Yearling – Born Sept. 1, 2015 through Aug. 31, 2016
Fall Lamb – Born Sept. 1, 2016 through Dec. 31, 2016
Friday: 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 – 9:00 am
Showmanship – 9:30 am
Breeding Classes – Upon Completion of Showmanship
Show Order – Alphabetically by Breed
Enter Online: $8 per head. Entry deadline is August 15.
Sheep may be shown in both Open and Junior Shows by paying the $8entry fee for each show and completing both entry forms. Limit 2 entries per class. No flock or group classes. Sheep may not be shown more than one breed in any given show.
Late Entries: $10 per head – after August 15 and until August 30 (online entry date). No entries accepted after August 30 – No day of show entries.
Fees:Only those sheep for which the $8 entry fee has been remitted with application for entry will be permitted to be penned in the barns. No in-transit sheep. Sheep entry fees do not include admission to the Festival. Admission is charged at the gates Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Check catalog schedule for gate hours. Daily admission is $8 per person, kids 8 and under FREE. Weekend passes at $15 per person may be purchased at the Gate. Exhibitors will receive gate passes at the discretion of the Superintendent.
.Eligibility: Age of exhibitor must be 21 or under as of Jan. 1 of the current year.. ASBA Midwest Regional Junior Southdown Show exhibitors must be 21 years of age or younger as of Jan. 1 of the current year.
Arrival & Entry Check-in:
All original registration certificates must be in order and presented at check-in. Non-registered, wether-type sheep must check in with a written record of birth dates and USDA scrapie tags. All sheep will have their official identification recorded.
Ownership: Registration papers may be in name of individual youth, family, or the family’s farm name.
Wether-type Sheep: Crossbred and non-registered ewes and rams are eligible to show in wether-type ewe classes. Write “not-registered” as the breed on entry form.
Health Certificates:NOTE: Sheep originating from outside Wisconsin must be accompanied by a currently valid certificate of veterinary inspection for interstate movement, to be submitted at check-in. Superintendents will collect and hold health certificates until release at which time a copy will be returned to exhibitors. No sheep showing any symptoms of contagious or infectious disease will be permitted to be unloaded, shown or exhibited. All sheep entries must comply with USDA scrapie regulations and programs and must be identified with official, individual scrapie identification.
Parking:Please park all vehicles and trailers to the west and south of the Sale Arena and Sheep Barn. Parking next to barns and buildings is prohibited except for loading and unloading.
Departure:At conclusion of Junior Breeding Sheep and ASBA Regional Junior Southdown shows.
Cleaning Pens: All permanent pens must be cleaned following dismissal or a $20 per pen cleaning fee will be assessed. Place manure and bedding in the aisle in front of pens.
No dogs in the barns!
All Pens Assigned: Pens will be assigned by show Superintendent. Due to limited available penning, tack pens may not be allowed. Please plan accordingly.
Sunday - 9:30 a.m. Sale Arena.
NEW! The four age divisions will be determined based on Youth Sweepstakes age breaks.
Beginners 8 – 10; Junior: 11 – 13; Intermediate: 14 – 17; Senior: 18 – 21.
Note to Market Lamb Exhibitors: Market Lamb Showmanship will start at 9:30 a.m. in the Sheep Barn. This will be a separate showmanship division based on Wisconsin Club Lamb Association age breaks and counting toward WCLA points.
Visit the Nasco booth in the Activity Center