American Dorper Sheep Breeders' Society

Dorper School

Instructors
Raymond Read & Colene Vandermerwe, Certified South African Inspectors

Location

Hyder-Burks Agricultural Center, Tennessee Tech University
Cookeville, TN

Schedule

  • Sunday, July 17, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - Barn open for sheep to move in
    • 6:00 PM - Welcome Event (optional)
  • Monday, July 18, 2022 (Junior and Senior Groups Together)
    • 8 AM: Classroom Instruction 12-1 PM: Lunch 1-2 PM: Q&A Session 2-6 PM: Typing System
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2022 (Split into Junior and Senior Groups)
    • 8 AM-6 PM*: Typing and Hands-on Evaluation *Break 1 hour for lunch when schedule allows
  • Wednesday, July 20, 2022 (Split into Junior and Senior Groups)
    • 8 AM-1 PM: Practical Typing and Pointing
    • 1-2 PM: Lunch 2:30 PM: Theory Test (Junior & Senior)
    • 3 PM: Junior Practical Test; the course is concluded upon completion
    • 3 PM: Senior Practical Test (Typing and Placing)
  • Thursday, July 21, 2022
    • 8 AM - Senior Oral Exam; Judge's School to follow for those that place 70% or higher on the exam.
  • Friday, July 22, 2022
    • 7:00 am - Judge's Certification

Disclaimer: The schedule may be subject to change. Any changes will be communicated to students through email and during the course.

Lodging - Mention the code “ADSBS 2022” for the Group Rate at the following hotels

  • Country Inn & Suites by Radisson
    1151 S. Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501
    Contact: Makenzey Brock (931) 525-6668 mackenzey.brock@cookevillecountryinns.com
    Discount Rate: 94.00 per night
  • Holiday Inn Cookeville
    1091 S. Willow Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501
    Contact: Samantha Hancher (931) 559-4539 Samantha.hancher@mgibsonhotels.com
    Discount: $119 per night
  • Comfort Inn & Suites / Comfort Suites / Quality Inn
    Contact: Kim Harmon 931-261-6877 kim@imagehotelmanagement.com
    Discount: 15% off best available rate.
    Must book by July 1, 2022 to receive discount.

 

The Dorper Breeders' Course and Judges School coincides with the Southern States Dorper Show and Sale July 22-23, 2022. Pens will be available to Course participants if you wish to bring sheep for the sale.

 

Register Online Through the Showman App 

You may register for the Course and the Southern States Show and Sale through the same transaction

Print and Mail Registration to the ADSBS National Office 

 

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