Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1

Chair: Brian Wistrom

Trial Secretary: Cathy Porter

Closing Date: August 28

Sean Hathaway, Rockfield, Kentucky (Bio)
Rochelle Stanford-Diaz, Ramona, California (Bio)

Instinct Testing: Brian Wistrom

Two Days of Herding Trials for Beardies!

Herding for the 2017 BCCA National Specialty is being offered at RottiEwe Farm, a farm and herding facility operated by Tracy Parciak, an AKC herding judge and long-time herding trainer and competitor. Located in Wright City, Missouri, RottiEwe is about 45 minutes from Purina Farms. You will not want to miss two days of great herding under two Beardie-friendly judges!


RottiEwe Farm
15220 Colby Lane
Wright City, MO 63390

Classes Offered

  • Sheep: Course A - Advanced, Intermediate, Started
  • Pre-Trial and Herding Tested
  • BCCA HIC Instinct Testing (Sunday Only)
  • Ducks: Course A - Advanced, Intermediate, Started
  • Course B - Advanced, Intermediate, Started

Practice Runs

Herding practice runs are available before the trial on Wednesday, September 27 and Thursday, September 28. To schedule your time, contact the owner of RottiEwe, Tracy Parciak. Her e-mail is parciak@centurytel.net, and her phone is 314-604-0664.

BCCA HIC Instinct Testing

To sign up for the HIC, download and fill out a copy of the Herding Instinct Test Signup Form for each dog you want to enter.

Entries for the HIC Test have now been filled.

Fees are $35 for the first dog, and $30 for each subsequent dog you want to enter.

Include your check (made out to BCCA 2017 National Specialty), a copy of your dog's registration certificate, and the signup form and send them all to:

Brian Wistrom
5652 Clinton Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55419

Questions? Contact Brian.


Lunch will be provided each day for $10/person.

Drovers' Delight Herding Dinner

The herding dinner, "The Drover's Delight", is scheduled for Saturday, September 30 after herding. It will take place at Cedar Lake Cellars, just 7 minutes from the herding site. To learn more about Cedar Lake Cellars, visit their website at www.cedarlakecellars.com. The food is going to be fantastic and everyone, whether you herd or not, is invited! Cost will be $24. Sign up for the dinner on the Master Registration Form or on the Registration page.

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Directions to Rottiewe:

From I-70 From East or West:

  • Take Wright City Exit #199.
  • Turn on South Service Road going WEST.
  • Turn Left (SOUTH) at the first road - Highway H.
  • 15220 Colby Ln is approximately 1.8 miles.
  • Turn right into driveway. Keep to left at Y.
  • RottieEwe is the first house on the LEFT.

Or use this handy Google Map to generate your own custom directions:

Nearby Hotels

The following motels have agreed to accept guests with well-mannered dogs. Please verify pet policy when making a reservation. Owners must assume full responsibly for cleanup.

  • Quality Inn,12 Highway W, Foristell, MO 63348. 636-673-290
  • Super 8, 4 Ruggeri Drive Wentzville MO 63385. 636-327-5300
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1008 N State Highway 47, Warrenton MO 63383. 636-456-2220
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 2310 Technology Dr, O'Fallon, MO 63368 636-625-2700
  • Marriott Residence Inn, 101 Progress Point Ct, O'Fallon, MO 63368 636-696-0459
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1175 Technology Dr, O'Fallon, MO 63368 636-300-4844
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 101 Comfort Inn Ct., O'Fallon, MO 63366 (Exit 219) 636-281-9100
  • Hilton Garden Inn, 16631 Chesterfield Grove Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63005 636-532-9400
  • Days Inn: 10600 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, Lake St. Louis, MO 63367, 636-625-1711.

RV Camping Near the Herding Site

  • Jonesburg Gardens Campgrounds, 15 Highway E Jonesburg MO 63351. 636-488-5630 or 1-877-722-6778

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