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 "Levi" & club member Carrie Dempsey with judges Marie Nagano & Fiona Hibbard, along with Cathy Philipp who donated this buckle for Most Promising Started Australian Shepherd  at our Sierra Shadows Stockdog Trials in May 2020



Border Collie "Becca" smiles with her High Combined Other Breed winnings & Buckle she won for her mom club member Sylvia Arnett at Sierra Shadows Stockdog Trials in May 2020

 Congratulations on the new C-ATCH:

(CPE Agility Trial Championship)

Aussie "Coal" handled by club member 

Carrie Dempsey at our CPE Trials

August 2019

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

with Jim McGinley

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

"Pecos" at 16 years young - Blue Lakes CA


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 1/8/21)

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: TBD


Premium to follow

For more information contact :

Carrie Dempsey at


Quicksilver Agility Club

Upcoming CPE Trials


June 18-21, 2021

Judge: Ken Perlmutter

Premium to follow


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: 


Western Australian Shepherd Obedience Club - ASCA Obedience & Rally trials 


Bitterbrush Stockdogs

Herding Trials & Workshops in Gardnerville, NV

Ewes of March AHBA Trials

March 19-21, 2021

AKC trial May 14-18


Working ASC of Northern Nevada

Sand & Sage Stockdog Trials

May 7-9, 2021


Northern California Shetland Sheepdog Herding Club

AKC & AHBA All-breed herding trials


April 23-25, 2021

Try Color Ranch-Gardnerville, NV

Premium to follow 


2021 Events:

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