On the advice of the 2020 National Cattledog Trial Committee, USBCHA has canceled the 2020 National Cattledog Finals scheduled for October 14-18 at Sandeen Farm in Blakesburg, Iowa due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
It is the USBCHA’S position that the Covid-19 pandemic is a serious public health emergency that threatens the health, lives and livelihoods of the populations of the United States and Canada, including members of the HA. USBCHA also concurs with the opinion that federal, state/provincial and local guidelines for social activities have been largely effective Read more about TRIAL SANCTIONING TO BEGIN AUGUST 1, 2020[…]
Highlights: 2020 USBCHA Sheepdog Finals are cancelled due to uncertainty around COVID-19. 2021 Finals will be in Belle Grove Virginia Decision on 2020 Cattledog Finals is tabled. Trial sanctioning suspended until July 31st 2020 pending further review. Full minutes of the Board meeting are here.
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[…]