The Working Kelpie Council of Australia

Breed Society for the Australian Working Kelpie

National Kelpie Field Trial Championship (NKFTC)
NKFTC Winners Trophy Perpetual Shield
Solid silver head in centre is awarded to the winner each year. Originally donated by the Bob Martin Company who sponsored the holding of the trial for Kelpie sheepdogs it became the major trophy associated with the trial when commercial sponsorship ceased.
Bradley Sisters Memorial Trophy Unpolished bronze Kelpie Head, cast, stylised map of Australia in wood. Perpetual trophy awarded to Best Type of Kelpie competing in WKC National Trials'. The trophy was donated by the WKC to perpetuate the work and memory of Joan and Eileen Bradley who had been associated with the formation of the WKC and given unbroken service on the committee and who had devoted a considerable amount of time, in association with Barbara Cooper, to the analysis of the connection between conformation (body framework) and efficient and sustained movement. The trophy is awarded to the dog which possesses sound conformation and pleasing ‘Kelpie type’ appearance.
Bullenbong Trophy
Highest scoring Novice dog worked by a Novice handler outside the final. Ice Bucket donated by the late Mike Donelan who conducted the well-known ‘Bullenbong’ Kelpie Stud at the Rock, NSW. The trophy was designed to encourage participation in the trial by novice handler.
CJ Butler Memorial
'Rounded type' shield. In memory of the WKC Foundation President. Originally presented for competition at the Australian Championship Trials, when the trial was conducted annually at Nyngan the hometown of the late CJ Butler. Originally awarded to the Kelpie gaining the highest aggregate score it was re-allocated 1970 to the National Kelpie Trial for awarding to the Kelpie with the highest individual score.
Capree Stud Perpetual Trophy
(Formally Bayer Trophy) Awarded for the fastest time over the completed course - Donated for competition in 1981 by the Bayer Company, manufacturers of Veterinary products.
Coleman Noakes Memorial Trophy
Highest scoring Novice Dog - 3 Columns, laurel wreath with head imposed on an 8-sided wooden base. Donated by the Noakes family in memory of the late R C ‘Pat’ Noakes who conducted the very well known ‘Woombi’ Stud. The late ‘Pat’ Noakes was highly respected as a Sheepdog Trial Judge and President of the NSW Sheepdog Workers from the time it reformed after World War ll until approximately 1952. The trophy was originally donated to the NSW Sheepbreeder Association. for awarding to the highest scoring Novice dog in the NSW Championships at Sydney. When the trial was no longer conducted by the NSW Sheepbreeders the trophy remained out of competition for some years before being re-allocated to the WKC It is awarded to the highest individual score by a Novice dog.
Frank Scanlon Perpetual Trophy
Best Cast, lift and draw - Silver Tray. Donated by P S L Austin in recognition of the part Mr Frank Scanlon has played in the development of the Kelpie breed. The Scanlon bred strain is highly regarded for possessing naturally good cast, lift and draw.
Lorna Brown Trophy
Awarded to the lady handler working the highest scoring individual dog in the NKFTC.
Scoriochre Trophy
Silver tray. Awarded for the most effective yard performance. Donated by John Gedye of the Scoriochre Stud, Dundonnel, Vic. to provide recognition of dogs who possess effective yard working ability in addition to their ability in the field.
Tarrent Rockybar Trophy
Awarded for the ‘Best Outside’ work in the opinion of the Judge.
W Prendergast Memorial Shield
Bronze Kelpie Head. Perpetual shield: Awarded annually to the Breeder of the winner. Donated by the Prendergast family in association with the WKC - in memory of the late W J ‘Bill Prendergast whose ‘Cudgee’ Kelpie Stud was founded before the turn of the century.
National Kelpie Field Trial Championship

50th NKFTC, CARCOAR, NSW, 7 - 10 Nov 2019

National Kelpie Field Trial Championship Winners

Perpetual Shield - solid silver head in centre is awarded to the winner each year. Originally donated by the Bob Martin Company who sponsored the holding of the trial for Kelpie sheepdogs it became the major trophy associated with the trial when commercial sponsorship ceased.

WKC Trophies 2019
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Bradley Sisters Memorial Trophy
Ken Atherton
Ramulan Punch
Bullenbong Trophy
Chris Egan
CJ Butler Memorial
Gary White
Whites Benny
Capree Stud Perpetual Trophy
Les Everleigh
Nix Bundy
13.54
Coleman Noakes Memorial
Chris Stapleton
Capree Kate
Frank Scanlon Perpetual Trophy
Gary White
Whites Jimmy
Lorna Browning Trophy
Nan Lloyd
Barkervale Oswin
55 points
Scoriochre Trophy
Les Everleigh
Nix Bundy
Tarrant Rockybar Trophy
Gary White
Whites Benny
91 points
W Prendergast Memorial Shield
Gary White
Whites Kelpies Nyngan
1
Gary White
Whites Chrissie
91,87=178
2
Adam James
Myamba Moss
86,91=177
3
Gary White
Whites Benn
91,87=172
4
Gary White
Whites Jimmy
90,73=163
5
Greg Walton
Karana Jed
84,73=157
6
Daniel Pumpa
Whites Cosmo
81,68=149
U/P
Chris Egan
Anntre Ray
86,58=144
U/P
Les Everleigh
Nix Bundy
82,55=137
National Kelpie Field Trial Championship

49th NKFTC, 2018

Details to be added soon

National Kelpie Field Trial Championship Winners

Perpetual Shield - solid silver head in centre is awarded to the winner each year. Originally donated by the Bob Martin Company who sponsored the holding of the trial for Kelpie sheepdogs it became the major trophy associated with the trial when commercial sponsorship ceased.

WKC Trophies 2018

Bradley Sisters Memorial Trophy
Bullenbong Trophy
CJ Butler Memorial
Capree Stud Perpetual Trophy
Coleman Noakes Memorial
Frank Scanlon Perpetual Trophy
Lorna Browning Trophy
Scoriochre Trophy
Tarrant Rockybar Trophy
W Prendergast Memorial Shield

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U/P

 

WKC National Kelpie Field Trial Championship

48th NKFTC, Alexandra Showgrounds VIC, April 2017

TUNDABARDI BUSTER - A3M-22003-11
Red/Tan Born 18 Aug 2011
Sire: NEALS DEN- A3M-16453-05 (NEALS BUCK x PUDS KATE IV)
Dam: TUNDABARDI CASSIE - A3F-16320-07 (CREEKVIEW JOCK(LEO) x TUNDABARDI KRISTY II)
Bred by: Tim & Rod Cavill
Owned by: Adam James

National Kelpie Field Trial Championship Winners
Perpetual Shield - solid silver head in centre is awarded to the winner each year. Originally donated by the Bob Martin Company who sponsored the holding of the trial for Kelpie sheepdogs it became the major trophy associated with the trial when commercial sponsorship ceased.

WKC Trophies 2016
Bradley Sisters Memorial Trophy ROUSTABOUT(V) GUS - A3M-23092-12
Red/Tan: Born 24 Dec 2012
Sire: S/BRED BOMBER MITCHELLS S4271 (ROBERTSONS(V) DIGGER x GOGETTA BESSY
Dam: WINGANNA JESS II A3F-13999-06 (ROBERTSONS(V) DIGGER x CAPREE BIDDY III (KNOWLEDGE))
Bred By: Craig Ogier
Owned By: Craig Ogier

Bullenbong Trophy
Shane Beauglehall
Pushemup Jock
Capree Stud Perpetual Trophy
Jake Nowlan
Caldora Dusty
CJ Butler Memorial
Gary White
Whites Fella II
Coleman Noakes Memorial
Adam James
Myamba Moss
Frank Scanlon Perpetual Trophy
Greg Walton
Karana Max VI
Lorna Browning Trophy
Virginia Chilcott
Scoriochre Trophy
Gary White
Whites Fella II
Tarrant Rockybar Trophy
Gary White
Whites Fella II
W Prendergast Memorial Shield
Rod & Tim Cavill
Tundabardi Kelpie Stud
1
Adam James
Tundabardi Buster
71,84=155
2
Kevin Howell
Karana Tige II
71,65=136
3
Adam James
Myamba Moss
70,62=132
3
Greg Walton
Karana Max VI
74,55=129
5
Gary White
Whites Fella II
89,36=125
6
Jake Nowlan
Amos Zone
77,4 118
U/P
Adam James
Yarrabee Scout
79,x=79
National Kelpie Field Trial Championship

47th NKFTC, 2016

Details to be added soon

National Kelpie Field Trial Championship Winners
Perpetual Shield - solid silver head in centre is awarded to the winner each year. Originally donated by the Bob Martin Company who sponsored the holding of the trial for Kelpie sheepdogs it became the major trophy associated with the trial when commercial sponsorship ceased.

WKC Trophies 2016

Bradley Sisters Memorial Trophy
Bullenbong Trophy
CJ Butler Memorial
Capree Stud Perpetual Trophy
Coleman Noakes Memorial
Frank Scanlon Perpetual Trophy
Lorna Browning Trophy
Scoriochre Trophy
Tarrant Rockybar Trophy
W Prendergast Memorial Shield
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U/P

National Kelpie Field Trial Championship

46th NKFTC, 2015

Details to be added soon

National Kelpie Field Trial Championship Winners
Perpetual Shield - solid silver head in centre is awarded to the winner each year. Originally donated by the Bob Martin Company who sponsored the holding of the trial for Kelpie sheepdogs it became the major trophy associated with the trial when commercial sponsorship ceased.

WKC Trophies 2015

Bradley Sisters Memorial Trophy
Bullenbong Trophy
CJ Butler Memorial
Capree Stud Perpetual Trophy
Coleman Noakes Memorial
Frank Scanlon Perpetual Trophy
Lorna Browning Trophy
Scoriochre Trophy
Tarrant Rockybar Trophy
W Prendergast Memorial Shield
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6
U/P

National Kelpie Field Trial Championship

45th NKFTC, Brinkley Station, Tailem Bend SA 2014

National Kelpie Field Trial Championship Winners
Perpetual Shield - solid silver head in centre is awarded to the winner each year. Originally donated by the Bob Martin Company who sponsored the holding of the trial for Kelpie sheepdogs it became the major trophy associated with the trial when commercial sponsorship ceased.

WKC Trophies 2014

Bradley Sisters Memorial Trophy
Noel Hocking
WASHPOOL LCEE
Bullenbong Trophy
CJ Butler Memorial
Capree Stud Perpetual Trophy
Coleman Noakes Memorial
Frank Scanlon Perpetual Trophy
Lorna Browning Trophy
Scoriochre Trophy
Tarrant Rockybar Trophy
W Prendergast Memorial Shield
1
Gary White
WHITES FELLA II
94,62,96=252
2
Kevin Howell
KARANA ABBA II
72,84,80=236
3
Robert Cox
CHEROKEE CHIEF
74,79=153
4
Kevin Howell
KARANA RAMBO
76,72=148
5
David Motley
TIMARA BULL
71,54=125
6
Robert Copping
POMANDA ZAC
67,54=121
U/P
Gary White
WHITES JAG
69,48=117
U/P
Rodney Forsyth
BINNABURRA WAL
70,44=114
U/P
Gordon Curtis
BINANABURRA JESS
72,28=100
U/P
Gary White
BINNABURRA LUKE
78,Ret=78
National Kelpie Field Trial Championship

44th NKFTC, Allora, Qld, 26-28th Apr 2013

Venue
The trial was held in Allora Showground and hosted by The Southern Downs Working Dog Club.

There were 64 entries. The judg e was John Rosten from NSW.

National Kelpie Field Trial Championship Winners
Perpetual Shield - solid silver head in centre is awarded to the winner each year. Originally donated by the Bob Martin Company who sponsored the holding of the trial for Kelpie sheepdogs it became the major trophy associated with the trial when commercial sponsorship ceased.

Poorinda Ruby Black/tan female, born 8/10/2010 Sire: 40199 KARROBAR SARGEANT X Dam: WYLANDRA SNOOKS

National Kelpie Field Trial Championship Winners

Perpetual Shield - solid silver head in centre is awarded to the winner each year. Originally donated by the Bob Martin Company who sponsored the holding of the trial for Kelpie sheepdogs it became the major trophy associated with the trial when commercial sponsorship ceased.

WKC Trophies 2013
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Bradley Sisters Memorial Trophy
Robert Cox
Poorinda Ruby
Bred by Ian Lovell
Bullenbong Trophy
Not Awarded in 2013
CJ Butler Memorial
Dave Motley
Motleys Russell
90 points
Capree Stud Perpetual Trophy
John White
Whites Benny
11.09
Coleman Noakes Memorial
Dave Motley
Motleys Russell
90 points
Frank Scanlon Perpetual Trophy
Greg Walton
Karana Jed
Lorna Browning Trophy
Anne Leonard
Kinghayes Cindy
Scoriochre Trophy
Joe Spicer
Gogetta Brue
Tarrant Rockybar Trophy
Dave Motley
Motleys Russell
W Prendergast Memorial Shield
Ian & Isabel Lovell
Poorinda Ruby
1
Robert Cox
Poorinda Ruby
84,93=177
2
Dave Motley
Motleys Russell
90,59=149
3
Robert Cox
Cherokee Chief
71,70=141
4
Kevin Howell
Karana Abba II
69,72=141
5
Rex Hocking
Narcooma Prudence
74,66=140
6
Joe Spicer
Gogetta Brue
74,61=135
U/P
Greg Walton
Karana Jed
82+R=82
National Kelpie Field Trial Championship

43rd NKFTC, Binnaburra WA, 9-13th Aug 2012 Hosted by TWAWSDA.

This year there were 62 entries in the
NKFTC. Judge: Frank Sutherland from Ballidu in WA

National Kelpie Field Trial Championship Winners

Perpetual Shield - solid silver head in centre is awarded to the winner each year. Originally donated by the Bob Martin Company who sponsored the holding of the trial for Kelpie sheepdogs it became the major trophy associated with the trial when commercial sponsorship ceased.

WKC Trophies 2012
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Bradley Sisters Memorial Trophy
Marianne Rogers
Ramulam Tara
Bullenbong Trophy
Josh Tayler
Karana Rusty II
CJ Butler Memorial
Gary White
Whites Fella
94 points
Capree Stud Perpetual Trophy
Simon
leaning
Gordon Curtis
Fleetfeet Will
Binnaburra Jess
13.37
13.37
Coleman Noakes Memorial
Gary White
Whites Mitch
Frank Scanlon Perpetual Trophy
Gary White
Whites Fella II
Lorna Browning Trophy
Nan Lloyd
Yarralonga Bella
Scoriochre Trophy
Ken Atherton
Ramulam Lad
Tarrant Rockybar Trophy
Gary White
Whites Fella II
W Prendergast Memorial Shield
Gary White
Whites Fella II
1
Gary White
Whites Fella
94,96=190
2
Kevin Howell
Karana Ripper
87,87=174
3
Ken Atherton
Ramulam Lad
90,78=168
4
Gary White
Whites Oz
71,96=167
5
Gordon Curtis
Binnaburra Tuff
62,95=157
6
Gordon Curtis
Binnaburra Jess
73,77=150
U/P
Gary White
Whites Ben
71,76=147
U/P
Simon Leaning
Fleetfeet Will
73,71=144
National Kelpie Field Trial Championship

42nd NKFTC,Euroa VIC, 7-10 Apr 2011
Hosted by the Euroa Sheepdog club

National Kelpie Field Trial Championship Winners

Perpetual Shield - solid silver head in centre is awarded to the winner each year. Originally donated by the Bob Martin Company who sponsored the holding of the trial for Kelpie sheepdogs it became the major trophy associated with the trial when commercial sponsorship ceased.

WKC Trophies 2011
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Bradley Sisters Memorial Trophy
Simon Bowden
Boanang Tas
Bullenbong Trophy
Martin Cash
Joyces Vinsentya
CJ Butler Memorial
Kevin Howell
Karana Abba II
92 points
Capree Stud Perpetual Trophy
Simon Bowden
Fleetfeet Will
Binnaburra Jess
10.38
Coleman Noakes Memorial
David Motley
Timara Bull
90 points
Frank Scanlon Perpetual Trophy
Joe Spicer
Gogetta Brue
Lorna Browning Trophy
Karen Thurtell
Kinghayes Holly
Scoriochre Trophy
Joe Spicer
Gogetta Brue
Tarrant Rockybar Trophy
Kevin Howell
Karana Abba II
W Prendergast Memorial Shield
Kevin Howell
Karana Abba II
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Kevin Howell
Karana Abba II
92,83=175
2
Kevin Howell
Karana Sami
89,84=173
3
Gary White
Whites Fella II
85,86=171
4
Andrew Mintern
Wizard Jim
85,86=171
4
Jim Luce
Coopendale Tim II
78,86=164
6
Jim Luce
Coogee Ben
89,72=161
U/P
Gary White
Whites Oz
79,76=155

 

National Kelpie Field Trial Championship

41st NKFTC, Morongla NSW, 9-12 Sep 2010
Hosted by Morongla Sheep Dog Trials Committee

National Kelpie Field Trial Championship Winners
Perpetual Shield - solid silver head in centre is awarded to the winner each year. Originally donated by the Bob Martin Company who sponsored the holding of the trial for Kelpie sheepdogs it became the major trophy associated with the trial when commercial sponsorship ceased.

WKC Trophies 2010
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Bradley Sisters Memorial Trophy
Daniel South
Gulligal Chiko
Bullenbong Trophy
Rowen
Matchett
Kooyong Roger
59 points
CJ Butler Memorial
Jim Luce
Coopendale Tim II
94 points
Capree Stud Perpetual Trophy
Gary White
Whites Meg
9.32
Coleman Noakes Memorial
Gary White
Whites Max
Frank Scanlon Perpetual Trophy
Jim Luce
Coopendale Tim II
Lorna Browning Trophy
Anne Leonard
Kinghayes Cindy
Scoriochre Trophy
Gordon Curtis
Binnaburra Tuff
Tarrant Rockybar Trophy
Jim Luce
Coogee Puss
W Prendergast Memorial Shield
Noels Warner
Renrow Ned
1
Jim Luce
Renrow Ned
88,93=181
2
Kevin Howell
Karana Ripper II
87,90=177
3
Kevin Howell
Karana Sami
90,83=173
4
Gary White
Whites Meg V
90,73=163
5
Jim Luce
Coopendale Tim II
94,65=159
6
Kevin Howell
Karana Bonnie IV
88,59=147
U/P
Jim Luce
Coogee Puss
93,45=138