World Championship Sheep Shearing
World Championship Sheep Shearing Book
Thu Jul 04, 2019 at 08:00 AM to Sun Jul 07, 2019 at 10:00 PM Add to my calendar
2019-07-04 08:00:00 2019-07-07 22:00:00 Europe/Paris World Championship Sheep Shearing Reservations on : -- Du 1er au 7 Juillet 2019 a lieu le Championnat du Monde de Tonte de Moutons.  Tout d'abord un speed Shear sera organisé dans la ville de Limoges, au champ de juillet, le 1er juillet à partir de 18h30 (entrée gratuite).La compétition va se dérouler du 4 au 7 juillet à Le Dorat, une commune du Nord de la Haute-Vienne.Ce sont près de 35 nations qui seront présentes pendant ces 4 jours de compétitions.Diverses animations sont misent en place : chiens de troupeaux, bucheronnage, villages producteurs, groupes de musiques, ... toute au long des journées et des soirées ... Rue Joseph Guillemot, Le Dorat, France AMTM

From the 4th to 7th July 2019 the World Sheep Shearing and Woolhandling championships is coming to France for the first time. The event is taking place in Le Dorat, a village in the North of the Haute-Vienne "departement".

Competitors from some 35 countries will be present during the 4 days of competitions.

A wide variety of side events and activities have been programmed alongside the competition : herding dog trials, logging demonstrations and competitions, a farmer's market..., and live music....throughout days and evenings... 

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2 rue de l'hozanne 87210 LE DORAT


  • Standard one-day ticket : 5 euros 
  • 4-day pass (valid from 4th to 7th July 2019) : 15 euros (vat included)
  • Children under 12 : Free
  • Group rates (minimum 20 people) : 10% reduction (excluding 4-day pass)

 If you are planning to attend several days, please buy a ticket for each day. If you intend to come each day, buy a 4-day pass.

Dog are not allowed.

 Never buy your ticket from a stranger !

You will have no guarantee that the ticket is valid. Only ticket bought on the championship website, at the tickets desks on site, and on the websites and apps that have been listed here, will guarantee entry into the World Sheep Shearing Championship.

Neither purchased tickets or complimentary tickets can be resold or reproduced, subject to prosecution.

Due to the State of Alert in France (Plan Vigipirate), members of the security team will carry out searches of people and property at the entrance to the Championship site. Access can be refused to any person refusing to submit to these security checks.


Monday 1st July 2019
Arrival of the delegations
Speed Shear and concert in Limoges
Thursday 4 July 2019
All Nations competition
World Championship opening ceremony
Concert, restaurants and mobile catering on site
Friday 5 July 2019
All Nations competition
French Shears National Championship
World Championship heats (round 1)
Concert, restaurants and mobile catering on site
Saturday 6 July 2019
All Nations competition
World Championship heats (round 2)
Concert, restaurants and mobile catering on site
Sunday 5 July 2019
World Championship heats (round 3)
Semi-finals and finals
Closing ceremony
Concert, restaurants and mobile catering on site


Exhibition area and artisan's village
Wool and leather : exhibition of products and demonstrations
Food and cookery demonstrations
Herding dog trials and demonstrations
Exhibition of livestock
Working horse demonstrations
Children’s activities and games
Woodcutting competitions and wood sculpture
Restaurants, bars, and mobile catering on site