The Australian Superfine Wool Growers’ Association will be holding its annual fleece competition for 2020-21 with entries closing 31 January 2021.
Unlike previous years, this competition will be open to ALL superfine wool growers.
Prizes will be awarded for Grand Champion fleece, and at a class and regional level.
Fleeces can be collected by or dropped off at your local Australian Wool Network. Contact details can be found at https://www.woolnetwork.com.au/contact-us.html – or you can forward to Mark Hedley- AWN Goulburn– 51 Finlay Road, Goulburn NSW 2580. Australian Wool Network contact: Mark Hedley– 0408 224 843.
Fleeces must be delivered by 31st of January 2021.
Complete and forward entry form to the ASWGA Office: Unit 9, 42-46 Vella Drive, Sunshine West Vic 3020; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org by 31st January 2021.
Judges will be invited and appointed by ASWGA. Judge’s decision will be final.
Judging will take place at Australian Wool Network in Goulburn, NSW.
Section winners will be declared in each visual fineness category of 70, 74, 80, 90s and finer bands and an overall Champion Fleece will be selected from these winners, based on the highest points scored.
There will be a regional winner only in those regions which do not have a section winner.
Entries may be returned to the Entrant (at their cost), or donated to ASWGA in place of an entry fee. Non-Members may use the value of the fleece or fleeces to go towards potential membership of ASWGA.
Champion Fleece award will be presented and other winners announced at ASWGA Annual Reunion Dinner. Champion and winning fleeces will be on display at the Dinner.
Prize money will consist of Champion (Plaque plus certificate, and a prize or money to the value of $1000). Sectional Winners (Plaque plus certificate and prize or money to the value of $300).