All MIWW activities will be held in Gallery D & E, with judging held in Lake Francis Case A.  

MIWW vendors will be in Lake Francis Case B and outside Gallery E from 8:30am ~ 3:30pm.

8:00 am         Registration - Lewis & Clark A&B - all garments must be checked in by 8:30 am.

8:00 ~ 9:30    Light Start Breakfast Buffet ~ available for all contestants & judges


9:00 am         Construction Judging ~ all divisions ~ Lake Francis Case A

9:00 ~ 11:30  MIWW Activities ~ open to all contestants & then to others as space permits

All Beginner & Young Sewers are also welcome to participate in the MIWW activities.

                        Activity 1 - Pincushion Sewing Jars

                        Activity 2 - Felted Wool Cup Cozy

                        Activity 3 - Wool Yarn Stocking Hat Ornaments

11:30 am      All Wool Fabric choices and revised contestant information sheets due!

11:30~12:30  Lunch ~ Soup, Salad & Sandwich Buffet

1:00 pm        Quilt, Afghan & Novelty Judging ~ Gallery D (second set of judges) 

1:00 pm        Junior judging

1:20 pm       Senior  Judging

1:40 pm       Adult  Judging

1:50 pm       Professional Judging

2:00 pm       Pre-Teen Judging

2:20 pm       Made for Others Judging

2:40 pm       Wearable Accessories & Recycled Judging 

​   ** There will be a photography session for contestants in each category immediately following

        the judging for each division **

3:00 pm      Style Show practice -- all contestants -- Gallery C


5:00 pm    SDSGA Social & Auction - Grand Galleria - Ramkota Convention Center, Spearfish

7:00 pm    Awards Banquet - Contestants will need to come dressed in their contest outfits. There will be a style show at the banquet, and each division will be called up on stage individually for awards and pictures. Shepherd's Award and Trapper of the Year will also be presented at the banquet.

No Signature Wool contest in 2021 ~ look for new contest in 2022!

Schedule of Events

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Ramkota Convention Center 

Pierre, South Dakota

Links to all 2021 MIWW brochures and entry forms are below.  Please note that most of the contests require both the National and the SD forms to be submitted. 

Recycled items please use the Quilt, Afghan & Novelty Challenge entry form.

Make it With Wool State Competition

SD Sheep Growers Association

Entry forms for SD "state only" competitions are linked below.  Please contact the SD MIWW State Directors with any questions about these divisions.  Participants need not be present to enter, but must submit all entry forms and fees and make arrangements for contest items to be delivered to the state contest for judging.