2022 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.
Trialling starts at 7am each day however spectators will get the best of the trials from 9am – 4pm.
Monday 14 March
8.00am – gates open
The Open/Improver competition begins followed by the Maiden competition
Tuesday 15 March
7.00am – Open/Improver continues followed by the Maiden competition
Wednesday 16 March
7.00am – Open/ Improver followed by the Maiden competition.
This is scone day.
Thursday 17 March
7.00am – Open/ Improver followed by the last runs of the Maiden competition Maiden.
Friday 18 March
7.00am – Maiden Final held
Open Championship continues
Improver Championship completed
Saturday 19 March
7.00am – Open Championships continue
3.30pm – Champion of Champions competition
Sunday 20 March
7.00am – Improver Final / Top 20 / The National Open Championship Final
3.30pm – Award Presentation.
Awards presented by Fiona Simson, President of the National Farmers Federation.
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Don’t miss this opportunity to see dogs at work and help us to celebrate 150 years of sheep dog trialling in Australia. The 79th National Sheep Dog Trial Championships will be a fun day out for the whole family.
Dogs on lead welcome!
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.