Armadillo SDT ~ Nov. 7 -9 , 2014 (Triple Crown)

Fredericksburg, TX

Contact: John Lewis (e) lewisjohn348@gmail.com (p) 830-997-8826
Trial Host: John Lewis

Entries Open: 10/01/2014
Entry Deadline: 10/31/2014
Mail Entries To: John Lewis 13437 FM 2093, Fredericksburg, TX 78624

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Classes


  (Entry/Payback) Trials    
Open $45.00 / $20.00 2
Open Ranch $45.00 / $20.00 2
Ranch $45.00 / $20.00 2
Novice $25.00 / No payback 2
Nursery $45.00 / $20.00 2

Trial Information

USBCHA & TSDA Sanctioned
Trial Secretary: Martha Howell

Thanks to everyone who entered the Armadillo. I think it will be fun.
Entries and running order (when available) are being kept on Martha Howell’s website. To access these lists, go to the TSDA website for the Armadillo. Under “Trial Information,” click on the end of the sixth line: “Entries Received and Run Order.” This will take you directly to Martha’s site. Questions, corrections, etc. should come to me (jclewis@beecreek.net). Martha will be handling the paperwork at the trial.

The judges for the classes are as follows:
Open 1: Steve Rhidenour; Open 2: Emil Luedecke
OR1: Gary Scott (this is a change from previously); OR2: Allen Mills
Nursery: Chuck Riley
Ranch & Novice: Emil Luedecke

I’ve asked Terri Nicolau to put together a work schedule. Volunteers for scribing and setout are greatly appreciated.
 

Martha Howell:  7422 FM 3801, San Angelo, TX  76905   

John & Kathy Lewis; 13437 FM 2093, Fredericksburg, TX 78624  #830-997-8826, jclewis@beecreek.ne

Trial Secretary:  Martha Howell, please check her web site for Entries Received and Run Order

TRIPLE CROWN WILL BE THE FIRST RUN FOR EACH CLASS

• Sanctioned by:  USBCHA & TSDA
• 2 trials/3days/2 entry fees
• Start Time each day:  7:45; handlers’ meeting immediately before each class starts.
• Entry Fee (O, OR, Nursery, R): $ 45.00, payback $20.00.  Novice entry fee $25 (no payback).  Payout will be according to TSDA guidelines.
• Entries will open October 1 and close October 31.  Late entries will not be accepted.
• Checks will be cashed on November 4, 2014.
• Maximum of 3 entries/handler/class.  Entries will be closed when and if 70 runs (O, OR, and Nursery combined) are reached.
• Send entries to John Lewis; 13437 FM 2093; Fredericksburg, TX 78624.  Make checks payable to “John Lewis, Special Account.”
• Judges:
Open 1: Steve Rhidenour
Open 2: Emil Luedecke
OR Allen Mills
Nursery Chuck Riley
Ranch, Novice Emil Luedecke
• Trial Secretary:  Martha Howell; Course Director:  John Lewis
• Open Outrun:  400 yards.  Trial field will be the same as in 2013.
• Stock: fine wool ewes; sheep replacement fee, $200..
• Class order:  Open1, OR1, Nursery1, Open2, OR2, Nursery2.  Ranch and Novice classes will run twice on Sunday after the other classes have run.  Ranch1 will begin immediately after the other classes have been completed, but not before 10:00 Sunday.
• Lunch on Site,  donations welcome. 
• RV Parking (no hook-ups).  Park on the RIGHT side of the road.


 

Directions

 From Fredericksburg:  Depart on TX 16 south toward Kerrville.  Turn west (right) onto FM 2093; this intersection is at an RV park and will be the last traffic light in Fredericksburg.  Continue west about 13 miles on FM 2093 and turn left onto Pump Station Road (will be a sign).  Parking will be across the river on the RIGHT side of the road.
• From I-10 west:  Exit on US 290 (toward Fredericksburg).  In Harper, turn right onto FM 2093 at the flashing caution light.  Continue on FM 2093 about 9½ miles and turn right onto Pump Station Road (will be a sign).  Parking will be across the river on the RIGHT side of the road.
• From San Antonio area on US 87:  Turn left onto Friendship Lane at the first traffic light in Fredericksburg.  In a couple of miles, Friendship Lane crosses TX 16 and becomes FM 2093.  Continue west about 13 miles on FM 2093 and turn left onto Pump Station Road (will be a sign).  Parking will be across the river on the RIGHT side of the road.
• From Kerrville:  Head north on Sidney Baker (TX 16).  Turn left onto FM 2093 at the first traffic light in Fredericksburg.  Continue west about 13 miles on FM 2093 and turn left onto Pump Station Road (will be a sign).  Parking will be across the river on the RIGHT side of the road.


GPS Address: John & Kathy Lewis; 13437 FM 2093, Fredericksburg, TX 78624

Hotel Information

• Dog Friendly Hotels in Kerrville:  Econo Lodge: 2145 Sidney Baker, (830) 896-1711; Days Inn: 2000 Sidney Baker, (830) 896-1000; La Quinta Inn and Suites: 1940 Sidney Baker, (830) 896-9200; Best Western Sunday House: 2124 Sidney B •

Dog-friendly motels near Fredericksburg:  Dietzel Motel: (830) 997-3330, www.dietzelmotel.com; Comfort Inn: (830) 997-3344; Country Inn: (830) 997-2185; Budget Host Inn: (830) 997-3330. aker, (830) 896-1313