Rules & Regulations
- All persons enter at their own risk.
- Parents/guardians are responsible for the supervision of all minors.
- NO PETS. Only service dogs and dogs in the Working Sheepdog demonstrations are allowed on the fairgrounds.
- No drones.
- Not responsible for lost articles.
- No alcoholic beverages or controlled substances allowed.
- No illegal or unlawful activity allowed.
- No demonstrations.
- No soliciting.
- No distribution of any printed material/flyers/advertisements, etc.
- No personal announcements. Please arrange a meeting place before your group separates.
- The Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival reserves the right to exclude from the Fairgrounds any person (exhibitor, spectator, vendor) who is in any manner disruptive or who exhibits inappropriate behavior that would disturb the public. The Festival may delegate such authority to impose any such sanction to its designated security officers. Said sanction shall also include the right to temporarily or permanently ban participation in future events.
ALL VIOLATORS WILL BE IMMEDIATELY ESCORTED FROM THE PREMISES.
Animal Health Regulations
Please refer to the 2017 Maryland Animal Health Fair and Show Requirements from the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA).
**All exhibitors and vendors bringing livestock to the Festival**
THESE 2 DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED WHEN YOU ARRIVE:
- A current MDA Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI) or a current (within 30 days) Interstate Certificate of Veterinary Inspection.
- A “Livestock Exhibitor’s Self Certification of Animal Health” must be filled out by the owner/caretaker prior to loading and must be presented upon request to the designated Festival or MDA Animal Health Official. This form can be found at the MDA website.
ALL SHEEP AND GOATS MUST BE OFFICIALLY SCRAPIE-IDENTIFIED.
ANIMALS FAILING TO MEET COMPLETE DOCUMENTATION OF ALL REQUIREMENTS WILL BE DENIED ENTRY OR BE REMOVED FROM THE FESTIVAL.
Questions should be directed to the MDA Animal Health Headquarters Office at 410-841-5810.
** Animals to be sold at the Festival**
All animals sold at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival that are going out of state are required to have a current Interstate Certificate of Veterinary Inspection issued by an approved Maryland veterinarian.