Club Lamb Jackpot

The club lamb jackpot is a club lamb show where exhibitors pay a set entry fee and the winner gets the bulk of the premiums (the jackpot). A judge determines the Grand Champion, the Reserve Champion, Class Winners and the All Maryland Lamb award.

**Note new times**

 Rules

  1. There are no minimum or maximum weight limits.
  2. All lambs must have approved interstate or Maryland health papers. See also Animal Health Regulations.
  3. Wether and ewe lambs will be shown in classes divided by weight; no rams will be shown.
  4. Lambs must be under one year old and have their lamb teeth present.
  5. Animals must be owned by the exhibitor.
  6. Entry fee of $20 per head must accompany each entry form.
  7. Weigh-in will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 3 in Barn 7-8. The show will begin at 1:00 p.m. in the main Show Ring. Lambs will be released immediately after selection of champions.
  8. The All Maryland Lamb will be selected by the judge immediately following selection of the Grand and Reserve Champions. It will be picked from the highest placing lambs shown by a Maryland exhibitor in each class.
  9. The judge’s decision is final.

 Prizes

  • Grand Champion $400
  • Reserve Champion $200
  • All Maryland Lamb  $100
  • Class Winners $25

How to Enter

Bring the entry form to the show with you.

Make checks payable to: Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival. There will be a $25 charge on any check returned for any reason.

Questions? Robert Dinsmore, 301-471-5499 or

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