Starter Flock Program 2019

The goal of the starter flock program is to cultivate new members that are going to be active breeders and participate in the association for years to come with the hopes of creating the next generation of Columbia sheep and preserving the breed. Program is open to anyone over 18 years who has not been a Columbia sheep senior or junior member in the past.

Applications due
March 1st

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About the event

2020 National Show & Sale

The 2020 National Columbia Show and Sale will be held at the Shelby County in Sidney, Ohio.  Shelby County is located in the agricultural heartland of Ohio.  Sidney is conveniently located on I-74 which runs north-south between I-94 on the north and I-74 on the south.  Sidney is a small city with a population of a little more than 21,000.  Over 100 merchants are operating in the city.  

Tourism Information for Shelby County and Sidney, Ohio.  Shelby County features a number of interesting sites to see.  Go to to learn more. 

DATES: June 8-13, 2020. For Hotels click below

Top Hotels

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Hampton Inn

$120 a night. Book by May 8, 2020 to get the special rate Be sure to say you are with the Columbia Sheep Breeders. 1600 Hampton, Ct, Sidney, Ohio 45365 937-498-8888

Holiday Inn Express

$127 a night. Book by April 27, 2020 to get the special rate. Be sure to say you are with the Columbia Sheep Breeders. 450 Folkerth Ave., Sidney, Ohio 45365 937-492-6010

Other Hotels in Sidney

Days Inn: 400 Folkerth Ave
Motel 6: 2009 West Michigan St
Quality Inn: 1959 West Michigan Ave
Super 8: 2009 B Michigan St.

Extend your stay in beautiful Ohio

A few of the top travel tours include the Airstream (camper) factory tour, the Great Stone Castle, Ghyslain Chocolatier, the Winery at Versailles, the Ohio Caverns, the KitchenAid Factory Tour, US Air Force Museum and the Neil Armstrong Air & Space Museum. Go to to learn more.