October 11, 2010
Call Meeting – October 11, 2010, 8 pm EST
Fran Soukup – Chair
Pamela Tait –
called to order at 8:10 pm EST. 5 out of 6 committee members
September 6, 2010, meeting – approved by email and sent to
office for posting.
revisions that Fran had done on the placing cards all looked
good. It was suggested that we also add an optional space for
the scorecard totals on the placing cards. The scores on the
placing cards can be used by the fleece clerks for ease of
determining placings in the Championship class. Any tiebreakers
can be notated there as well. The placing cards are back for
"crimp" has been revised to "crimp/crinkle" throughout the
scorecards, where appropriate, and the wording under
Architecture was revised on the Shorn and Fleece On 'With
Crimp/Crinkle' scorecards. Mary Jo made a motion to approve
these changes; Betty seconded motion. All ayes; motion passed
Product Entry Cards
Products Entry Tag was revised to request a "Brief
Description/Story" about the item entered, in order to give the
judge a better understanding of what work went into making the
piece. Betty made a motion to approve these changes; Pam
seconded motion. All ayes; motion passed unanimously.
scorecard was revised to include various methods used in the
making of the yarn, in order to give the judge a better
understanding of what work went into making the yarn. The Woven
scorecard was revised to edit a numbering on the scorecard. Pam
made a motion to approve these changes; Lynda seconded motion.
All ayes; motion passed unanimously.
committee discussed the Fleece Products definitions put together
by Lynda and Betty. There were some revisions made to the
wording under Felted Products, and also on the Felted scorecard.
Mary Jo made a motion to approve the Fleece Products
descriptions; Pam seconded the motion. All ayes; motion passed
Show Management Guide needs to be updated and revised. Pam
volunteered to do the updating with Judy, who submitted the
Guidelines revisions for Fleece and Fleece Products
guidelines for Fleece and Fleece Products need to be updated and
revised. Judy was volunteered to do the updating and revisions.
It was mentioned that "Guard Hair" and "Undercoat" are terms
that need to be added to the Fleece Definitions in the
Sire and Produce of Dam Fleece Classes
committee discussed the idea of having "Get of Sire" and
"Produce of Dam" classes in Shorn Fleece and Fleece On
divisions. These classes would be similar in concept to halter
get and produce classes, in that positive characteristics from
the sire or dam would be looked at in the offspring fleece.
This idea needs further discussion of rules, scoring, etc, by
Additional Fleece Products classes
had submitted some suggestions for some additional fleece
products classes, along with suggested scorecards for each. The
committee liked the ideas that Karen submitted and will look
into implementing some of them in an Other class. Lynda and
Betty will look at what crafts could be added.
adjourn was made by Betty; Lynda seconded. All ayes, motion passed.
meeting is tentatively
scheduled for Monday, November 15th. Meeting adjourned at 9:40
All motions approved by the Fleece Committee still need to be
approved by the Governing Board before they go into effect.
Minutes submitted by
Pamela Tait, ILR Fleece Committee Secretary.