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September 6-8, 2024

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Leicester Longwool Card Grading Event & Annual Meeting

Friday - Saturday - Sunday Schedule Building 7 (Swine Annex)

All judging and educational sessions are open to the public.
Registration not required.

FRIDAY

12:30 – 1:30
“Preparing Your Fleeces for a Show and What a Judge Is Looking For While Judging Fleeces” – Zane Bone, College Station, TX
1:30 pm
LLSBA Member Event Kickoff
2:00 pm
Introduction of Evaluators, Card Grading Orientation for Public
2:15 - 4:00
Evaluation of Leicester Longwool Ewes and Rams
LLSBA Member Dinner – Time & Place TBD

SATURDAY

8:00 am
LLSBA Member Coffee
9:00 am
Introduction of Evaluators, Card Grading Orientation for Public
9:15-11:30
Evaluation of Ewes and Rams   (10:00-10:30 Break)
12:00 - 12:30
“The Leicester Longwools and Their History in England and the United States” - Elaine Shirley, Pres. Leicester Longwool Sheep Breeders Association, Williamsburg, VA
12:30 - 1:00
Tasmanian Agriculture with a Focus on Our Farm and the Leicester Longwools” - Brenton Heazelwood, Melton Park, Whitemore, Tasmania, AUS.
1:00 - 2:00
Lunch
2:00 - 4:00
Evaluation of Ewes and Rams
5:00 pm
Leicester Longwool Breed Association Annual Meeting

SUNDAY

8:00 am
LLSBA Member Coffee
9:00 am
Introduction of Evaluators, Card Grading Orientation for Public
9:15 - 10:00
Evaluation of Ewes and Rams
10 - 10:30
Break
10:30 - 12:00
Evaluation of Ewes and Rams
12 - 12:45
“Finding Your Niche in the Wool Business” – Joan Henry, The Grazing Herd Sheep & Wool Co., Albright, WV
12:45 - 1:15
Lunch Break
1:15 - 2:00
Evaluation of Ewes and Rams
2:00 pm
Judges’ Wrap-up and Presentation to the Membership

HOW TO ENTER

Leicester Longwool Breeders Entering Sheep in Card Grading Event

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