Sheep - Department F

Rules & Regulations, Etc.

  1. No livestock shall be loaded or removed from the grounds before 4:00 p.m. Sunday, August 16th.

  2. Registrations will be required at time of exhibition.

  3. Exhibitors will be limited to 2 entries in individual classes and 1 entry in group showings.

  4. All livestock exhibitor’s trucks, trailers and vehicles must be parked outside the gates.

  5. Any animal in a Wether Class will not be allowed to be sprayed during fair week. Anyone disobeying rule will be disqualified from showing.

  6. The designation “natural colored’ doesn’t refer to a specific breed of sheep, but several breeds. Basically, natural colored sheep are sheep that are not white.

  7. Base date September 1 and January 1 – must have lamb teeth.

  8. Senior and Junior Lamb classes will be split by age.

  9. Classes are: Corriedale, Dorset, Hampshire, Montadale, ALL Other Breeds, and Natural Colored born after Sept. 1 and before Jan. 1 will be Senior Lambs. Born Jan. 1 and after will be Junior Lambs.

  10. Cheviot, Oxfords, Shropshire and Southdown born after Sept. 1 and before Feb. 15, 2019 will be Senior Lambs. Born Feb. 15, 2019 and after will be Junior Lambs.

  11. Trophy for best Dorset Flock will be donated by the Lewis Hawkey Family.

  12. All open shown wethers must be weighed Thursday night between 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

  13. All wethers must be slick shorn.

  14. Ewe Lambs may not be shown in wether classes.

  15. Six entries maximum in wether show per exhibitor. Limit two entries per weight class.

  16. Flock: 1 ram any age, 3 ewes consisting of both yearlings and lambs.

  17. Pen of 3 Lambs: rams and ewes in any combination. Both sexes represented.



Important Information

BUDDY KLINEFELTER (352) 270-1826 Superintendent,

BOB WALBERG, Astt. Superintendent


PLEASE READ RULE 33 from the Notice to Exhibitors BEFORE MAKING ENTRIES.

Mailed entries must be postmarked before midnight, Saturday, July 18th.

Entries can be made in person and will be taken in the Administration Bldg. on the fairgrounds which will be open on

Saturday July 25th, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday July 26th, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. only.

Entry Fee $3.00

Do Not Make Entries for Champions

Pen Rent $5.00

Administration Fee $5.00 Per Dept., includes 4-H exhibitors, no fee for junior dept. if entered in open show.

Exhibitor passes and vehicle stickers will NOT be mailed. They can be picked up at the Administration Bldg.

Premiums Offered – $15,315.00


JUDGING ORDER: Friday–AOB Meat, AOB Wool, Montadale, Southdown, Hampshire, Cheviot, Shropshire, Corriedale, Natural Colored.

Saturday – Oxford, Suffolk, Dorset, Champions 

Friday Evening 6:30 p.m. – Open Wether Show

Judging will start at 9:00 a.m., Friday August 14th, and Saturday August 15th

For an Early Release and/or Sunday morning release, see RULE #58

Entry Form

Step 1: Download Application Form file below

Step 2: Save File, Enter Data and Save File. 

Step 3: Print File

Step 4: Mail to address on Form with Checks payable to: Boone County Fair Association 

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