Black Sheep Gathering

SHEEP SHOW

Judge: Jacob Reister • Reister Farms • Washougal, Washington

Reister Farms was established in 1957 in McMinnville, Oregon and is now a third generation farm located in Washougal, Washington. Since inception Reister Farms has been passionate about agriculture and that passion has been handed down through the generations; sheep have been our mainstay. Our primary focus for the past 50 years has been to produce top quality breeding stock. However, as the next generation of Reisters have returned to the farm after college, the farm expanded and adopted a new focus – direct marketing top quality, sustainably produced lamb.

Currently we farm 130 acres where we run 300 Corriedale and Columbia brood ewes. We believe in producing a product that not only tastes great, but is environmentally responsible and healthy for our customers to consume. We embrace humane animal husbandry practices and sustainable farming methods.

    LOTS:

  1. Registered Navajo-Churro.
  2. Registered Shetland.
    • Award: The Northwestern Shetland Sheep Breeders Trophy for the Best Young Breeders Flock of Shetland Sheep.
  3. Registered Jacob.
  4. Omitted letter.
  5. Registered White Lincoln.
  6. White Registered Long, Medium and Fine Wool Breeds.
  7. Teeswater.
  8. Registered White Romney.
  9. BlueFaced Leicester (white and natural colored, 2 white and 2 natural colored allowed per exhibitor, per class).
  10. NCWGA Primitive breeds.
  11. NCWGA Registered Long/Coarse Wool (48 and lower).
  12. NCWGA Registered Medium Wool (50-58).
  13. NCWGA Registered Fine Wool (60 and finer).
  14. Natural Colored Romeldale/CVM.
    • Award: Romeldale/CVM Award for Best Romeldale in Show and Romeldale/CVM Fleece.
  15. Reg. Natural Colored Wool Breeds — non-NCWGA flocks.
  16. Omitted letter.
  17. Omitted letter.
  18. Omitted letter.
  19. Natural Colored Lincoln.
  20. Registered Colored Romney.
  21. Omitted letter.
  22. Omitted letter.
  23. Omitted letter.
  24. Sunday — Junior Sheep Show — See Livestock Rule 17

  25. Registered Long/Coarse Wool (48 and lower) Junior.
  26. Registered Medium/Fine Wool (50 and finer) Junior.
  27. Junior Showmanship (Jr. ages 5-10, Int. ages 11-14, Sr. ages 15-18).

CLASS:

  1. Yearling Ram — less than 24 months old.
  2. Fall Ram Lamb — born September 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020.
  3. Spring Ram Lamb — born February 1, 2020 and later.
  4. Pair of Ram Lambs — bred and owned by exhibitor. Must be shown in class 2 or 3.
  5. Yearling Ewe — less than 24 months old.
  6. Fall Ewe Lamb — born September 1, 2019 -January 31, 2020.
  7. Spring Ewe Lamb — born February 1, 2020 and later.
  8. Pair of Ewe Lambs — owned by exhibitor. Must be shown in class 6 or 7.
  9. GROUP CLASSES:

  10. Breeders Young Flock — 1 ram lamb, 2 ewe lambs bred and owned by exhibitor. Must have been shown in classes 2 and 5.
  11. Classes for the following breeds only: Shetlands, Icelandics, Jacobs, Navajo-Churro and Gotlands. Please note birthdates.

  12. Two-year old Ram not born before January 1, 2018 (showing two-year old teeth).
  13. Yearling Ram – less than 24 months (showing yearling teeth).
  14. Ram Lamb – born January 1, 2020 and later.
  15. Pair of Ram Lambs – bred and owned by exhibitor. Must be shown in class 12.
  16. Two-year old Ewe not born before January 1, 2018 (showing two-year old teeth).
  17. Yearling Ewe – less than 24 months (showing yearling teeth).
  18. Ewe Lamb – born January 1, 2020 and later.
  19. Pair of Ewe Lambs – bred and owned by exhibitor. Must be shown in class 16.

BLACK SHEEP CUP

Best Young Flock of Show: Winners of each lot to compete. This is a perennial trophy donated by the Black Sheep Newsletter.

GLEN EIDMAN MEMORIAL TROPHY

Best Sheep of Show: Champions from each lot to compete. This is a perennial trophy in Glen’s memory donated by the Black Sheep Gathering organization.

LIVESTOCK BREEDERS

Promote your farm and support the BSG by donating your lamb or goat for the 2020 Black Sheep Gathering Potluck.

SHEEP SHOW

Judge: Jacob Reister
Reister Farms
Washougal, Washington

Reister Farms was established in 1957 in McMinnville, Oregon and is now a third generation farm located in Washougal, Washington.Read More.

ANGORA GOAT SHOW

Judge: Bonnie Pember Naumann
Bandera, Texas

Bonnie Pember Naumann was born and raised in Bandera, Texas and she grew up showing Angoras and judging wool and mohair with her local 4H program. Read More.

FLEECE SHOW

Wool , Mohair and Alpaca Judge: Judith MacKenzie
Forks, Washington

She has worked as a textile artist for many years. As a spinner, dyer and weaver, she has traveled and worked throughout North America and abroad. Read More.

FIBER ARTS AND YARN SHOW

Judge: Jane McLean
The Dalles, Oregon

I’m Northwest Regional Spinners Association trained. I have helped judge at NwRSA Conferences. Read More.