Make plans now to join us at the All American Sheep Day on Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at the James Kjerstad Event Center in Rapid City, SD during the Black Hills Stock Show this year. There will be a full day of North American Sheep Dog Trials, National Sheep Shearing Championships, Mutton Bustin', educational booths, and NEW this year ~ Sheep TeePeeing!!! Stop by the SD SheepGrowers booth for membership information and free lamb samples.
Welcome to the SD SheepGrowers Association website -- soon to be your go-to source for all things sheep & wool related in South Dakota! You can also check us out on FaceBook for day-to-day events and news ~ South Dakota Sheep Growers Association ~ or email us with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also click on the links below for more information on upcoming events.
South Dakota Make It With Wool
Check out our FaceBook page for pictures of the 2016 state contest winners by clicking the link above!
Dates for the 2017 District MIWW contests will be available soon. The 2017 SD MIWW state finals will be held Sept 30, 2017 in Brookings, SD in conjunction with the SDSGA Annual Convention. Exciting changes are being planned for this year's event and will be posted soon!
SD Agricultural Heritage Museum ~ on the SDSU campus in Brookings, SD. We encourage you to visit the exhibit ~ open through October 1, 2017.
South Dakota SheepGrowers Association Convention & MIWW Contest ~ Sept 29-30, 2017 ~ Brookings, SD. Save the date! Plans are underway for a great industry tour and convention. Details will be available soon.
SDSU Lamb Bonanza has been set for Saturday, February 4, 2017. Join us for a double header of SDSU Basketball with the women hosting University of South Dakota at 2 pm, followed by the men's team playing Oral Roberts at 4:30 pm. Members of the SD SheepGrowers Association will be serving complimentary smoked leg of lamb sandwiches from 1-2 pm, and six lamb pelts will be auctioned during half time of the men's game. Auction proceeds provide scholarships to SDSU undergraduates enrolled in Animal Science and the Athletic Department.
SD SheepGrowers Association