Bala World Sheepdog Trials 2002

Rhiwlas Estate, Bala, Gwynedd, Wales
Thursday 19th - Sunday 22nd September 2002

bala world sheepdog trialsSheep dogs and their handlers from all over the globe made their way to the small Welsh market town of Bala to pitch their skills in the very first open World Sheepdog Trial Championship. Over 160 competitors from 13 countries converged for the four-day event.

World Champions Aled Owen with Bob

World Champions 2002 - Aled Owen with Bob


1 A Owen Wales BOB

2 J Cropper England SID

3 S Van der Sweep Netherlands ROY

4 J J Brennan Ireland DUNEDIN GEM I

5 R M Millichap Wales BEN

6 J R Welsh Scotland MOEL JOCK

7 Mrs J Simpson Scotland TESS

8 A Ll Jones Wales AWEL

9 T J Knive Norway LYN

10 J Cropper England MAC

11 E W Edwards Wales CLWYD JAC

12 C McGarry Ireland GYP

13 Mrs A Kruger Germany LAD

14 Mrs A Kruger Germany FLIP

15 A S Macrae USA DON

16 P Le Roux France IOLITA

The Finalists

The Finalists

18,000 people turned up to watch over the 4 days.

18,000 people turned up to watch over the 4 days