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Aug. 26 – Labor Day, Sept. 6, 2021

336 Days 2 Hours 11 Mins

Sheep

The 2020 State Fair livestock competitions have been canceled, and it has been determined that an alternative or virtual event is not feasible. Check back in the winter and spring for updated information about the 2021 fair. To get the latest State Fair competition news in your inbox, join our email list.

2020 Sheep

  • Sheep Premium Book Section (PDF)
  • Sheep Entry Form (PDF)

Registration 2020

Registration closes at 4:30 p.m. on the dates below, or earlier if barn capacity is reached.

  • Opens: Monday, June 22
  • Mail-in Entry Deadline: Monday, Aug. 10
  • Online Entry Deadline: Monday, Aug. 10

Register Online

Entry Lists

  • First Half Breeds
  • Second Half Breeds
  • Special Contests & Lamb Lead

Fees

Entry:

  • $3 per animal
  • $3 per lamb lead individual

Judge List

  • All Other Meat Breeds: Dustin Cruit, Taylorville, Ill.*
  • All Other Wool Breeds: Dustin Cruit, Taylorville, Ill.*
  • Babydoll Southdown: Richard Jacobsen, LeGrand, Calif.*
  • Border Cheviot: Dustin Cruit, Taylorville, Ill.*
  • Columbia: Dustin Cruit, Taylorville, Ill.*
  • Corriedale: Dustin Cruit, Taylorville, Ill.*
  • Dorset: Richard Jacobsen, LeGrand, Calif.*
  • Hampshire: Richard Jacobsen, LeGrand, Calif.*
  • Lamb Lead: Brian Schermerhorn, New York Mills, Minn.*; Haley Dombek, Richfield, Minn.*
  • Lincoln: Dustin Cruit, Taylorville, Ill.*
  • Montadale: Dustin Cruit, Taylorville, Ill.*
  • Rambouillet: Dustin Cruit, Taylorville, Ill.*
  • Southdown: Richard Jacobsen, LeGrand, Calif.*
  • Suffolk: Richard Jacobsen, LeGrand, Calif.*

Divisions are listed alphabetically, not in show order. *Invited, not yet confirmed

Arrival & Departure Window

Arrival:

  • Wool Breeds – Wednesday, Aug. 26, 8 a.m. to Thursday, Aug. 27, 8 a.m.
  • Meat Breeds – Monday, Aug. 31, 4 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Departure:

  • Wool Breeds – Sunday, Aug. 30, 1-5:30 p.m.
  • Meat Breeds – Thursday, Sept. 3, 1-5 p.m.

SCHEDULE

All show times approximate, shows will run consecutively.

Thursday, Aug. 27 • Sheep Barn

  • 5 p.m. – Lamb Lead

Friday, Aug. 28 • Sheep Barn

  • 8 a.m. – Superintendent’s Special
  • 8:30 a.m. – P.A. Anderson Challenge
  • 9 a.m. – Rambouillet
  • 11 a.m. – Columbia
  • 1 p.m. – Montadale
  • 3 p.m. – Lincoln

Saturday, Aug. 29 • Sheep Barn

  • noon – Corriedale
  • 1 p.m. – Border Cheviot
  • 2 p.m. – All Other Wool Breeds
  • 4 p.m. – All Other Meat Breeds
  • 6 p.m. – Supreme Champion Ram and Ewe (approximately 15 minutes following the conclusion of the AOB Meat Show)

Sunday, Aug. 30 • Sheep Barn

  • 10 a.m. – Dress A Sheep Contest

Tuesday, Sept. 1 • Sheep Barn

  • 8 a.m. – Superintendents Special
  • 8:30 a.m. – P.A. Anderson Challenge
  • 9 a.m. – Hampshire
  • 1 p.m. – Suffolk
  • 3 p.m. – Babydoll Southdown

Wednesday, Sept. 2 • Sheep Barn

  • 8:30 a.m. – Southdown
  • noon – Dorset
  • 3 p.m. – Supreme Champion Ram and Ewe 

Results

More Information

For further information, please contact competition@mnstatefair.org or 651-288-4417.

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