Lead Line Contest


  1. Classes: Junior ages 5-12
    Senior ages 13-18
    Adult 19 years & over
  2. Contestant’s outfit must be at least 80% wool.
  3. Contestants must halter train a ewe lamb, yearling ewe, or a wether lamb. No rams allowed.
  4. The sheep does not have to be owned by the competitor.
  5. All sheep entered must be accompanied by a veterinary certification of health. See also Animal Health Regulations. No pens are allocated specifically for entries.
  6. Judging will be based on:
    Wool Outfit - 60 points
    50 pts - color, fit and style appropriate to wearer
    10 pts - some or all work done by exhibitor
    Sheep’s Fleece - 20 points
    10 pts - general appearance
    10 pts - fitted to breed requirements
    Poise and Control - 20 points
    10 pts - poise of contestant
    10 pts - control of the animal
    Total - 100 points
  7. Premiums in each class are:
    1st $25 2nd $20 3rd $15 4th $10
  8. Register by April 13, 2014

To register for the Lead Line Contest, send your name, address and phone number, the class you are entering, a description of your outfit, and information about the sheep (including ownership) to:

Kirra Seliga
10634 Old Frederick Rd
Thurmont, MD 21788

 or email akksowell@comcast.net.

Time and Cost

Sunday May 4, 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM at the  Barn 7-8

Entry deadline: April 13, 2014


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