August 25, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. in the First State Bank Livestock Pavilion

Superintendent: Doug Webb

Asst. Superintendent: Georgina Webb

Online Entry Deadline: Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Mail-In Entry Deadline: Received by Thursday, August 10, 2023

Late entries accepted ($5 per head late fee) through Friday, August 25, 2023 by 8:00 a.m.

Arrival & Check-In: Thursday, August 24, 2023 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. through Friday, August 25, 2023 by 8:00 a.m.

Open Breeding Sheep Show: Friday, August 25, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.

Release: Following completion of breed, if not in champion drive or showmanship contest

Trailer parking ONSITE, pending on weather. Overflow trailer parking offsite.

No showing off trailer. Livestock must be stalled in barn.



  1. ENTRY FEES: $20 per head
    • Online entry link available on Open Breeding Sheep page via Online entry deadline – August 16, 2023.
    • Mail-in entries accepted through August 10, 2023. Preferred method of entry is online!
  2. Late entries will also be accepted upon arrival ($5 late fee per head). Exhibitors must be registered by 8:00 a.m. on show day.
  3. Exhibitors must check in at livestock office. Exhibitor packets are received at this time.
  4. Passes and parking stickers will be enclosed in packets.
  5. No outside bedding allowed. Shavings and pellets will be available for purchase on grounds.
  6. Any substitutions may be made upon arrival.
  7. Breeding sheep must be registered in the recognized flock books of their respective breeds prior to August 1, 2023 and bear such identification as that breed association requires.
  8. Original registration certificates are required.
  9. There is no limit on the number of head an exhibitor may enter.
  10. Breeding Ages: For the purpose of this show, the following will apply regarding ages of breeding sheep.
    • Lambs must be carrying all milk teeth. Lambs showing either or both of their first pair of permanent incisors.
    • Sheep eligible to compete in the two-tooth breeding classes must show only the first pair of permanent incisors. Sheep which have dropped their central pair of milk teeth and show one or both teeth of the first permanent pair may show as singles only in the two-tooth classes of their respective breeds.
    • Sheep showing the first two to three pairs of permanent incisors may show as singles in the four-to-six tooth class only.
    • Sheep with more than six permanent teeth may not exhibit in the show.
  11. Divisions: Breeds and Show Order
    • Southdown
    • Suffolk
    • Hampshire
    • Dorset
    • Dorper
    • AOB
  12. Classes:
    • Ram Classes
      • Ram Lamb
      • Two-Tooth Lamb
      • Four-To-Six Tooth Lamb
    • Ewe Classes
      • Ewe Lamb
      • Two-Tooth Lamb
      • Four-To-Six Tooth Lamb
  13. Overall Grand Champion and Overall Reserve Grand Champion will receive AWARDS.

Please direct questions to (940) 391-3452!