And the winner is…

Please visit our Results Page to found out who won all of the contests and competitions at the 2015 Festival. Here are just a few of the highlights:

Sheep Show

Supreme Champion Ram – Ethan Kennedy (Romney)
Supreme Champion Ewe – Ramona Butt (Karakul)
Supreme Fleece – Steve & Terry Mendenhall (Natural Colored Fine)

Fleece Show

Grand Champion Fleece – Geof Ruppert (Cormo)
Best Maryland Fleece – Peggy Howell (Corriedale)

Skein & Garment Competition

Best in Show, 2015 Skein & Garment Competition

Best in Show, 2015 Skein & Garment Competition

Best in Show – Karen Battersby
Best Producer of Maryland Wool – John & Kate Bostek
Best Skein of Maryland Wool – Kim Parkinson
Best Article of Maryland Wool – Susan Koester

Fine Arts Competition

Best of Show – Joan Arnold
Reserve – Eric Hunter
Best Maryland Entry – Lindsay Tozier-School

Sheep Photo Contest

Best of Show  РWilliam Churchill
Reserve – Cheryl Dunlap
Best Maryland Entry – Carter Huff Jr.
Best Maryland Junior Entry – Kiparoo Farm

2022 Catalog Cover Artist

Susan Due Pearcy has lived in the Agricultural Reserve in Barnesville, Maryland for 27 years and enjoys having sheep grazing next door and fibre artist friends nearby. She is continually inspired in her art and life by the natural beauty of her surroundings and works plein air in oil and pastel and creates her printmaking in Sugarloaf Studio behind her home...

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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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It's only been a little over a month since the 2022 festival, but we are already making plans for our 50th anniversary festival in 2023. If you are interested in applying for a vendor booth at the 2023 festival, we are now accepting new vendor applications online at sheepandwool.wufoo.com/forms/2023-application-for-booth-space-new-vendor/. The deadline for applications is October 1. Photo Credit @philgrout #MDsheepwoolfest #mdsheepandwool #mdsheepandwoolfestival #50th #mdsw2023 ... See MoreSee Less
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