Section A Wool

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SECTION A
WOOL

STEWARD: Eric Rae 9821 2493
Entries Close: Friday 27th October, 2017.

TROPHIES

Section A Wool prize money kindly donated by:
Dalgety Wool, Dyson Jones, Elders, Primaries of WA Pty Ltd,
Westcoast Wools Pty Ltd and Woodyarrup Merino Stud

CONDITIONS

Exhibits must be in place by 10.00am on Friday 27th October 2017, at which time Judging will commence. All exhibits must be from the current seasons’ clip. Skirted fleeces are required in all classes. The Judge’s decision is final. Exhibits can be collected on Saturday 28th October between 6.00 & 7.00pm.

OPEN CLASSES

  1. One fleece rams wool, fine
  2. One fleece rams wool, medium
  3. One fleece rams wool, strong
  4. One fleece, fine
  5. One fleece, medium
  6. One fleece, strong

Grand Champion Fleece and Reserve Champion Fleece
is judged on Classes 1 – 6.

FARMERS CLASSES

  1. One fleece, fine
  2. One fleece, medium
  3. One fleece, strong
  4. Three matching fleeces, any quality

Classes 7-10 are not open to Registered Breeders and/or
members of the Great Southern Merino Breeders Assoc.

JUDGING

The following is a scale of points upon which wool will be judged.

  1. Character: Style and Wool Type — 20 points
  2. Handle: Softness & Pliancy applicable to type — 14 points
  3. Colour or Bloom: The brightness necessary for top grading — 10 points
  4. Length: The conformity of length throughout fleece — 14 points
  5. Soundness: Sufficient tensile strength to give the best result for combing — 16 points
  6. Evenness: Uniformity of fibres throughout the fleece (e.g. run off) — 10 points
  7. Density: Compactness of growth, bulk and breadth of staple for type — 16 points

TOTAL: …… 100 points

 

There is no Junior Section in Section A

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