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 16.
– MAIL IN: the deadline for mailed fleeces to arrive is Friday September 8, 2017.
**Please do not mail fleeces until after August 15, 2017**
-DROP OFF: Friday September 15 at Red River Exhibition Place between 10:00 am and noon.
Date: Friday September 15 5:00 pm to Saturday September 17 3:00 pm
Date: September 15, 2017
Location: Red River Exhibition Place
Judge: Val Fiddler
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: 5 – Fine: ex) – Finn, Polwarth
6 – Medium/Down: – ex) Black Welsh, Columbia, Corriedale, Hampshire
7 – Long: ex) – Border Leicester, Coopworth, Gotland, Romney
8 – Double coated and dual coloured fleeces such as Jacob, Icelandic, Romanov, Soay or Shetland for example.
Fleeces may be re-classed, in the best interest of the fleece, using the judge’s discretion.
Prizes will be awarded to First, Second and Third place in each category. Three Grand Champions will be awarded from White wools, Coloured Wools and Specialty wools. Supreme Champion will be awarded to the highest overall scoring fleece.
Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers Ltd has provided the prize money for the winning fleeces
Grand Champions will be awarded $50 each
Supreme Champion will be awarded $75