Entries are now Closed, please use events List for Reference Only
Head of Section: Mr. John Dixon, Wistow Lodge, Fleckney Road, Wistow, Leicester LE8 0QE
Tel: 0797 163 1133
Entries close: Monday 24th June 2019.
Entry fees: £4.00 per class. Young handlers FREE in Classes 1 & 2.
Judges: John Clay (Breeders), Ben Cole (Jacob), Shaun Smith (Rare Breeds), Norman Howe (Native), Matt Morris (Continental), TBA (Wool).
Judging commences: 1.00 pm All sheep to be on the showground by 12 noon.
Sheep handlers please note the following:
Change clothing and footwear before leaving licensed sheep area (showground).
Report movement of sheep to local authority on AML 1 form within 3 days of movement. CPH: 22/260/8000
All sheep must be identified by EAR tag.
Make sure all trailers are clean. Current regulations be observed.
Sheep & Lambs: Judged in pen
Classes 1-2 Kindly Sponsored by Melton Mowbray Market
Class 1 Young Handlers aged 4 – 9 (on date of the Show) – to be led.
Class 2 Young Handlers aged 10 – 16 (on date of the Show) – to be led.
Classes 3-12 Kindly Sponsored by Little Stacks Day Nursery
Class 3 Three Lambs suitable for retail trade sired by a native breed.
Class 4 Three Lambs suitable for retail trade sired by a continental breed.
Class 5 Three Mule or Masham Theaves.
Class 6 Three Theaves sired by a continental breed.
Class 7 Three Theaves sired by a native breed.
Class 8 Ewe and her own Suckling Lambs.
Class 9 Three Ewes – any Breed or Cross that have suckled in 2019.
Class 10 Single Ram Lamb – any Pure Breed.
Class 11 Single Ram Shearling and Older – any Pure Breed.
Class 12 A Hill, Heath or Downs Ewe and her own Progeny.
Jacob Sheep: shown according to Society’s Rules
Classes 13-18 Kindly Sponsored by Melton Meat Ltd of Pickwell
Class 13 Ewe that has suckled in 2019 – to be led.
Class 14 Shearling Ewe – to be led.
Class 15 Ewe Lamb – to be led.
Class 16 Ram Lamb – to be led.
Class 17 Shearling Ramb and Older – to be led.
Class 18 Group of Three (to be made up from above).
Rare Breeds: All to be led
Classes 13-18 Kindly Sponsored by Rural Building Supplies
Class 19 Any Aged Rare Breed Ram.
Class 20 Ram Lamb.
Class 21 Ewe and Progeny.
Class 22 Single Shearling Ewe.
Class 23 Ewe Lamb.
Class 24 Group of Three (to be made up from above).
Continental: all to be led
Class 25 Ewe that has suckled in 2018 – to be led.
Class 26 Shearling Ewe – to be led.
Class 27 Ewe Lamb – to be led.
Class 28 Ram Lamb – to be led.
Class 29 Shearling Ramb and Older – to be led.
Class 30 Group of Three (to be made up from above).
Native: all to be led
Class 31 Ewe that has suckled in 2018 – to be led.
Class 32 Shearling Ewe – to be led.
Class 33 Ewe Lamb – to be led.
Class 34 Ram Lamb – to be led.
Class 35 Shearling Ramb and Older – to be led.
Class 36 Group of Three (to be made up from above).
Championship & Trophies
Champion Jacob Rosette (given by The Jacob Sheep Society)
Reserve Champion Jacob Rosette
Champion Rare Breed Rosette
Reserve Champion Rare Breed Rosette
Champion Commercial Rosette
Reserve Champion Commercial Rosette
Show Champion Rosette
Reserve Show Champion Rosette
Little Stacks Day Nursery Cup – for Best Young Sheep Handler Any Age
Lt Col Hignett Challenge Cup – Best Pet of Lambs Exhibited by a Farmer in the Fernie Hunt Country.
A Davis Cup – for the Champion Commercial Ram.
J E Potter Cup – for the Champion Pen of Lambs.
The BP & BM Harding Perpetual Challenge Shield – for the Champion Jacob
G R Doughty Cup – for the Best Pen of Lambs Sired by a Native Ram.
Mr & Mrs J Dixon for winner Young Handler age 4 – 9 years.
Mrs P Bromley for winner Young Handler age 10 – 16 years.
Wheel & Compass – Weston-by-Welland: Silver Salver for Rare Breed Champion.
The Three Amigos: Shield for Best Portland in Rare Breeds.
Newton Croft Farms: Trophy for Overall Champion in Show.
ALL PRIZES TO BE PRESENTED AT 4.00 PM IN THE SHEEP LINES
Single Fleece to be judged on a table
Entry Fee £1 – Prize 1st = £10.00
Classes – Short Wool, Medium Wool, Long Wool and Coloured Wool
If you wish to apply via post please download the entrance form below:
Please ensure you read our Entry Rules before Applying
If you wish to enter online, please use the Form below. For Each Class Entry, please choose the Class, then the number of Pens needed for that class and then click ‘Add to Basket’. Repeat the steps for each class you wish to enter.
IF YOU ARE LOOKING TO ENTER THE FLEECE COMPETITION, PLEASE ENTER THE “NO OF PENS” AS 1 TO ALLOW FOR ORDERING