Saturday, August 12th at 12 noon


Andrew Williams – 613-878-1430

Lois James, Debi Bennett, Bruce Bennett

Judge: Lee Brien South Mountain, ON 

All sheep must be unloaded by 9:30 a.m. in the Big Blue Livestock Barn on the south east corner of the Navan Fair grounds.  Exhibitors enter the grounds via Delson Road.  Trailers can be parked in the exhibitor parking area at the east side of the barns. 


Rosettes will be awarded over all breeds to: 

Supreme and Reserve Supreme Champion Rams & Supreme and Reserve Supreme Champion Ewes


  1. General Rules and Regulations of the Navan Fair apply. 
  2. Each purebred breed must be shown separately and have at least 2 (two) exhibitors and at least 8 (eight) animals per breed. If these conditions are not met, only 50% of the prize money will be paid or the breed may be shown in the A.O.B. class.
  3. Entries must be made online at  no later than July 29, 2023 so that exhibitor gate & parking passes can be received by mail
  4. Entry fees for the Open Sheep Show will be 20% of the prize money and will be deducted by the fair.
  5. All purebred animals must be registered in the exhibitor’s name on or before closing date for entries.
  6. Each exhibitor must have available upon request by the committee:
  7. Registration Papers of sheep in purebred classes 1-5 & Proof of liability insurance ($2,000,000) coverage.  Failure to provide satisfactory documentation for any of the foregoing will immediately disqualify exhibitor from any further participation in the sheep show.
  8. All exhibitors are asked to wear their show harnesses in the ring. Numbers will be provided to exhibitors. It is suggested that Exhibitors follow the dress code of black pants and white shirt.
  9. Sheep must be in the pens by 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 12, 2023.
  10. All group classes must be shown to receive prize money.
  11. The following purebred breeds may be shown in long fleece (staple greater than 1” or 2.5cm) Leicester, North Country Cheviot, or other traditional long fleece breeds. 
  12. An exhibitor may show a maximum of 6 head/ breed and a maximum of 3 head/entry section for individual animals.
  13. Any animal deemed unfit to show for health reasons may be removed at the discretion of the Sheep Committee.

In order to comply with the Canadian Sheep Identification Program, all sheep and lambs must be tagged with the C.S.I.P. ear tag. Any animal without this tag will be barred from being shown and must be removed from the exhibition building.

There will be up to four individual purebred breed classes and one A.O.B. class. All other breeds will show in the A.O.B. class. A second A.O.B. class may be added at the discretion of the Committee if there are insufficient numbers for four individual breeds.

Under no circumstances should an animal exhibiting signs of transmittable disease be taken to the Navan Fair. The show committee and other Fair officials have the right to refuse entry of any animal showing signs of an infectious skin disease (eg, warts, ringworm, sore mouth). If a vet check is required, it will be at the expense of the exhibitor.

Prizes (20% kept by the fair)


  1. Suffolk
  2. Hampshire
  3. Dorset
  4. North Country Cheviot
  5. Any Other Breed
  6. Commercial Sheep


1. Ewe – Yearling 3rd pair of temporary incisors must be in place
2. Ewe – 1st pair of temporary incisors must be in place
3. Pair of Ewes – Prizes: 1st $25.00 2nd $15.00 3rd $10.00 Animals must have been shown in Section 1 or 2 – No Entry Fee Required
4. Ram – Yearling, 3rd pair of temporary incisors must be in place
5. Ram – 1st pair of temporary incisors must be in place
6. Get-of-SireBorn on property of exhibitor; group of 3 animals, full mouth milk teeth, by same sire. Animals may or may not have been shown in previous classes.
7. Breeder’s FlockBred & owned by exhibitor, group of 4 animals, both sexes represented.Each animal must have been shown in one of the previous classes. All animals must be of the same breed.
8. Champion and Reserve Champion Ewes
9. Champion and Reserve Champion Rams

SECTIONS (CLASS 6): Commercial Sheep (Crossbred or unregistered)

1. Ewe – “yearling” 3rd pair of temporary incisors must be in place.
2. Ewe – Lamb – 1st pair of temporary incisors must be in place.
3. Champion and Reserve Champion Ewes