34th North East Youth Sheep Show July 19 West Springfield MA

Contact: Kim Syme    Cell phone: 860-202-7004

Email: scotchlanefarm@cox.net

 

North East Youth Sheep Show Logo 34th North East Youth Sheep Show

July 19-22, 2018

 Mallory Complex, Eastern States Exposition

West Springfield, MA

 

 

The North East Youth Sheep Show (NEYSS) is the 3rd largest and longest running youth sheep show in the country.  It is the premier all-breed junior show in the northeast, attracting 200 youth exhibitors and 600-700 head of sheep, with 20+ breeds represented.

 

Weekend activities include:

  • Breed Shows
  • Market Lamb Show
  • Fleece Competition
  • Fitting & Showmanship Classes
  • Skill-a-thon & Quiz Bowl Contests
  • Educational Clinics
  • Friday Fun Night – Pizza Party & Ice Cream Social
  • Saturday Used Equipment Auction
  • Presentation of the NESWGA Harry Hardwick Scholarship, Youth Grants & Spirit Awards

 

Premiums and participation awards are given, as well as breed Champion and Reserve Champion banners and sashes.  The weekend culminates with the selection of the Supreme Ram, Ewe, and Flock awards.  The NEYSS is open to youth 21 years old and under.  The deadline to enter is June 15, 2018.

 

The NEYSS is sponsored by the New England Sheep & Wool Growers Association (NESWGA).  It is supported by national breed associations, local organizations and individual sponsors.  To learn more about the NEYSS or the NESWGA, please visit www.nesheep.org.

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