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Contests & Competitions

Club Lamb Jackpot

The club lamb jackpot is a club lamb show where exhibitors pay a set entry fee and the winner gets t ...

Fine Arts Competition

This art competition is intended to encourage artists to participate in the Festival with their entr ...

Grand Lamb Cookoff

Enter your favorite lamb recipe in Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival’s Grand Lamb Cook-Off. Divi ...

Junior Sheep & Goat Skillathon

A skillathon provides youth with the opportunity to blend knowledge and skills acquired in livestock ...

Junior Spinning Contest

The Junior Spinning Contest is for anyone under the age of 18 who has attempted the art of spinning. ...

Lamb Carcass & Performance Contest

The purpose of the lamb carcass and performance contest is to recognize producers of superior lambs; ...

Lead Line Contest

The Lead Line Contest is a contest to show the relationship between the shepherd and the wool produc ...

Mamie Francis Blanket Competition

Mamie Francis was a weaver of small blankets or lap robes. She is remembered by her husband, daughte ...

Maryland Lamb and Wool Queen Contest

The 2016 Maryland Lamb & Wool Queen and Princesses will be chosen at the Maryland Sheep & Wo ...

Sheep Photo Contest

This contest is intended to encourage photographers to explore the beauty of sheep and other wool pr ...

Sheep Poster Contest

The Sheep Poster Contest allows contestants age 18 and under to enter posters on the subjects of bre ...

Sheep To Shawl Contest

Up to five team members - one shearer, three spinners, and one weaver - will compete to shear a shee ...

Skein & Garment Competition

This competition features a wide range of items handcrafted by spinners, knitters, weavers, crochete ...

Youth Conservationist Program

The Youth Conservationist Program is a way to enable youth to experience the joys and responsibiliti ...

Entertainment

Food at the Festival

Saturday Shepherds Feast

It’s Saturday night at the Festival, you’re tired, hungry and need to relax. Back by popular dem ...

Sunday Breakfast Buffet

A great way to start your day. Festival goers said that last year’s breakfast from Smokin’ Hot w ...

Free Events & Demos

Lamb Cooking Demonstration

Join Chef Brett Arnold from Smokin’ Hot Bar and Grille in Glenwood, Maryland as he prepares flavor ...

Maryland Make it With Wool Fashion Show

Come see wool garments made by participants in the Maryland Make It With Wool Competition. ...

Ongoing Fiber Arts Demonstrations

You are invited to visit the Rabbit Barn any time between 9:00 a.m. and noon and between 1:00 and 4: ...

Parade of Sheep Breeds

The American sheep industry offers a wide range of genetic diversity. To celebrate that diversity an ...

Sheep Breeds Display

A rare opportunity to view over thirty different breeds of sheep in one place. Breeders will explain ...

Sheep Shearing Demonstrations

The Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival is pleased to have Emily Chamelin Hickman of Westminster, Mar ...

Spin-In

Bring your spinning wheel, spindle, or charka and join our fun and FREE gathering of fiber enthusias ...

Storytelling For All Ages with Bill Mayhew

This master storyteller tells a variety of delightful and colorful stories which educate and enterta ...

Working Sheepdog Demonstrations

The Working Sheepdog Demonstrations at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival are always a crowd fav ...

Shows & Sales

Auction of Club Lambs

Do you want to win a blue ribbon at your county fair? This is a great opportunity to purchase good q ...

Auction of Handspun Handwoven Shawls

Have you ever watched something develop right before your very eyes that was so beautiful it would f ...

Auction of Sheep Equipment and Supplies

Attention shepherds! Do you want some special equipment but hesitate to buy it new?  Here is your c ...

Auction of Spinning and Weaving Equipment

Have a loom or spinning wheel you’re no longer using? Looking for a new challenge instead? Now’s ...

Club Lamb Show & Sale

The Club Lamb Show & Sale is where club lambs weighing between 45 and 90 pounds are judged and c ...

Ewe Show & Sale

Looking to improve your flock? Our new Ewe Show & Sale went so well last year that it is back ag ...

Fleece Show & Sale

The Fleece Show & Sale has been a mainstay of the Festival since the very beginning over 40 year ...

Sheep Shows

Saturday, May 2, 2015 Saturday Morning Black Romney Border Leicester Karakul White Wool Long W ...

Silent Auction of Fleece Show Special Award Winners

Special Award winners from the Fleece Show & Sale will be available for purchase based on a Sile ...

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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