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 16.

Location:    Red River Exhibition Place  3977 Portage Ave Winnipeg, MB R3K 2E8
Entry Closing Dates:  
 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.
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: All fleeces  will be sold via silent auction (unless marked “Not for Sale”).
Date: Friday September 15 5:00 pm to Saturday September 17 3:00 pm
Judging Information: This will not be a public judging.
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 

Specialty Wool:    
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