Monday, October 14 & Tuesday, October 15


Carol Wolfram
Laura De La Cruz

Herding Co-Chairs

Debra Thomas & Janice Kehoe


JR Farm, 18200 Sycamore Avenue, Patterson, CA 95363

Herding Events

These events are for Beardies only.

Stock/Courses available:

  • Sheep – Course A
  • Geese – Course A & B

Trial/Test classes available:

  • Started
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Herding Test
  • Pre-Trial Test

Additional available events after the conclusion of the Trial/Test events:

Farm Dog Certification

MondayFarm Dog Certified will be offered separately from the Herding Trial, after trial completion. Two runs will be
available, so dogs may earn the AKC title designation FDC.

Want more information about the FDC and what’s involved? Check out the AKC brochure.

BCCA Herding Instinct Testing

Tuesday — BCCA Herding Instinct Certificate (HIC) Testing

Drovers’ Dinner

The Drovers’ Dinner will be an on-site event on Monday evening.

Accommodations and RV Parking

Best Western Plus Villa del Lago
2959 Speno Dr.
Patterson, CA 95363
6.1 miles to herding site

Days Inn Turlock
185 North Tully Road
Turlock, CA 95380
17.5 miles to herding site

RV Parking must be approved by site.
Limited overnight parking at the herding site is available. (no hookups available)


The street address for JR Farm is 18200 Sycamore Avenue, Patterson, CA 95363.