United Suffolk Sheep Association
United Suffolk Sheep Association

Membership Application
Click here for a PDF application

Word Version

Make a Payment to the USSA
Click here to securely pay via paypal/credit card.
You may also pay with credit card by
calling the USSA Office.

Just a friendly reminder!
The entry fee of $5 per head needs to be paid to the USSA prior to the events at NAILE,
those who do not pay, will be prohibited from participating.
If the entry fee is collected at NAILE, the entry fee will increase to $10 per head.
2014/2015 Election Results
District 1
Kip Kuntz, Valley Springs, California
- 28 votes
Mary Paasch, Dixon, California
- 21 votes
District 2
J. Thomas Greenlee, Rutledge, Tennessee -
19 votes
Rob Zelinsky, Brookings, South Dakota -
19 votes
*tie broken by present directors:
9 votes for Rob Zelinsky
2 votes for J. Thomas Greenlee
District 3
Dale Dobberpuhl, De Pere, Wisconsin
District 4
Bret Henderson, Windfall, Indiana
- 39 votes
Randy Hodges, North Branch, Michigan
- 20 votes

Scholarships Available
UJSSA Members are encouraged to apply for the USSA Scholarship and the Let's Grow Suffolk Scholarship. Each of these scholarships award $1000.

The deadline to apply has been moved to October 1, 2014 - please note this change.

To see the specific guidelines for each scholarship, please review the applications below.

Let's Grow Suffolks Scholarship
PDF Version | Word Version

USSA Scholarship
PDF Version | Word Version



2015 National Junior Show
Become a 2015 National Junior Show Sponsor!
Click here for 2015 National Junior Show Sponsor Sheet


2014 Annual Meeting

Monday, November 17, 2014 at 6:30pm (social hour begins at 5:30pm)
North American International Livestock Exposition, Louisville, Kentucky

Click here for Annual Meeting Invitation & Reservation Form

You’re invited to join fellow United Suffolk Sheep Association Members for an event filled evening of dining and
reminiscing as the association recognizes the 2014 United Suffolk Sheep Association Hall of Fame Inductees.
An annual business meeting will follow.
Please note that a reservation form needs to be returned to the USSA Office by October 15, 2014 if you plan to attend.
We hope to see you there!
2014 USSA Hall of Fame Inductees
The following inductees will be honored during the 2014 USSA Annual Meeting on Monday, November 17th
during the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Kentucky.
Please contact the USSA Office if you would like to purchase dinner tickets for this event.
Check back to the USSA website later this fall for historical information and photos for these inductees.
Information for 2013 inductees can be found on the USSA website: www.u-s-s-a.org/hof.html.
Andrus Suffolks, Ken & Jim Andrus
Andy Asberry
Tom Burke
Jim & Jacky Caras
Hawkins Farm Suffolks, Glen “Sadie” Hawkins and Joy Hawkins
Marvin & Sandy Heupel
Joe Holbrook
Bob Kimm
Norman Olsen Family
Tom Slack, Slack Club Lambs
Director Elections

USSA Director Elections are just around the corner!

2014 USSA Director Elections Ballots for the 2014 USSA Director Election have been mailed.
Reminder, ballots need to be returned or postmarked by October 1, 2014.


District 1
Kip Kuntz, Valley Springs, California
Mary Paasch, Dixon, California

Click here for District 1 Candidate Biographies

District 2
J. Thomas Greenlee, Rutledge, Tennessee
Rob Zelinsky, Brookings, South Dakota

Click here for District 2 Candidate Biographies


District 3
Dale Dobberpuhl, DePere, Wisconsin

Click here for District 3 Candidate Biographies

District 4
Bret Henderson, Windfall, Indiana
Randy Hodges, North Branch, Michigan

Click here for District 4 Candidate Biographies




2014 Junior Show
Entries Due June 1st - Make your entries NOW!

Win a Ewe Lamb
Win a Ewe Lamb
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2014 USSA Futurity
Click here for Ewe Lamb Futurity Rules

Click here or Yearling Ewe Futurity Rules

Click here for Futurity Points Record

  2014 USSA Futurity Points Standings
  Please submit your futurity points to the USSA Office.
Winners of the 2014 futurity will be announced after the NAILE Suffolk Open Show.
Ewe Lamb Futurity Standings
No points submitted to the USSA Office
42pts – Wesley Linke (SD), Kimm 14321
36pts – Raesa Zelinsky (SD), Kimm 14112
33pts – Carter Linke (SD), BarZel 4010
57pts – Jacklyn Oelke (MN), JMG 1408

58pts - Clayton Henderson (IN), Quam 4-17
57pts – Evan Arthur (IN), LynLee 14016
55pts – Madelynn Pimm (NY), Russell Sheep Co. 4020
50pts – Brady Henderson (IN), Quam 4-19
16pts – Clayton Henderson (IN), Kimm 11020-14003
14pts – Nathaniel Patti (RI), LynLee 14023 2712 (s)
10pts – Brady Henderson (IN), MacCauley 3077
4pts – Nathaniel Patti (RI), EB Suffolks 0302

Yearling Ewe Futurity Standings

65pts—Tayler Wolff (ND), Quam 11192
51pts—Tayler Wolff (ND), Quam 11193




United Suffolk Sheep Association
PO Box 872000
Canton, MI 48187
Office: 641.684.5291
Cell: 641.680.6509
Fax: 734.335.7646



Futurity Program
Congratulations to Catherine Ruppert of Laceyville, PA for submitting the winning video for the ewe lamb giveaway! 





USSA Ambassador Application
The United Junior Suffolk Sheep Association (UJSSA) Ambassador is to be an outstanding junior Suffolk member who will support the production of the Suffolk breed at a local, state and national level.  During their one-year term as Ambassador, he/she will have the chance to represent the UJSSA/USSA at sheep and lamb related activities, and to interact with the people and institutions that impact all phases of the sheep industry.  The Ambassador will be the “Voice of the Suffolks” for the USSA/UJSSA alike. The deadline to apply for the USSA Ambassador is June 1, 2015.

Click here for Ambassador Application (PDF version)
Click here for Ambassador Application (Word version)



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