National Sheep Dog Trials

SAYFC Sheepdog Competitions 2023/ 2024

By kind permission of ISDS, we have been given the opportunity to encourage SAYFC Members to Have a Go at dog trails.

This is a new competition series which is open to all SAYFC Members aged 14 years to 30 years, they will participate at any 2 Nursery trials to achieve aggregate points, which will then allow them to run at the Final at Scotsheep 2024.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to email

Once you fill out the form below Jenny will be in contact to tell you about which nursery trials are coming up in your area and to provide you the details of the corresponding trial secretary.


List of Trial Areas:

Dumfries and Kirkcudbright  – contact Secretary Fiona McMillan

Borders – Contact Andrew Dickman

Central Scotland – Contact Elinor Neilson

North of Scotland – Contact Jasmine Grant

North Ayrshire – contact Bobby Howatson

Arran & Kintyre – contact Tracy Ronald

Wigtonshire – contact Ian McMillan

Lanark Lothian & Peebles – contact Karen Aitchison

South Ayrshire – contact Richard Armour

Shetland – contact Andrew Hughson