JUNIOR SHEEP SHOW
DEPARTMENT 281 -
CLASS A - SOUTHDOWNS
DEPARTMENT 282 - CLASS B - OXFORDS
DEPARTMENT 283 - CLASS C - POLLED DORSETS
DEPARTMENT 284 - CLASS D - HAMPSHIRES
DEPARTMENT 285 - CLASS E - SUFFOLKS
DEPARTMENT 286 - CLASS F - NATURAL COLORED
DEPARTMENT 287 - CLASS G - HORNED DORSET
DEPARTMENT 288 - CLASS H - TUNIS
DEPARTMENT 289 - CLASS I - SHROPSHIRE
DEPARTMENT 290 - CLASS J - ANY OTHER BREED WOOL
DEPARTMENT 291 - CLASS K - ANY OTHER BREED MEAT
DEPARTMENT 292 - CLASS L - KATAHDIN
DEPARTMENT 293 - CLASS M - MARKET LAMBS
DEPARTMENT 294 - CLASS U - COMMERCIAL LAMBS /
DEPARTMENT 294 - CLASS V
- COMMERCIAL LAMBS /
(solid black faces only)
DEPARTMENT 294 - CLASS W - COMMERCIAL YEARLINGS /
DEPARTMENT 294 - CLASS X
(solid black faces only)
The show order will be posted at the Sheep Show
Arena on Friday.
Premiums offered each breed - $1,194.00
Judging: Saturday, August 24th, at 8:00 a.m.
Jr. Sheep Show also open to out-of-state
Junior Show will now
include ages under 4th grade and 9 years of age.
The child MUST be able to lead the animal &
animal in the ring WITHOUT
GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS
1. 4-H and FFA members will be eligible to
compete unless otherwise notified. 4-H and FFA
members are required to have been enrolled in
the fourth grade on Jan. 1 of the current
calendar year in order to be eligible to exhibit
their sheep in this show and will become
ineligible at the end of the calendar year
following their graduation from high school or
19th birthday, whichever comes first.
2. Application for entry must be made on
regulation entry form or on-line at
www.appalachainfair.com. Entries must be
received by Aug. 5.
3. All animals to be shown must arrive at the
fairgrounds by 2:00 p.m., Friday, Aug. 23. Sheep
may leave Saturday, Aug. 24, after 9:30 p.m., or
Sunday morning, August 25. If showing in the
open sheep show, sheep will be admitted before
2:00 p.m. or after 10:00 p.m. Thurs., Aug.22nd
and must be checked in by 7:00 a.m. on Friday,
4. All animals entered in the Junior Sheep Show
must be purebred and must be registered in the
name of the exhibitor, or transferred to the
exhibitor by Aug. 1.
Registration certificate or transfer
certificate, properly executed, must be
presented to the chairperson of the show when
sheep arrive at the fairgrounds. Lease contracts
will be accepted provided they are presented at
the time of entry, and providing they were
legally entered into on or before July 1 prior
to show. Leased animals will not be eligible to
show in the Senior Showmanship events.
5. Same lot substitutions will be accepted for
an additional entry fee at time of check in.
6. Exhibitors are allowed no more than three
entries in anyone lot.
7. All exhibitors must purchase exhibitor's
tickets. These tickets are limited to one
exhibitor's ticket per exhibitor, except
exhibitor may purchase one exhibitor's ticket
for each three additional head of sheep entered.
Exhibitor's tickets $8.00 each. Sheep will be
admitted at Gate 3, Friday, Aug. 23rd without an
exhibitor Ticket until 2:00 p.m. After 2:00
p.m., all exhibitors must have an exhibitor's
ticket and a vehicle pass. Fee for exhibitor
tickets must accompany entry form and are not
refundable. Fees may be paid by check, cash, or
credit card and must accompany the entry form.
8. Entry fees: All entries $1. 00 per head. Fees
must accompany entry form and are not
9. No exhibitor may receive two premiums in a
Group Class (Lots 4, 9,16,21 & 22) until all
exhibitors have received at least one premium in
10. Exception to age classifications listed
under the lot number may be made when an
exhibitor wishes to enter a younger animal in an
older age classification. In no case may an
older animal be entered in a younger
classification than its birth date would permit.
11.Feed and bedding must be furnished by the
exhibitors and the animals kept in the place
l2.Exhibitors must comply with Rules and
Regulations of the Tennessee Department of
Agriculture and to our General Rules.
LOT (PREMIUM SCALE)
1. Senior Ram Lamb - Sept. 1 - Dec. 31, 2012 (A)
2. Early Junior Ram Lambs - Jan. 1, 2011 - Feb. 14, 2013 (A)
3. Late Junior Ram Lambs - Feb. 15, 2013 and after (A)
4. Pair Ram Lambs (B)
5. Champion Ram (ROSETTE)
6. Reserve Champion Ram (ROSETTE)
*7. Senior Yearling Ewes - Sept. 1, 2010 - Feb. 14, 2012 (A)
*8. Junior Yearling Ewes - Feb. 15 - Aug. 2012 (A)
9. Pair Yearling Ewes (B)
10. Senior Ewe Lambs - Sept. 1 - Dec. 31, 2012 (A)
11. Senior Champion Ewe (ROSETTE)
12. Reserve Senior Champion (ROSETTE)
13. Early Junior Ewe Lambs - Jan. 1 - Jan. 31, 2013 (A)
14. Intermediate Junior Ewe Lambs - Feb. 1 - Feb 28, 2013 (A)
15. Late Junior Ewe Lambs - March 1, 2013 and after (A)
16. Pair Ewe Lambs (B)
17. Junior Champion Ewe (ROSETTE)
18. Reserve Junior Champion Ewe (ROSETTE)
19. Grand Champion Ewe (ROSETTE)
20. Reserve Grand Champion Ewe (ROSETTE)
21. Pen of Four Lambs (both sexes represented) (B)
22. Flock (to consist of 2 yearling ewes, 2 ewe lambs and 1 ram) (B)
23. Premier Exhibitor (BANNER)
*An exhibitor may enter a total of two yearling ewes. They may be in the same class or different
SHOWMANSHIP / COUNTY GROUPS
These classes are not to be entered on the entry form. Showmanship Classes will be held at 8:00 a.m. on
Saturday, Aug. 24. Senior showmanship will be at the conclusion of the Junior Show. County Group will follow the Market Lamb Show
Only exhibitors with entries in the breeding or market shows may enter showmanship. Exhibitors
must show their own animal, and animal must be shown in the Jr. Show by the exhibitor.
1. County Group to consist of five animals (any breed) owned by at least three (3) different
exhibitors from a county. An exhibitor may be a member of no more than one group. The groups
will be placed by the judge and all groups deemed worthy of an award will receive at least
2. Pee Wee Showmanship: exhibitors 3rd grade and younger; must be able to lead and control animal in the ring
without any assistance.
3. Junior Showmanship, those exhibitors in the 4th, 5th, and 6th grades as of Jan. 1 of the
4. Junior High Showmanship, those exhibitors in the 7th and 8th grades as of Jan. 1 of the current year.
5. Senior Showmanship, those exhibitors in the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grades as of Jan. 1 of the current year.
A scholarship will be awarded to the Senior Showmanship winner in the Jr. Sheep Show. The amount will be based on sponsorship monies
available on the day of the show. Scholarship monies must be claimed within two years of High School graduation.
Anyone wishing to make a donation to the scholarship fund may do so by contacting the Livestock Superintendent or fair office.
This scholarship presented by local Agriculture businesses and Junior Livestock supporters.