2023 Event Schedule
Please note the sheepdog trial will continue in all weathers and everyday is exciting!
Your dogs are most welcome to come along on a lead.
Remember – ONLY clap, jump up and down, cheer when the gate to the pen is SHUT.
NOTE: This schedule is tentative and will be confirmed soon.
Trialling starts at 7am each day however spectators will get the best of the trials from 9am – 4pm.
Monday 13 March
8.00am – gates open
The Open/Improver competition begins followed by the Maiden competition
Tuesday 14 March
7.00am – Open/Improver continues followed by the Maiden competition
Wednesday 15 March
7.00am – Open/ Improver followed by the Maiden competition.
Thursday 16 March
7.00am – Open/ Improver followed by the last runs of the Maiden competition Maiden.
Friday 17 March
7.00am – Maiden Final held
Open Championship continues
Improver Championship completed
Saturday 18 March
7.00am – Open Championships continue
3.30pm – Champion of Champions competition
Sunday 19 March
7.00am – Improver Final / Top 20 / The National Open Championship Final
3.30pm – Award Presentation.
Want to enter the trial?
See more information and download the 2023 entry form here.
Proud home of the National Sheep Dog Trial Championships
We hope you find some time to have a wander around this special part of Canberra that provides a link between the capital and it’s rural setting.