How to Make an Entry
The Delaware State Fair enthusiastically recommends that all exhibitors download the ShoWorks Passport app and use it starting this year.
Enter your Sheep in the 2020 Delaware State Fair! Entries can only be made online via the Delaware State Fair’s website beginning 9:00 AM April 1, 2020 thru 11:59 PM June 1, 2020.
Sheep Show Date and Time
- Fitting & Showmanship: Tuesday, July 28 – 9:00 AM
- Market Classes (Junior only): Tuesday, July 28 – following Fitting & Showmanship
- All Breed Classes: Wednesday, July 29 – 9:00 AM beginning with Class 27 (Pen light)
- Wool Lead Line Contest: Sunday July 26 – 6:30 PM
Sheep Arrival and Departure Specifications
Sheep may arrive on Thursday, July 23 starting at 8:00 AM and MUST be in place by 8:00 AM, Saturday, July 25. Exhibitors of breed animals may remove up to 1/3 of their breed animals from 12:00 AM – 6:00 AM Thursday, July 30. Please notify your superintendent before removal of any animals and remember to clean any vacated area. All remaining animals may not leave the grounds before 1:00 AM Sunday, August 2 or premiums will be forfeited.
Mandatory Barn Meeting Saturday, July 25 at 8:00 AM – Kent Building. Weigh-ins to follow. All shows will take place at the Kent Building.
It is the responsibility of each exhibitor to read all General Animal Exhibitor Rules. These rules can be found in the exhibitor’s handbook. Sheep exhibitors must be at least five (5) years of age as of January 1st of the current Fair year (2020). Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Training is required for all junior market animal exhibitors and goat show exhibitors. Find specifications: 2020 Quality Assurance Certification Requirement for Delaware State Fair Market Animal Exhibitors.