Shearing & Wool Handling Comp

17039151_10210460424880707_1613807346423088793_oCome and check out some of Australia’s best Shearers and Woolhandlers in action!

This is one of the Hamilton Show’s main drawcard events, attracting local, national and international competitors. The Derwent Valley is a big wool region, and this competition helps to promote local industry, as well as providing points for competitors to go toward state and national selection.

Come and see competitors go head-to-head and against the clock, kicking off at 9am. There’ll also be a bit of fun with the Junior Speed Sheep Shave Novelty Event. Entry is free. Children will need to register at the Secretary’s Box by 11:30am on show day to take part in this event. 

Junior Speed Sheep Shave
Fun with Junior Speed Sheep Shave. Photo credit: Ashlie Hill – Hobart Photographic Society.

To enquire or for entries call 0458 874 960.sports shear logo (2)

Chief Steward: Mr. J Sproule

Classes: Commence at 9:00am

1. Novice Shearing Competition 

2. Intermediate Shearing Competition 

3. Intermediate Wool handling Competition

4. Senior Shearing Competition

5. Senior Wool handling Competition 

6. Open Shearing Competition

12:00pm JUNIOR SPEED SHEEP SHAVE – a novelty event for kids

LUNCH 12:30 – 1:00pm followed by Shearing Finals and presentations for all events.

Major Sponsors of this event:



Supported by the Tasmanian Government
Hamilton Agricultural Show is supported by the Tasmanian Government

Funds for the construction of the show shearing stand were provided to the Hamilton District Agricultural Society Inc. through the CSR Community Grants – 2018 Election Commitment fund.

Support for this project was also shown by TREADWELL and TASRURAL Supplies, through materials donated.