Club Lamb Jackpot

The club lamb jackpot is a club lamb show where exhibitors pay a set entry fee and the winner gets the bulk of the premiums (the jackpot). A judge determines the Grand Champion, the Reserve Champion, Class Winners and Best Maryland Breeder Award.

Judge: Lukas Ziegler

 Rules

  1. There are no minimum or maximum weight limits.
  2. All lambs must have approved interstate or Maryland health papers. See also Animal Health Regulations.
  3. Wether and ewe lambs will be shown in classes divided by weight; no rams will be shown.
  4. Lambs must be under one year old and have their lamb teeth present.
  5. Animals must be owned by the exhibitor.
  6. Entry fee of $20 per head must accompany each entry form.
  7. Weigh-in will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 7. The show will begin at 11:00 a.m.  Lambs will be released immediately after selection of champion.
  8. The judge’s decision is final.

Out-of-state entries must meet interstate regulations and be accompanied by official interstate health certificates. A copy of the certificate must be forwarded to the  Maryland Department of Agriculture, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD  21401 prior to the arrival of the animal.


 Prizes

  • Grand Champion $200
  • Reserve Champion $100
  • Best Maryland Breeder Award  $100
  • Class Winners $15

How to Enter

Mail entry form to:
Robert Dinsmore
1820 Gapland Road,
Jefferson MD 21755
301-471-5499
Entries will also be accepted at the show.
Make checks payable to: Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival.
There will be a $25 charge on any check returned for any reason.

2017 Catalog Cover Art Competition Winner

Congratulations to Britt Silkey of Frostburg, MD for her winning entry in the 2017 Cover Art Competition.

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