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Goat Division

OPEN AND JUNIOR GOAT DIVISION

SUPERINTENDENT – LANCE BLYTHE, CEA 4-H

GENERAL RULES

NOTE: Show time:

Junior Market judging will be at 5:00 p.m. Thursday September 22, 2016 in Barn #1

Junior Breeding Goat judging immediately following Market Goat judging.

All Junior Goats will be released at 12:00 Noon Saturday, September 24, 2016

Open Boer Goat judging will be Tuesday, September 20, 2016 immediately following the Open Dairy Goat Judging.

Open Boer Goats will be released at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 21, 2016.

Weigh-in Times will be Wednesday 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. September 21, 2016.

 

1. All goat pre-entries will be due by Friday, September 2, 2016. Mail to: Northeast Arkansas District Fair, P.O. Box 2397, Jonesboro, AR 72402.

2. Open Goats must be in place by 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 19, 2016.

3. Junior Goats must be in place by 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 21, 2016.

4. When filling out the entry forms, the animal’s age should correspond to the age it will be at the time of the show.

5. Exhibitors will be limited to two entries per class.

6. To constitute a Breed Show, there must be a minimum of five (5) animals and three (3) exhibitors. If five animals are not represented, these animals will be shown as All Other Breeds.

7. General Rules set down by the Fair Board will apply to the Goat Show.

8. Registration papers on all registered classes and recorded grades over two (2) years of age and/or stamped duplicate application for registration for animals under two (2) years will be required.

9. Animals should be clipped at home – NOT at the fairgrounds.

10. All stalls should be marked with name of dairy or owners’ name and address.

11. All breeds and recorded grades shall be shown separately.

12. Fair personnel, veterinarians, or state and federal personnel may examine goats at any time. Goats showing evidence of abscess and certainly draining abscesses will not be allowed to show and may be released by fair officials, veterinarians, or state-federal personnel. Goats showing evidence of any other disease may be released.

13. Federal Law requires ALL Breeding Goats over 18 months of age and sexually intact goats for exhibition, to have an official USDA tag or official tattoo PRIOR to movement.

14. Late arrivals by permission ONLY.

15. Junior showmanship participants may show in the Open or Junior Divisions, but will not be allowed to participate in both.

16. ALL PRIZE CHECKS WILL BE VOIDED AFTER 90 DAYS.

17. The Fair Association is not liable for loss, damage, or injury to any exhibit or animal during the show.

OPEN & JUNIOR BOER GOATS

BOER GOAT SECTIONS

1. Percentage Does (50-87% Boer) (Papers required)

2. Fullblood (15/16 or 93.7% Boer and higher)/Purebred Does

3. Fullblood (19/32 or 96.8% Boer and higher)/Pureblood Bucks

OPEN & JUNIOR BOER GOATS

CLASS/DOLLARS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th

1. Does, under 3 months $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

2. Does, 3-6 months $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

3. Does, 7-9 months $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

4. Does, 10-12 months $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

5. Yearling does, 13-24 months $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

6. Does over 2 years $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

7. CHAMPION DOE Rosette

8. RESERVE CHAMPION DOE Rosette

9. Bucks, under 3 months $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

10. Bucks, 3-6 months $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

11. Bucks 7-9 months $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

12. Bucks 10-12 months $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

13. CHAMPION BUCK Rosette

14. RESERVE CHAMPION BUCK Rosette

OPEN & JUNIOR PERCENTAGE DOES

CLASS/DOLLARS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th

1. Doe Kids, 3 months and younger $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

2. Doe Kids, 3-6 months $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

3. Doe Kids, 7-9 months $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

4. Doe Kids, 10-12 months $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

5. Yearling Does, 13-16 months $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

6. Yearling Does, 17-20 months $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

7. Yearling Does, 19-24 months $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

8. GRAND CHAMPION PERCENTAGE DOE Rosette

9. RESERVE CHAMPION PERCENTAGE DOE Rosette

OPEN & JUNIOR COMMERCIAL GOATS

Non-registered goats

CLASS/DOLLARS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th

1. Does, under 3 months $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

2. Does, 3-6 months $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

3. Does, 7-9 months $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

4. Does, 10-12 months $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

5. Yearling does, 13-24 months $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

6. Does 2 – 3 years $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

7. Does 3 – 5 years $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

8. Does over 5 years $20 $16 $12 $8 $4

9. CHAMPION DOE Rosette

10. RESERVE CHAMPION DOE Rosette

JUNIOR MARKET GOATS

ALL ANIMALS ENTERING GROUNDS ARE SUBJECT TO ALL RULES AND REGULATIONS.

NOTE: Judging times will be 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 22, 2016 in Barn #1.

1. JUNIOR Market Goat entries must be in place by 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 21, 2016.

2. General Rules set down by the Fair Board will apply to the Junior Market Goat Show.

3. Both does and wethers will be allowed to show. Does shown in ANY OTHER SHOW may not be shown in the market show.

4. Minimum weight will be 30 lbs., no maximum. Entries will be divided into classes by weight after weigh-in.

5. All goats must have baby teeth.

6. Any breed of goat or cross may be shown.

7. Goats may be horned, but horns must be tipped for safety.

8. All goats stalled shall be marked with the owner’s name and address.

9. Fair personnel, veterinarians, or state and federal personnel may examine goats at any time. Goats showing evidence of abscesses and certainly draining abscesses will not be allowed to show and may be released by fair officials, veterinarians, or state and federal personnel. Goats showing evidence of any other disease may be released. Federal Law requires ALL Breeding Goats over 18 months of age and sexually intact goats for exhibition to have an official USDA tag or official tattoo PRIOR to movement.

10. Junior Market Goats will be shown in the Show Ring.

11. Late arrivals by permission only.

12. ALL PRIZE CHECKS WILL BE VOIDED AFTER 90 DAYS.

13. The Fair Association is not liable for loss, damage, or injury to any exhibit or animal during the show.

OFFICIAL SHOW CLASSES 2016

The following awards will be paid on a placing basis for the following places in each weight class.

1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH 5TH 6TH 7TH 8Th 9th 10th

$30 $27 $24 $19 $18 $15 $12 $9 $6 $3

There will be division  $30 + Rosette, $15 + Rosette

PEE-WEE SHOWMANSHIP 8 AND UNDER – TROPHY

JUNIOR SHOWMANSHIP 9 THRU 13 – TROPHY

SENIOR SHOWMANSHIP 14 THRU 19 – TROPHY