Thank you to our generous 2017 sponsors!

See our sponsorship information page for details if you would like to sponsor an event at the 2018 Festival.

Flock Level Sponsors ($2000)

The Mill at Meadowlands
Ellicott City, MD
Sponsoring: Fleece Show & Sale

Sheep Level Sponsors ($500)

Classic Carder
Bridgnorth, Shropshire, UK
Sponsoring: Fiber Arts Workshops

Looped Yarn Works
Washington, DC
Sponsoring: Maryland Lamb & Wool Queen Contest

Miss Babs Hand Dyed Yarns & Fibers
Mountain City, TN
Sponsoring: Sheep-to-Shawl Contest

North Light Fibers
Block Island, RI

Solitude Wool, breed specific yarn and fiber
Loudon County, VA
Sponsoring: Fleece Show & Sale

Fleece Level Sponsors ($250)

All About Yarn
Columbia, MD
Sponsoring: Fiber Arts Workshops

Skoog’s Sheep & Cattle Company LLC
Hernando, FL
Sponsoring: Sheep Shows

Strauch Fiber Equipment Co.
New Castle, VA
Sponsoring: Fiber Arts Workshops

Roving Level Sponsors ($100)

Frederick County Sheep Breeders Association
Frederick, MD
Sponsoring: Junior Spinning Contest, Lead Line Contest

Vulcan’s Rest Fibers
Cheseapeake City, MD
Sponsoring: Sheep-to-Shawl Contest

West Frederick Veterinary Hospital
Frederick, MD
Sponsoring: Working Sheepdog Demonstrations

Skein Level Sponsors ($50)

Bitsy Knits Fiber Arts
Allentown, PA
Sponsoring: Fleece Show & Sale

Bluefaced Leicester Union
Coshocton, OH
Sponsoring: Working Sheepdog Demonstrations

Columbia Sip ‘n Knit
Columbia, MD
Sponsoring: Skein & Garment Competition

Good Shepherd Lamb & Dog Coats
Huntingtown, MD
Sponsoring: Shepherd Seminars

J.P. & Marion Welch
Worthington, MA
Sponsoring: Junior Spinning Contest

Tidal Yarns
Old Lyme, CT
Sponsoring: Fleece Show & Sale

Whistlestop Shetland Sheep
Hillsboro, OR
Sponsoring: Fleece Show & Sale

Patrons ($25)

Breezy Willow Farm & CSA

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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We are terribly sorry, but due to unanticipated problems, there will not be an online entry option for our sheep shows this year, and the deadline for mailing entries has been extended. The entry form is available on our website using the link below. Entries must be postmarked by April 10, 2017. A $20 late fee will be assessed to those entries postmarked after April 10. No entries accepted after April 15 postmark. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.

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2017 merchandise is now available in the online store at www.sheepman.com/mswf -- two sizes of posters, one style of tote bag, and two colors of t-shirts! More colors and styles will be available at the festival!

If you are within driving distance of Frederick, Maryland, you can purchase them right in the Sheepman Supply showroom and saving shipping costs. All proceeds benefit the festival.
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Here is our 2017 poster. The artwork is a watercolor by cover art contest winner Britt Silkey of Frostburg, MD and the design is by Ashton Design of Baltimore, MD.The catalog cover is kind of cool, too, as the ewe is on the front and the little lamb is on the back. ... See MoreSee Less

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