Livestock Shows

Sheep Show

Because of SAFF’s overall expansion, the sheep show will be in the McGough Arena. The pens and show ring will all be down on the main floor of the arena.

Sheep Show Times to be aware of :

Show entries close on 1 Oct, 2024
SAFF 2024, Friday October 18 to Sunday October 20
Check in Thursday 1 to 6 p.m. or Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

NO VEHICLES ALLOWED INSIDE MCGOUGH ARENA OR ALLOWED IN THE COVERED ARENA OUTSIDE MCGOUGH ARENA 

Junior Show, Saturday beginning at 9 a.m.
Open Ram Show, Saturday beginning at 3 pm.
Jacob Breed Sheep Show following the end of the Open Ram Show.
Open Show, Sunday beginning at 9 a.m.

Sunday, Jonathon or Ben Hearn will be offering shearing services. Location and cost TBA

You must read and sign the SAFF Livestock Rules and Regulations Form
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Health Certificates are required for all animals coming from outside of NC

All sheep must comply with the USDA Scrapie Eradication Program and be tagged

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Show coordinator is Kelsey Foster,  livestock@saffsite.org

NOTES

  • $25 late fee for registrations postmarked after 1 Oct, 2024
  • Use assigned stalls only. Do not change assigned pens without authorization.
  • Substitutions within a class are permitted: please turn in changes to the show coordinator by 6 p.m. Friday
  • Only one show person/animal in the ring
  • Only two entries per exhibitor per class
  • Judging is based 60% on wool quality (need 2 inch minimum of fleece), 40% on conformation: fleece class based solely on fleece
  • There must be a minimum of 2 entries to constitute a class; if only one entry, at the judge’s discretion classes will be combined by breed, color, or wool.
  • Juniors must be 18 yo or younger on show date.
  • No hay or straw available on site

2024 Sheep Show judge TBA

The Sheep Show will be in the McGough Arena

NO VEHICLES ALLOWED INSIDE MCGOUGH ARENA OR  ALLOWED IN COVERED ARENA OUTSIDE MCGOUGH ARENA

IF YOU NEED AN RV SPACE, see the separate request form

2024-RV-rental-form or online https://saffregistration.org/secure/rvregnonmbr.asp

GOAT SHOWS

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Angora Show Entry Form2024

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The goat show will be in McGough Arena.

Goat Show Times to be aware of:
Check in for goats is Thursday, noon to 6 or Friday 9 am-6 pm.

Saturday, 9 a.m. Angora Show
Saturday, 1 p.m. Pygora Show

Sunday, shearing will be available; times and location TBA

NOTES:

Please see the Angora or Pygora forms for more specific information.
Goats must be sheared not earlier than August 1st to be considered for placement.
You must read and sign the SAFF Livestock Rules and Regulations Form
Health Certificates are required for all animals coming from outside of NC
Upon arrival, use assigned stalls only; any questions, see TBA.
No hay or straw available on site; bring from your farm.
A late registration fee of $25 will be due for any entries postmarked after 1 Oct 2024.

Judge for 2024 Pygora Show Liza Sanford-CranePygora goat

Show coordinator for the Pygora Show is:
Beverly Vanhook

Packet should include:

  • Fees, including late fee if necessary; make checks payable to SAFF
  • Entry form for the appropriate show(s).
  • Signed SAFF Livestock Rules and Regulations form

IF YOU NEED AN RV SPACE, see the separate request form
2024-RV-rental-form or online https://saffregistration.org/secure/rvregnonmbr.asp


Angora Rabbits

Although no bunny show, there will be Angora rabbits at SAFF.

You’ll find Deb Clemens in the Expo Building, Booth 13-14,  Mountaintop Fibers will have a number of rabbits and their fiber.  The International Association of German Angora Rabbit Breeders have a booth right next door.  They will be demonstrating the care and feeding of these animals throughout the weekend.

Special Demonstration: Angora Rabbit Shearing on Saturday at 2 pm.  Tis will be held on the upper level of the McGough Arena

Visit Elaina Kenyon at Avillion Farm, in the Davis Arena, booth 10.


Llama and Alpaca Shows

There will be no Llama/Alpaca Shows this year. If you would like to exhibit your Llamas or Alpacas, download the following forms:

LIVESTOCK-EXHIBIT-REGISTRATION-2024

IF YOU NEED AN RV SPACE
2024-RV-rental-form or online https://saffregistration.org/secure/rvregnonmbr.asp