Friday, July 23, 2021 at 1:00 PM CDT
Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 1:00 PM CDT

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Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion 
2390 Gainesboro Grade
Cookeville, TN 38501

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Kasey Gordon 
American Dorper Sheep Breeders Society 

2021 Southern States Youth Show 

Southern States Youth Show

Showmanship - Friday, July 23

Judges: Ron & Holly Waldron

Youth Show - Saturday, July 24

Judge: Ron Waldron

Showmanship Classes:

SENIOR-13-21 years of age, not first year showing sheep

JUNIOR-12 years of age and under, not first year showing sheep  

NOVICE-first year showing sheep, up to 21 years of age

Breeding Sheep Classes

Breeding Sheep Classes – Separate divisions for Dorpers (D) and White Dorpers (WD)

  1. Yearling Ram (born Sept. 1, 2019 to Aug. 31, 2020)

  2. Fall Ram Lamb (born Sept. 1, 2020to Dec. 31, 2020) 

  3. Winter Ram Lamb (born Jan. 1, 2021 to Feb. 28, 2021)

  4. Spring Ram Lamb (born March 1, 2021 and later)

  5. Yearling Ewe (born Sept. 1, 2019 to Aug. 31, 2020)

  6. Fall Ewe Lamb (born Sept. 1, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2020)

  7. Winter Ewe Lamb (born Jan. 1, 2021 to Feb. 28, 2021)

  8. Spring Ewe Lamb (born March 1, 2021 and later)

  9. Best Pair (one ram & one ewe, owned by same exhibitor, previously shown)



  1. All exhibitors must be ADSBS individual members in good standing (2021 dues paid).

  2. All sheep shown must be ADSBS registered in the name of the youth member (not family, farm or ranch).

  3. There is no minimum age for exhibitors, but the youth exhibitor must show their animal by controlling the head. Another youth exhibitor may assist as heeler to set hind legs.

  4. All animals must be properly washed and sheared.

  5. Sheep may be shown with or without halters in all classes.

  6. Entry fee is $3.00 per head. No entry fee for Showmanship and Best Pair classes.

  7. Youth Show sheep should arrive and be penned no later than Friday at 10 AM, and must be checked in by Noon Friday.  Show will begin at 8:00 AM Saturday. Showmanship classes will be held Friday evening following the open show. All sheep must be removed from the barn by 10 AM Sunday.

  8. All sheep brought to the Hyder-Burks Agricultural Center must be listed on a proper Interstate Health Certificate, and must carry USDA scrapie identification tags.

Breeding Sheep Premiums: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10, 5th: $10, 6th: $10.


ENTRIES ARE DUE July 17, 2021.

Please Note: Entries Paid with a credit card will be charged a 4% surcharge.