Southwest Cattledog Association
P.O. Box 1999
Stephenville, TX 76401

Preserving the heritage of the working cowdog

The Southwest Cattledog Association is governed by a set of directors for the purpose of establishing and creating interest in the breeding, working and
 training of stock dogs, to provide educational backdrops for the general public
 of the working dogs purpose, to protect dogs and cattle and to further promote and conduct cattle dog trials throughout Texas and surrounding states.  

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2013 Dog Of The Year
Open Class "Bull" Handler Kenneth Beasley
Ranch Class "Bobbie" Handler Brent Daniel
Novice Class "Ace" Handler Jerry Simmons
Congratulations to everyone. It was a great year for SWCDA. 
We had a lot of good trials this year and we had a lot of fun.
We have a great group of handlers with awesome dogs.
 We have a new president "Scott Hughes" so lets all get behind him and support him. Welcome aboard Scott! We're proud to have you and we know you will do a great job.
We have a new secretary "Rita Shinn" and she is very efficient.
We have 3 new board members, Langdon Reagan, Sam Taylor,
and Tracy Onstad. They are all ready and willing to get us off to a new year of challenging and fun trials.

Upcoming Cattledog Trials
More information to come on each of these.  please check back soon for directions and entry information.
April 5th 2014
Trail to the Cross Cowboy Church Cattledog Trial
SWCDA Sanctioned
May 10th, 2014
Battle on the Red
Vernon, TX
SWCDA Sanctioned
 Address:  Wilbarger county events center                  
301 Wilbarger street 
Vernon Texas 76384
Information:  $100 Entry Fee                                   
$70 Payback  Pay 1 for 4
Buckles to class winners 
Classes:  Open, Ranch, Intermediate and Novice    
Please call Langdon in advance if you are running in the Open class.  (940) 886-7208
Handlers meeting at 8 AM 
Open class starts at 8:30 AM
Currently we are working on the website and looking forward to adding more pages and information.  We will be adding an area for DOY points over the next week.