The United States Border Collie Handlers Association is the sanctioning body for sheep and cattle dog trials throughout the United States and Canada. The ABCA works closely with the USBCHA, and is its chief supporter in putting on the annual National Sheepdog Finals and National Cattledog Finals.
The Canadian Border Collie Association is the registry for all border collies in Canada. The ABCA recognizes and registers CBCA-registered dogs and their offspring.
The International Sheep Dog Society is the registry for working border collies in the United Kingdom. The ABCA recognizes and registers ISDS-registered dogs and their offspring.
The USBCHA National Sheepdog Finals is the annual competition to establish the Open Sheepdog Champion and Nursery Sheepdog Champion in North America. It is usually held in September, and its location varies.
The USBCHA National Cattledog Finals is the annual competition to establish the Open Cattledog Champion and Nursery Cattledog Champion in North America. It is usually held in May, and its location varies.
The United States Border Collie Club exists to provide information about, and to advocate for, the traditional border collie, bred for work.