Contests & Competitions

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Club Lamb Jackpot

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

Creative Shearing Competition

Join us for our first annual creative shearing competition, postponed from 2020. Not everyone can sh ...

Fine Arts Competition

New location for 2022 – Main Exhibition Annex This art competition is intended to encourage art ...

Junior Sheep & Goat Skillathon

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

Junior Spinning Competition

New location for 2022 - Main Exhibition Annex The Junior Spinning Competition is for anyone under ...

Lead Line Competition

The Lead Line Competition is a intended to show the relationship between the shepherd and the wool p ...

Mamie Francis Blanket Competition

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

Maryland Sheep & Wool Ambassador Competition

The 2022 Maryland Sheep & Wool Ambassador will be chosen at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festiv ...

Sheep Photo Competition

New location for 2022 – Main Exhibition Annex This competition is intended to encourage photogr ...

Sheep Promotion Competition

New location for 2022 – Main Exhibition Annex Formerly known as the Sheep Poster Competition, t ...

Sheep To Shawl Competition

New location for 2022 - Main Exhibition Annex Five team members - one shearer, three spinners, an ...

Skein & Garment Competition

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

Youth Conservationist Program

The Youth Conservationist Program (YCP) is an adult/youth mentoring program that enables young aspir ...

Warm up for the Festival with Winterfest 2023!

Two days of virtual spinning, knitting, and felting classes on January 28 and 29.

Registration opens November 19.

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Announcing the second annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival Winterfest, two days of virtual fiber arts seminars, on Saturday, January 28 and Sunday, January 29, 2023. Topics covered include felting, spinning and knitting (one of the knitting classes is also suitable for crochet) and instructors include Jillian Moreno, Kristen Walsh, Maggie Casey, Kira Dulaney, Alasdair Post-Quinn, and Esther Rodgers. View the complete schedule at sheepandwool.org/winterfest-2023/.Registration opens tomorrow, Saturday, November 19 at 1:00 pm ET at www.lessonface.com/sheepandwool. Complete class descriptions will be available at that time. #MDSW #winterfest2023 ... See MoreSee Less
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Don't forget - The deadline to submit teaching proposals for the 2023 Festival is July 15.The Fiber Arts Seminar Committee invites instructors from every heritage, culture, belief system, and lifestyle to submit a teaching proposal. If you are interested in offering a seminar, class, or lecture at the 2023 Festival, please use the Online Proposal Form at sheepandwool.wufoo.com/forms/request-for-proposals-2023-fiber-arts-seminars/.#MDsheepwoolfest #mdsheepandwool #mdsheepandwoolfestival #mdsw2023 #fiberartseminars ... See MoreSee Less
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Reminder - The deadline to submit teaching proposals for the 2023 Festival is July 15.The Fiber Arts Seminar Committee invites instructors from every heritage, culture, belief system, and lifestyle to submit a teaching proposal. If you are interested in offering a seminar, class, or lecture at the 2023 Festival, please use the Online Proposal Form at sheepandwool.wufoo.com/forms/request-for-proposals-2023-fiber-arts-seminars/.#MDsheepwoolfest #mdsheepandwool #mdsheepandwoolfestival #mdsw2023 #fiberartseminars ... See MoreSee Less
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