Friday, January 3, 2014

2014 Junior Sheep & Goat Skillathon

Youth should begin making plans to participate in the 2014 Junior Sheep & Goat Skillathon, to be held in conjunction with the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival on Sunday, May 4 at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland.

The Junior Sheep & Goat Skillathon is open to any youth between the ages of 8 and 18. Individuals and teams (of 3 or 4) from any county, state, or province may compete. Youth compete according to their age as of January 1st of the current year. Youth ages 8 to 10 compete as juniors; youth ages 11 to 13 compete as intermediates; and youth 14 to 18 compete as seniors.

Feed and forage identification
The preregistration deadline for individuals (requested) and teams (required) is April 28. Preregister by sending names, ages, and team affiliations via e-mail to Susan Schoenian at (or via fax at (301) 432-4089).

To learn more about the skillathon, visit the web page at

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