Sheep Poster Competition

The Sheep Poster Competition allows contestants age 18 and under to enter posters on the subjects of breed promotion, wool promotion, and meat promotion.

Classes

  • Class 1: Breed promotion
  • Class 2: Wool promotion
  • Class 3: Meat promotion

Only one entry per class.  

All classes will be judged in four age divisions:

  • Mini  – 7 years old and under
  • Junior – 8 to 10 years old
  • Intermediate – 11 to 13 years old
  • Senior – 14 to 18 years old

 Entries will be judged on:

  1. Idea expressed
  2. Information given
  3. Construction

Trophies and ribbons will be awarded in all classes.

Special Trophy For Best Maryland Entry!


How to Enter

Posters must be submitted on standard poster board, 14″ x 22″ or 22″ x 28″.  Posters may be in any medium. Please do not use any copyrighted characters. Artist’s name may not appear on the front of the poster. On the back of the poster, the contestant must have their full name, age group, class of entry and address.

Posters must be received by mail by Thursday, April 30, or may be entered in person at the Bingo Hall on Friday, May 1 between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Entries will be judged at 3:00 p.m. Posters will not be released before 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, and must be claimed by 5:30 p.m. Unclaimed posters become the property of the Maryland Sheep Breeders Association.

Mail posters to: Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, c/o Elaine Reedy, 15615 Bushy Park Road, Woodbine, MD 21797

Mailed entries must be received by Thursday, April 30.

 

 

2020 Catalog Cover Artist

Presenting our 2020 catalog cover, featuring an original woodcut done just for us by Bobby Rosenstock of JustAJar Design Press.

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