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2014 Fleece Show and Sale

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 Welcome to the New York  State Wool, Mohair and Alpaca Fleece Show and Sale registration site.

PLEASE CHECK BACK THROUGHOUT THE YEAR AS SOME CONTENT MAY CHANGE.

2015 Registration open after Labor Day.

Registration end date will be October 9th OR  if the limit of 700 entries is reached.

PLEASE NOTE - NO CHANGES CAN BE MADE TO ENTRIES AFTER PAYMENT IS MADE. ENTRIES ARE NOT COMPLETED UNTIL PAYMENT IS MADE. 

FLEECE SHOW RESULTS  2014

White Fine Fleece
1st - Sara Healy
2nd - Donna  Abbruzzese
3rd - Sara Healy

White Medium Fleece
1st - John Bostek  Champion
2nd - John Bostek   Reserve Champion
3rd - Kate Bostek

White Long Fleece
1st - Regina Embler
2nd - Rebecca Beguin
3rd - Laurie Hyson

Natural Colored Fine Fleece

1st - Heidi Simmons     Reserve Champion
2nd - Marie Minnich
3rd - Karin Kennedy

Natural Colored Medium Fleece
1st - Karin Kennedy
2nd - Heidi Simmons
3rd - Margot Becker

Natural Colored Long Fleece
1st - Lizabeth Schafer     Champion
2nd - Tracy Sands
3rd - Carole Foster

Primitive Wool Fleece
1st - Mike Kelley   Champion
2nd - Isabelle Tower   Reserve Champion
3rd - Christina Ahlseen

SUPREME CHAMPION FLEECE – BEST IN SHOW
John Bostek

MOHAIR FLEECE SHOW RESULTS - 2012

WOOL FLEECE SHOW RESULTS - 2012

 
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING UPDATED INFORMATION CAREFULLY. THE LINK IS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

Please read the following CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING with the entry registration process. THANK YOU !

Welcome to the 2015 Fleece Show and Sale. A very special THANK YOU to our 2014 exhibitors for a very successful show. Your cooperation and positive response was greatly appreciated.

We are looking forward to another successful show and sale and to seeing all of you again this year.

 

All entries will be done online. If you need to make a change to your entry, you will have to DELETE the entry and create a new one with the new, corrected details.

 

DEADLINE to Enter fleeces online: OCTOBER 9, 2015 OR IF THE MAXIMUM NUMBERS OF 700 ENTRIES IS REACHED.

Entry Fee: $4.00 per fleece.

Entries allowed online only. Please register your fleeces early as there are a limited number of openings. Registration will close October 9th 2015 or when we reach the 700 fleece limit. No late entries will be allowed.

Sheep fleece entries are limited to 10 per producer. Sales tax will be collected.

There will be a 5% sales commission on all sales.

Pre-Entered fleeces will be received for show and sale ONLY ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2015 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Fleeces entered for sale must be from this years clip, well skirted and arrive in CLEAR plastic bags. The clear bags must be large enough to show the fleece to it's best advantage. Please do not skimp on bag size. Please DO NOT tie bags.  Fleeces are not to be tied. Fleeces heavily contaminated with vegetable matter or other debris will not be eligible for inclusion in the sale. Our goal is to provide the consumer with beautiful, healthy, clean fiber. The committee will screen all fleeces upon entry. Decision of the show managers is final.

All fleeces will receive a unique bar code sticker upon entry. This will enable the checkout process as well as inventory to be more efficient.

ONE 3x5 card should be placed in a clear plastic bag securely STAPLED to the inside of the bag, writing showing, with the following information for judging:

 

WOOL BREEDS 
MOHAIR ALPACA
Breed/Weight 
if cross bred please
identify breeds 
Clip/Weight

Age at Shearing

(Juv, Yr, 2Yr, Adult)

Total Cost of fleece Total Cost of fleece Total Cost of fleece

 

PLEASE WRITE THE UNIQUE FLEECE ID NUMBER FOR EACH ENTRY FROM THE ON LINE REGISTRATION IN UPPER RIGHT HAND CORNER THE 3X5 INDEX CARD.

DO NOT PUT YOUR NAME or FARM NAME on the Index Card. PLEASE place a business card or contact information that you would like the buyer to have INSIDE THE FLEECE BAG. Most consumers appreciate this info. Thanks!

Payment for entries may be made by either check or credit card online using PayPal, a secure online payment company that does not allow others access to your payment information. It is not necessary to have a PayPal "account" to use this service with your personal bank checks or credit cards.

PayPal

The Wool, Mohair and Alpaca fleece sales are combined. The sale will be held in Building B on the festival grounds and can be reached by using the Mulberry Street entrance. Please refer to the festival map of the grounds for directions. You will be able to drive in and unload your fleeces at the door on Friday. There will be NO REFUNDS for fleeces that are not accepted due to late arrival!


If you choose, you may stay to observe the judging. All fleeces will be judged or graded and will receive a blue or red ranking. There will be ribbons awarded for Best of Class in all categories and Best Colored and Best White in wool and mohair fleeces. Judges comments will accompany each.


SALE BEGINS 9am, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2015 to allow people to purchase their fleeces early and avoid waiting in long lines.


While every attempt will be made to provide for the security of fleeces entered in the sale, the Festival will not be held liable for items lost or stolen while on display.


SALE ENDS 3pm - Sunday, October 18, 2015.

Unsold fleeces must be picked up no later than 4pm or will become property of DCSWGA.


Thank you for your entries. Good luck with the sale. We will see you on October 16, 2015 between 9am and 4pm.


Sincerely,
Mary Drumm and Regina Embler
Co-Chairs
 

Mary Drumm                                                Regina Embler
176 Fox Hollow Road                                   411 Knox Road
Valatie,NY 12181                                          Schoharie, NY 12157
518-784-2521                                                518-872-2427

 

LINK TO EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION HERE

 

NOTE: Check back for updates! Last updated: NOVEMBER 3, 2014 

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