Houston SDT Timed ~ Mar. 19-19, 2022
Houston, TX
Contact: Joy Hall (e) rouxcrew@gmail.com (p) 832-275-8453
Entries Open: 01/05/2022
Entry Deadline: 02/01/2022

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  (Entry/Payback) Trials    
Open $40.00 / TBD 2 Combined Scores
Open Ranch $40.00 / TBD 2 Combined Scores
Ranch $40.00 / TBD 2 Combined Scores
Novice $40.00 / TBD 2 Combined Scores
Nursery $40.00 / TBD 2 Combined Scores
*2 dogs per handler per class

Class Order: Open, OR, Ranch, Novice, Nursery
Trial Information
Start Time: 11:00 am
Handler Meeting: 10:45 am
USBCHA & TSDA Sanctioned
Trial Secretary: Linda Spindor

1. Entry Requirements: Official Entry must be made online with an entry fee of $40 per entry. One entry fee is valid for the eligibility in both trials. Entry deadline is Feb. 1, 2022.


2. On-line entry and on-line payment is available for Sheep Dog Trial entries via the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo website: www.rodeohouston.com.  If you do not have an existing account, you will need to create one.  You will enter and pay online and then mail your W-9 and Indemnity Form to HLSR.  


3. Health Requirements: Refer to the TX Animal Health Commission Rules on page 40 of the Exhibitor Handbook. Health Papers will be checked at checkin. Animals not in compliance with animal health rules will be escorted off premises.

4. Awards: There will be a buckle awarded to each overall class winner based on the best cumulative time on the two trials.

5. Divisions: Open, Open Ranch, Ranch, Novice, Nursery.

6. Animals: Dogs will only be allowed in unloading dock area of NRG Center, the staging area, and the Main arena during competition. Dogs are not permitted in other areas of NRG Park. Potty areas will be designated, and owners should make their best attempt to use these areas.

7. Competition: Two trials with one run each. Sliding scale payout will be used; not to TSDA guidelines. Premiums will be paid directly from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Total purse will be $3,000 per trial.

8. Check In: Owners should check-in animals at Dock C of NRG Center. Check-in will begin at 10 a.m. and will continue until 11 a.m.


If you have any questions, please contact Joy Hall  825-275-8453  rouxcrew@gmail.com


The trial will be held in the NRG Center.  Parking credentials and instructions will be sent to you directly from HLSR.

Hotel Information

See page 348 of the Exhibitor Handbook for a list of Houston area hotels and RV parks.