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September 9-11, 2022

Mid-American Shetland Sheep Fleece Show

Shetland (MASS) Fleece Show & Sale

WEST EXHIBIT BUILDING     A Youth Sweepstakes Event!




FRIDAY– 7:30 – 9:30 am - All Entries Accepted
Early entries encouraged!
Exhibitors needing special accommodations for fleece check-in –
contact Lori Scharlau at 715 284-5057 or 715 299-5057


Friday – 10:00 am


1:00 – 5:00 pm – Silent Auction
Saturday – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Private Treaty


(See below)


Each Class: 1st - $15 2nd - $12 3rd - $10 4th - $7

Show chair: Lori Scharlau, 715 284-5057 or 715 299-5057

1. Who May Enter: The Mid-American Shetland Sheep (MASS) Fleece Show is open to producers of Shetland fleeces who may enter a fleece in competition only, OR enter in competition and either or both the Private Treaty or Silent Auction sales. Fleeces offered for sale must be entered in competition. A fleece may be entered in one class only. Fleeces not offered for sale will be released following judging.
• Enter forms can be found on the WSWF website
2. Entry Fee: $6 per fleece. Payable at entry, non-refundable. A downloadable entry form can be found online at Bring entry forms to the West Exhibit Building at the Festival on Friday or Saturday. (See check-in times above) DO NOT MAIL ENTRIES!
3. Entries must be pre-weighed.
4. Junior Exhibitors: Must be 21 or under as of January 1, of the current year
5. Fleeces must be owned by exhibitor or exhibitor’s family and from current year wool crop with no more than 12 months growth.
6. Responsibilities of the Judge: The Judge reserves the right to move fleeces into appropriate classes if so determined; disqualify fleeces; make awards to quality fleeces only; and/or combine or close classes in the case of insufficient numbers.
7. Silent Auction – Private Treaty Sales
The Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, LLC (WSWF) will act as a broker for all fleeces offered for sale at the Festival. Prices for Private Treaty Sale fleeces will be set by the individual exhibitor by time of entry and the price will be indicated on the entry tag. Sales commission on all MSSBA fleeces will be 15% of gross sales deducted for the Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival and an additional 2% of the gross sales price deducted for the Mid-American Shetland Sheep Fleece show. Sales of MASS show fleeces will be by fleece and not by pound. Fleeces offered for sale must be entered in competition.

Payment for ALL Silent Auction or Private Treaty sales of fleeces will be made to the Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, commission deducted as noted above and settlement made to consignors at a later date. Exhibitors and Buyers: Please be patient – Reconciliation of fleece sale accounts may take up to six weeks due to the volume of festival accounts processed. Thank you! MASS and the Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, LLC assume no responsibility for lost, damaged, stolen, mislabeled or erroneously sold fleeces. Fleeces not removed from the exhibit area by 3:30 Sunday become property of the Festival. Any fleeces not offered for sale will be released upon completion of judging. All sale fleeces released at 3:00 Sunday.

MASS Fleece Show Sponsors

The Mid-American Shetland Sheep Show acknowledges the continuing support of these sponsors in making the MASS Show possible and thanks the many volunteers that make the show a success!

MASS Fleece Show Sponsors

Any Other Color Fleece
Alchemy Shetlands
Madelynn Cassin

White Fleece
Alchemy Shetlands
Madelynn Cassin

Moorit Fleece
Ramsay Farms
Garrett Ramsay & Aaron Gray

Gray Fleece
Inse Acres
Kate Cox

Champion Fleece
Whispering Pines Farms
Rich & Jennifer Johnson

Reserve Champion Fleece
Foggy Hollow Ranch
Scott & Lynda Davies

Rooed Fleece
Pretty Oak Farm
Maurice & Gillian Wakeling – UK

Judges Favorite Fleece Award
Round Barn Fiber Mill
Jim & Margie Schafer

Friends of Mid-American Shetland Sheep Show
Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, LLC
Fine Fleece Shetland Sheep Association
Fleece Show Superintendent: Lori Scharlau


Mark all fleeces as Lamb or Adult
White Fleece Black Fleece
Moorit Fleece Gray Fleece
Any Other Color Fleece
Best Rooed Fleece
Awards given for:
Judge’s Favorite Fleece, Champion and Reserve Champion


Print off & complete
Bring to the Fleece Show

Download Fillable Entry Form

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