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 1 in order to be included in the catalog. Sponsorships received after that date can still be listed on the website.

Proposals for 2022 Fiber Arts Seminars now being accepted

We are now accepting proposals for fiber arts seminars to be held in conjunction with the 49th Annual Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival, which will take place in person on May 7 & 8, 2022 in West Friendship, Maryland. Many seminars will be held Wednesday-Friday of the week leading up to the festival; all seminars will be held in person. The Fiber Arts Seminar Committee invites instructors from every heritage, culture, belief system, and lifestyle to submit a proposal.

Submit your proposal(s) here.

The deadline to submit a proposal is July 15.…

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