MSSDA calendar of events of interest to members
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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
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
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: email@example.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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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!
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)