Jake & Clayton Memorial Sheepdog Trial ~ Apr. 7-10, 2022
Friona, TX
Contact: Charly Kronberger (e) charly.kronberger@gmail.com (p) 832-721-5550
Trial Host: Tommy Hefner
Entries Open: 02/15/2022
Entry Deadline: 03/15/2022
Mail Entries To: TSDA 220 County Road 505, Goldthwaite, TX 76844
Cancellation Deadline: 03/20/2022 - No refunds after March 20.

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  (Entry/Payback) Trials    
Open 65.00 / TBD 2
Open Ranch 65.00 / TBD 2
Nursery 65.00 / TBD 2
*Limited - 60 entries per trial
Class Order: Open, Open Ranch, Nursery
Joyce Geier - NM
Stephanie Goracke - TX
Nancy Penley - United States
Steve Rhidenour - TX
Kay Stephens - TX
Gary Young - TX
Trial Information
USBCHA & TSDA Sanctioned
Trial Secretary: Linda Spindor

Class order:  Open, Open Ranch, Nursery . . . repeat.  We anticipate finishing Open 1 on Thursday, and starting OR1 on Friday morning.

Open 1 Handlers' meeting:  745am Thursday, April 7


Open 1  Nancy Penley

Open Ranch 1  Joyce Geier

Nursery 1 Stephanie Goracke

Open 2  Gary Young

Open Ranch 2  Kay Stephens

Nursery 2  Steve Rhidenour


ALL entries must be online.   If you need help setting up your account, just send you name, address, phone number, and email.  You will receive an email with your ID and password.  If you have more questions, please just contact me:  lspindor@gmail.com

Mail your checks to TSDA 220 County Road 505 Goldthwaite, TX 76844.

Jake & Clayton Memorial Trial on the Frio Draw ..... There is a total of $1,200 added money.  This added money will be paid out to the top 3 placing combined scores in the Open, OR, & Nu classes.  Good Luck!

Contact : Charly Kronberger

832-721-5550   charly.kronberger@gmail.com

Due to a limitation of resources, we will only have 2 Open, 2 Open Ranch, and 2 Nursey trials.

All entries submitted during this time will be treated equally with respect to any waiting lists. 

3rd dogs accepted - send separate entry / check, and DESIGNATE which is your 3rd dog.

Please print, sign, & return with payment:  Covid Release and Release & Statement of Responsibility.  Both Releases must be signed and returned prior to running in the trial.

All Classes $65 - will NOT pay according to TSDA payout  Payback TBD. There is a small amount of added money!

Slate of Judges includes:  Stephanie Goracke, Steve Rhidenour, Kay Stephens, Nancy Penley, Gary Young and Joyce Geier.  

Set out will be Terry LePlatt & Tara Fournet with backup help from some great volunteers.

This is a benefit trial.  All proceeds go to a trust fund for the benefit of Jill Hefner's grandson, Rex.   
There will be several fundraisers held during the trial.  


  • Each morning - Breakfast will be provided by the Rushing Family - donations accepted.
  • Friday, 4/8 lunch will be provided by the Hefners - donations accepted.
  • Saturday, 4/9 - lunch will be graciously provided by Vet Industries of Friona - Hamburgers!
  • Saturday, 4/9 - Potluck Handlers Dinner gathering under the Party Shed - brang sompin!  Hefner Cattle Company will provide and cook the meat.  There will be drawings for prizes and gift baskets.
  • Sunday morning - there will be a very short Palm Sunday Service prior to the first dog on the field.

We will be hosting a Faansie Basson Clinic immediately after Jake & Clayton Memorial SDT.  It will be a 2 day clinic April 11-12.

Call or text Jill at 806-265-5448 or Charly at 832-721-5550 for more information and to sign up.




RV & trailer Parking –

The address noted on the TSDA website will take you directly to the Hefner’s front gate on County Road 10.  Do not go to the feedlot at Hefner Cattle Company.

Once you turn into the driveway off the caliche County Road 10, there will be a cattle guard.  The trial field will be to your immediate left . . .  so, do not go left!  The driveway will veer to the right towards the house . . . please, veer right, and follow the cones and signs and other visual aids through the gate and into the designated parking area.  Do not cross the 2nd cattle guard into the house yard.

There is limited parking also available immediately to the right once you enter the driveway from County Road 10 . . . but the ground is not as good as in the designated parking area.  


Hefner Cattle Comapany

2405 County Road 10

Friona, TX 79035

GPS Address: 2405 County Road 10 Friona, TX 79035
Hotel Information

Camping on sight - no hookups