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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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January 2020

Sun 26th

North Westmorland - Nursery, Novice & New Handler

Location: Shap, off A6 south of the village, CA10 3PZ

9.00 am start, only one dog can be booked in after 12 noon, all dogs to be booked in by 1.00 pm. Novice confined to Cumbria. Catering. Full details...

 

Sun 26th

Mid Shires - Nursery/Novice

Location: Melton Mowbray, LE13 1LB

COMMENCE AT 9.00AM. OPEN DOG HANDLERS TO BE ON THE FIELD AT START TO RUN FIRST. THEY CAN ALSO ENTER AND RUN NURSERY AND NOVICE DOGS AS WELL. Full details...

 

Sun 26th

Romney Marsh & District SDS (ASSEESDS)

Location: Whitehall, Ludgate Lane, Lynstead, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 0RF

Cradle, Nursery, Novice & Novice Handler, 10.00 am start. Full details...

 

Sun 26th

Northern - Nursery, Committee Novice & New Handler

Location: Pool Tree Farm, Hamsterley, Co Durham, DL13 3QW

10.00 am start, enter on field by 1.00 pm, only one dog after 12 noon. Full details...

 

Sun 26th

Northumberland League - Nursery with Championship

Location: Lilburn, NE66 4YD

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

 

Sun 26th

Slindon - Team Run-off and Championship

Location: Slindon House Farm, Slindon, Eccleshall, Staffordshire, ST21 6LX

9.30 am start, catering, entry closed. Full details...

 

Sun 26th

Clough Head Open (Hill Trial)

Location: Grane Road, Haslingden, Lancs, BB4 4AT

8.30 am start, enter on field by 2.00 pm, max two dogs per handler, (may be 3 dogs at the end if time) catering, toilets. Full details...

 
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February 2020

Sat 1st

Windermere Nursery + Championship

Location: Whitbeck, LA19 5UT

POSTPONED UNTIL 28TH FEBRUARY. Full details...

 

Sat 1st

Priory Farm Opens

Location: Priory Farm, Wormegay, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, PE33 0RP

£6 per run Full details...

 

Sun 2nd

Holme SDS - Nursery

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

9.00 am start, young & new handlers welcome, if running 2 dogs must book in before 12.00. Full details...

 

Sun 2nd

Fylde SDS - Nursery

Location: J Hey, Hollingshead Farm, Caton, LA2 9NA

9.30 am start, if running 2 dogs must be booked in before 12.00. Full details...

 

Sun 2nd

North Westmorland - Nursery, Novice & New Handler

Location: Newton Rigg, CA11 0AH

9.00 am start, only one dog can be booked in after 12 noon, all dogs to be booked in by 1.00 pm. Full details...

 

Sun 2nd

Mid Shires - Nursery/Novice

Location: Eastington, Northleach, GL54 3PN

COMMENCE AT 9.00AM. OPEN DOG HANDLERS TO BE ON THE FIELD AT START TO RUN FIRST. THEY CAN ALSO ENTER & RUN NURSERY AND NOVICE DOGS AS WELL. Full details...

 

Sun 2nd

Surrey SDS (ASSEESDS)

Location: Brockhamhurst Cottage Field at Great Brockhamhurst Farm, Betchworth, Surrey, RH3 7AR

Nursery & Novice, 10.00 am start Full details...

 

Sun 2nd

Priory Farm Opens

Location: Priory Farm, Wormegay, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE33 0RP

Full details...

 

Sat 8th

Trawden SDS - Nursery Championship

Location: M Thornber, Barkerfield, Worston, BB7 1QB

Full details...

 

Sun 9th

Moreton Morrell Nursery Championship

Location: Station Farm, Cottage Lane, Broughton Astley, Leics, LE9 6PD

8.30 am start Full details...

 

Sun 9th

North Westmorland - Nursery, Novice & New Handler

Location: Greystoke, CA11 0UR

9.00 am start, only one dog can be booked in after 12 noon, all dogs to be booked in by 1.00 pm. Full details...

 

Sun 9th

Wessex SDS (ASSEESDS)

Location: Glynde, Sussex, BN8 6TB

Nursery & Novice Trial, 10.00 am start Full details...

 

Sun 9th

 

Sat 15th

Yorkshire SDS - Nursery Championship

Location: P Simpson, on the B6165 between Summerbridge & Ripley, 100 yds east of Birchfield Ice Cream Farm, HG3 4JS

Refreshments will be available. Full details...

 

Sat 15th

EASS - Nursery/Novice Championship

Location: Little Blakenham, IP8 4LX

Full details...

 

Sat 15th

Border Cup hosted by North Westmorland

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

10.00 am start, entry closed. Full details...

 

Sat 15th

Whitbeck Opens

Location: Town End Hall Farm, Whitbeck, Cumbria, LA19 5UR

15 & 16 Feb - 8.00 am start, 30 dogs each trial on two fields each day, therefore four trials in total. Full details...

 

Sun 16th

Mid Shires Nursery/Novice Championship

Location: Melton Mowbray, LE13 1LB

Full details...

 

Sun 16th

 

Sun 16th

Whitbeck Opens

Location: Town End Hall Farm, Whitbeck, Cumbria, LA19 5UR

15 & 16 Feb. 8.00 am start, 30 dogs each trial on two fields each day, therefore four trials in total. Full details...

 

Sat 22nd

N Lancs SDS - Nursery Championship

Location: T W Longton, Lee Farm, Quernmore, LA2 9EE

Full details...

 

Sun 23rd

 

Sun 23rd

English Nursery Final

Location: Winterwell Barn, Northleach, GL54 3QD

7.30 am start Full details...

 

Fri 28th

Windermere Nursery + Championship

Location: Whitbeck, LA19 5UT

Last nursery book in time 12 noon, unless dogs are still running. Full details...

 

Sat 29th

Holme SDS - Nursery Championship

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

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...

 
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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...

 

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, Clough Head, Grane Road, Haslingden, BB4 4AT

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

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 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...

 

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...

 

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...

 
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September 2020

Sun 6th

Romney Marsh & District Sheepdog Society

Location: Riggs Hill, ME13 0JD

Starter Class, Novice & Open 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...