General Information

The Lower Mainland Sheep Producers Association cordially invites you to our

LMSPA Wool ‘n Ewe A-Fair

Special Guests!  Canadian Cashmere Producers Association

Saturday, JUNE 10, 2017

Time: 10am – 4pm

Place:  Alice McKay Building at the Cloverdale Rodeo Fairgrounds 6050 – 176 Street Cloverdale (entrance off of 60th Ave.,)

(see map link at the bottom of this page).

 FLOOR PLAN

2017 Floor Plan

Floor plan KEY 2017

Come &  enjoy the days events!

  • see a live sheep and cashmere goat!
  • Watch Hand Shearing demonstration
  • Hear all about different breeds of sheep
  • See how a sheep fleece  and a Cashmere fleece is judged
  • Meet local sheep producers and Artists
  • Spinning, weaving, felting demonstration
  • Win Prizes!
  • Bid on Award Winning Sheep and Cashmere Fleeces at the Live auction!

The Lower Mainland Sheep Producer Association takes great care in providing you

  • Locally raised, top quality fleece
  • Ideal for spinners, crafters, and knitters
  • Primitive, Fine, Long wool, Down, white and coloured

All fleeces are judged and examined for quality.  The best fleeces will be placed.  Judging will take place at:  22965 – 64 Ave Langley,  on May 27, prior to the Fleece Show and Sale.  A judging demo on one fleece will be done at the show.

*** Buyers must register to Bid on Fleece ***

BIDDING ON FLEECE? 

To streamline on the day of the sale, you can pre-register for your bidder number. Please download the  Bidder Form here.  Fill in the form (leaving the Bidder Number space empty) and e-mail the form to sheepproducers@gmail.com or fax 604-530-0862. (Faxes accepted between 7am & 8:30pm) You can pick up your Bidder card on the day of the sale by showing photo ID.

AUCTION GUIDELINES LMSPA LIVE Auction Information

AUCTIONEER: Fred Glasbergen & Susan Russell

OUR FLEECE JUDGE: Linda Cunningham

Linda CunninLinda Cunningham fleece judge 2016 and 2017gham is a fibre artist and bookbinder who spins, knits, and felts items ranging from miniature books to large installation works, and has been exhibited across Canada, in the United States, and The Bahamas. Her work is held in public and private collections. A certified fleece judge, she is a graduate of Parsons School of Design in New York City, and also holds a Master in Environmental Design from The University of Calgary, in Calgary, AB.

 

Scribe: Jacqueline Brind

 

For List of Past winners and Fleece sales please visit our Archives

 

SCHEDULE 2017

8:00 AM – 9:30 AMVendors set up
10:00 AM – 4:00 PMVendor tables open for sales, Door prizes, felting fun, other demos, food, photo booth...
10:00 AM – 12:00 PMFLEECE VIEWING
10:30 AM - 11:00AMSheep Shearing & fleece judge demo
11:00 AMCashmere Judging & info Demo
11:30 AM - NoonAwards & Winners Photo's
12:15 PM - 4:00 PMLIVE Auction

2016 Judging fleece

Pre-judged Fleece on Sale day

Shearers
TBA
Food
No concession available but we will have coffee, pop and water and snacks available
Parking
There is plenty of FREE parking.
Facilities
Full service washrooms available

Got sheep? Want to enter your fleece? Click here.

 

Map – Directions

Street View

Updated April 28, 2017