Northern Nevada 

Australian Shepherd Club

Throughout the year we host Trials, Demos and FUN Activities for every Breed!




   ASCA Sanctioned:

   Agility Trials, Herding Trials,        Rally & Obedience Trials and        Conformation Shows


Workshops & Community Demos




Calendar of Events

-~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Congratulations on the new WTCH:  (Working Trial Championship)

Border Collie "Becca" & club member Sylvia Arnett with judge Maxine Schvaneveldt - Earned at the WASCON Comstock Trial held at Bitterbrush Stockdogs in Gardnerville, NV October 23, 2020

Aussie "Que Tal" hiking in the Sierras near Lake Tahoe, NV

with club member Jim McGinley

Springer Spaniel "Hank" showing off his great weaving technique with club President Denise Terry

You're never too old to enjoy the great outdoors! 

"Pecos" at 16 years young - Blue Lakes CA

Sadly, Pecos crossed the Rainbow Bridge on December 16, 2020-now he runs forever in the meadows & mountains.


If you are new or thinking of joining the club, feel free to join us at any of the scheduled events for an

up-close look or guidance on how to get started.  



(Updated 3/22/21)

Sierra Shadows Farm  & Stockdog Trials

April 8-11, 2021

TWO days of Farm Trials

2 Cattle/1 sheep/1 mixed

TWO days of stockdog trials

2 cattle/2 sheep/2 geese-each day 

Judges:  John Knepper

& Jim Hartnagle

Farm Trial Premium


Stockdog Premium 


Farm trial map 4/8/21 AM


 Farm trial directions 4/8/21 AM

Farm trial map 4/8/21 PM

Farm trial directions 4/8/21 PM

Farm trial map 4/9/21 AM

Farm trial directions 4/9/21 AM

Farm trial map 4/9/21 PM

Farm trial directions 4/9/21 PM


High Sierra Summer    Classic

Agility Trial


May 14-16, 2021


Six runs each day

2 each Regular, Gamblers & Jumpers

Judge: Richard Pittman


For more information contact :

Carrie Dempsey at


High Sierra

Indian-Summer    Classic

Agility Trial


September 24-26, 2021


Six runs each day

2 each Regular, Gamblers & Jumpers

Judge: Sue Graham


Premium to follow


Quicksilver Agility Club

Upcoming CPE Trials


June 18-21, 2021

Judge: Ken Perlmutter



August 27-29, 2021

Judge: Anna Potter

Premium to follow



Pawsitive Traction Demo Team

Upcoming  Demos:

October  3, 2021-Smith Valley Days



 Northern Nevada &

Other Area Events & Clubs:

HA=HA Agility Club

NADAC Agility trials and all-breed

fun days

NADAC Agility Trial

Sept. 10-12,2021

Premium to follow


Truckee Meadows Dog Training Club

 Obedience, Rally, Agility & more!


AKC shows & trials

AKC Agility Trial - Oct. 8-10,2021 

Premium to follow


Peninsula Australian Shepherd Asso.

ASCA Agility, Obedience, Rally & Stockdog trials


Ready2Run Agility Club

NADAC Agility Premiums available at: 


Bitterbrush Stockdogs

Herding Trials & Workshops in Gardnerville, NV


Mid-Cal Working Australian Shepherd Association

ASCA Stockdog Trial

Bitterbrush Herding Facility Gardnerville, Nevada

May 22-23, 2021



Northern California Shetland Sheepdog Herding Club

AKC & AHBA All-breed herding trials


April 23-25, 2021

Try Color Ranch-Gardnerville, NV



Working ASC of Northern Nevada

Sand & Sage ASCA Stockdog Trials

May 7-9, 2021



2021 Events:

Club member Carrie Dempsey & Australian Shepherd "Levi" did well at the Ewes of March AHBA trial March 19-21, 2021 at the Bitterbrush Herding Facility. Levi earned his HRDII-cg & High Combined Level II dog.