Students from Kingston Community School have been named the most professional in the ring during the Royal Adelaide Merino Schools Wether Competition, which can be attributed to time, effort, desire and consistency, according to the students.
Teacher Katie Hines said the key to her students' success was being on the ball at all times.
"I think it's about doing everything, even when you when you think no one's watching you," she said.
"Making sure you are presenting your absolute best at all times, because that's what stands out in at the end of the day."
The school brought two teams of three wethers, with one team awarded the best pen of three sash.
Student Delta Robinson said the two teams were selected on different qualities, with one pen of three chosen for their uniformity while the other was chosen for its combined weight gain.
Sheep from Trevor Milde, Eudunda, and Keith McBride, Newry, were selected for the teams.
"The sheep were kept in sheds with nutritional food for them whenever they wanted, fresh hay and lots of water," Delta said.
"We spent lunchtimes and after school with the wethers and it paid off."
Ms Hines said she was proud of the students dedication to the event.
"They were really particular about what they wanted and the teams changed almost every day," she said.
"It all paid off in the end, and we even had two students place in the top 14 handlers - it's really a credit to the students and all the hard work they put in."
The students will now go on to exhibit at their local Kingston SE Show on October 1, which they believe will entice others to get involved.
"There were a lot of people debating on whether to come or not, but they didn't," student Hugo Pilmore said.
"The Kingston show is obviously smaller and has less people so it's less stress.
"Hopefully if they have a go at Kingston they might want to get involved in the Royal Adelaide Show next year - it's a real privilege."