Fleece Wool Show

Date of Event: SUNDAY JUNE 5, 2016 at 11:00AM
Location of Event:
AGRI-LAND
Committee Chairperson: Natalie Pringle
Show Secretary: TBA
Judge: TBA

RULES & REGULATIONS

  1. No Exhibitor may make more then two entries in any class.
  2. When making entry, Exhibitors are requested to indicate the breed or cross of the sheep from which the fleeces were shorn.  Please indicate name of shearer.
  3. Exhibits shipped by express should be addressed to the Brooklin Spring Fair, P.O. Box 615, Brooklin, Ontario L1M 1B5 marked “Wool Exhibit”.  All charges must be prepaid.
  4. Only fleeces, in grease, are eligible for competition.  Manufacturers and dealers are not eligible to show.  All fleeces must be tied with paper twine.
  5. Fleeces must have been shorn from sheep owned by the Exhibitor during the current year.
  6. Fleece length must be a minimum of 2 inches.
  7. All fleeces will be Classified into their proper Classes before the judging commences.
  8. Fleeces may be opened at the time of judging at the judge’s discretion.
  9. All fleeces will be released from the exhibit at 4:30 pm Sunday, June 5, 2016 from the Agricultural Tent
  10. The champions from the White Wool section (CLASS 6) and from the Naturally Coloured Wool (CLASS 6) and Specialty (CLASS 8 ) will be eligible for the Supreme Champion for the Fleece Wool Show.

Prize Money
1st – $15 ~ 2nd – $10 ~ 3rd – $10 ~ 4th – $5 ~ 5th – $5~ 6th – $5

Animal Exhibit Entry Form DOC
Animal Exhibit Entry Form PDF

WHITE WOOL

Section WW – 1

CLASS 1 – Fine (18 – 24 Microns, 64’s – 80’s) e.g. Merino, Rambouillet, Targhee
CLASS 2 – Medium Fine (25 – 30 Microns, 56’s – 60’s) e.g. Corriedale, Columbia, Finn
CLASS 3 – Medium Longwool (30 – 36 Microns, 48’s – 54’s) e.g. Leicester, Romney, Borderdale
CLASS 4 – Strong Longwool (38 – 42 Microns, 36’s – 46’s) e.g. Lincoln, Cotswold
CLASS 5 – Down Type (26 – 33 Microns) e.g. Dorset, Suffolk, N.C. Cheviot
CLASS 6 – Grand Champion and Reserve White Wool Fleece

Specialty Rosette will be awarded to the Winner of CLASS 6

NATURALLY COLOURED WOOL

Section NCW – 2

CLASS 1 – Fine (18 – 24 Microns, 64’s – 80’s) e.g. Merino, Rambouillet, Targhee
CLASS 2 – Medium Fine (25 – 30 Microns, 56’s – 60’s) e.g. Corriedale, Columbia, Finn
CLASS 3 – Medium Longwool (30 – 36 Microns, 48’s – 54’s) e.g. Leicester, Romney, Borderdale
CLASS 4 – Strong Longwool (38 – 42 Microns, 36’s – 46’s) e.g. Lincoln, Cotswold
CLASS 5 – Down Type (26 – 33 Microns) e.g. Dorset, Suffolk, N.C. Cheviot, Texel
CLASS 6 – Grand Champion and Reserve Naturally Coloured Wool

Specialty Rosette will be awarded to the Winner of CLASS 6

CLASS 7 – Specialty – dual coloured or double coated breeds e.g. Jacob, Icelandic, Shetland etc.
CLASS 8 – Grand Champion and Reserve Specialty

Specialty Rosette will be awarded to the Winner of CLASS 8

Class 9 – Supreme Champion – Grand Champion winners in the White Wool, Naturally Coloured Wool and Specialty classes are eligible for this class

Supreme Champion Rosette will be awarded to the Winner of CLASS 9

FLEECE SCORE CARD

Uniformity: 35
Strength, staple length, crimp overall of fleece
Staple Length:                                                                               20
Appropriate to breed (Minimum 2 ½ inches – approximate 1 year’s growth)
Lustre:                                                                                             20
Lightness, colour, handle
Presentation:                                                                                  25
Skirting, 2nd cuts, tying branding paint, stains

DISQUALIFICATION FACTORS
Kemp, cots, black fibres, wetness, mold, moths, excessive vegetable matter and burrs.

For more information e-mail: Natalie Pringle, bsfsheepshow@hotmail.com