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Amanda Milliken, of Kingston, Ontario, Canada, helps her dog and teammate, Ethel, cool off during the 23rd annual Meeker Classic Championship Sheepdog Trials last year. Milliken and Ethel were the overall winners out of more than 120 handler/border collie teams in the event. The 24th annual Meeker Classic is scheduled for Sept. 8 through 12, with numerous contests and entertainment lined up for spectators.

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Meeker Classic to open 24th annual event Sept. 8

The 24th annual Meeker Classic Championship Sheepdog Trials are almost at the gate. The world-renowned event will provide days of entertainment for humans and canines alike. Taking place Sept. 8 through 12, the sheepdog trials are a competition for border collies experienced in herding and entertainment for the crowds that come to cheer them on.


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