UPDATED – MAY 18TH 2020 Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, USBCHA has canceled the 2020 National Sheepdog Finals scheduled for October 6-11 at Belle Grove Plantation in Middletown, Virginia
World Team News
On advice from health officials regarding COVID-19, the ISDS has concluded that the 2020 World Sheepdog Trials will not take place this year. World Trials entry has closed; no further applications are being accepted. Handlers who have already entered will be contacted shortly.
2019 Sheepdog Finals Webcast
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Judging Video Avail Online
The USBCHA 4 hour judging video is available for free online, on USB-Flash Drive for viewing on your computer, or on Blu-Ray DVD
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UPDATED MAY 18TH 2020 Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, USBCHA has canceled the 2020 National Sheepdog Finals scheduled for October 6-11 at Belle Grove Plantation in Middletown, Virginia. The uncertain trajectory of infections over the coming months, competitor safety, availability of the venue if social restrictions persist, travel restrictions, and sponsorship loss due to economic Read more about Directors Meeting to Address Coronavirus Pandemic – Updated MAY 18TH 2020[…]
The USBCHA Board of Directors met Tuesday February 11th 2020 by teleconference. Topics included; Cattledog Finals Proposal, Financial report for 2019, committee updates, Finals webcast proposal. and World Trial Update.Minutes can be found here.
The USBCHA will be tracking points earned by Nursery dogs running in Open through the points database, so that Nursery dogs who qualify by finishing in the top 20% of a sanctioned Open trial (per Rule E(3)) can be credited with their qualifying leg. To make this possible, handlers need to supply date of birth Read more about Nursery dogs qualifying in Open[…]
DVDs should be mailed by the end of this week according to the producers.
Ballots can be found under Forms/Resources both as a PDF and on-line Ballot. Votes must be with secretary no later than September 1
Cattle Jamie Spring, USA Sheep Michael Gallagher, Ireland Andrew Dickman, Scotland Don Helsley, USA Alberto Stern, Switzerland
We are again planning to live stream the USBCHA National Sheepdog Finals- both the semi finals and the finals. Donations over $100 will receive a set of DVDs but all donations to support the live streaming are appreciated and will be acknowledged on the USBCHA Sheepdog Finals page. Orders for DVDs will be accepted Read more about Live streaming the 2019 Sheepdog Finals[…]
Happy New Year! Paw Print Genetics is excited to continue their partnership with the USBCHA throughout 2019. Please use the following discount code: USBCHA19 This code will entitle you to 25% off any order. 40% off any dog when the Border Collie Panel is added to that dog. This code is valid through Read more about Paw Print Genetics Special Member Pricing[…]
Nominations for Cattle final and Sheepdog final judges are now open. Go to Forms and Applications. You can either fill out the PDF or Word version and mail to USBCHA Secretary or fill out the online fillable form and submit online. Nominations are due by February 1.
We are aware that some of the Finals DVDs are defective. Due to the number of problems reported, they are sending new copies to everyone who previously received a copy of the Final’s DVD. Thank you for your patience and we apologize for the inconvenience.