ILR Show Division
Present: Rawna Hamann - Secretary, Mary Jo Miller, Jenni Jimmerson,
CALL TO ORDER:
Meeting was called to order at
8:00 pm EDT by Board member Mary Jo
Miller. All 4 committee members were present.
January 16, 2011, meeting - approved by email and sent to office for posting.
Order of business was to select a replacement Chairperson.
Judy was nominated; motion made by Rawna, Jenni seconded and
voted yes unanimously by the committee.
Judging Cards discussion:
Modification to shorn fleece annualized weight charts.
on research conducted by Judy, it was determined that the weight
chart needed to be adjusted. Mary Jo will recalculate weights to
match the 5-point scoring system and send out for approval of
was discussion regarding Judy's research and participants
responses. Judy will send results of her research to Mary Jo to
help balance the weight chart to make averages and scores more
on making weight charts work no more than 5 points for top
weight, the score cards were then also adjusted. Rawna submitted
a suggested change in scoring for shorn fleece; Judy submitted
one for fleece-on. Discussion and adjustments were made and
agreed upon for a variety of reasons. There were also language
Woven Product score cards was missing scores - will need to be
changes to the cards and the guidebook of changes will need to
be submitted by Mid October to the Governing board for approval.
Suggestion made to offer a youth division at shows, if
enough to make a class for both shorn and fleece-on classes.
Discussion regarding names to suggest or contact to come
onboard for the fleece committee election. It was
suggested to get 2 new people from across the US to have
representatives across the country.
2013 Gathering dates are June 14, 15, & 16. Rawna Hamann is
the fleece judge.
Workshops, Demos and Displays - getting more information out there!
Continue to do a basic clinic on identifying Fleece Types
will bring Judy's education display board that was well received
last year. Samples of each fleece type: Raw - Yarn - Knitted
Square, Felted Square
and Woven Square
will work with Superintendent to have a Knitting Guild, spinning
and demonstrations there all 3 days
& Produce classes
for Fleece Division - Tabled
Discussion will continue via email between fleece committee
members on committee approval of score card changes and
revamped weight chart. The committee approved information
will be sent to the Governing Board for approval at the October
Date to be determined; 8:00 EDT
was made by Mary Jo; Jenni seconded. All ayes, motion passed.
at 9:45 pm EST
motions approved by the Fleece Committee still need to be
approved by the Governing Board before they go into effect.
by Rawna Hamann, ILR Fleece Committee Secretary