Sheep Shearing

The Sheep Shearing arena is a hub of excitement and activity all through the show. From sheep shearing competitions to advice and guidance, the area is for everyone involved with sheep farming, keeping and those interested in sheep and wool. 

There is a full schedule of competitions and displays over the weekend.

Saturday 18 June

YFC, Junior and Intermediate Shearing, Blade Shearing competitions and test match Sponsored by Agrimin Ltd

Class S.1 - Junior Competition
Class S.2 - Intermediate Competition
Class S.3 - Intermediate Blade Competition
Class S.4 - Open Blade Competition

Sunday 19 June

Wool handling, Senior, Open competitions and test match Sponsored by Belmont Farm & Equine Vets

Class S.5 - Senior Competition
Class S.6 - Open Competition
Class S.7 - Open Wool Handling Competition
Class S.8 - Novice Wool Handling Competition


English Shearer of the Year Award 2022

This show is part of the circuit for the various competition categories. The circuit this year runs in the form of a league table (ie no Final). The top ten in each category will receive points and results will be collated by the English Circuit Representative. The top three prize winners in each category will receive an invitation to tour the Lister facotry, and the blade finalists will be invited to tour the Bugon & Ball factory.

Machine Shearing - Classes - Open, Senior, Intermediate and Junior

Blade Shearing

Wool Handling

Wool Handling Novice


We are very grateful to all our partners and sponsors for their continued support of this area:

Lister Shearing Equipment


Belmont Farm & Equine Vets

British Wool

Elanco Animal Health

Livestock Management Systems

RM Jones Farm Centres

R T Anthony 

SJ Conveyors

Sugar Loaf Clothing

Sheep Shearing Sponsors & Partners