DEPARTMENT 183 – 4-H & FFA DAIRY GOAT SHOW

CHAIRPERSON: Priscilla Weaver
CO-CHAIRPERSON:
SECRETARY: 4-H & FFA Show – Kourtney Meadowcroft
SHOW COMMITTEE: Priscilla Weaver, Kourtney Meadowcroft, Patricia Duggar, Amber Jordan, Kyle Weaver
ENTRY DEADLINE: Must be postmarked by October 1st
ENTRY FEE: None
ARRIVAL TIME: Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. NO EARLY ARRIVALS Prior arrangements must be made for late/early arrivals with the Livestock Director.
SHOWTIME: 4-H & FFA SHOWMANSHIP – Friday, November 3 at 9:00 a.m.  4-H & FFA SHOW – Friday, November 3, immediately following Showmanship.
RELEASE TIME: Saturday, November 4 immediately following show or at the discretion of Chairperson. No Saturday night stays allowed.
JUDGE: Anne M Clagett


 RULES & REGULATIONS

4-H & FFA DAIRY GOAT EXHIBITORS MUST ABIDE BY THE ALL GENERAL RULES AND HEALTH REGULATIONS.

All goats must have certificates of veterinary inspection and a scrapie premise number. Goats that originate in the State of Florida no longer need to be tested for tuberculosis or brucellosis. Goats originating from out of state must have been tested for tuberculosis and brucellosis within 30 days of the opening day of the fair.

  1. All goat shows are sanctioned by American Dairy Goat Association (“ADGA”). The Senior Doe and Junior Doe shows are sanctioned separately. Animals without papers may not be shown. The ADGA rules shall govern. The official registration certificate is required for show animals over six months of age. A duplicate application for registry stamped by the ADGA office is permissible for animals under six months of age. The registration certificate or stamped duplicate application must be available to the show secretary at time of arrival.
  2. Any bona fide 4-H & FFA member may enter dairy goats, provided all requirements are complied with and provided the animals are a credit to the breed. All 4-H & FFA members must have reached their 8th birthday and not have passed their 19th birthday or graduated from high school by September 1 of the current 4-H year; they must be enrolled in a dairy goat project, which is certified by their respective extension agent or FFA advisor. Animals must be shown by the exhibitor, unless there are two animals in the same class. NEW! Vo-Ag or County Extension Agent signature is required.  This show is open to the world.
  3. VERY IMPORTANTAll entries and lease agreements must be postmarked by October 1st.  Send all entries and lease agrements to the North Florida Fairgrounds.
  4. Goats must be owned and in possession of 4-H & FFA exhibitors or exhibitor’s family at least 60 days prior to the date of the show. (4-H & FFA are limited to eight (8) animals, no more than two in a class) All participants must have taken the livestock ETHICS CLASS.  Ethics # must be on entry form.
  5. Available space will be determined by postmark on entry form. Due to space restraints, entries will be on a first come first serve basis.
  6.  Registered and grade dairy goats may be leased.  A copy of the Official Lease Agreement must be submitted with entry by October 1st.  September 1st remains the deadline for possession.  FFA advisors or 4-H agents will be requested to verify the possession period. Download Official Lease Agreement here
  7. Lease agreement only applies to youth who do not own goats.
  8. The 4-H & FFA Dairy Goat Record Book is a required contest. Record books will be judged.  First place winners in each class will receive a Rosette.
  9. ENTRY FORMS CAN BE FILLED OUT ON-LINE AND THEN PRINTED. ALL FORMS MUST BE COMPLETE OR THEY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.  Information on entry form must reflect certificate of registration (no barn names).  All incomplete forms will be returned.  If you have any questions about what is acceptable please call the Chairperson or Fair Office.
  10. Entrance to the livestock area will be off Paul Russell Road through Gate 1 on the north side of the Fairgrounds.
  11. Parking in designated areas only. Overnight sleeping will be allowed in the tack pens providing materials are not set up before the barn is closed at 10:30 p.m. No dogs allowed in barn.
  12. All animals must be dehorned.
  13. Bedding will be provided.
  14. Exhibitors must be clean and neat and dressed in white, dark blue or black pants or long skirt with a solid white shirt. Closed-toed shoes or boots are required. FFA and 4-H attire will be permitted. Exhibitors not conforming to the dress code will not be allowed to enter the show ring.
  15. All personal items, trash and other debris must be removed from exhibitor’s pens prior to checkout.  Do not empty water buckets in pens.  Failure to comply may result in forfeiture of premium monies.
  16. Area in front of pens must be kept swept and clean at all times.
  17. Exhibitors will require a release form from chairperson before leaving.
  18. Show order is not subject to change.
 

4-H & FFA “SENIOR DOE” DAIRY GOAT SHOW

DEPARTMENT 183

ANY DOE THAT HAS EVER FRESHENED

DIVISION AS – Recorded Grade
DIVISION BS – Toggenburg
DIVISION CS – Alpine
DIVISION DS – LaMancha
DIVISION ES – Nubian
DIVISION FS – Oberhasli
DIVISION GS – Nigerian Dwarf
DIVISION HS- AOP (All Other Purebreds)

CLASS 1: Milkers under 2 years of age
CLASS 2: Milkers 2 years and under 3 years
CLASS 3: Milkers 3 years and under 4 years
CLASS 4: Milkers 4 years and under 5 years
CLASS 5: Milkers 5 years and under 7 years
CLASS 6: Milkers over 7 years
CLASS 7: Champion Challenge

 

Premium Schedule
(Premiums will be paid on the modified Danish System)

BLUE 

RED

WHITE

$20

$17

$15

GRAND CHAMPION – Plaque & ADGA Rosette
RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION – Plaque & ADGA Rosette
BEST OF BREED – Premium, Plaque & ADGA Rosette
BEST DOE IN SHOW – Plaque & ADGA Rosette
BEST UDDER IN SHOW – Rosette and Plaque

 

4-H & FFA “JUNIOR DOE” DAIRY GOAT SHOW
ANY DOE THAT HAS NEVER FRESHENED

DIVISION AJ – Recorded Grade
DIVISION BJ – Toggenburg
DIVISION CJ – Alpine
DIVISION DJ – LaMancha
DIVISION EJ – Nubian
DIVISION FJ – Oberhasli
DIVISION GJ – Nigerian Dwarf
DIVISION HJ – AOP (All Other Purebreds)CLASS 1: Junior Doe Kids – under 6 months
CLASS 2: Senior Doe Kids – 6 months and under 8 months
CLASS 3: Junior Doelings – 8 months and under 12 months
CLASS 4: Senior Doelings – 12 months and under 18 months
CLASS 5: Senior Doelings – 18 months and under 24 months

 

Premium Schedule
(Premiums will be paid on the modified Danish System)

BLUE

RED

WHITE

$20

$17

$15

GRAND CHAMPION – Plaque & ADGA Rosette
RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION – Plaque & ADGA Rosette
BEST DOE IN SHOW – Plaque & ADGA Rosette


DIVISION K – COUNTY PARTICIPATION
County Groups – Three animals registered or grade or both.  The Diary Goat Club leader shall select three animals owned by three different club members, representing at least two families to enter in the county group competition.  Only one group of animals may be entered by each county.  Must be on separate entry form with county extension address.
 

Premium Schedule
(Premiums will be paid on the modified Danish System)

BLUE 

RED

WHITE

$20

$17

$15

 

4-H & FFA DAIRY GOAT SHOWMANSHIP AND FITTING CONTEST

DIVISION Q – 4-H & FFA DAIRY GOAT SHOWMANSHIP AND FITTING CONTEST

CLASS 1 – JUNIOR DIVISION Any 4-H or FFA member who reaches his/her 8th birthday by September 1st of the current 4-H year and has not passed his/her 11th birthday by September 1st of the current 4-H year.

CLASS 2 – INTERMEDIATE DIVISION Any 4-H or FFA member who reaches his/her 11th birthday by September 1st of the current 4-H year and has not passed his/her 13th birthday by September 1st of the current 4-H year.

CLASS 3 – SENIOR DIVISION Any 4-H or FFA member who reaches his/her 13th birthday by September 1st of the current 4-H year and has not passed his/her 19th birthday or graduated from high school prior to September 1st of the current 4-H year.

Premium Schedule
(Premiums will be paid on the modified Danish System)

BLUE

RED

WHITE

$30

$25

$20

ALL PLACINGS – Award & Ribbon
Top performers in classes 1-3 will also receive a belt buckle


 4-H & FFA DAIRY GOAT RECORD BOOK CONTEST 

DIVISION S- 4-H & FFA DAIRY RECORD BOOK CONTEST4-H Dairy Record and Ledger (NFF 4-H & FFA Dairy Goat Record Book) is the official record book for 4-H’ers. Records should be kept and shown for the period of September 1, 2017 through November 1, 2017 and mailed in with entry form. If the animal is less than one year of age on October 1, 2017, records should reflect the time period from the date ownership was assumed to October 1, 2017. FFA participants may use the same publication.

CLASS 1: Junior
CLASS 2: Intermediate
CLASS 3: Senior

FIRST PLACE (in each class) Rosette


4-H &FFA DAIRY GOAT HERDSMAN AWARD

DIVISION T- 4-H & FFA DAIRY GOAT HERDSMAN AWARD 
(Judging Based on ADGA Scorecard)

Will be awarded to youth who keep their areas, goats, and alleyways neat and clean while being courteous and informative to other exhibitors and the fair-going public. Exhibitors are encouraged to decorate their areas tastefully.

CLASS 1 – JUNIOR DIVISION Any 4-H or FFA member who reaches his/her 8th birthday by September 1st of the current 4-H year and has not passed his/her 11th birthday by September 1st of the current 4-H year.

CLASS 2 – INTERMEDIATE DIVISION Any 4-H or FFA member who reaches his/her 11th birthday by September 1st of the current 4-H year and has not passed his/her 13th birthday by September 1st of the current 4-H year.

CLASS 3 – SENIOR DIVISION Any 4-H or FFA member who reaches his/her 13th birthday by September 1st of the current 4-H year and has not passed his/her 19th birthday or graduated from high school prior to September 1st of the current 4-H year.

Premium Schedule

1st

2nd

$25 & Plaque

$20 & Rosette

All other placing’s receive NFF participation ribbons