In 2019 the Australian Stock Dog Spectacular will be comprised of 16 events and a dog sale held over 9 days from Saturday 26th October to Sunday 3rd November 2019 making the event not only the largest and richest Working Dog Event in Australia but also around the world. There will be both cattle and sheep dogs competing over 8 days, for in excess of $75, 000 in prize money. The Futurity and Open dog sale will be held on the last Sunday of the event. All pups sold through the futurity sale will be eligible to compete in any of the futurity trials in 2020. All pups will be DNA sampled and micro chipped before sale.
This year the ASDS will be welcoming back the Cow Dog Challenge. Last year saw 216 entries into this challenge so 2019 is sure to be another exciting year.
The Australian Stock Dog Futurity Trial is one event that we are very excited to bring you.
A 3 sheep dog trial open to all dogs, scored by 2 judges, judging from separate positions, over 4 days.
This Challenge is open to all dogs. Competition is over 3 rounds, under cover in the sale arena.
The 2019 Australian Stock Dog Spectacular Futurity and Open Sale will be held on Sunday 3rd November.
The 2018 Australian Cow Dog Challenge has set a high standard to follow.