Mid States Stock Dog Association
Mid States StockDog Association
Google Calendar

MSSDA calendar of events of interest to members

2017 Events

Trials - Upcoming trials Listed in Blue; Past trials listed in Black

October 6,7, & 8th - Salmon Ranch Sheep Dog Trial

5775 N.W. 650 Rd, Appleton City, MO 64724


Sanctioned by USBCHA, MSSDA, & Show Me Stock Dog League

Located approximately 80 mile north of Springfield, MO or 80 mile south of KC, MO near

Appleton City, MO.


                                   Judge:  Bevis Jordan

Friday October 6 –Pro-Novice(Full course no shed) & Ranch(1 leg of drive)


Please no OPEN HANDLERS in Ranch


Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 7 & 8  – Open (approx. 400 yd fetch) & Nursery


Entry deadline September 23, 2017 or when limit is reached.

No refunds after September 26, 2017.


Handlers meeting on Friday will be at 8:00 a.m. for Pro-Novice handlers.


We will have a Handlers Dinner on Saturday night.    Lunch will be available each day on the grounds.    Camping is available.

Fee must accompany entries.


Send entries to:

Robert Salmon  

5775 NW 651 Rd

Appleton City, MO   64724   *    Phone:660/476-5664 – after 8 p.m.   *    email:rsranch74@hotmail.com

Salmon Ranch Sheep Dog Trial Entry Form 2017
2017 EntryForm (2).doc
Microsoft Word document [36.5 KB]

Burch Family Sheep Dog Trial


Located at Butler, Missouri, 60 miles south of Kansas City on Interstate 49 and one mile east on 52 Highway


Friday: Pro-Novice, Ranch, Novice Saturday & Sunday: Open, Nursery Handlers meeting promptly at 7:30 am each morning Handlers Dinner Saturday Night


Send entries to: Larry Burch, 88 NE County Road 1003, Butler, Missouri 64730, 660-679-3466 after 9 pm





July 30 - Ozark Empire Fair Stock Dog Trial

3001 N. Grant Ave. Springfield, MO

Handler's meeting at 5:00pm

Open and Nursery (USBCHA sanctioned) $25/run

Ranch, Novice, Youth, Brace & Buddy Brace $20/run

Proof of Nursery age Required

Entries must be received by July 12 to receive free fair gate entry and/or parking passes (if either are available). Entries will gladly be acepted the day of the trial, but you will be responsible for your own gate passes and parking fees!


Ozark Empire Fair Trial Entry/Flyer
OzarkEmpireFair2017.doc (2).pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [63.7 KB]
Ozark Empire fairgrounds map
Exhibitor entry will be through gate 10. The trial will take place in the indoor arena near the Milk Barn and Barn #1 on the map
Fairgrounds_Map_non_fair(1) (2).pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [204.6 KB]

May 20 & 21 - Oaktree Cattle Dog Trial at Duckhead Ranch

Near South Coffeyville, OK

Open, Nursery, Ranch and Novice Points and Time Arena Trial

Contact Tom & Ruth Hines 918-397-2726 or email oaktreebc1@aol.com


May 5th & 6th - Green Forest Cowboy Church Cancer Fund Benefit

Green Forest, AR

Judge: Danny Shilling

Open & Nursery ($30/run); Ranch & Novice ($25/run)

This is a benefit trial for the Carroll County Cancer fund. This fund is used to help Carroll County families in need when they are diagnosed with cancer. 

The Church is providing belt buckles for the high point combined champion, and ribbons for 2nd and 3rd place.

Contact Bob Roe (870)365-7868 for more information



2016 Trials


September 30, October 1 & 2 - Salmon Ranch Stock Dog trial

5775 NW 651 Rd, Appleton City, MO 64724

Judge: Meirion Jones

Open and Nursery Fri. & Sat. ($40/run)

Pro-Novice & Ranch Sun. ($35/run)

Contacrt Bob & Susan Salmon: 660-476-5664

Email rsranch74@hotmailcom

October 7, 8 & 9th - Burch Family Sheep Dog trial 

88NE County Rd 1003, Butler, MO 64730

Judge: Meirion Jones

Friday ProNovice ($35), Ranch ($35), Novice ($25)

Saturday & Sunday Open & Nursery ($40/run)

Contact Larry Burch: 660-679-3499


July 31 - Ozarks Empire Fair Sheep Dog trial - Start time 5pm - See Results Here

Ozarks Empire Fair Entry form - with directions
Adobe Acrobat document [49.9 KB]
Ozark Empire Fairgrounds Map
Adobe Acrobat document [204.6 KB]

June 18 & 19 - Oaktree Cattle Dog Trial - See Results Here

OAKTREE Cattle Dog Trial June 18 & 19 Duckhead Ranch South Coffeyville, OK Handlers meeting at 8:30 a.m. Sanctioned by USBCHA , MSSDA 
POINTS & TIME ARENA TRIAL (Not responsible for injury)   Open ($40/run)  "We will only except 20 Open dogs, and only 2 dogs per-handlers." Unlimted amount of entries for all other classes. Ranch ($30/run) and Novice ($30/run), Nursery ($25/run)    (All Nursery entries must have proof of age.) Day of entries will be accepted + $5.00 on entry fees. Enter today and pay at the trial.  It is appreciated if you e-mail or call to let us know which dogs you will run in which classes so that we can plan appropriately for stock and paperwork.   
Daily pay back each day, and 2 day Over All Awards 
B.Y.O.L. - Bring your own lunch and drinks - no concession stand Bring lawn chairs 
Devotion Sunday morning at 8:00 am  Send or call entries to - Tom & Ruth Hines  Phone: 918-397-2726, Email: oaktreebc1@aol.com www.oaktreebc.com
Directions Watch for signs to the Ranch Duckhead Ranch South Coffeyville, OK – If you are coming to South Coffeyville OK on Highway 169, (North or South), turn East on Road 3, go three miles East on Road 3 to Road 416; turn South and go one mile to Road 4 (in between two new bridges and the only road that goes East). Go East on Road 4 three miles to Road 419 and turn South. After turning South on Road 419, go to the second Duckhead Ranch overhead entry way and turn East and you have arrived at the trial. 
Lodging RV parking on site, BUT no hook-ups. Coffeyville, KS – 12 miles from trial site Best Western Bricktown Lodge 605 Northeast Hwy 166/169 Coffeyville, KS 67337   Phone: 877-574-246400 Sleep Inn 202 W. 11th Street Hwy 166/169 Coffeyville, KS 67337  Phone: 866-611-6773  

Oaktree Cattle Dog Trial Flyer
2016 Oaktree Cattledog trial.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [276.3 KB]

May 14 & 15 - Route 66 Cattle Dog Trial - See Results Here

Route 66 Spring Cattle Trial Flyer/Entry form
Adobe Acrobat document [152.5 KB]



 2015 trials & Events

January 3 - 4, 2015 
February 7 - 8, 2015 
March 28-29, 2015 (open \ nursery final - NOTE location change - David and Diana Fleming, 218 SE 2 Hwy, Leeton, MO) Plumb Lucky Mules Belt Buckle Cattle Dog Series. Leeton, MO. Open, Nursery, Ranch and Novice. In the event of bad weather, it will be held the second weekend. Thad Fleming, (660) 909-2067 or email kdfleming@embarqmail.com. 


July 18, 2015 
MSSDA 66 Arena Play Day! Saturday May 30th at 14590 U.S. Hwy 96 Miller, MO 65705 Danny Shilling has found an arena to hold a play day. They will provide cattle $15/run members or $20/run nonmembers; and sheep $10/run for members, and $15/run for non members. Of course if you become a member, you get the added benefits of newsletters with info about upcoming trials and play days, along with announcements about clinics, and the chance to compete for wonderful year end awards for high point champion dog as well as the camaraderie of a bunch of brilliant handlers that support each other in striving to be the best they can be! So come on out, invite a friend, invite them to invite a fiend, and so on! Please Contact Danny (417) 732-2325 or Milissa (417)234-3177 to let us know you plan to come and how many dogs you plan to bring so our host can plan for cattle! We are thinking to start at 11am but if it looks like we might have a huge turn out we could start earlier. Lunch will be available for $5 / person. Flyer to print and post!


August 2, 2015, 5 pm 
Ozark Empire Fair Trial\ in Springfield, MO on August 2nd at 5:00pm. (it is never too early to volunteer to help with this one! Please let me or Jack King know what you would like to do to help!) Classes: Open $25, Nursery $25, Ranch $25, Novice $25, Youth (under 16) $15, Brace $20, Buddy Brace $20Contact: Danny Shilling (417) 732-2325, or Milissa Rowell (417) 234-3177.


August 22 - 23, 2015
SEMO Herding Club AHBA Trial at Puxico, Missouri. Pre-entry fee $25, day of the event $30. Contact: Debbie George (573) 820-0621.


September 6 - 7, 2015
MSSDA Route 66 Cattle Dog Trial. Open ($40/run), Nursery ($40/run) USBCHA, MSSDA sanctioned
Ranch ($35/run) and Novice ($35/run) MSSDA Sanctioned. Day of entry will be accepted. Contact: David Leierer (479) 965-2882, Milissa Rowell (417)234-3177.


October 2-4, 2015 
Salmon Ranch Sheep Dog Trial. Sanctioned by USBCHA, MSSDA, & Show Me Stock Dog League Friday & Saturday, Oct. 2 & 3 – Open (approx. 400 yd fetch) & Nursery. Sunday, Oct. 4  – Pro-Novice(Full course no shed) & Ranch(1 leg of drive) Please no OPEN HANDLERS in Ranch 


October 31st, 2015 
MSSDA Willow Ranch Cattle Dog Trial and Leierer Nursery Cattle Trial at Prairie Grove, AR Classes: Open $40, Nursery $ 40, Ranch $35, Novice $35  Contact: David Leierer (479)965-2882, Milissa Rowell (417)234-3177 


2015 Annual Meeting Saturday December 12th 

The Annual Meeting this year will be held at the Route Zero 3 buffet in Carthage, just off of US 49(71) Exit 50. The address is 609 W. Fir Rd Carthage, MO 64836. Link to map (Click on the white circle with the blue square/arrow to the right of the name of the restaurant to get directions from your location). The Board of Directors will Meet at 11:00 am and the Annual meeting will begin at 11:30 am. We hope to see as many of there as possible. Your ideas and input make this organization what it is! Please come congratulate our year end high point award winners and help plan events for the following year!


2014 trials 

October 3 – 5, 2014 Salmon Ranch Stock Dog Trial, Appleton City, MO. Open, Nursery, ProNovice and Ranch. Bob Salmon. 


September 19-20, 2014 
Stoddard County Cattle Dog Trial - Puxico, MO. Open (2 classes both days), Nursery, Ranch and Novice. Debbie George (573) 222-6083. 


July 27, 2014
 Ozark Empire State Fair Sheep Dog Trial, Springfield, MO. Open, Nursery, Ranch and Novice, Danny Shilling (417) 732-2325. Twila Leierer (479) 965-2882.


May 17, 18, 2014 
King Family Cattle Dog Trial, Centerton, AR . Classes: Open, Nursery, Intermediate, Pro-Novice/Ranch and Novice ($75/run) March 8, 2014 Willow Ranch Cattle Dog Trial and Pot Luck Lunch, Prairie Grove, AR. Two Open Classes ($40/run), Two Nursery Classes ($40/run), Ranch and Novice ($35) 

Contact Us Today!

Mid States Stock Dog Association
1395 Holder Rd

Clever, Missouri 65631

Phone: 417 234-3177 417 234-3177

E-mail: secretary.mssda@gmail.com

Print Print | Sitemap
© Mid States Stock Dog Assoc