Fleece Show and Sale

Thank you to Canadian Cooperative Wool Growers

for sponsoring our 2022 Fleece Show and Sale!

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Producers from across the country are invited to enter their fleeces for judging. Fleeces may also be sold through the silent auction which runs until 3:00 pm on Saturday September 10.

 
Entry Closing Dates:  
 MAIL IN:        to 441 Lariviere Street, Winnipeg MB, R2H 1A5.  Fleeces will be accepted by mail from August 15 to Friday September 2, 2022
 -DROP OFF:  Red River Exhibition Place, 3977 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg
                               Thursday September 8, 12:00 – 4:00 pm;  Friday September 9 at  between 10:00 am and noon.
 
Entry Fee: $10.00 per fleece.  Payment can be made via cash or cheque. Please do not send cash in the mail.
 
Please fill out these two forms:
 
 
 
Wool Auction: Fleeces  will be sold via silent auction (unless marked “Not for Sale”).
Date: Friday September 9 5:00 pm to Saturday September 10 3:00 pm
 
Judging Information: This will not be a public judging.
Date: September 9, 2022
Location: Red River Exhibition Place
Judge: Susie Gourlay
 

 Fleeces can be submitted for sale in the silent auction without being entered into the judging. The cost is $5 per fleece. 


 

Wool Classes: (All classes include miscellaneous crossbred wools)

White Wool: 1 – Fine: ex) – Cormo, Polwarth, Rambouillet, Targhee
2 – Medium/Down ex)  – Arcott, Cheviot, Corriedale, Dorset, Clun Forest, Suffolk

3 – Long: ex)  – BFL, Cotswold, Lincoln, Romney, 

Coloured Wool:    4- – Fine: ex)  – Finn, Polwarth
5 – Medium/Down:  – ex) Black Welsh, Columbia, Corriedale, Hampshire
6 – Long: ex)  – Border Leicester, Coopworth, Gotland, Romney 

Specialty Wool:    
7 – Double coated and dual coloured fleeces such as Jacob, Icelandic, Romanov, Soay or Shetland for example.

Angora Fibre 10 – Fleeces from angora goats

Fleeces may be re-classed, in the best interest of the fleece, using the judge’s discretion.

Ribbons will be awarded to First, Second and Third place in each category.   

Champions will be awarded for each class — White wools, Coloured Wools and Specialty wools.  The highest overall scoring fleece will be awarded Supreme Champion.