The 32nd annual Northeast Youth Sheep Show (NEYSS) will be held July 14th-17th at the Eastern States Exposition Fairgrounds in West Springfield, MA. The NEYSS is the premier all-breed junior sheep show in the northeast, attracting over 200 youth exhibitors showing close to 800 head of sheep. The show is open to all youth 21 years old and younger.
Highlights of the NEYSS include:
- Breeding Sheep Show
- Market Lamb Show
- Fleece Show
- Fitting & Showmanship Classes
- Skill-a-thon, Quiz Bowl & Clinics
- Family Fun Night, Pizza Party & Ice Cream Social
- New England Private Treaty Sale & Used Equipment Auction
Class winner and participation awards are given, as well as Supreme Champion and Reserve Champion Awards. The NEYSS is sponsored by New England Sheep & Wool Growers Association (NESWGA) and is supported by individual, local, and national breed associations and sponsors.
The NEYSS entry deadline is June 15th.
For more information about this event, or to learn about New England Sheep & Wool Growers Association, please visit www.nesheep.org.