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Important Information


The trial dates book for 2018 has been posted out to everyone. There is a PDF file on our home page which you can down load if you wish. If you would like a copy of this posted to you please either ring me or e-mail me your postal address.

Please refer to our "Members Area" & "Notices" page for programmes and entry forms for trials.

The entry schedules and entry forms for both the Tux North Island, South Island and New Zealand championships can be found on our "Members Area & "Notices" page.

Alterations to Trial Date Book 2018:

Mt Manaia DTC - Farmlands Real Estate Centre Championships - Northland Centre - Page 4:

Should read "Entries Close 12th February"


Papakura Wairamarama SDTC - Waikato Centre - Page 6:

Dates have been changed to 28th February and 1st March 2018


Piopio CC - King Country Centre - Page 8:

Due to animal health issues the trial has been cancelled.


Wainui Valley DTC - Wairarapa & Southern Hawke's Bay Centre - Page 13:

Trial has been cancelled.


Kapiti-West Coast SDTC - Wairarapa & Southern Hawke's Bay Centre - Page 13:

Trial has been cancelled.


Waikoau SDTC - Hawke's Bay Centre - Page 15:

Due to farm sale and sheep unavailable the trial has been cancelled.


Waimea STDC, Marlborough Nelson Centre - Page 20:

Should read "Entries close all events at 9am on 1st day. Hunts Saturday only."


Waitaki CDC, North Otago Centre - Page 23:

Dates should be Sunday 25th & Monday 26th February 2018.


Kyeburn Dog Trials, North Otago Centre - Page 23:

Dates have been changed from 24th & 25th March to 27th & 28th March.


Waikaia CC - Southland Centre - Page 27:

Due to extreme dry conditions trials indefinitely postponed.


Garston SDTC - Southland Centre - Page 27:

Wording should read:  "Garston SDTC annual trials which are being held on February 23 and 24. The correct wording should read "heading ENTRIES close at 11am on second day, not the actual heading events!"


Moawhango CC - Wanganui Centre - page 11:

Should read "Humes Centre Championships. Entries close on 10th March 2018". For more information contact Donald Fannin, phone 06 388 1585 or e-mail:    


Canterbury Judges List:

Chris Calder, Levels Valley Road, R D 4, Timaru 7974   Phone 03 614 7982


In Taupo on Saturday 18th November the New Zealand and Australia team had their runs in very windy and cold conditions. Results are New Zealand Team:  Merv Utting 93.0; Eion Herbert 86.5; Leo Edginton 61.75; Murray Child 90.5   Total: 331.75

Australian team: Geoff Gibson 80.75; Dave Lacy 58.5; Bill Davison 79.75; Grant Cooke 86.25   Total: 305.25

New Zealand in lead by 26.5

Results day 2 for the Wayleggo Cup:

Second day of the test started in Taupo on Sunday 19th November in cold and wet conditions.

Results are New Zealand team:  Merv Utting 88.5; Eion Herbert 87.75; Leo Edginton 55.75; Murray Child 93.5. Total:  325.50   

Australian team:  Geoff Gibson 81.5; Dave Lacy 55.25; Bill Davison 51.5; Grant Cooke 90.75.  Total 279.0

New Zealand Total 657.25       Australia Total 584.25

Winner of the Wayleggo Cup for 2017 is New Zealand by 73 points.

Congratulations to the members of the winning team.



The Tux North Island and New Zealand championship results can be viewed under "Results" and scroll down the page.

The Tux South Island Championships have been completed and the results can be found under "Results" and scroll down the page.

On the "Notices" page there are also the programmes and entry forms for some of the upcoming club trial events, Tux Yarding Challenge and Handy Dog events that you can refer to.

As soon as I receive any dog trial results I will load them onto the website.  If you haven't received your results via e-mail you can go directly to our website for the results.
If you would like to receive the dog trial results by e-mail please send your e-mail address to and I will add you to the list.


2018 Trial Dates & Official Judges List


NZSDTA Guide for Judging

Training Sheep Dogs & Pups


Tux Yarding Challenge Course Map

Tux Yarding Challenge Rules


Tux Handy Dog Event Course Map

Tux Handy Dog Event Rules













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