Open Sheep Show🐑

                             Department 1 Division 2

Friday, July 26th,2019
July 12,2019


  1. All pairs and flocks must be entered by putting in the appropriate lot number. No pairs or flocks will be entered at the show!
  2. For breeding sheep, the registered name and registration number as it appears on the registration papers must be entered. NO PET NAMES, Ex: SALLY!
  3. If you have not received registration papers, enter pending. YOU MUST HAVE REGISTRATION PAPERS THE DAY OF THE SHOW. Papers will be checked!
  4. For leased sheep, all registration papers should be transferred in the exhibitor’s name or an appropriately executed lease agreement be presented to include the lessor, lessee, and witness signatures as well as all registration information. Registration papers must accompany agreement.
  5. Market lambs, commercial ewes and junior breeding sheep must be shown by the exhibitor with the exception of when there is more than one entry in a class.
  6. If you have read the instructions, Register Entries Online Here.

Breed Show



1st-$12     2nd-$10     3rd-$8     4th-$6     5th-$4     6th-$2

Class 1-All Other BREEDS

Class 2-Horned Dorest

Class 3- Dorest Advantage

Class 4-Polled Dorset

Class 5 – Hampshire

Class 6 -Katahdin

Class 7- Natural Color

Class 8 – Oxford

Class 9- Shropshire

Class 10- Southdown

Class 11- Suffolk

Class 12- Tunis


  Lots and Date of birth
  1. Senior Ram Lamb.                        9/1/18 -12/31/18
  2. Early  Junior Ram Lamb.              1/1/19 – 2/14/19
  3. Late Junior Ram Lamb.                2/15/19- or later
  4. Pair of Ram Lambs
  5. Grand Champion Ram- (Ribbon Only lots1,2 and 3)
  6. Reserve Grand Champion Ram- (Ribbon Only Lot 1,2 & 3)
  7. Senior Yearling Ewe.                9/1/17 – 2/15/18
  8. Junior Yearling Ewe.              2/16/18 – 8/31/18
  9. Pair of Yearling.
  10. Senior Ewe Lamb.                        9/1/18-12/31/18
  11. Early Junior Ewe Lamb.           1/1/19  -1/31/19
  12. Intermediate Junior Ewe Lamb.   2/1/19 -2/ 28/19
  13. Late Junior Ewe Lamb.            3/1/19 -or later
  14. Pair of Ewe Lambs
  15. Grand Champion Ewe -Ribbons Only
  16. Reserve Grand Champion Ewe -Ribbons Only (Lots: 7,8,10,11,12 &13)
  17. Flock= 2 Yearling ewes; 2 ewe lambs, 1ram


Rules & Information

  • All premium checks must be cashed within 30 days
  • Tennessee Exhibitors must have a (90 day) and Out of State Exhibitors must have a (30 day) Certificate of Veterinary Inspection and meet the requirements of the Scrapie Program and the Cocke County Fair.
  • All animals to be shown must arrive at the Fairgrounds by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 26th,2019 and will be released following the show if not entered in the Junior Show.
  • Competition is Open to anyone.
  • Online entries will only be accepted.
  • All animals in the show must be purebred and registered in the exhibitor’s name, or transferred to the exhibitor by July 1, 2019. Registration or transfer certificates, properly executed, must be presented to the show chairman upon arrival.
  • Exhibitors are allowed to enter NO more than two(2) animals per lot.
  • Exhibitors must comply with Tennessee Department of Agriculture Rules and the Cocke County Fair General Rules.
  • If only one entry in a class, exhibitor will receive 2nd place premium money.
  • Ribbons will be given for places 1st thru 10th.
  • Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champions will receive Rosette Ribbons.
  • Breed Show will be provided for any breed with ten(10) or more head an three(3) exhibitors. Breeds with less than ten(10) head and three(3) exhibitors will show in All Other Breeds, Class one(1).
  • Entry Forms must be postmarked by July 12, 2019. Late entries will not be guaranteed a pen space.
  • Entry fee: $2.00/head, Late Entry Fee: $3.00/head .
  • Each exhibitor must purchase a $5.00 livestock pass. Up to four (4) additional passes may be purchased for $5.00 each. One (1) vehicle and trailer only will be admitted and MUST park in designated area.
  • Feed and bedding must be furnished by the exhibitor and animals kept in assigned pens.
  • Decisions of the Show manager and Judges will be final.
  • Supreme Ram and Ewe will be selected from the Breed Show ONLY (classes 1-12) at the conclusion of the show.