North West Championship Sheepdog Trial

NORTHWEST CHAMPIONS

 A list of all the overall/combined Northwest Champions    

We are trying to compile a list of all the past champions and will fill in missing years as we discover the relevant information. While the trial was first held in 1937 the first overall champion trophy was not awarded till 1948. A new continuing trophy was started in 2012, the 75th consecutive year the trial has been held.

  • 1940 -- Harold Knutz
  • 1941 -- Edward Gath, Turner Oregon
  • 1942 -- Jack Richards, Stayton Oregon
  • 1943-45 -- No trial due to war
  • 1948 --
  • 1973 -- Lester Bruhn & Boy -- Valley Ford, CA
  • 1974 --  
  • 1975 -- Ralph Pulfer -- Quincy,OH
  • 1976 --  
  • 1977 -- Ralph Pulfer -- Quincy OH
  • 1978 --  
  • 2003 -- Mandy Harley & Lee  -- Oregon
  • 2004 --
  • 2005 -- Haley Howard & Diona -- Alturas, CA
  • 2006 --  
  • 2012 -- Angie Untisz & Butch -- Bend, Oregon
  • 2013 -- Ian Caldicott & Wolston Maxie -- Scio, Oregon
  • 2014 -- Jo Ferguson & Gage -- Monroe, Oregon
  • 2015 -- Jo Ferguson & Brite -- Monroe. Oregon
  • 2016 -- Fernando Alvez & Ben -- Arlington, WA
  • 2017 -- Bill Swan & Slim -- Glide, Oregon
  • 2018 -- Ian Caldicott & Wolston Goose -- Scio, Oregon
  • 2019 -- Amy Coapman & Roy -- CA
  • 2020 -- No trial due to covid restrictions
  • 2021 -- Noelle Williams and Bea -- WA
  • 2022 --  Fernando Alvez & Nex - Arlington WA    
  • 2023 -- Fernando Alvez & Josh - Arlington WA  
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