Fleece Show and Sale

Thank you to Canadian Cooperative Wool Growers

for sponsoring our 2022 Fleece Show and Sale!


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.