To establish and adopt rules, regulations and define minimum standards.
To keep an accurate record of shearing records.
To organise and supply qualified referees at shearing record attempts.
To encourage sheep shearing as a sport.
To recognise the right of Countries to operate their own National sheep shearing records.
World Sheep Shearing Records Society Inc works with the following Sheep Shearing Organisations around the world
Use the above links to visit their websites
Chairman: Paul Harris (N Z) +64 27 273 1029
Secretary: Hugh McCarroll (N Z) + 64 27 2606475, email@example.com
Country Committees nominate qualified shearing judges to become WSSRS trainee referees for approval at the AGM of their respective shearing sports National Committees.
Shearing Sports New Zealand, Australia Sports Shear, South Africa Sheep Shearing Federation, British Isles Shearing Competition Association.
In New Zealand a twelve or three x four year term of refereeing is preceded by a probationary period, with selected referees attending and observing at least three record attempts.
A term is taken from trainee referee's first refereeing assignment. Committees may re-elect referees after term is up if so desired.