Page Last Updated: 12-Sep-18

This year's Festival is October 20-21. To make it all come together, there are deadlines. If you're not coming to the Festival this year, we hope you can make it next year!
TIP: It's always better to think of the opening date as your deadline, not the last day, since space fills up before the deadline date. Don't be shy about asking us questions. Direct them to the contacts listed on the linked pages below.


NEW Sept. 1 - Deadline to make your Pre-Sale souvenir purchases to pickup at the festival. Read the INSTRUCTIONS.

Aug. 31 - Deadline to enter sheep (and Angora goats) in the New York Bred Ewe Sale. Registration open soon.

No more Logo Art Contest

Sept 14 - Deadline to enter sheep into the Black and White Sheep Show. Registration Full  closed now.

Sept 21 - Deadline to enter sheep into the Bred Ewe Sale. New division for cross-bred and unregistered wool breeds!

Oct 1 - Deadline to enter items into the many Fiber Contests, or register for the Fleece to Shawl team contest (mail). Registration opens Sept. 4. The 2018 Fiber Arts Contests featured breed will be Cormo and the Fiber Contests "Item of the year" is HATS.

Oct 4 - Deadline to enter raw fleece in the Fleece Show and Sale, or until 700 fleeces are registered, whichever comes first. Reg opens Tuesday Sep. 5.

Oct 5 - Deadline to enter Angora goats into the Angora Show. Registration opens Sept 15.

Oct 11 - After this date, workshop registrants will not receive e-tickets to get into the festival, and will need to go to a certain gate with a list to get in Sat. or Sun.

Oct 18-21 - Deadline to get into Workshops (though walk-ins are welcome) Registration open, classes filling up quickly.

2pm Oct 21 - Deadline to vote for the People's Choice Award in the Photography Contest

Tickets on sale now for the Festival. If you're taking a Workshop, you might have a pass to get in. Check the terms with your class. Volunteers get an e-ticket for the day(s) they are helping.

Hope you can make it.
-Festival Committee
sheepandwool.com