Become a Sponsor

The Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival offers a sponsorship program to assist in the public promotion and education about sheep and wool. As another form of advertising, your sponsorship will promote your business to our many festival attendees and also provide web exposure. We offer eight levels of sponsorship, listed as follows.

Patron Level

Sponsorship of at least $25.00

As a Patron Level supporter, you are entitled to:

  • Have your name listed as a Patron of the Festival
  • Free admission to the Festival 

Skein Level

Sponsorship of at least $50.00

As a Skein Level supporter, you are entitled to:

  • Designate an event for which the money will be used
  • Have your name listed as a Skein Level supporter
  • Free admission to the Festival

Roving Level

Sponsorship of at least $100.00

As a Roving Level supporter, you are entitled to:

  • Designate an event for which the money will be used
  • Have your name listed as a Roving Level supporter
  • Free admission to the Festival 
  • A $10.00 Gift Certificate to the Festival Store 

Fleece Level

Sponsorship of at least $250.00

As a Fleece Level supporter, you are entitled to:

  • Designate an event for which the money will be used
  • Have your name listed as a Fleece Level supporter
  • A complimentary web ad at www.sheepandwool.org (with a link to your website) which will be displayed on both our Advertisers Page and the page of the event you sponsor, and will be featured as well in a rotation on the bottom of each page of the website
  • Free admission to the Festival 
  • A $25.00 Gift Certificate to the Festival Store 

Sheep Level

Sponsorship of at least $500.00

As a Sheep Level supporter, you are entitled to:

  • Designate an event for which the money will be used
  • Have your name listed as a Sheep Level supporter
  • A complimentary half-page ad in our catalog
  • A complimentary web ad at www.sheepandwool.org (with a link to your website) which will be displayed on both our Advertisers Page and the page of the event you sponsor, and will be featured as well in a rotation on the bottom of each page of the website
  • Free admission to the Festival for two 
  • 2 tickets to Saturday’s Shepherds Feast 
  • A $25.00 Gift Certificate to the Festival Store 

Flock Level

Sponsorship of at least $1,000.00

As a Flock Level supporter, you are entitled to:

  • Designate an event for which the money will be used
  • A 2 x 3-foot banner printed with your name on it displayed near the event
  • Have your name listed as a Flock Level supporter
  • A complimentary full-page ad in our catalog
  • A complimentary web ad at www.sheepandwool.org (with a link to your website) which will be displayed on both our Advertisers Page and the page of the event you sponsor, and will be featured as well in a rotation on the bottom of each page of the website
  • Free admission to the Festival for two 
  • 2 tickets to Saturday’s Shepherds Feast 
  • A $50.00 Gift Certificate to the Festival Store 

Farmette Level

Sponsorship of at least $2,500.00

As a Farmette Level supporter, you are entitled to:

  • Designate an event for which the money will be used
  • A 2 x 4-foot banner printed with your name on it displayed near the event 
  • Have your name listed as a Farmette supporter
  • Two complimentary full-page ads in our catalog
  • A complimentary web ad at www.sheepandwool.org (with a link to your website) which will be displayed on both our Advertisers Page and the page of the event you sponsor, and will be featured as well in a rotation on the bottom of each page of the website
  • Free admission to the Festival for four
  • Designated Sponsor Parking
  • 4 tickets to Saturday’s Shepherds Feast (not applicable for 2021 virtual festival)
  • A $125.00 Gift Certificate to the Festival Store 

Farm Level

Sponsorship of at least $5,000.00

As a Farm Level supporter, you are entitled to:

  • Designate an event for which the money will be used
  • A 3 x 5-foot banner printed with your name on it displayed near the event (not applicable for 2021 virtual festival)
  • Have your name listed as a Farm supporter
  • Two complimentary full-page ads in our catalog
  • A complimentary web ad at www.sheepandwool.org (with a link to your website) which will be displayed on both our Advertisers Page and the page of the event you sponsor, and will be featured as well in a rotation on the bottom of each page of the website
  • Free admission to the Festival for four 
  • Designated Sponsor Parking 
  • 4 tickets to Saturday’s Shepherds Feast 
  • A $125.00 Gift Certificate to the Festival Store 

Sponsorships must be received by January 31 in order to be included in the catalog. Sponsorships received after that date can still be listed on the website.

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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