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General Cancellation/Refund Policy

Always check with the Trial Event Host to understand their specific Cancellation Policy

Typically there will be NO REFUNDS after the events' "Closing Date". You will find the Closing date on the 'Event Information' Page after selecting the specific event.

o Refunds for an event may be applicable under the following circumstances.

1) When an entry is pulled out (withdrawn/cancelled) before the event closing date. If payment was via check, typically the check will destroyed. If paying by paypal, popmoney, etc. typically your entry fee will be refunded, but not fees from paypal, popmoney, etc., that you may have paid to them.

2) When an entry is pulled out (withdrawn/cancelled) AFTER the event closing date, but before the event start date, and if your entry slot(s) can be replaced from the wait list, you will typically be entitled to a refund which will be paid directly to you. However, fees from paypal, popmoney, etc., that you may have paid for those services, are not eligible for a refund.

3) Check directly with the event host if extenuating circumstances exist.

Remember to check with the Trial Event Host to understand their specific Cancellation Policy

Running Order, Wait List, Scores (when available)

2023 Nicomodes Gulch SDT

Event Location:   Le Platt Ranch- 2559 Swede Lane, Monte Vista, Colorado 81144

Tina Le Platt,   nicomodesgulch@gmail.com   719-850-1449  
Host Addr:   Le Platt Ranch- 2559 Swede Lane      Monte Vista, CO    81144
Alternate Contact:  Tara Fournet,   970-531-9703 nicomodesgulch@gmail.com
Your event Host's web site is "www.facebook.com/groups/507657544461687/" (Opens in new Window)

  Event Dates, Times, etc.  
First Day of Event :  Apr-28-2023

Last Day of Event :  May-01-2023

This Event is Not Open for Online Entry

changes at this time.

Entry Opens :  Mar-01-2023

Entry Closes :  Mar-05-2023

click to [Hide / Show] Course Legs for Each Class

ClassCourse Legs for Each Class
Open1Outrun(20)[1],Lift(10)[1],Fetch(20)[1],Drive(30)[0], Shed(10)[0],Pen(10)[0]
Open3Outrun(20)[1],Lift(10)[1],Fetch(20)[1],Drive(30)[0], Shed(10)[0],Pen(10)[0]

Classes, Dates/times, Fees, etc., are subject to change via the Event Host
Class Day / Start Time Fee Field & When Judge
Open1 Apr-28(Fri) 06:45 AM $ 70.00 Main Field - 1st joni_tietjen
OpnRanch1 Apr-28(Fri) after prior class $ 60.00 Main Field - 2nd joni_tietjen
Open2 Apr-29(Sat) 06:45 AM $ 70.00 Main Field - 1st joni_tietjen
Nursery1 Apr-29(Sat) after prior class $ 55.00 Main Field - 2nd Steve_Rhidenour
Open3 Apr-30(Sun) 06:45 AM $ 70.00 Main Field - 1st joni_tietjen
OpnRanch2 Apr-30(Sun) after prior class $ 60.00 Main Field - 2nd joni_tietjen
Nursery2 May-01(Mon) 07:45 AM $ 55.00 Main Field - 1st Steve_Rhidenour
Click Manage Your Account, (and Manage Your Dog(s) ),
to ensure your email, phone, dogs, etc., are up-to-date. (See the BLUE MENU BAR above.)

Important Notes:
o By the use of this facility I agree to the Waivers and Releases.

Click to Verify Your Email is correct - DTE will soon be changing to email/password login -

** Name/Password login is to be discontinued **

* Your signed WAIVER / RELEASE is required for for participation in this event.
- To PRINT your ENTRY and WAIVER/RELEASE forms, click [WHAT HAVE I ENTERED?] print page 2 (& maybe page 3)

NEW Opportunity: Tell us about Yourself and Your Dogs!
Please share a short BIO. Things such as your work with border collies, a short interesting story, special awards, or a trial experience. These are all items that sponsors and spectators will truly enjoy
Click [MANAGE YOUR DOG(S)] - Then choose 'upd' for Dog(s) Birth Date, Gender, BIO, etc.
Click [MANAGE YOUR ACCOUNT] - Update your BIO, PSWD Hint, Phone, Email, etc.
Click [WHAT HAVE I ENTERED?] - Check your entry status anytime (and up to 10 years of trialing history!)

Entering here ONLINE on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th Day is like entering the very first minute!

- Staying up until midnight to be the first one to enter online.
- Or the old way of having to run to the post office to ensure your entry is post marked on the first day that entries open.
- No Worries to rush to your computer or the post office. You have 3 days to enter here ONLINE and your entry is considered to be entered on the very 1st minute that entries opened.

Additional Entry Rules

o Failure to postmarked payment within 3 days of entry may result in entry dropping to the bottom of wait list.
o A draw for who gets in will happen after the closing date.
o Open will run 55-60 dogs per day max.
o Classes subject to rearrangement depending on entries.
o 2 Dogs per Handler per class Please.
o No dog to be entered in multiple classes.

Non-Compete runs
o Will be accepted if room permits.
o Will be run at the end of the day.
o MUST BE entered on a separate entry form from your 'Compete' runs AND paid separately also.

o Running Order and Wait List will be available after the Trial Close Date and Field assignments may change.

o Click WHAT HAVE I ENTERED (Blue Menu Bar) anytime to check the status of your entry,

(and your past trialing history!).

o Click MANAGE YOUR ACCOUNT (Blue Menu Bar) anytime to update your profile,(eMail,etc.).

Please ensure your email is correct so you get your receipt and Trial info updates from Event Hosts which may include
- When you enter an event (entry receipt).
- When payment is received by event host (payment receipt).
- When approved into the trial.
- When placed on the wait list.
- When moved from wait list to approved.
- When the Running Order is available.
- When the Scores are available.
- When important event updates become available.

Payment Information: (7)
Receipt of Payment is required within 7 days of electronic entry.

o Check Payments - mail your signed Waiver/Release with your check
    - Check payable to Name: Tina Le Platt
    - Pay Address: Tina Le Platt P.O. Box 507 Monte Vista, CO, 81144, USA

o Mail your signed Waiver/Release with your check.
o No Entries accepted without signing the Site Waiver Release & Statement of Responsibility
o Cancellation date is April 10, No refunds after April 10, unless a veterinary or a medical issue prevents you from coming to the trial.

o To PRINT your ENTRY and WAIVER/RELEASE forms, choose individual pages as needed using the print option of your browser on the [WHAT HAVE I ENTERED?] page.

o 3 Days of Dog Trialing.
o Handlers pot luck dinner Saturday evening, We will provide.... something main course ish
o Sheep are Yearling Rambouillet - Merino Cross Ewes - and we will start off running 5 head - Sheep replacement cost $400.00

Come run your dogs or just come and watch these superb dogs enjoying what they do so well at this picturesque location.

Please be respectful to everyone and remember to say a kind word to our gracious trial host, Tina Le Platt, for allowing us to enjoy our dogs at this wonderful venue.

GPS mapping finds the fields at the Event Location address above.

o RV and car parking is available; no hook-ups.
o Hotel: Best Western Movie Manor - 2830 US Highway 160, Monte Vista, Colorado 81144 (719) 852-5921

o Course & Rules: USBCHA Guidelines and Sanctioned / Mountain and Plains Border Collie Association
oUSBCHA & MPBCA Sanctioned

Site Waiver / Release and 2023 Nicomodes Gulch SDT Waiver / Release
Site Waiver and Release
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2023 Nicomodes Gulch SDT Waiver and Release
RELEASE & STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY I hereby release and discharge the Mountain and Plains Border Collie Association (“MPBCA”), the owners of the property (“Trial Site Owners”) where the above named trial (“Trial”) will be held (the “Trial Site”), all persons involved in arranging for and hosting the Trial (“Trial Hosts”) together with all of the directors, officers, volunteers, employees, contractors, and agents of MPBCA, of the Trial Site Owners, and of the Trial Hosts (collectively the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability, claims, losses, demands, damages, suits and causes of action which I may have that result from, are caused by, pertain to, or arise out of (i) my or the above-named dog(s) (hereinafter “My Dog(s),” whether owned by me or not) participation in this Trial, (ii) my service as a volunteer at this Trial, or (iii) camping at the Trial Site, including but not limited to those caused by arising out of or relating to the condition of the land (surface and subsurface) or any hazards thereon, any accidents thefts injury, or loss involving myself, My Dog(s) or any personal property that I own or may have borrowed; whether caused by the negligence of the Released Parties or not. I also agree to pay the shepherds value ($300) for sheep damaged by my Dog(s) or dogs under my control.

I accept full responsibility for my, and my Dog(s), safety and actions; and acknowledge and assume the inherent risk of injury to myself or to My Dog(s), associated by my participation and My Dog(s) participation in this Trial, or by camping on the Trial Site including but not limited to risk of dog fight, dog bite or collision between any of the following: myself, a dog, livestock, or with a fixed or movable object.

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) WARNING: The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. The state of medical knowledge is evolving, but the virus is believed to spread from person-to-person contact and/or by contact with contaminated surfaces and objects, and through the air. People can feel good and show no symptoms and be nevertheless infected and be spreading the disease without their knowledge. The exact methods of spread and contraction are unknown, and there is no known treatment, cure, or vaccine for COVID-19. Evidence has shown that COVID-19 can cause serious and potentially life-threatening illness and death. As a result, the Texas Sheep Dog Association, Inc., (`TSDA`), the owners of the property (`Trial Site Owners`) where the above named trial (`Trial`) will be held (the `Trial Site`), all persons involved in arranging for and hosting the Trial (`Trial Hosts`) together with all of the directors, officers, volunteers, employees, contractors, and agents of TSDA, of the Trial Site Owners, and of the Trial Hosts (collectively the `Released Parties`) cannot prevent you or your family members from becoming exposed to, contracting, or spreading COVID-19 while attending the trial or camping onsite. It is not possible to prevent against the presence of the disease. Therefore, if you choose to attend the Trial you may be exposing yourself to and/or increasing your risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19.

ASSUMPTION OF RISK: I understand the hazards of COVID-19 and am familiar with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (`CDC`) guidelines regarding COVID-19. I acknowledge and understand that the circumstances regarding COVID-19 are changing from day to day and that, accordingly, the CDC guidelines are regularly modified and updated and I accept full responsibility for familiarizing myself with the most recent updates. I have read and understood the above warning concerning COVID-19. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at the Trial may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of the Released Parties. I acknowledge and fully assume the risk of illness or death related to COVID-19 arising from attending and/or participating in the Trial. Nevertheless, I knowingly and voluntarily choose to accept the risk to myself of being exposed to, contracting, and/or spreading COVID-19 while attending the Trial.

WAIVER OF LAWSUIT/LIABILITY: I hereby forever RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE and waive my right to bring suit against the Released Parties in connection with exposure, infection, and/or spread of COVID-19 related to participating or attending the Trial. I understand that this waiver means I give up my right to bring any claims including for personal injuries, death, disease or property losses, or any other loss, including but not limited to claims of negligence against the Released Parties and give up any claim I may have to seek damages, whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen.

Please include the following information here-in

(1) Do you have a travel companion? If yes, Name please:

(2) Please indicate if you would be willing to volunteer as:

........Scribe...................Course Direct..............Pens

(3) Are you bringing a camper?     Yes     No

Printed Name: ________________________________________________

Signature: ________________________________________________

Date: ________________________________________________

We reserve the right to prohibit any individual from attending this event. Firearms are prohibited.
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