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Welcome to the 2019 Fleece Show and Sale!
REGISTRATION IS OPEN
Our aim is to provide the consumer with beautiful healthy, clean fiber suitable for hand spinning.
It's new and different! PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ THIS.
Fleeces entered must be from this year’s clip, well-skirted and placed in a CLEAR PLASTIC BAG. The clear bags should be large enough to show the fleece to its best advantage. DO NOT TIE THE FLEECE OR THE BAG. Fleeces heavily contaminated with vegetation or other debris will not be accepted for sale.
NEW: No products used to enhance the fleece may be used. The committee will inspect each entry and the decision of the show managers is final. Rejected fleeces will not have entry fees refunded.
In addition to the printable tag mentioned above, one 3x5 index card should be placed in a clear plastic sandwich bag securely taped or stapled to the inside of the fleece bag with the writing showing the following information.This needs to be done in ADDITION TO the sheet printed with entry data mentioned above.
|Breed/weight||Clip||Age at shearing|
|If crossbred, identify breeds||Weight||(juv, yr, 2 yr, adult)|
|Total cost||Total cost||Total cost|
Write the unique ID number in the UPPER RIGHT hand corner, example: 2019-012 on one card, and 2019-018 on another card.
Do NOT put the price per pound, just the total cost.
DO NOT PUT YOUR NAME OR FARM NAME ON THIS CARD. If you wish, you may place a business card or contact information under the fleece at the bottom of the bag.
There will be a 5% commission on all sales.
New York State and Dutchess County sales taxes will be collected at the time of sale. All sales are final.
While every attempt will be made to provide for security of the fleeces at the sale, the Festival will not be held liable for items lost or stolen while on display.
Payment for entries, as mentioned above, is through our secure website. We accept most major credit cards. Your entry is not processed and secured until payment is made.
The sale will be held in Building B on the festival grounds and can be reached by using the Mulberry Street entrance. Please refer to the festival map of the grounds for directions.
FLEECE DROP OFF
ONLY Pre-entered fleeces will be received for show and sale on
Thursday, OCTOBER 17, 2019 - NOON - 4pm
Friday, OCTOBER 18, 2019 - 9:30am - 4pm.
Fleeces that arrive late will not be accepted and no refunds will be made.
If you choose, you may stay to observe the judging. If you plan on staying for judging, please let the VOLUNTEER checking in your fleeces know. All fleeces will be judged or graded and will receive a red or blue ranking. There will be ribbons awarded for Best of Class in all categories and Best Colored and Best White in wool and mohair fleeces. Judges comments will accompany each.
While we will make every attempt to process payments quickly, please allow 60 days to receive payment for your sold fleeces.
Sale begins at 9am on Saturday, October 19, 2019. Fleeces still available for sale on Sunday may have a price reduction BUT the producer must first check with the show managers for approval.
Sale ends at 3pm on Sunday, October 20, 2019.
PICK UP YOUR UNSOLD FLEECES
Unsold fleeces may be picked up between 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm on Sunday after checking in with the show manager. Fleeces remaining after 4:00 pm become the property of DCSWGA.
Thank you for your entries. Good luck with the sale. We hope to see you in October!