Welcome to the
QLD WORKING CATTLE DOG TRIAL
Proudly sponsored by:
The association was established in 1970 as
Crows Nest Working Cattledog Club
In 1985 the Association name was changed and became
Queensland Working Cattle Dog Trial Ass. Inc
OUR AIM: Provide a competitive way to foster & encourage the use & training of herding dogs in the cattle industry - by providing a course that simulates a mini paddock situation with all the skill requirements that may be needed on a day to day basis in the paddock.
There is around 21 Trials held in Qld per calendar year including
The QLD vs NSW State of
How the State of Origin Team is chosen:
The State of
Consisting of the Five Top Qld dogs, coming from the Open Dog of the Year results
(1 dog per handler only)
plus a “Wildcard. (Open Trial TOP SCORER selected on the day.)
QWCDTAI Dog of the Year
Points accumulate for first to sixth placing (Novice & Open) at all affiliated trials from
1st June to 31st May each year.
At present there are over 1070 dogs registered with the association.
New Triallers are welcome to come along, watch, or have a chat and if they would like to participate are more than welcome.
There are always plenty of people around happy to share there knowledge.