2012 TSDA State Sheepdog Finals ~ Nov. 16 -18 , 2012

Stephenville, TX


Trial Host: Pat Ashcraft

Entries Open: 09/01/2012
Entry Deadline: 10/15/2012
Mail Entries To: TSDA 2915 Anderson Lane, Crawford, TX 76638
Cancellation Deadline: 11/03/2012 - No refunds after 11/3/12

View Scores

Classes


  (Entry/Payback) Trials    
Open $50.00 / $40.00 2 Combined Scores Double Lift Final
Open Ranch $50.00 / $40.00 2 Combined Scores
Ranch $50.00 / $40.00 2 Combined Scores
Novice $50.00 / $40.00 2 Combined Scores
Nursery $50.00 / $40.00 2 Combined Scores
* 3 dogs per handler per class

Class Order: We are going to have the open handlers meeting at 6;45 AM and the first dog will be on the field at 7;00 AM. Anybody wanting to walk the field will need to do it on Thursday afternoon. On the open ranch field the handlers meeting will be at 8;00 Am and they will have time to walk the field before 8; AM so do not ask to walk it after the handlers meeting.

Judges

Dennis Gellings - United States

Trial Information

TSDA Sanctioned
Trial Secretary: Francis Raley
  • Friday Evening: There will be a social hour with snacks after the last runs at the barn.
    ALONG WITH THE SOCIAL HOUR AND SILENT AUCTION THERE WILL BE A LIGHT MEAL.  KING RANCH, CHICKEN, RANCH BEANS, SALAD, ROLLS, FLAN  OR  POUND CAKE, SOFT DRINKS OR TEA
    ALL PREPARED BY CHEF JACKIE.  BRING YOUR APPETITE AND ADDITIONAL DRINK OF YOUR CHOICE!!
    THANKS,  Pat Ashcraft
  • We are going to have the open handlers meeting at 6;45 AM and the first dog will be on the field at 7;00 AM. Anybody wanting to walk the field will need to do it on Thursday afternoon. On the open ranch field the handlers meeting will be at 8;00 Am and they will have time to walk the field before 8; AM so do not ask to walk it after the handlers meeting.
  • Number of go-rounds:   Open Ranch, Ranch, Novice and Nursery will have two (2) runs combined scores to determine winner.    Open will have two (2) runs combined scores to determine 40% run back for doulbe lift finals.
  • Annual membership and banquet Nov. 17th at Jake & Dorothy's Cafe, 406 North Washington St., Stephenville, TX.  76401.   Menu:  Chicken Fried Steak with all the trimmings.  Pay at meeting.
  • Finals web site:  www.txsheepdogfinals.com 
  • OR, Ranch & Novice classes will be the field behind Ashcraft home.
  • Nursery will run on big field after the Open.
  • Remember to return all revolving trophies.  
  • To qualify for the TSDA Finals Trial, a dog must run in five (5) trials. A Nursery dog must run in five (5) Nursery trials.
  • Dog of the Year points available at all eligible trials and the End of the Year Finals.
  • Set out crew:  Randy Herring & Scott Parker
  • Running order will be posted on Nov 10th.
  • Total premium money:    Day money , 1st & 2nd go-rounds 20%,  average(finals) 60%.
  • Pay only 1 entry fee per dog.     Payback - $40.00 per entry. .
  • Cancellation deadline:  Nov. 3rd  – after that date entries will not be refunded.
  • Premium checks will be mailed following week.
  • Belt Bucks for 1st place in Open, Open Ranch,, Ranch, Novice, Nursery.
  • RV parking available, but no hookups.
  • Replacement cost of sheep:  $250 per head.

                                                                      Hospitality Guidelines

       • Pick up your doggies poop.\
       •Trailer trash stays in your trailer,(that's not personal)(no trash receptacle will available).
       • Trailers need to be parked in rows,(like corn on a cob) along the round roof barn. (easy to get out, in case of  rain.)
       • Trash barrels will be available for normal trash (not exceptional trash).
      • Maintain clean area around secretaries trailer. (this not a doggy litter area).

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Directions

From the intersection of US Hwy 67 and 281 (Hard Eight BQ on the nw corner).  Take US Hwy 67 toward Glen Rose.  Go approximately 5 miles and turn left on CR 175.  Go to first entrance on right.

 

 


GPS Address: 561 PR 1220 STEPHENVILLE, TX 76401

Hotel Information

Host Motel:  

America's Best Value Inn - They have agreed to extend the deadline to Nov. 13, 2012  Must give them  conformation number 19722 to get the $45 rate.

I hope this settles everyone's problem.

1625 South Loop, Stephenville, TX.  76401

Tel # 254-968-2114      

Email  advicrosstimbers@gmail.com 

Give Conf# 19722 when you make your reservations.

A complimentary full hot breakfast is available every morning in  lobby.

Rate:  $45.00 (2 queen beds) plus tax (5.85)