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September 8-10, 2023

Open Market Lamb Show

Sunday             MAP Building  

 

ENTRY DEADLINE

Pre-enter online by August 25 - $20/head  

Day of show entry accepted $25/head, due at scale

 

CHECK-IN 

7:00 – 9:00 am

 

JUDGES

TBA

 

SHOW SCHEDULE

10:00 am

Showmanship

Market Lamb Show

Commercial Ewe Show

WCLA Annual meeting & Awards Presentation

 

Grand Champion - $300

Reserve Grand Champion - $150      

Breed Champions - $60

Reserve Breed Champions - $30 

 

ADMISSION - GATE PASSES

Junior Exhibitors:  Junior Exhibitors will receive a gate pass when entering GATE 1.

Adult Exhibitors:  Purchase admission at GATE 1 - Friday, Saturday and Sunday, $10 per person, kids 8 and under FREE.  3-day weekend pass $20.

 

MARKET LAMB SHOW RULES OF ENTRY

  1. Entry fee: $20 per head, pre-entered online.  Online entries close August 25. Entry fees do not include admission to the festival.
  2. Late entry: Day-of-show entries ACCEPTED at check-in $25 per head, collected at scale.
  3. No limit: Open to all ages of exhibitors. No limit to the number of lambs entered.
  4. Wether or ewe lambs eligible: All lambs must carry a USDA scrapie tag.
  5. Splits: Classes split according to breed, weight and number of entries at discretion of show management.
  6. Weight & Classification: All lambs will be weighed and classified at the scale. Market lambs will be classified according to Wisconsin Club Lamb Association classifications. 
  7. Breed Divisions Offered:  Hampshire, Suffolk, Natural Colored, Crossbred, Speckle, Southdown, Dorset.
  8. 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. 
  9. Slick Shorn: All market lambs and Commercial Ewes must be slick shorn.
  10. Disease symptoms: Any evidence of sore mouth, ringworm, foot rot, pink eye, wool fungus or any other contagious diseases will not be permitted to show.  Decisions by show management/veterinarian will be final and entry fees non-refundable.
  11. Inspection: All sheep blankets/sweaters/stockings will be removed for weigh-in. Infected animals will not be allowed to show. Show management decisions will be final.
  12. Show from Trailer: Park in designated areas only! All lambs arriving on Sunday must be shown out of trailer. Exhibitors must park in designated areas or will not be allowed to show.  
  13. Departure and clean up: Exhibitors must clean up any waste associated with their exhibit and either put it back on their trailer or place in a dumpster or trash can. Trailers leaving will be monitored by show staff. 
  14. Junior Showmanship: Will follow Wisconsin Club Lamb Association age breaks.  
  15. Risk: All exhibits will receive the best care and protection afforded by the facilities provided, but at all times are subject to the owner’s risk. No animals other than those participating in the respective shows or exhibits will be permitted in the barns.
  16. Questions? Contact Alan Thorson, Sheep Superintendent – 920 344-1235 or metrohamps@hotmail.com 

 

How To Enter

 

  • Click on the ENTER NOWbutton. (A new tab will open at Showorks. All registrations/payments are handled by ShoWorks.)
  • Once at ShoWorks, you will need to CREATE AN ACCOUNT(user name and password) - even if you entered or registered in previous years.
  • Find the type of entry/order you wish to place. Under DEPARTMENT, select SHEEP SHOWS, then under DIVISION, select OPEN MARKET LAMB SHOW
  • ORDER- Once you have an entry in your shopping cart, you can save your progress and return at a later time. Returning users can sign in with user name and password. 
  • PAYMENT- No saved registrations can be guaranteed unless payment is made. Payment must be made by credit card at the end of the registration process through our secure online system.
  • When you are finished registering, you’ll receive an email confirmation. PRINT YOUR ORDER in case your email confirmation does not go through. Check your junk or spam folders if you do not receive an email confirmation.
    If you forget to print your order, or entered an incorrect email address, ShoWorks stores your order in your profile. You may reprint it at anytime.
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