2023 Cyclone Acres Sheep Dog Trial

This year, Iowa State University will be once again be hosting the USBCHA & SMSDL sanctioned sheep dog trial on November 11th and 12th using the Polypay flock at the Iowa State University Teaching Farm. This event is a competitive trial where handlers and their stock dogs can showcase their working ability. We are honored to be welcoming John Wentz to the farm as our official trial judge. 

The open field trial will be held at the ISU Teaching Farms located at 3725 S. 520th Ave. Members of the public and ISU students are encouraged to attend and learn about the utilization of stock dogs in efficient and safe livestock handling. Bring your lawn chairs or sit in the available bleachers while you watch talent dog and handler teams compete for top honors at ISU's Teaching Farm!

Participant entries are open from September 25 to October 30, 2023

Click Here for More Information or to Enter Today - Cylcone Acres SDT Entry Form

Please contact Rachel Ritland with any questions or concerns – call or text at 515-570-4285 or email rachel.ritland@gmail.com