Queensland Working Cattle Dog Trial Association Inc.

Queensland Novice Champion 2016 McNamaras Scotty - Widgee 2016

Running a QWCDTAInc-affiliated trial
- Information for trial committees

This page provides Trial Committees with an overview of how to apply for and run a QWCDTAInc-affiliated trial.  Scroll down for information about:

  • Planning your trial date
  • Running your trial
  • The Association's insurance information
  • Templates you can use

Planning your trial date

When setting a date for a new trial, contact the President so that dates can be coordinated with existing trials on the calendar.

All organising Trial Committees are requested to submit the following details to the President to have their trial considered:

  • Date of trial
  • Venue
  • Contact name/s and phone number/s and/or email/s of key person for nominations

Ideally, trail dates are to be finalised for the following calendar year by September of the preceding year, to enable the dates to be published in the Association?s Newsletter and printed Calendars.

Running your trial

Trial committees should refer to Helping you run a trial with QWCDTAInc booklet.  For a current copy, please contact either the Secretary or Treasurer to request a copy be either emailed or posted.  

Ask the Association's Executive Committee to clarify any issues you may come across during the planning and running of the trial - don't be afraid to ask!!

QWCDTAI insurance information 

Insurance policy wording and schedule for the association's two insurance policies.


Below is a selection of Microsoft Word documents (and one Excel spreadsheet) that you can use to assist with the administration of the trial.  Simply click on the name of the document, save the file to your own computer and enter the information that is unique to your trial:

Advertising templates


The Draws


Where to send your completed score and result sheets:

As soon as practically possible after the completion of your trial, please send a copy of all score sheets and final Trial Result Sheet to: