General Event Information

General Information about Events and Facilities

Frenchtown Trial Arena Location:
Miller’s Arena, 16315 Touchette Lane, Frenchtown, MT
Miller's arena

Spring Turnout 2009



Coming from Spokane on I-90 (headed east): Take the Huson exit (85). Turn left off the exit ramp and go over I-90 and then make a right onto the frontage road. Continue on frontage road for about 2.5 miles, take a left onto Touchette Lane and go .4 miles to Fox Hill Dr. Take a left and park.

Coming from Missoula on I-90 (headed west): Take the French Town Exit (89) then turn right off the exit ramp and go to the Stop sign. Then make a left onto the frontage road and continue about 2.2 miles, passing Frenchtown Pond State Park. Take a right onto Touchette Lane and go .4 miles. Turn left onto Fox Hill Dr. and park.

Note that Touchette Lane is the first street on the right after passing the end of Frenchtown Pond, and Fox Hill Dr. is the first street on the left after turning onto Touchette Lane.

Lewistown Trial Location:
Sweeting Ranch, 554 Red Baron Lane, Lewistown, MT 59457

Sweeting Ranch

Sweeting Ranch


Coming into Lewistown from the West you will turn right at the 3rd stop light (1st Ave S & Hwy 238).  Coming into Lewistown from the east you will turn left at the first stop light.

You will go past an Albertson’s store on your right, continue on Hwy 238 AKA Upper Spring Creek Rd.  Stay on main highway and go approximately 10 miles and it will make a 90 degree turn to the right. Stay left at Dangerous Intersection (the turn off to the reservoir.) The pavement ends and becomes a well maintained gravel road.  Continue on to the top of the hill and at next junction, stay to the right on Red Hill Rd.

 Just after you pass mile marker 13 look for the Sweeting Ranch sign on the left side of the road, and turn left just past the black mailbox.  You are now on Red Baron Lane. Proceed about a half mile to the house.  (Watch out for the irrigation system which may be across the lane.)


General Information for ASC of MT Events

These shows are ASCA sanctioned by the Australian Shepherd Club of Montana.   All ASCA rules apply.  ASC of Montana and their members assume no responsibility for any loss, damage, or injury sustained by an exhibitor, handler, dog, property, child or spectator. No entry fee will be refunded if the show cannot open or be completed due to riots, civil disturbances, acts of God, public emergencies or other events beyond the control of ASC of MT.  Entries must be made on the official ASCA entry forms.  (Attainable at: ? select: Forms and Rulebooks)

Proof of rabies vaccination may be required.


  • Draw will be posted prior to start of trial.
  • Bitches in season will run in draw order.
  • Bitches in season will remain crated when not competing.
  • All dogs must be on leash or crated when not competing.
  • Please clean up after your dogs. Clean up tools and receptacles are placed at strategic locations around the trial site.
  • Changes and/or substitutions, other than natural division progressions, must be submitted to the trial secretary in writing the evening before the trial.
  • Move-ups are allowed, but they may not be recorded correctly unless written notification is provided to the trial secretary prior to the start of the trial.
  • Any change requests, including substitutions, must be submitted to the trial secretary in writing the evening before the trial.
  • Entry fees will be refunded only when a dog has been certified by a licensed veterinarian as unable to compete due to sickness or injury. Owner will be responsible for all vet fees.
  • No telephone, facsimile, email, or incomplete entries will be accepted. All entries must be on signed ASCA? entry forms with proper fees included.
  • Please use one entry form per dog. Indicate Trial AM and/or Trial PM in the date row above the columns for each date. Example:


    Circle divisions that apply


    Other Trial Date Saturday Trial Date Sunday Trial Date
    6/10/17 AM/PM 6/11/17 AM only



  • Note that the AM or PM designation on a trial does not indicate or restrict the order in which the trials will be held.
  • Please write legibly. If your entry is no readable we cannot process it. Be certain that your email address and your phone number are correct and clearly written.
  • Run limits and judging assignments are subject to change.
  • Selling runs will not be permitted unless the trial is full.
  • If the trial is full and you wish to sell a run, the transaction must be handled by the trial secretary.  All offers to buy or sell runs must be submitted in writing at least one hour before the trial starts. No exceptions.
  • Emergency Vet available at Pruyn Veterinary Hospital, 2501 South Russell, Missoula, MT 59801, (406) 829-8150.  (Frenchtown site)
  • Emergency Vet is available in Lewistown at Horizon Veterinary, 85649 US 87, Lewistown, MT 59457; (406)-538-6134
  • Limited camping is available on site during trial events. Information on camping is found in each ASCofMT premium.
Miller’s Arena
Miller's Arena
Spring Turnout 2009