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Shady Acres Sheepdog Trial Facebook page MSSDA Meetings: MSSDA meetings are usually held with Fun Days at rotating locations, often on the 2nd weekend of the month. Check the Facebook Group page to keep up with most current events, or call Steven or Paula McCaleb, ? 931-729-0213 or email:

  • click to open MSSDA VSSDT printable entry formMSSDA sponsored
    Volunteer State Sheep Dog Trial

    VSSDT ENTRY FORM: click form at right »
    USBCHA sanctioned
    date: September 22 & 23, 2018
    Shady Acres Sheep Dog Trial field,
    Duck River, SW middle Tennessee,
    between Centerville & Columbia
    visit Facebook group page
    call ? 931-729-0213 or email:


(other trials held in Southeast)
  • March ~ Bob Montgomery Sheep Dog Trial (Greenwood, MS)
    This trial is a Mid South Stock Dog Association sanctioned trial, and is held annually by the Mississippi Stock Dog Association on the second weekend in March. Visit the Mississippi Stock Dog Association website.

  • May ~ Bluegrass Classic Stockdog Trial (Lexington, KY)
    Held annually in Kentucky, this competition is one of the largest, longest-running, and most prestigious stockdog trials in the country. It draws top handlers from across the USA and Canada, as well as hundreds of spectators. The Bluegrass Classic dates as far back as 1960.

  • October ~ Mississippi State Fair Trial (Jackson, MS)
    This trial is sanctioned by the United States Border Collie Handler's Association (USBCHA) and put on by the Mississippi Stockdog Association. It is a 2 day trial held every year during the state fair in the Kirk Fordice Equine Arena... expect sheep & cattle the 1st day ~ sheep the 2nd day.


April 2016. Diane Barrentine giving a token of appreciation to
Steven & Paula McCaleb, Duck River TN, for holding the annual
Mid-South Volunteer State Stock Dog Trial at their farm.

MSSDA Mission Statement ~ The MSSDA is dedicated to educating our communities about stockdogs and their abilities through dog trial competitions, demonstrations, and monthly meetings where all are welcome to attend.

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