Calendar of Events

2017

May 20   Midwest Roundup Jackpot Show, 1001 Division Street, Mauston, WI
2 Shows - Weigh In Time: 8:00am - 9:00am. Contact: Alecia Bjerke
608-479-0404, alecia.treml@gmail.com
www.facebook.com/MidwestRoundup
May 20-21   2017 Spring Fiber Fling, McHenry County Fair Association, 11900 Country Club Road, Woodstock, IL, 815 338-5315 www.mchenrycountyfair.com
May 21   Youth Fitting & Showing Clinic, 1:00 p.m., Pavilion, Rock County Fairgrounds, Janesville, WI. Free.  Info: Jeoff Stevens 608 751-2539
May 21   UW-Platteville Block & Bridle, Grant County Fairgrounds, 916 Elm St.
Lancaster, WI. Weigh-In: 7:00 am - 8:30 am. Show 1: 10:00 am, Show 2: Noon. Contact: Casey Lobdell - 608-482-4525 lobdellca@uwplatt.edu 
www.pioneershowdown.com
May 25   Farm Tour with Seafood! Join Iowa County’s Farmer-Led Watershed Group for a Tour of 2 grazing farms followed by brats and seafood. 9:30 a.m. Butler Family Farm (Ann and David Zimrin), 5044 Wiest Rd, Spring Green.11:30 a.m. Hillside Pastures Farm (Daniel and Linda Marquardt), 6511 Hillside School Rd, Spring Green. Farm tour followed by lunch at Hillside Pastures Farm. Info: Margaret Krome, Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, 608-238-1440 or Gene Schriefer, Iowa County Extension, 608-930-9850.
May
27-28
 

Great Lakes Fiber Show - Great Lakes Show & Sale, Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster, OH, info@greatlakesfibershow.com or www.bannersheepmagazine.com

May
27-28
  Northern Show Circuit Lamb and Goat Show – Pierce County Fairgrounds. Contact: John or Holly Bazille jhkjfarm@yahoo.com 715-684-9529 Northern Show Circuit
May 30   Deadline – Nominations to the American Lamb Board. Email: James.Brow@ams.usda.gov
June
3
  Midwest Junior Preview Show
www.midwestjuniorpreviewshow.com
June
3
 

37th Annual WLBA Spring Preview Show
Jefferson Fair Park, Jefferson, WI
Entry Deadline – May 1st
Weigh-in Time 7:30 am – 9:30 am
Show Time: 10:00 am with Showmanship
Contact: Heidi Thorson 920-344-1234
www.wisconsinlivestockbreeders.com

June 4  

Shullsburg FFA Summer Slam Doubleheader, Lafayette County Fairgrounds, Darlington, WI. Weigh In Time: 7:30-9 a.m.
Show 1 10 a.m., Show 2 begins 30 minutes after completion of Show 1. Contact: Nathan Russell (608)206-9797, Jennifer Russell (608)206-9669 Email: nrussell@russelllawofficeswi.com

June
10-11
  Fiber on the Farm, Silver Creek Farm N1897 County Road M Watertown, WI  www.fiberonthefarm.com
June
10-11
 

WLBA Livestock Show Camp, Wisconsin State Fair Park
Check the WLBA website at www.wisconsinlivestockbreeders.com for more details as they are posted.

June
15-16
 

Charmasson Lamb Camp – Fairmont, MN  Contact Nate Resch (605) 999-8325.

June 15  

Deadline WSBC Scholarship Applications. (Postmarked)

Information: www.wisbc.com 608 868-2505 email wisbc@centurytel.net
June 16-17   American Polypay Sheep Association National Sale & Membership Meeting, Berrien Co. Youth Fairgrounds, Berrien Springs, MI http://www.countrylovin.com/polypay/index.html,  email asregistry@gmail.com
June
17
 

The 2017 Interstate Livestock Show will be held on Saturday, June 17 at the Polk Country Fair Park in St. Croix Falls, WI. A show camp will be held on Friday, June 16.
www.facebook.com/Interstate-Livestock-Show-765818773519767/

June 17 - 18  

Iowa Sheep & Wool Festival, Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center, Iowa State University, 2508 Mortensen Road, Ames, IA. Contact Regina, gina.frahm@gmail.com or www.iowasheepandwoolfestival.com

June
19-24
  Midwest Stud Ram Sale – Sedalia,
www.midwestsale.com/schedule
June
21-23
  4-H Area Animal Science Days – These are the qualifying contests for the State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest. Each year there usually is a topic that each species participates in. In addition, there is a meats portion to the day’s events. Wednesday, June 21 – Wood County Thursday, June 22 – Trempealeau County Friday, June 23 – Dodge County
www.fyi.uwex.edu/youthlivestock/programs/area-animal-science-days
June 29 -
July 2
 

24th Annual All American Junior Show, Alliant Energy Center, Madison,
WI. Email Judy Schambow at highpt@hughes.net.  All American Junior
Show website/show information: http://www.countrylovin.comHYPERLINK "http://www.countrylovin.com/AAJSS/index.html"/HYPERLINK "http://www.countrylovin.com/AAJSS/index.html"AAJSS/index.html.

June 29 -
July 2
 

All American Junior Sheep Show – Madison, WI
www.countrylovin.com/AAJSS

July 8   Summer Field Day, Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Co-op, 2:00 p.m. Dave & Mary Troxel and Sara & Chris Hildebrandt Co-hosts, Troxel Columbias, 6127 – 9th Avenue, Plainfield, WI 54966. Lunch provided. Free, please RSVP by July 1 at  wisbc@centurytel.net or 608 868-2505 after 5:00 p.m.
July
12-15
 

Sheep for Profit School – To learn more about other programs and online courses offered go to www.pipestonesheep.com

July 13   Advertising Deadline: Summer Issue Wisconsin Shepherd Contact: Lynn Crooks Advertising alcrooks00@gmail.com  608 723-6817
July
16
  Showdown at Dodge, Dodge Co. Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam. WI Shawn O’Donovan, 920 960-6460, email odonovan.shawn@gmail.com or Alan Thorson, 920 344-1235 or email metrohamps@hotmail.com
July
16
 

Showdown at Dodge

Dodge County Fairgrounds, Beaver Dam, WI
Weight in 8-9:30 AM
Show 1: 10 AM, Show 2: Follows Show 1
100% Payback
Contact: Shawn O’donovan 920-960-6460
odonovan.shawn@gmail.com                                                            Alan Thorsen 920-344-1235
metrohamps@hotmail.com

July 29  

Center of the Nation NSIP Sale, Clay County Fairgrounds, Spencer, IA

 Contact: Dr. Dan Morrical 515 460-1396, www.nsip.org
July
31
 

Entry Deadline: WLBA Summer Spectacular
www.wisconsinlivestockbreeders.com Email: alfhamp@centurytel.net

July
31
 

Summer Spectacular entry deadline Check the WLBA website at www.wisconsinlivestockbreeders.com for more details as they are posted.

August 3-13      Wisconsin State Fair, Wisconsin State Fair Park, West Allis.  www.wistatefair.com
August 3-13     

Wisconsin Wool Works! Wisconsin State Fair Park Sheep Barn
Consignment information: Carol Black carol@ewesfulgifts.com 920 296-0326.

August 12   Eastern NSIP Sheep Sale, Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster, OH. Contact: Rusty Burgett 515 708-8850 , email info@nsip.org , www.nsip.org
August
15
  Entry/Registration Deadline – Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival www.wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com wisbc@centurytel.net
August 16-20   

Michigan Fiber Fest (Workshops 16-19, Festival 18-20) Allegan County

Fairgrounds, Allegan, MI. www.michiganfiberfestival.info or 269 948-2497
August
19
 

Summer Spectacular Show, Marshfield, WI  Check the WLBA website at www.wisconsinlivestockbreeders.com for more details as they are posted.

September
7-10
 

Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival – Jefferson, WI www.wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com

September 8-10      Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson, WI. www.wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com
September 8-10     

Wisconsin Wool Works! Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Jefferson County Fair park, Jefferson, WI. Consignment info: Carol Black, 920 296-0326 or carol@ewesfulgifts.com

September 9   Wisconsin State Make It With Wool Competition, Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson, WI. Contact: Wynn Wittkopf, jwwittkopf@core.com 262 370-1433
September 9  

Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Co-op Used Equipment & Live Benefit Auction, Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson, WI Contact: Ryan Bingen, ryan.bingen@gmail.com or 262 339-9816 or
www.wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com

September 10  

Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival Open Market Lamb Show
Jefferson Fair Park, Jefferson, WI. Show starts at 10:30 am with Showmanship. Enter online by August 15th for a reduced fee at
www.wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com 

September 10   Pen of 3 Carcass Competition, Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson, WI. Info: Brandon Knutson, 608 732-4955 diamondk.clublambs@yahoo.com or Tim Miller 608 751-2963 tailwindfarm@gmail.com , www.wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com
September 23   UW Production Sale, Public Events Facility, Arlington Agriculture Research Station, Arlington, WI. Contact: Todd Taylor, toddtaylor@wisc.edu
October 19   Advertising Deadline: Fall Issue Wisconsin Shepherd Contact: Lynn Crooks Advertising alcrooks00@gmail.com  608 723-6817
October 31   North American International Livestock Exposition, Kentucky Exposition
November 16   Center, Louisville, KY  www.livestockexpo.org
2018    
March 10   Arlington Sheep Day, Public Events Facility, Arlington Agriculture Research Station, Arlington, WI
Sept 13-15   2018 Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson, WI www.wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com


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