This year the Wool Handling will be held in the Sheep Pavilion alongside the Western District Sheep Show.
The competition for Sheepvention 2016 will include, Wool handling, Wool classing and Blade Shearing. There will be shearing demonstrations along with the competitions featuring Novice and Open classes. This competition will be held on the Monday &Tuesday of Sheepvention and will be followed by a blade shearing event. Spectators never fail to be amazed at the speed and skill of the woolhandlers in these competitions.
New this year is the Legacy Wall of Wool which will be located adjacent to the shearing and will include a display of Shearing Equipment.
Wool Handling Competition Times:
Monday at the Sheep Pavilion (Site 27):
9:30am - Novice Wool Handling
11:00am - Senior Wool Handling
1:00pm - Open Wool Handling
3pm - Open Wool Handling Final