The Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival is one of the largest festivals of its kind celebrating all things sheep, from hoof to handwoven.

2016 Catalog Cover Art Competition Winner

Congratulations to 2016 Cover Art Competition Winner Maria Victoria Savka of Pittsford, NY. Honorable mentions went to Mary Jeanne Coles of Union Bridge MD, Nathan Loda of Vienna VA, Jamison Odone of LaVale MD, and Debbie Lynn Zwiebach of Pasadena MD. The winning artwork will be unveiled in mid-March.

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Attention festival vendors...if you want to rent a tent, we need to hear from you by March 1st. Email for more details. ... See MoreSee Less

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Sheep show entry forms were mailed today to previous sheep show exhibitors. Online registration will be available around February 14th. ALL entries must be postmarked no later than April 1st, 2016. A $20.00 late fee will be assessed to all entries postmarked after April 1st (if space is available). NO entries will be accepted after April 10th.

Entry forms and rules and regulations are also available on our website, but you'll have to use the links below while we work on updating our site for 2016.

Rules & Regulations: sheepandwool.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/2016-Sheep-Show-Rules-Regs.pdf

Entry Form: sheepandwool.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/2016-Sheep-Show-Entry-Form.pdf
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Congratulations to Maria Victoria Savka of Pittsford, NY for her winning entry in the 2016 Cover Art Competition. Honorable mentions went to Mary Jeanne Coles of Union Bridge MD, Nathan Loda of Vienna VA, Jamison Odone of LaVale MD, and Debbie Lynn Zwiebach of Pasadena MD. The winning artwork will be unveiled in mid-March. ... See MoreSee Less

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  • " Lots of animals to pet, sheepdog trials to watch, music, fairground food, shearing demonstrations, storytelling, wool spinning demos - fascinating, and it's outdoors, so the kids can be as loud as they want. "

    Anita W.Silver Spring, MD
  • " The festival is a great coming together of rural America. There is so much livestock, wool, yarn & southern food here, it's amazing. "

    Manasi K.Seattle, WA
  • " If you have any love whatsoever of sheep, wool, fleece, fiber, or anything to do with knitting, weaving, or spinning, then this is the festival for you. "

    Wayne B.Charlotte, NC