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Mark Your Calendars! September 7-10, 2017
Junior Sheep Show Entry deadline – August 15


August 15 – Enter Online Only 

Friday:  6:00 – 7:30 pm
Saturday: 8:00 – 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.  Enter sheep online only. If you have difficulty making an entry, contact the Festival office at 608 868-2505. Entry deadline is August 15.
Sheep may be shown in both Open and Junior Shows by paying the $8 entry 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, 2016. ASBA Midwest Regional Junior Southdown Show exhibitors must be 21 years of age or younger as of Jan. 1, 2016.
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.


Age Base Dates – ALL BREEDS

Yearling – Born Sept. 1, 2014 through Aug. 31, 2015
Fall Lamb – Born Sept. 1, 2015 through Dec. 31, 2015

Class Numbers – Junior Breeding Sheep – ALL BREEDS EXCEPT SOUTHDOWNS
                        J 1 Yearling Ram                    J 6 Yearling Ewe
                        J 2 Fall Ram                           J 7 Fall Ewe
                        J 3 January Ram                     J 8 January Ewe
                        J 4 February Ram                   J 9 February Ewe
                        J 5 March 1 & Later Ram        J 10 March 1 & Later Ewe

Class Numbers - ASBA Midwest Regional Junior Southdown Show
                        S 1 Yearling Ram                    S 6 Yearling Ewe
                        S 2 Fall Ram                           S 7 Fall Ewe
                        S 3 January Ram                    S 8 January Ewe
                        S 4 February Ram                   S 9 February Ewe
                        S 5 March 1 & Later Ram       S 10 March 1 & Later Ewe

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.

Special Awards
Supreme Champion Ram        Reserve Supreme Champion Ram
Supreme Champion Ewe        Reserve Supreme Champion Ewe
Breed Champions & Reserve Champions       Showmanship Champions

Thank you!
Country Store-West Booths 713-714



Sunday – Sale Arena

The American Southdown Breeders Association has designated this show as the ASBA Midwest Regional Southdown Show, hosted by the Wisconsin Southdown Association. Refer to the Wisconsin Southdown Association website for more information on premiums, awards and special junior Southdown activities.



Entry Deadline: August 15
Enter Online Only: If you have difficulty using the online entry form, contact the Festival office at 608 868-2505 (eve.) or email wisbc@centurytel.net.
Age of Exhibitor: 21 years of age or under as of January 1, 2016.
Rules of Entry: All Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival Junior Sheep Show rules of entry apply. No in-transit sheep.
ASBA Futurity Points: ASBA Futurity Points can be earned from BOTH this show and the Saturday Open Show. Exhibitors should complete the points submission form found on the ASBA website and have show management sign the form before you leave!
Arrival: Exhibitors are welcome to arrive as early as Friday. Please indicate on your entry form if you need penning or will show from your trailer.

Champion Ewe & Ram – Engraved Awards
Reserve Champion Ewe & Ram – Embroidered Awards

Rookie Award
All youth 9 to 21 years of age as of January 1, 2016 showing Southdown breeding stock for the first year are eligible. Points will be accumulated for showmanship and up to two classes. Please let us know at check-in if this is your first year showing Southdowns.)

Southdown “Top Gun” Award
Embroidered sheep blanket will be presented by the Wisconsin Southdown Association to the highest point junior Southdown member participating in the Youth Sweepstakes.

The Wisconsin Southdown Association will prorate $500 in premiums for the classes.

The top placing Southdown junior in each showmanship division will receive an award.

Social Hour
Wisconsin Junior Southdown members will be hosting all Southdown exhibitors with a social immediately after showmanship including welcome bags, food, fun and group photos.

For more details on the Midwest Regional Junior Southdown Show:
Troy Lobdell: 608 482-1502 lobdell@yousq.net
  Samantha White 608 873-3962 rwhite@litewire.net


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