The world's richest stock dog event




This year the ASDS will be incorporating a Yard Dog Challenge.Again this Challenge is open to all dogs. Competition is over 3 rounds, under cover in the sale arena. The time for the course will be determined by the number of dogs nominated.



A 3 sheep dog trial open to all dogs, scored by 2 judges, judging from separate positions,over 3 rounds. All dogs will compete in the first round, under cover in the main AELEC arena, with the top scoring dogs going onto the second round. The top 10 – 15 dogs will compete in the 3rd and final round.



This years the ASDS will be welcoming back the Cow Dog Challenge. Last year saw 163 entries into this challenge so 2018 is sure to be one exciting year. This year the challenge is again open to all dogs. The competition will be held over 3 rounds, under cover in the main arena at AELEC.


​The purpose of the Australian Stock Dog Spectacular is to promote the breeding, training and welfare of all Australian stock dogs through an annual sale and trial.



The 2017 Australian Cow Dog Challenge has set a high standard to follow. The dogs, the support, the facilities, the people, the media, the competition and the public interest were outstanding. In response to the social media interest, the entire 2018 ASDS, including the sale, will be live streamed via our Facebook page.

This years Event is surely one not to miss!! 8 MASSIVE days of action incorporating the Futurity, Open Challenge, Sheep Challenge, Yard Trial, Sire Showcase & Sale with over $60,000 in prize money up for grabs, buckles, trophies and a stack of products!