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Cashdown Goats Partnership ACGA National Fleece Competition Awards

The National Fleece Competition is described on the ACGA website.

2005 Competition Awards

Individual Classes - Section B

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Major Awards

SectionDescriptionWon by KassadynResult
Greatest weight of cashmere under 18.5μP82452g @ 18.3µm
Greatest weight of cashmere under 17μY134427g @ 16.9µm
Greatest weight of cashmere under 16μY123446g @ 15.7µm
Greatest weight of cashmere under 15μB6421g @ 14.8µm
Highest Value Fleece from VictoriaY123446g @ 15.7µm
Gossamer Down TrophyAwarded for the highest value fleece in Section B. GY123446g @ 16µ white cashmere Value $29.88
The Belisa TrophyAwarded for the brown fleece of the highest commercial value. P82452grams of 18.3µ brown cashmere Value $18.98
The Ron Vickers Memorial TrophyAwarded for the highest combined value of 3 fleeces under 16.7 micron from bucks &/or does 2 tooth and over. Y123, G4, O74Total Value $72.72
The Jim Browne Karakan TrophyAwarded for the fleece with the highest Patrick Index B6An index of 248.0
Bruce McGregor TrophyAwarded to the grower wuth the highest combined value of 3 wether fleeces.Kassadyn /4373, O408, w319Value $64.36
The Forte TrophyAwarded for the most successful exhibitor ( highest combined value of 3 fleeces)4323 white wether,Y123 white doe,B6 white buck $86.61

2004 Competition Awards

Individual Classes - Section B

6 firsts5 seconds4 thirds

Major Awards

SectionDescriptionWon by KassadynResult
Greatest weight of cashmere under 18.5μW319509g @ 18.2µm
Greatest weight of cashmere under 18μP82%20g @ 17.9µ
Greatest weight of cashmere under 17μG4534g @ 16.4µm
Greatest weight of cashmere under 16μO74452g @ 15.4µm
Highest Value Fleece from VictoriaG4534g @ 16.4µm
Gossamer Down TrophyAwarded for the highest value fleece in Section B. G4534grams of 16.4µ white cashmere Value $30.97
The Belisa TrophyAwarded for the brown fleece of the highest commercial value. P82with 520grams of 18µ brown. Value $21.84
The Ron Vickers Memorial TrophyAwarded for the highest combined value of 3 fleeces under 16.7 micron from bucks &/or does 2 tooth and over. G4 O74 O210Total Value $85.03
The Sir Alan Smith QuaicheAwarded for the highest valued fleece in the competition G4 white 2 & 4 tooth doe 534 grams of white 16.4µ Value $30.97
The Forte TrophyAwarded for the most successful exhibitor ( highest combined value of 3 fleeces)4323 white wether,G4,O74Value $88.39
Kingsmill TrophyAwarded to the highest yielding line of cashmere fleece consigned to the ACMC pool.
  • 1st place for 91.466 kg of brown fleece with a yield of 42.9% and a mean fibre diameter of 16.7µ.
  • 2nd place for 104.073 kg of white fleece with a yield of 40.1% and a mean fibre diameter of 15.9µ.
  • 4th place for 91.224 kg. of brown fleece at 37.5% yield and a mean fibre diameter of 16.8µ.
  • 6th place for 104.599 kg. of white fleece at 36.6% yield and a mean fibre diameter of 17.2µ.
The Seal International TrophyAwarded to the finest line of cashmere fleece with a minimum yield of 40% and a mean fibre diameter not exceeding 15.9µm consigned to the ACMC in 2004.104.073 kg of white fleece with a yield of 40.1% and a mean fibre diameter of 15.9µm.
The Cashmere Connections TrophyAwarded for the greatest quantity of cashmere down consigned to the Australian Cashmere Marketing Corporation in 2004. Cashdown Goats Partnership for consigning 185kg of cashmere down

2003 Competition Awards

Individual Classes - Section B

3 firsts3 seconds6 thirds

Major Awards

SectionDescriptionWon by KassadynResult
Greatest weight of cashmere under 18μO45411g @ 17.1µm
Greatest weight of cashmere under 16μO100629g @ 15 µm
Greatest weight of cashmere under 14μG5226g @ 13.7µm
Highest Value Fleece from VictoriaO100629g @ 15µm Value $68.30
Gossamer Down TrophyAwarded for the highest value fleece in Section B. O100629g @ 15 µm
The Belisa TrophyAwarded for the brown fleece of the highest commercial value. O100629grams of 15µ brown. Value $68.30
The Ron Vickers Memorial TrophyAwarded for the highest combined value of 3 fleeces under 16.7 micron from bucks &/or does 2 tooth and over. O100 W88 O180Total Value $178.15
The Hazelgrove TrophyAwarded for the greatest down weight for a fine (< 15.5µ) mature (> 3 years) animal.P155 5 year old brown doe 357 grams of cashmere down @ 15.4µm.
The Sir Alan Smith QuaicheAwarded for the highest valued fleece in the competition O 100 Brown 2 & 4 tooth doe629 grams of 15 micron cashmere Value $68.30
The Jim Browne Karakan TrophyAwarded for the fleece with the highest Patrick Index O100 index of 351.6 (The highest ever index achieved in the history of the competition! The next closest index value, in all the years of the NFC, is 258.3, for Rowan Park 777's fleece in 1999)
The Forte TrophyAwarded for the most successful exhibitor ( highest combined value of 3 fleeces)O100 brown doe W88 white doe O180 grey doe Value $178.15
Kingsmill TrophyAwarded to the highest yielding line of cashmere fleece consigned to the ACMC pool.
  • 2nd place for 98.54 kg of white fleece with a yield of 47.6% and a mean fibre diameter of 16.9µm.
  • 8th place for 76.83 kg. of brown fleece at 39% yield and a mean fibre diameter of 14.8µm.

2002 Competition Awards

Individual Classes - Section B

5 firsts5 seconds3 thirds

Major Awards

SectionDescriptionWon by KassadynResult
Greatest weight of cashmere under 18μP30505g @ 17.8µm
Greatest weight of cashmere under 16μO10346g @ 15.5µm
Greatest weight of cashmere under 15μ0358321g @ 14.2µm
Highest Value Fleece from VictoriaO10346G @ 15.5 µ
Gossamer Down TrophyAwarded for the highest value fleece in Section B. O10346g @ 15.5micro;m
The Belisa TrophyAwarded for the brown fleece of the highest commercial value. P30505g @ 17.8µ
The Ron Vickers Memorial TrophyAwarded for the highest combined value of 3 fleeces under 16.7 micron from bucks &/or does 2 tooth and over. P20 W77 W240Total value $79.68
The Forte TrophyAwarded for the most successful exhibitor ( highest combined value of 3 fleeces)O10 O358 P20 Value $111.51
Kingsmill TrophyAwarded to the highest yielding line of cashmere fleece consigned to the ACMC pool.
  • 1st place for 87.804 kg of white fleece with a yield of 46.3% and a mean fibre diameter of 15.6µm.
  • 2nd place for 53.849 kg. of brown fleece at 45.5% yield and a mean fibre diameter of 15.2µm.
The Seal International TrophyAwarded to the finest line of cashmere fleece with a minimum yield of 40% and a mean fibre diameter not exceeding 15.9µm consigned to the ACMC in 2004.
  • 1st place for 53.849 kg. of brown fleece at 45.5% yield and a mean fibre diameter of 15.2µm.
  • 2nd place for 87.804 kg of white fleece with a yield of 46.3% and a mean fibre diameter of 15.6µm.
The Cashmere Connections TrophyAwarded for the greatest quantity of cashmere down consigned to the Australian Cashmere Marketing Corporation in 2004. Cashdown Goats Partnership for consigning 207 kg of cashmere down

2001 Competition Awards

Individual Classes - Section B

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Major Awards

SectionDescriptionWon byResult
The Forte TrophyAwarded for the most successful exhibitor ( highest combined value of 3 fleeces)P25, P96, P66$143.13

2000 Competition Awards

Individual Classes - Section B

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Major Awards

SectionDescriptionWon byResult
The Forte TrophyAwarded for the most successful exhibitor ( highest combined value of 3 fleeces)R37, P268, P210Total value $183.48

1999 Competition Awards

Individual Classes - Section B

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Major Awards

SectionDescriptionWon byResult
The Forte TrophyAwarded for the most successful exhibitor ( highest combined value of 3 fleeces)R207, B95, B93$96.85

1998 Competition Awards

Individual Classes - Section B

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Major Awards

SectionDescriptionWon byResult
The Forte TrophyAwarded for the most successful exhibitor ( highest combined value of 3 fleeces)G128, W16, B148$83.99

1997 Competition Awards

Individual Classes - Section B

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Major Awards

SectionDescriptionWon byResult
The Forte TrophyAwarded for the most successful exhibitor ( highest combined value of 3 fleeces)W16 O35 G68$83.99

1996 Competition Awards

Individual Classes - Section B

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1995 Competition Awards

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1994 Competition Awards

Individual Classes - Section B

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Major Awards

SectionDescriptionWon byResult
The Forte TrophyAwarded for the most successful exhibitor ( highest combined value of 3 fleeces)W309/189, W16, P43$131.26