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One small Colorado town's sheepdog competition reveals who's top dog

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At the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials, orange collars are placed on some sheep, and part of competition is that handlers and dogs have separate those with collars and those without. (Hart Van Denburg/CPR News)
At the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials, orange collars are placed on some sheep, and part of competition is that handlers and dogs have separate those with collars and those without. (Hart Van Denburg/CPR News)
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Every September, thousands of people flock to the small town of Meeker, Colorado, to watch sheepdogs from all over the country compete.

Colorado Public Radio's Stina Sieg went to this year's competition.

For more photos of the event by CPR's Hart Van Denburg, click here.

Overall winners Alice, with handler Scott Glen in the pink shirt, of New Dayton, Alberta, Canada, and other finalists during awards at the 2021 Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials. (Hart Van Denburg/CPR News)
Overall winners Alice, with handler Scott Glen in the pink shirt, of New Dayton, Alberta, Canada, and other finalists during awards at the 2021 Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials. (Hart Van Denburg/CPR News)
A sheepdog guiding sheep during the semifinals of the 2021 Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials. (Hart Van Denburg/CPR News)
A sheepdog guiding sheep during the semifinals of the 2021 Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials. (Hart Van Denburg/CPR News)

This segment aired on October 4, 2021.

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