MSBA Sponsored Awards

The Maryland Sheep Breeders Association is proud to sponsor the following awards at Fairs and Festivals across the state by providing trophies and/or monetary prizes. We are feel it especially important to sponsor 4-H awards, as we recognize that youth represent the future of our industry.

  • Allegheny Count Fair and Ag Expo – Champion 4-H Showman
  • Baltimore County Fair – Champion 4-H Showman
  • Calvert County Fair – Champion 4-H Showman
  • Caroline County Fair – Champion 4-H Showman
  • Carroll County 4-H and FFA Fair – Supreme Champion 4-H Ewe
  • Cecil County Fair – Champion 4-H Showman
  • Charles County Fair – Champion 4-H Showman
  • Frederick County Fair – Supreme Champion 4-H Ewe
  • Howard County Fair
    • Champion 4-H Rate of Gain
    • 4-H Sheep Lead Class – Senior – Made*
    • 4-H Sheep Lead Class – Senior – Purchased*
    • 4-H Sheep Lead Class – Junior- Made*
    • 4-H Sheep Lead Class – Junior – Purchased*
    • 4-H Sheep Lead Class – Intermediate- Made*
    • 4-H Sheep Lead Class – Intermediate- Purchased*
    • 4-H Sheep Lead Class – Clover – Made*
    • 4-H Sheep Lead Class – Clover – Purchased*
    • Supreme Champion 4-H Wool Ram*
    • Supreme Champion 4-H Wool Ewe*
    • Best Open Class Handspinning*
    • Best Open Class Handweaving*
    • Best Open Class Weaving Entry Made of Maryland Wool*
    • Supreme Champion Wool Open Class Wool Fleece*
  • Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival
    • Skein & Garment Competition – Best of Maryland Wool, Skein
    • Skein & Garment Competition – Best of Maryland Wool, Article
    • Skein & Garment Competition – Best of Maryland Wool, Producer
    • Mamie Francis Blanket Competition – Best Blanket Made of Maryland Wool
  • Maryland State Fair
    • 4-H Individual Sheep Judging
    • 4-H Team Sheep Judging
    • 4-H Individual Sheep Reasons
    • 4-H Team Sheep Reasons
    • Supreme Champion 4-H Ewe
    • Supreme Champion 4-H Ram
  • Montgomery County Fair
    • Grand Champion Ewe of the Breeds
    • Largest Wool Entry in Handspinning*
    • Heaviest Wool Entry in Handspinning*
  • Southern Maryland Spring Show – Champion 4-H Showman
  • Washington County Ag Expo – Supreme Champion 4-H Breeding Ewe

*Prizes sponsored by the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival