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The mission of the North American Shetland Sheepbreeders Association is to preserve, promote, and protect the Shetland breed in its full diversity of colors, patterns, and fleece types.

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Summer 2019 NASSA News

by Site Admin on July 1, 2019

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The Summer 2019 issue of NASSA News is now available to download from the Members Area of the Online Database website. If you are a NASSA member and have already set up your Members Area account, go to the NASSA News page and log in to see the link for downloading the latest issue. Or if you are a current NASSA member without an account for the Online Database site, go to the Membership Info page and click the “… become a Search Site member” link near the bottom of the page to set up your account. You will need to have a valid email address in your NASSA member information in order to set up your account.

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Come join us in historic Winnipeg, capital of Manitoba, and Gateway to The West! Sept.13-14, 2019. The 2019 NASSA Annual General Meeting will be held in conjunction with the Manitoba Fibre Festival. MFF offers a vendor market, craft demonstrations, a fibre art show and workshops for fibre enthusiasts. Canadian NASSA members are excited to host this gathering! We will have an opportunity to visit with other Shetland breeders, as well as showcase our fleeces in a designated Shetland class in the wool show, and enjoy the Festival.

Please see the AGM Flyer for details and a registration form.

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NASSA Fees to Increase on September

May 10, 2019

For the first time in many years, the NASSA Board of Directors has voted to increase fees for transfers and registrations. Memberships, annual dues, and all other fees will remain the same. The fees for all registrations and transfers will increase by $1 starting on September 1. Costs for postage, advertising, printing, and the purchase […]

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2019 All-American Junior Sheep Show

May 4, 2019

The 2019 All-American Junior Sheep Show is going to be held at the Kansas State Fairgrounds, Hutchinson, KS from July 4-7, 2019. This will be the second time the All American has visited Kansas and the show looks forward to going back to the Sunflower State. The All-American is the premier and largest junior breeding […]

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Spring 2019 NASSA News

April 1, 2019
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The Spring 2019 issue of NASSA News is now available to download from the Members Area of the Online Database website. If you are a NASSA member and have already set up your Members Area account, go to the NASSA News page and log in to see the link for downloading the latest issue. Or […]

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Winter 2019 NASSA News

January 6, 2019
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The Winter 2019 issue of NASSA News is now available to download from the Members Area of the Online Database website. If you are a NASSA member and have already set up your Members Area account, go to the NASSA News page and log in to see the link for downloading the latest issue. Or […]

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Fall 2018 NASSA News

October 2, 2018
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The Fall 2018 issue of NASSA News is now available to download from the Members Area of the Online Database website. If you are a NASSA member and have already set up your Members Area account, go to the NASSA News page and log in to see the link for downloading the latest issue. Or […]

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2018 NASSA AGM Schedule and Registration Form

July 20, 2018

Please see the document below for details on the 2018 NASSA Annual General Meeting to be held in conjunction with The Taos Wool Festival October 6 & 7, Taos, New Mexico. 2018 NASSA AGM Flyer

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Summer 2018 NASSA News

July 8, 2018
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The Summer 2018 issue of NASSA News is now available to download from the Members Area of the Online Database website. If you are a NASSA member and have already set up your Members Area account, go to the NASSA News page and log in to see the link for downloading the latest issue. Or […]

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Spring 2018 NASSA News

April 3, 2018
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The Spring 2018 issue of NASSA News is now available to download from the Members Area of the Online Database website. If you are a NASSA member and have already set up your Members Area account, go to the NASSA News page and log in to see the link for downloading the latest issue. Or […]

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