With 475 photos entered, the American Sheep Industry Association Photo Contest was bigger and better than ever in 2019.
While it was difficult to determine favorites in such a crowded field of great photos, the ASI staff dutifully sorted its way through the entries and selected three winning entries in each of five categories: Action, Open, Scenic East, Scenic West and Working Dogs. The winning entries are featured in the October issue of the Sheep Industry News.
Here’s a complete list of winners:
First Place: Brent Roeder, Montana, About to Get Western
Second Place: Caleigh Payne, Colorado, Fresh Loop
Third Place: Shelby Rasmusson, Idaho, Long Road
First Place: Jenny Osguthorpe, Utah, I See Ewe
Second Place: Dan Conway, Washington, Pause Button
Third Place: Cheri Wyness Robinson, Colorado, Woolly
First Place: Heather Loomis, Pennsylvania, Romeldales in the Mist
Second Place: Violet Louze McComb, West Virginia, While My Dad Works on the Fence
Third Place: Julie Refer, Tennessee, Fall on the Farm
First Place: Caleigh Payne, Colorado, Aspen Maze
Second Place: Mike Patterson, Texas, Sheep and Aspen
Third Place: Jenny Osguthorpe, Utah, Winter Western Range Flock
First Place: Kristin Bieber, Montana, Leading the Charge
Second Place: Nancy Cox Starkey, Maryland, Gyp and Lambs
Third Place: Brad Osguthorpe, Utah, On Guard
Photos from the contest will be used in a variety of ASI publications throughout the coming year, including the 2020 ASI Calendar that will be included with the December issue of the Sheep Industry News.