2014 Event Timetable

  08.00            Sheepdog Trial starts 08.45            Best Trade & Breed Society Stand judging starts 09.00            EVENT OPENS TO VISITORS 09.15            Mole Valley Farmers – ‘Open’ Shepherd of the Future Competition

Volac/Lamlac         – ‘Student’ Shepherd of the Future Competition

Fleece Competition judging by Stephen Spencer from BWMB

10.00            Opening Seminar with our host, Tony Monnington

“The Importance of sheep on the South Downs”.

10.30            First heat of Ready Welly Cook – Lady Vets First! 10.45            Farm tours start from bottom yard

Sheep handling workshop with Miriam Parker

Seminar“Sheep breeds in Britain – what has changed?”

11.00            Butchery demonstration on Randall Parker Foods Stand 11.30            Seminar“Dog Worrying – take the lead”

Second heat of Ready Welly Cook – The Gavel Bangers!

Book signing on the NSA Stand by Philip Walling

11.45            Sheep handling workshop with Miriam Parker 12.30           Seminar“Sheep industry update and forecast” 13.30           Seminar“Is your ram fit for purpose?” 13.45            Sheep handling workshop with Miriam Parker 14.15            Seminar“Caseous Lymphadenitis in sheep” 14.30           Final of Ready Welly Cook – Battle of the Professions! 15.00          Seminar – NSA Young Ambassadors and successful new entrants 15.30           Butchery demonstration on Randall Parker Foods Stand

Sheep handling workshop with Miriam Parker

Judging of Best Trade and Breed Society Stand Competition Ends

16.00            Competition results and presentations

Phil Stocker CEO of National Sheep Association

Closing ceremony

17.00            EVENT CLOSES   The NSA reserve the right to change these timings. Please listen to the Event Commentator for any changes.