Calendar of Events

March 24   Annual Meeting, Wisconsin Livestock Breeders Association, Public Events Facility, Arlington Agricultural Research Station, Arlington, WI. or 608 868-2505, email
April 7   Northern Show Circuit Spring Sheep Sale - Pierce County Fair and Fairgrounds (WI) 364 N Maple St, Ellsworth, Wisconsin 54011 Contact John Bazille  715-684-9529
April 8  

22nd Annual Stephenson County Fiber Arts Fair, Jane Addams Community Center, Cedarville, IL. 815 541-0897

April 13-14  

26th Fiber Event, Putnam County Fairgrounds, Greencastle, IN.

April 23-24  

Wisconsin Alpaca & Fiber Fest, Washington County Fair Park, West Bend, WI.

May 1   Spring Preview entry deadline
May 1   WLBA Livestock Show Camp registration deadline
May 11-13   21st Shepherd’s Harvest Sheep & Wool Festival, Lake Elmo, MN. Contact: Julie MacKenzie, 612 961-9625
June 1-2  

Hoosier Hills Fiber Festival, Johnson County Fairgrounds, Franklin, IN., 317 403-5667.

June 2   38th Annual Spring Preview Show, Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson, WI.
June 2  

Midwest Junior Preview Show, Missouri State Fair Park, Sedalia, MO
June 9-10  

20th Annual WLBA Show Camp, Wisconsin State Fair Park, West Allis, WI
June 11-14   Wisconsin FFA Convention, Alliant Energy Center, Madison.
June 15   WSBC scholarship entries due -
June 17-18   Iowa Sheep & Wool Festival, Hanson Agriculture Student Learning Center, Ames, IA Contact: Regina Frahm or,
June 22 - 23  

Interstate Livestock Show, St. Croix Falls, WI. Show camp and dinner on Friday, 3 - 8 pm. Breeding sheep/market lamb shows on Saturday. Contact: Debbie Petzel at 612-578-1528

July 5-8  

All-American Junior Show   Indiana State Fairground, Indianapolis, IN

July 31   Wisconsin Summer Spectacular entry deadline
Aug. 2-12  

Wisconsin State Fair, West Allis, WI

Aug. 18   10th Annual Wisconsin Summer Spectacular Show, Marshfield, WI
Check the WLBA website at for more information
Sept 7-9     Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson, WI
Sept. 7-9   Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson, WI
Sept. 8   2018 Wisconsin Make It With Wool Competition, Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson, WI. Contact: Wynn Wittkopf, 262 370-1433.
Sept. 8   Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Co-op Used Equipment Auction, Jefferson County Fair Park, Jefferson, WI. Contact: Ryan Bingen, 262 339-9816. Consignment info:
Oct. 18   Copy/Ad Deadline – Fall Issue, Wisconsin Shepherd. Ads – Brittany Alf,,  Copy – Bob Black

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