The historic Clay County Fairgrounds in Spencer, IA will be the host for the 2017 National Show and Sale. The week long activities will be June 5th through the 10th. The Spencer area has wealth of activities to partake in and is very popular lakes area. It is suggested that you book your hotel rooms far in advance because summer is very busy for the area.
Tell the hotel you are with the Columbia Sheep Breeders to get the block rate discount. The features of each hotel can be found on-line.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites: King and Queen Rooms available at $144.99 per night.
Special rate ends April 25, 2017. Phone: 712-580-2200, 916 13th St SW, Spencer, IA 51301
AmericInn: Limited rooms available so book early. $109.00 per night.
Special rate ends May 5, 2017. 1005 13th St SW, Spencer, Phone: 712-262-7525
Days Inn: $114.99 per night.
Special rates end on May 5, 2017. 10 11th S. SW, Spencer, Phone: 712-580-4077.
Additional places to stay in Spencer (without a special rate)--all have descriptions on line.
Motel T-- 712-262-4620. 1004 S Grand Ave. Completely renovated motel at an economical rate.
Super 8: 712-262-8500, 209 11th St SW. Economical rates.
Econolodge: 712-262-6100, 102 11th Street SW Plaza Drive. Economical rates.
The fairgrounds also has a nice camping location. $20 per night. Let Charlie know [email protected] or 507-360-2160.
If you care to be more adventuresome, Spencer is located near the Okoboji Lakes area. Within a short distance, you can also find lake cabins to rent for the week.
The final numbers are in from the National Sale. Any questions please reach out to Charles Worm
Champion Ram - Isaiah Bauck (MN) - LOT 84
Reserve Champion Ram - Isaiah Bauck (MN) - LOT 86
Champion Production Ram - Montana Aerie Ranch -Tom Key (MT)
Best Fleeced Ram - Pitt Family Columbias (UT)
Champion Ram Fleece - Chase Columbias (CO)
Reserve Champion Ram Fleece - Fred and Kay Eagleson (ND)
Champion Ewe - Micki Williams (IL) LOT 58
Reserve Champion Ewe - Kuehne Columbias (MN) LOT 10
Champion Production Ewe - North Dakota State University (NDSU)
Best Fleeced Ewe - Pitt Family Columbias (UT)
Champion Pair of Ewes - Isaiah Bauck (MN)
Reserve Champion Pair - Jarvis Sheep Company (UT)
Champion Ewe and Overall Fleece - Timber Coulee (MT) Breeder - Doug Hitch (MT)
Reserve Champion Ewe and Overall Fleece - Gene & Mary Langhus (MT) Breeder -same
Consignor Choice Award- Geneva Hills Farm (ND)