The 2009 Big Sky Open Shooting Dog Classic will be run at the Scot Brown ranch near Circle, Montana, April 17 - 19. The Classic is a Amateur Invitational Points Trial. Judges for the classic will be Karen Paugh, Denton, Montana and John Todd, Bozeman, Montana. There will be three accompanying stakes; Open All Age, Open Derby (Shooting Dog standards) and Open Derby (All Age standards).
The winner of the Classic will be awarded a Garmin DC-30 GPS tracking collar and receiver.