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NEW! Zero Waste Sheepdog Initiative: No single-use plastics will be sold or provided on-site and we encourage you to bring a refillable water bottle and your own "Mess Kit": cutlery, plates, cloth napkins, cups.  Composting services along with recycling will be strictly enforced.  Landfill services are very limited.  Please plan to pack out what you pack in and respect our island!


Cash - there are no ATM's on or near the field. Credit cards can be used for admission and at some--but not all of the food, refreshments, spirit/beverage garden for 21+ or crafter/vendor booths.
Picnic - ​Outside food allowed. NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL, NO GLASS
Personal Mess Kit: Cloth Napkin, Plate, Cup, Set of Cutlery and refillable water bottle (see below for more info)
Chairs and Blankets - We also provide have chairs available under tents to keep you out of the elements.
Dress for Pacific Northwest weather - June is unpredictable!


Companion dogs and pets, except licensed service animals
Large Umbrellas and tall-backed lawn chairs that would block viewing.
No Single-Use Plastic Items - and pack out what you pack in.

NO SPECTATOR DOGS allowed, except for licensed service animals with a signed waiver and on a secure lead.

Please Note there are daily limits to how many spectators can be on site! 
Advance tix required!

Thursday - Donate at the Gate for Nursery and Pro-Novice Day

See the young and less experienced dogs and run the course and/or handlers who are newer to the sport.  Limited food & no other vendors open. Proceeds benefit The Vashon Community Food Bank

Friday, Saturday, Sunday - $15/person Friday

All Days - Kids 10 and under are Free 

Buy an all event pass for $25 & save!
Tickets must be purchased in advance via Brown Paper Tickets.  A LIMITED number will also be available to purchase at the gate each day.  


SERVICE ANIMALS: Companion dogs and pets are not allowed, except licensed service animals.  All service animals must be leashed and under control.  If the dog is disruptive, it will be asked to leave.
PARKING: Disability parking will be marked near the entrance. Disabled parking is located on both sides of the entrance, and is available on a first come, first served basis. If this parking is full, drivers can use our load/unload area to drop off passengers, but will need to then move and park in general parking.
THE VENUE: Wheelchairs & walkers can be on the field - the spectator tent isn't far from the entrance. Just be aware that the field is bumpy and uneven, and moving from one place to another needs special attention and care. 

Day limits for spectators! Our overwhelming attendance has required us to put limits on people through the gates each day.

  • Spectators are welcome to attend the event at any time between 7:30 a.m. & closing of each day (between 5 & 6pm).  You can come and go as many times as you want during the day (just make sure to get your wrist band). Shuttles will be running 9a-5p on Saturday & Sunday ONLY.

  • A Shuttle service from Vashon's northend and southend ferry docks to the trials  continuously all day Saturday and Sunday ONLY. The cost is $5 cash round trip (or pre-purchase on Brown Paper Tickets).  The bus stop at the ferry docks will be marked for your convenience, and at other locations to and from the trials. SEE MAP BELOW for additional bus stops.

  • Entrance to the field is on Old Mill Road. The field is located on the corner Old Mill Road & SW 220th.  Old Mill will be one way, from north to south, from SW 220th to SW 232nd, during the trial.

  • Parking for spectators is on Old Mill Road--on the road.  There is a load/unload area at the gate to drop your friends or gear before parking.  Disability parking will be marked near the entrance.

North End & Tahlequah Ferry Terminals
9am - 5pm
Purchase tickets online or pay cash upon entry

Ober Park Park & Ride & Country Store Park & Ride
10 am - 4pm


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