Handler Information

Run Orders will be posted by August 15, 2022.

Reminder:  Last day to scratch  is July 15; Last day to substitute a dog is August 5.

Handlers who have accepted an invitation to compete

Lise Andersen, Colorado
Peg Anderson, Georgia
Faansie Basson, South Africa & Texas
Ron Burkey, Texas
Carl Clark, Utah
Carol Clawson, Utah
Norm Close, Idaho
Vickie Close, Idaho
Donna Eliason, Utah
Mich Ferraro, New York
Derek Fisher, Idaho
Dennis Gellings, British Columbia CA
Jean Gellings, British Columbia, CA
Scott Glen, Alberta, CA

Lee Lumb, British Columbia, CA
Scott Maxfield, Utah
Russell McCord, Texas
Amanda Milliken, Ontario, CA
Mary Minor, Nevada
Kelsey Nichols, Calif.
Jenny Glen, Alberta, CA
Hans Gode, Utah
Shauna Gourley, Utah
Joe Haynes, Washington
Brianna Henderson, Utah
Tracy Hinton, Canada
Beverly Lambert, Conn.
Brent Phelps, Texas

Milton Scott, Alberta, CA
Kelsey Nichols, California
Patrick Shannahan, Idaho
Kristin Sittner, Utah
Diane Spainhower, Utah
Karen Stanley, Utah
Kay Stephens, Texas
Bridget Strang, Colorado
Laura Vishoot, Oregon
Gordon Watt, Illinois
Bryan White, Oregon
Noelle Williams, Washington
Karen Zamora, Utah


How to Qualify for the Soldier Hollow Classic

SH Qualifying Trials

  • The top six finalists at the prior year’s Soldier Hollow Classic Sheepdog Trial
  • The Champion and Reserve Champion from the prior year’s USBCHA National Sheepdog Finals
  • The Champion from the prior year’s Canadian National Championship
  • The Champion from the prior year’s Kingston Sheepdog Championship
  • The Champion and Reserve Champion from the prior year’s Meeker Classic
  • The Champion from the prior year’s WWSDA Sheepdog Trial
  • The Champion from the prior year’s Catbird Trial (new for 2022 SH)
  • The Champion from the prior year’s Trailing of the Sheep Sheepdog Trial (new for 2022 SH)
  • The Champion from the most recent Bluegrass Classic
  • The Champion from the most recent Strang Ranch Spring Sheepdog Trial
  • The Champion from the most recent Tabletop Sheepdog Trial
  • The Champion from the most recent Brenham Sheepdog Trial 
  • Utah Soldier Hollow volunteers
  • Second round discretionary invites consider a number of factors and may vary from year to year