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Club Lamb Jackpot

Updated for 2024 The club lamb jackpot is a club lamb show where exhibitors pay a set entry fee and ...

Creative Shearing Competition

Updated for 2024 Join us for our third annual creative shearing competition. Not everyone can shear ...

Fine Arts Competition

This art competition is intended to encourage artists to participate in the Festival with their entr ...

Junior Sheep & Goat Skillathon

Updated for 2024 A skillathon provides youth with the opportunity to blend knowledge and skills acq ...

Junior Spinning Competition

Updated for 2024 The Junior Spinning Competition is for anyone under the age of 18 (as of January 1 ...

Lead Line Competition

Updated for 2024 The Lead Line Competition is a intended to show the relationship between the sheph ...

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

Updated for 2024 The 2024 Maryland Sheep & Wool Ambassador will be chosen at the Maryland Sheep ...

Sheep Photo Competition

Updated for 2024 This competition is intended to encourage photographers to explore the beauty of s ...

Sheep Promotion Competition

Updated for 2024 This all-electronic competition allows contestants age 18 and under to enter prese ...

Sheep To Shawl Competition

Updated for 2024 Five team members - one shearer, three spinners, and one weaver - will compete to ...

Skein & Garment Competition

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

Youth Conservationist Program

Updated for 2024 The Youth Conservationist Program (YCP) strives to connect aspiring youth with est ...

Registration for 2024 Fiber Arts Seminars Opening Soon

Registration will open on Saturday, February 17, 2024. Registration for Spinning Classes ONLY will open at 12 noon ET. Registration for all other classes will open at 2:00 p.m. ET.

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Online entries are now being accepted for our 2024 Sheep Shows at sheepandwool.fairwire.com/. The featured breed this year is Cotswold.Entry forms and rules and regulations are also available for download from our website:Rules and Regulations - sheepandwool.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/MSWF-2024-Exhibitor-Letter.pdfEntry Form - sheepandwool.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/MSWF-2024-Sheep-Show-Entry-Form.pdfOnline entry will be available through April 1st, 2024. Mailed entries must be postmarked no later than April 1st, 2024. A $25.00 late fee will be assessed to all entries postmarked after April 1st (if space is available). NO entries will be accepted after April 10th.Photo courtesy of American Cotswold Record Association.#mdsw #mdsw2024 #sheepshows #featuredbreed #cotswoldsheep ... See MoreSee Less
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Reminder -- Registration will open tomorrow, Saturday, February 17, at www.lessonface.com/sheepandwool. Registration for Spinning Classes ONLY will open at 12 noon ET. Registration for all other classes will open at 2:00 p.m. ET.These are in-person classes. They are held at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland, and several nearby locations. We are offering 55 classes in all; subjects include crochet, dyeing, felting, fiber preparation, knitting, spinning, and weaving. Complete details of the classes can be downloaded from sheepandwool.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/MSWF-2024-Fiber-Arts-Seminars-Corrected.pdf (this link is also available on our website).Many classes fill quickly, so don't miss out!#mdsw #mdsw2024 #fiberartseminars #yarnlove #dyeing #felting #fiberprep #colortheory #spinning #handspinning #knitting #crochet #weaving ... See MoreSee Less
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