Lead Line Competition
Virtual competition for 2021!
The Lead Line Competition is a intended to show the relationship between the shepherd and the wool products made from sheep (clothing products). The competitor leads a sheep while wearing an outfit made from wool, either sewn, knitted, or crocheted. The contestant is judged on the handling of the sheep, as well as the outfit.
- Classes: Junior ages 5-8
Intermediate ages 9-12
Senior ages 13-18
Adult 19 years & over
- Contestant’s outfit must be at least 80% wool.
- Contestants must halter train a sheep (ram or ewe) of any age.
- The sheep does not have to be owned by the competitor.
- Judging will be based on:
Wool Outfit – 60 points
50 pts – color, fit and style appropriate to wearer
10 pts – some or all work done by exhibitor
Sheep’s Fleece – 20 points
10 pts – general appearance
10 pts – fitted to breed requirements
Poise and Control – 20 points
10 pts – poise of contestant
10 pts – control of the animal
Total – 100 points
Ribbons will be awarded in all classes. A special prize of $10 will be awarded to the top finisher in each class.
How to Enter
Please complete the online entry form at https://sheepandwool.wufoo.com/forms/lead-line-entry-form/. You must submit three photos of your outfit and a short video of yourself wearing the outfit while leading the sheep
Entries must be received by 5:00 p.m. EDT on Saturday, April 17.