Maryland Lamb and Wool Queen Contest

The 2017 Maryland Lamb & Wool Queen and Princesses will be chosen at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival. These young ladies will represent the Maryland Sheep Breeders Association and help to promote sheep and wool during the following year.

Qualifications

  1. Must be between the ages of 14 and 18 inclusive
  2. Must be active in some area of sheep or wool production: purebreds, commercial, 4-H or FFA project, spinning, etc.
  3. Must be a resident of the state of  Maryland

Responsibilities

  1. Participate actively at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival
  2. Attend and help with the county fairs, Maryland State Fair, and the Eastern National Livestock Show
  3. Assist with the Maryland State Fair’s Lead Class
  4. Give a report of activities at the Maryland Sheep Breeders annual banquet in October
  5. Promote Lamb and Wool in a variety of other ways: 4-H clubs, Ag Week displays, etc.
  6. Assist with the 2018 Maryland Lamb & Wool Queen Contest

Criteria for Selection

  1. Poise and ease of contestant
  2. Apparent zest or stage presence of contestant
  3. Previous background and activities with sheep and wool
  4. Knowledge of the sheep and wool industry
  5. Public speaking ability

Prizes

Gifts will be awarded to all contestants.

The Queen will receive a cash award of $100 from the Festival and slippers from H. Trawitz & Sons.

The Princesses will each receive a cash award of $50.


How to Enter

If you are interested or know of someone who is interested in being a contestant, call, write, or email for an entry form: Barbara Mullen, 10634 Old Frederick Road,  Thurmont, MD  21788, 301-898-7796, .

Entries must be received by April 21, 2017.

2017 Catalog Cover Art Competition Winner

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

Britt’s winning artwork will be unveiled in mid-March.

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