2023 FLEECE SHOW DETAILS
Below are the details for the 2023 Suri Network All Suri Fleece Show with special links to help you prepare your fleeces. Details for the Spin-Off, Skein, and Fiber Arts competition are here
THE TRIPLE CROWN - NEW FOR 2023!
THE WOOLERY SPONSORS SPIN-OFF AND FIBER ARTS PRIZES!
JUDGES FOR 2023
Champion and Special Award winning fleece entrants
IMPORTANT FLEECE SHOW DATES:
March 25, 2023: Fleece show sponsorships are available
April 1, 2023: Show registration begins for Fleece, Spin-Off, Skein and Fiber Arts competitions
July 7, 2023: Fleece, Spin-Off, Skein and Fiber Arts competition registration closes
July 10, 2023: Refunds no longer given
July 14, 2023: Deadline for fleeces be delivered to Judy Schroeder or Boone County Extension Facility
July 14, 2023: Spin Off, Skein and Fiber Arts entries must be delivered to Dawn Browning (July 17th if being dropped off at AOA Show in Burlington, KY)
July 17, 2023: Show set up
July 18 & 19, 2023: Show judging
July 20, 2023: Show wrap and up pack up
Show Superintendent for 2023:Dawn Browning
Telephone (859) 338-2946
This is a mail in fleece show that will be judged immediately after the AOA
National Fleece Show on July 18th and 19th at the Boone County Cooperative Extension Facility 6028 Camp Ernst Road, Burlington, KY 41005.
Fleeces must be mailed to:
Suri Network Fleece Show
orSuri Network Fleece Show
c/o Judy Schroeder
1453 Dominion Trail
Hebron, KY 41048
FLEECE SHOW FEES:
Regular Fleece Show Entries per fleece:
Fleece Return Postage: $20 for first fleece and $6 for additional fleeces
FLEECE SHOW FORMS AND SPECIAL LINKS:
First Time Entrant Award- How it is determined
Breeders Cup Awards- How are they determined
Skirting A Suri Fleece For Uniformity video
Shearing And Noodling A Fleece For Competition video
How To Skirt A Fleece video
Noodling Your Fleece is
A HUGE THANK-YOU
The 2023 AOA Show System Handbook details the requirements for each kind of competition in the AOA Show System. The entire book is downloadable as a PDF. Specific sections apply to various fleece competitions, and you may wish to pay close attention to the following:
Chapter 5: Getting the Fleece Ready for the Fleece Show (p. 9-10)
Noodling and Bagging Information
Suri fleeces should be placed on the plastic sheet CUT SIDE UP, on an AOA approved clear plastic bag that has been sliced along its longest dimension and opened up.
AOA Shopping Cart Sold in quantities of 25 for $15.
U-Line — 1 mil poly bags SKU S-10920 — 36" x 42" — 1.5 oz
The method and materials used to noodle a fleece MUST meet AOA requirements as specified in the 2023 AOA Show System Handbook. Using only one plastic sheet of the mandatory allowed plastic bags (listed above) is permitted if the fleece is entered in a noodled presentation. A fleece improperly noodled in any material other than the specified clear plastic sheet may be disqualified from the show.