Supt. GregThompson 653-3982 TWO SHOWS!! Saturday July 28, 2018- 9:00 a.m.& Sunday, July 29, 2018- 10:00 a.m. Provideyour ownwoodchipbedding. Early Entry Deadline:July 23, 2018Early Entry Fee: $10.00 Late Entry Deadline:July 27, 2018Late Entry Fee: $20.00 Check-indate: July 27, 2018Check-inTime: 5:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. Numberof headper pen: 2-3 No Pen Fees!! ABGAJudge:TBA Rule 1400: SANCTIONED SHOW RULES: A. Eligibility of Animals i.All goats must be registered in the herd book of a recognized association before date specified by the show. Recognized associations include: a.American Boer GoatAssociation b. International Boer GoatAssociation c. Canadian Boer GoatAssociation ii. Original registration certificates are required, except that a copy of a registration application,stampedwiththedatereceivedbyoneofthelistedassociations,canbe accepted for kids less than 3 months of age.Animals over the age of 3 months must have the original registration certificate in hand at time of show. iii.All goats must be appropriately identified and comply with USDAScrapie Eradication Program Guidelines. Call 1-888-USDA TAG (873-2824) or visit the following website for more information: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/animal_diseases/scrapie/
B. Show Focus: i.TheAmericanBoer GoatAssociationwillaccept andpermanentlyrecordallwinsin Showsthat havebeendeterminedto havemet allrequirements(as stated below) forABGAsanctioning. ii. Failureto complywithABGAShowRulesmay result in the loss of future sanctioningandfunding,whereapplicable. iii. Effective June1, 2011, for showson or after January1, 2012,ABGArequiresthat anABGASanctioned ShowApplication be submitted to theABGAoffice no less that 120days priorto the show. iv. No showwillbe sanctionedduringthe weekof theABGANationalShow.
C. Purpose: The mainfocus ofABGASanctionedShowsis the geneticimprovementof the Boer breedandpromotionof the goat industry.
D. Entries: i.Any showreceivingABGAsanctioningshallbe opento allregisteredBoer goats that meet the requirementsof Rule1400, sectionA(i) as referencedabove. Show Representativesmay use their discretionandhavethe right to banan individualif they considerit necessaryfor the goodof the show. ii.There shouldbe no limit on the numberof animalsthat can be enteredina class by an exhibitor, unlessthe sponsoringshowdeemsthis limit necessary. iii.Any showlimitingthe numberof entriesin any way must state this in their rules. iv.ABGAsanctionedshowsmay not requireanimalsto sellina saleasa conditionof participatingin the show. v. When the original registration certificates are presented at check-in, registered name,ABGAregistrationnumberandtattoos of eachanimalmust be recordedso that they may be displayed on the results that are turned in to theABGAoffice.
E. EnnobledHerdBook Points: i. Only goats enteredundertheirABGAregistrationnumberandpresentingtheir ABGACertificate of Registration will be eligible to earn points for their actual placingin the showas describedin theABGACriteriafor Ennoblementofa Boer Goat. (See Rule1000, EnnoblementProgram) ii. Points forABGASanctionedShowswillbe awardedbasedon schedule found in your fair book.
F. Tattoos: All goats must have legible tattoos consistent with the registration certificate or the animal will be disqualified. If an animal is disqualified due to illegible or inconsistent tattoos, all lower placing animals will be moved up in placement. Point winners from each class must have their tattoos read and recorded.The judge will be responsible for ensuring that tattoos are read and properly recorded.The show secretary will be responsible for recording the tattoos and informing the judge as to which point- eligible goats will need to be checked.
G. Computing Ages: Birth dates, as listed on the registration certificate, will be used in determining class divisions. In order to calculate the class breaks, take the show date and count back to the birth date to determine the age and the class for the animal.
H. Classes: i.All animals must be registered Purebred, Fullblood, or percentage blood Boer goats. Divisions are according to the chart below. ii.Bucks 96.86% and lower are not eligible to be shown. iii. Progeny of fresh does will not be allowed in the ring with their dam. iv.At the discretion of the judge and the superintendent, the animals may be let loose in the ring as a function of judging. v.The Champion and the Reserve Champion classes will be chosen from the first and second place animals in that division of the show. vi. Divisions will be defined as follows:
I. Distance Requirement: i. No twoABGAsanctioned shows may be held within 250 miles of each other on the same particular day, unless agreed upon by the superintendent of both shows. ii.The longevity of sanctioning (oldest) under the same name, at the same location, on the same day will determine the controlling show in cases when the shows areless than 250 miles apart based on the actual physical address of the show facility. iii.ABGArecognized State Fairs, Expos, and Major shows shall retain control of an existingABGAsanctioned show date over a newly created show or shows that schedule on top of a State Fair, Expo, or Major Show. J. Show Responsibilities: i. It is recommended that the show provide a ring steward to assist in the ring. ii. It is the responsibility of the Show Secretary to have a copy of theABGAOfficial Show Rules available at all times in case any questions arise during the course of the show. iii. In addition, the show report must be completed by the Show Secretary, and should be forwarded to theABGAoffice within 30 days of the show.The report must include the following: a. Class b. Number ofAnimals exhibited in the Class c. EachAnimal’s Name d. EachAnimal’sABGARegistration Number e. IdentifyingTattoos (left and right) iv.Any animal that is not checked in with anABGAregistration certificate will not receive recognition in anyABGApublication or website. Such animal are not eligible for ennoblement points. v.Acopy of scheduled classes and applying entity rules must be sent to theABGA. vi. Changes and/or corrections to the official show results, once they have been turned in to theABGAoffice, will require the signature of the Show Secretary and one other show official.
K. Exhibitor Responsibilities: It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to refrain from presenting any animal owned by the presiding judge with 90 days prior to the show date. L. Show Support System: Upon request,ABGAwill provide placing ribbons 1st through 5th and division rosettes toABGASanctioned shows.
M. Required Show Classes: Beginning January 1, 2010 the standardized classes for percentage does, Fullblood/Purebred Does, and Fullblood/Purebred bucks at all non-major shows shall be as follows:
Percentage Does: Class 1: 0 to under 3 months Class 2: 3 to under 6 months Class 3: 6 to under 9 months Class 4: 9 to under 12 months Class 5: Junior Division Champion Class 6: Junior Division Reserve Champion Class 7: 12 to under 16 months Class 8: 16 to under 20 months Class 9: 20 to under 24 months Class 10:Yearling Division Champion Class 11:Yearling Division Reserve Champion Class 12: 24 to under 36 months Class 13: 36 months plus Class 14: Senior Division Champion Class 15: Senior Division Reserve Champion Class 16: Grand Champion Class 17: Reserve Grand Champion
Fullblood/Purebred Bucks: Class 35: 0 to under 3 months Class 36: 3 to under 6 months Class 37: 6 to under 9 months Class 38: 9 to under 12 months Class 39: Junior Division Champion Class 40: Junior Division Reserve Champion Class 41: 12 to under 16 months Class 42: 16 to under 20 months Class 43: 20 to under 24 months Class 44:Yearling Division Champion Class 45:Yearling Division Reserve Champion Class 46: 24 to under 36 months Class 47: 36 months plus Class 48: Senior Division Champion Class 49: Senior Division Reserve Champion Class 50: Grand Champion Class 51: Reserve Grand Champion
Fullblood/PurebredDoes: Class 18: 0 to under 3 months Class 19: 3 to under 6 months Class 20: 6 to under 9 months Class 21: 9 to under 12 months Class 22: Junior Division Champion Class 23: Junior Division Reserve Champion Class 24: 12 to under 16 months Class 25: 16 to under 20 months Class 26: 20 to under 24 months Class 27:Yearling Division Champion Class 28:Yearling Division Reserve Champion Class 29: 24 to under 36 months Class 30: 36 months plus Class 31: Senior Division Champion Class 32: Senior Division Reserve Champion Class 33: Grand Champion Class 34: Reserve Grand Champion
OPEN CLASS COMMERCIAL DOE Trophies for classes 52-56 Class 52: 0 to under 3 months Class 53: 3 to under 6 months Class 54: 6 to under 12 months Class 55: 12 to 24 months Class 56: 24 and older
57. WETHERS Classes by weight no more than 10 per class WETHERS PAYBACK: 1st-$45; 2nd-$40; 3rd-$30; 4th-$20; 5th-$15