2015 National Show & Sale will be June 8-13,2015 in Fairmont, MN.
Schedule of Events
Monday, June 8th: Sheep may arrive after 8 AM at the Martin County Fairgrounds, located just south of Interstate 90, use Exit 99. Hotels and restaurants are located south of Interstate 90, use Exit 102. Wednesday, June 10th: Sheep in place by 8 AM. Check in with Doelene Pitt. Thursday, June 11th: Friday, June 12th: Red Rock Center, Downtown, Fairmont Saturday, June 13th:
8 AM--Weigh yearling rams, paint brand sheep, veterinarian check of consigned sheep.
10 AM--Jr. Show Judge: Steve Kitzen
3 PM--Wool Show
5 PM--Annual CSBA Meeting at Fairgrounds. Annual dues must be paid in order to vote.
6:30 PM--Host BBQ at Fairgrounds
8 AM--National Columbia Show Judge: Mike Caskey
6:30 PM--Annual Banquet and Auction
10 AM--National Columbia Sale: Danny Westlake, Auctioneer
Wednesday, June 10th: Sheep in place by 8 AM. Check in with Doelene Pitt.
Thursday, June 11th:
Friday, June 12th:
Red Rock Center, Downtown, Fairmont
Saturday, June 13th:
Nearby hotels include:
Hampton Inn (507)235-2626
Comfort Inn (507)238-5444
Holiday Inn (507)238-4771
Super 8 (507)238-9444
The show & sale is hosted by the Upper Midwest Columbia Breeders
Contact Wayne Busch for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or (507)391-5361
What a day for longtime Columbia Breeder Mary Jane Rench. She swept three of the four top prizes at the 2014 National Columbia Show and Sale. She was named Premier Exhibitor.
Grand and Reserve Champion Ewe -Rench Columbias, Riverton, WY
National Champion Ram - Rench Columbias, Riverton, WY
Reserve Champion Ram- Rickabaugh, Priest River, ID
Grand Pair of Ewes - Montana Aerie, Great Falls, MT
Reserve Pair of Ewes- Jarvis Sheep Company, Spanish Forks, UT
Grand Champion Fleece - Tom Conner, Ohio, 'Miss Jarvis'-Jarvis Ewe(medium wool)
Reserve Champion Fleece- Ashlie Chase, Colorado, 'King Tut' - Montana Aerie Key (finer wool)
Champion Ram: Isaiah Bauck, Dew Drop Farms Champion Ewe: David Cook & Family (Early Fall
Sold to: Courtney Bauck for $3200. Ewe lamb) Sold to:Claudia Brandt for $1400.
Champion Pair of Ewes: Micki Williams Reserve Champion Ram: Micki Williams
Sold to: Doug Pamp for $1800. Sold to: Doug Pamp for $2000
Reserve Champion Ewe: Travaille Columbias Reserve Champion Pr.: Lynsey Frey
Sold to: Lynsey Frey for $1600 Sold to: Doug Pamp for $950