...

 

Sun 6th

Northumberland League - Otterburn Open

Location: Otterburn, NE19 1JX

Open, 8.00 am start, catering available. Full details...

 

Sat 12th

ASSEESDS Open/Novice Trial

Location: Olantigh Park (TBC) TN25 5DH

Full details...

 

Sat 12th

Cornwall SDS - Blisland Trial

Location: Hamatethy, St. Breward, Bodmin, PL30 4PN (off the B3266 near St. Breward)

Classes: Open Driving, Novice Mx, Open Mx. Start 9.30 am - Entries on field. Full details...

 

Sat 12th

Northumberland League - Alwinton Open

Location: Alwinton, NE65 7BQ

Open, pre-entry required. Full details...

 

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Sun 13th

Romney Marsh & District SDS (ASSEESDS) Novice/Open Trial

Location: Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells TN3 8JN

Full details...

 

Sun 13th

Cornwall SDS - Hamatethy Trial - Incorporating the Cornish Novice Run-off

Location: Hamatethy, St. Breward, Bodmin, PL30 4PN (off the B3266 near St. Breward)

Classes: Open Driving, Novice Mx, Open Mx. Start 9.30 am - Entries on field. Full details...

 

Sun 13th

Auld Hemp Open and Novice Trial

Location: West Woodburn, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 2RX

8.30 am start, first 40 dogs only. Hot food on the field - don't bring sandwiches! Full details...

 

Sat 19th

The South East Championship

Location: Snargate, Kent, TN29 0EW

Full details...

 

Sat 19th

Cornwall SDS - Pennare Trial

Location: Pennare Farm, Veryan, TR2 5PH (off the A3078 nr Veryan)

Classes: Open Driving Novice Mx, Open Mx. Start 9.30 am - Entries close 13th October. Full details...

 

Sun 20th

Mid Shires Championship

Location: Bondon Farm, Bourton Road, Birdingbury, Nr Rugby, CV23 8ET

Full details...

 

Sun 20th

Cornwall SDS - Veryan Trial

Location: Pennare Farm, Veryan, TR2 5PH (off the A3078 nr Veryan)

Classes: Double Fetch, start 9.00 am, entries close 13th October. Full details...

 

Sat 26th

Inter-Society Team Trial - Mid Shires to host

Location: Ashurst Farm, Coalpit Lane, Wolvey, Hinckley, Leics, LE10 3HP

Full details...

 

Sun 27th

Cornwall SDS - Champions of Champions

Location: Ashridge Court, North Tawton, EX20 2DH

Classes: Driving & Maltese. Start 12 noon - Entries by invitation only. Full details...

 
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December 2019

Mon 30th

Barford Meadows Christmas Open Trial

Location: off A43 between Kettering and Corby

8.00 am start, 40 dogs max, £10 per run including lunch and refreshments. Two dogs max 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...