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




Activities Include:
  ** ASCA sanctioned agility trials
  ** ASCA sanctioned Farm & Stockdog trials
  ** ASCA sanctioned Conformation Shows
  ** ASCA sanctioned Obedience & Rally trials
  ** CPE sanctioned agility trials through  Quicksilver Agility Club
  ** Agility demonstrations
  ** Fun/practice days at local area parks/homes
  ** All levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced)
  ** Charitable events
  ** Resources and friendships
See the Calendar on the right, and come by and see us at any event … Check in at the registration table and we will be happy to answer any questions and introduce you to other club members!

May ASCA Stockdog  & Farm Trial results 


May 29-31, 2020


Farm Trial Results:

(Link to all AM Farm Trial results)

(Link to all PM Farm Trial results)

AM Trial-Mixed-High Scoring Advanced Dog:

"Trace" Shetland Sheepdog handled by

Terrie Van Alen 111 pts

AM Trial-High Scoring Open Dog:

"Ellie" Aussie handled by Melinda Gardner 117 pts

PM Trial-Sheep-High Scoring Advanced Dog:

"Jet" Shetland Sheepdog handled by

Linda Rorem 124 pts

PM Trial-High Scoring Open Dog: Dog:

"Cricket" Aussie handled by Maria Ryan 124 pts

Congratulations to Buckle Winner:


"Ellie" Aussie Handled by Melinda Gardner


High combined points - 238.5 pts

Stockdog Trial Results:

(Link to all Stockdog results)



High Scoring Advanced Dog:

  "Yogi" Aussie handled by Salvatore Manna


101 pts in cattle

High Scoring Open Dog AND High in Trial:

"Kelsey" Border Collie Handled by Lisa Edwards

116 pts in cattle

High Scoring Started Dog:

"Levi" Aussie handled by Carrie Dempsey

90 pts in cattle


High Scoring Open Dog AND High in Trial:

"Kelsey" Border Collie Handled by Lisa Edwards

114 pts in cattle

High Scoring Started Dog:

"Brin" Aust. Kelpie handled by Nancy Samon

83 pts in sheep

Congratulations to Buckle Winners:

  "Ellie" High Combined Australian Shepherd handled by Melinda Gardner

  "Becca" High Combined Other Breed (BC) 

handled by Sylvia Artnett

  "Levi" Most Promising Started Australian Shepherd handled by Carrie Dempsey

Congratulations on the new WTCH-X: 

                "Yogi" Aussie handled by Salvatore Manna

Levi & Carrie Dempsey with judges Marie Nagano & Fiona Hibbard. Along with Cathy Philipp who donated this buckle for Most Promising Started Australian Shepherd 2020



Border Collie Becca smiles with her High Combined Other Breed winnings & Buckle she won for her mom Sylvia Arnett

Calendar of Events


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 10/5/20)

Sierra Shadows Farm  & Stockdog Trials

April 8-11, 2021

TWO days of Farm Trials

2 Cattle/1 sheep/1 mixed

(& possibly 1 geese)

TWO days of stockdog trials-cattle/sheep/geese

ASCA Sanction Pending 

Judges:  John Knepper

& Jim Hartnagle

Flyers & Premiums to follow


High Sierra Indian Summer    Classic

Agility Trial


September 18-20, 2020


Six runs each day

2 each Regular, Gamblers & Jumpers

Judge: Richard Pittman

Agility Premium

For more information contact :

Carrie Dempsey at


Quicksilver Agility Club

Upcoming CPE Trials

May 7-9, 2021

Judge: Ken Perlmutter

Premium to follow



Pawsitive Traction Demo Team

Upcoming  Demos:

Note: the 2020 Demo in Smith Valley

has been canceled

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 Trial - Sept. 11-13,2020

Agility Premium


Truckee Meadows Dog Training Club has a wide variety of classes/training/

AKC shows & trials

AKC Agility Trial - Oct. 9-11,2020 

Agility Premium


Peninsula ASC


Ready2Run NADAC agility club 


Western Australian Shepherd Obedience Club 


Working ASC of Northern Nevada 


2020-2021 Events:

Nancy Samon & Australian

Kelpie "Brin" winning all 4 Started Sheep Classes & High Scoring Started dog on Saturday

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

"Pecos" at 16 years young - Blue Lakes CA

  August 23-25, 2019

Congratulations on the new C-ATCH: 

"Coal" Aussie handled by Carrie Dempsey

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