San Antonio Highland Games SDT ~ Apr. 2 -3 , 2016

Helotes, TX

Contact: Jo Anne Noble (e) jnoble@gvtc.com (p) 210-289-6766

Entries Open: 03/03/2016
Mail Entries To: THCSDA 1364 Desert Gold, Boerne, TX 78006

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Classes


  (Entry/Payback) Trials    
Open $45.00 / $20.00 3
Open Ranch $45.00 / 20.00 3
Ranch $45.00 / $20.00 3
Novice $45.00 / $20.00 3
Nursery $45.00 / $20.00 3

Judges

Susan Carpenter - TX

Trial Information

USBCHA & TSDA Sanctioned
Trial Secretary: Jo Anne Noble

Course will contain Maltese Cross.

Contact Person:  Jo Anne Noble,  210-289-6766      jnoble@gvtc.com

Contact: Jo Anne Noble (e) jnoble@gvtc.com (p) 210-289-6766

Mail Entries To: THCSDA, c/o Jo Anne Noble, 1364 Desert Gold, Boerne, TX 78006

Judges

TBA

  • $2000.00 added money
  • Jackpot 3rd Nursery class - winner takes all
  • USBCHA & TSDA Sanctioned (except 3rd Nursery class)
  • Start Time: 10:00 am each morning
  • Handler Meeting: 9:45 am
  • Trial Secretary: Jo Anne Noble
  • 3 Trials - 2 days (3 entries)
  • Sheep: Wool sheep
  • No limit dogs per handler
  • Trial Secretary: Jo Anne Noble
  • Course Director: Ken Theus
  • Class Order: Open, Open Ranch, Ranch, Novice, Nursery, (Jackpot nursery 3rd nursery class)
  • Payout to TSDA guidelines.  Checks sent in 2 weeks.
  • Make checks payable to “THCSDA” and mail to: THCSDA, % Jo Anne Noble, 1364 Desert Gold, Boerne, Texas 78006
  • Added money based on number in each class.
  • Lunch will be served, grounds pass provided to each handler. 
  • Handlers will receive a wristband to get a complimentary entry to the fairgrounds.
  • Exhibition runs at end of trial each day - $15.00/run
  • LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED IF STOCK AVAILABLE.
  • Volunteers needed for Friday setup, setout (no dog needed), exhaust, scribe, and Sunday teardown. Please contact Jo Anne
  • Plenty of RV parking on site no hookups.
  • The trial is in conjunction with the San Antonio Highland Games & Celtic Music Festival.  This is the only Celtic Highland Game in Texas, and only one of few nationally, that hosts an actual sheepdog trial and not just a demo.  People from all over San Antonio and the surrounding areas will come to watch.  Competitors come from all over the US.  The sheepdog trail is one of the most popular events at the games. Thousands of spectators come through the stands each day. The Highland Games Association even has a page for our trial and about “sheep herding.”.  For more information on the San Antonio Highland Games and to see our “sheep herding” page, visit www.sahga.org

Directions

Directions
The arena is behind the Highland Games.  GPS Address: GPS Address: San Antonio Highland Games 12210 Leslie Road, Helotes, TX 78023


From San Antonio:
Take Loop 1604 to Bandera Rd/Hwy 16, turn west on Bandera Rd. go 0.6 mile and turn left on Leslie Rd. continue past  Highland Games entrance on Leslie until T intersection, turn left and continue about 300 ft on Leslie Road. Just past J&C Auto Service, turn left to road (yellow pipe fence entrance) leading up to rodeo arena.

From I-10 and west:
On I-10 just past Boerne, take exit 543 (Boerne Stage/Cascade Caverns Rd) turn right and go 12 miles until road reaches t-intersection at Bandera Rd/Hwy 16. Turn left and go 1.8 miles and turn right on Leslie Rd. and continue past  Highland Games entrance on Leslie until T intersection, turn left and continue about 300 ft on Leslie Road. Just past J&C Auto Service, turn left to road (yellow pipe fence entrance) leading up to rodeo arena.


GPS Address: San Antonio Highland Games 12210 Leslie Road, Helotes, TX 78023

Hotel Information

Hotel Information

Dog friendly hotels near Helotes:
Please tell hotel you are with Highland Games for special rates

Motel 6 San Antonio – Bandera Road #4085
11425 West Loop 1604 North
SR 1604 Loop at the Bandera Road Exit
San Antonio, TX, 78254
Phone: (210) 695-6616

Candlewood Suites
9502 Amelia Pass
San Antonio, TX 78254
Phone: (210)523-7666