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2020 Junior Goat Show
Trudy Smith

Gene Stephens                                Stetson Summers
Market Goat Assistant                    Market Goat Assistant
435-279-0799                                 435-230-3589

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Open/Breeding Goat Assistant       Open/Breeding Goat Assistant
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Market Goat Weigh-in ------Monday  August  24th  Noon
Open Goat Show Check in ----Monday August 24th  Noon
Open Goat Show ---  Monday August 24th 2:OO pm

Market  Goat Show Monday August 24th at 2:00 pm

For questions please contact Goat Director
Premiums: Blue - $6.00, Red - $4.00, White - $2.00

1. All goats must meet standard health requirements as determined by the director and attending veterniarian. Any sick animal will not be displayed and must be removed from the show immediately. 

2. Animals are entered at owner’s own risk, but everything will be done to assure the safety of the exhibit.

3. Each owner will be responsible to see that their entries are fed and watered and pens are kept clean daily.

4. No billy goats will be permitted in the program, only does and wethers.

5. All goats, Market as well as Dairy and Breeding, must have been owned and fed in the county by the exhibitor at least 60 days prior to the show. Individual ownership shall be indicated at the assigned tagging date for Market Goats. There will be an open registration from June 1 to July 15 for all other Breeding Dairy, Novelty and Boars.

6. Exhibitor must be registered 4-H/FFA members of Box Elder County, and must abide by the general rules to participate in the Market Goat portion of the show. All open and breeding goats must be shown by kindergarten - 12th grades to participate.


Market Show Goat

1. The Box Elder CountyMarket Goats are open to all doelings and wethers, all doelings must be identified with a scrapies tag, wethers will not be required to have one.

2. 4-H/FFA members can tag up to 3 Market Goats for the Box Elder County Fair.  Families with a registered 4-H/FFA member with fewer than 3 goats may tag an alternate/family project animal as long as lthe project is used by an immediate family member (brother/sister).  If any family member has 3 goats tagged they will not be permitted to use a family spare.

3.  Market goats weights:  All market goats must weigh a minimum of 65 lbs. and a maximum of 110 lbs. when crossing the scales the day of the weigh-in of the Box Elder County Fair.  If a goat does not meet the minimum and maximum weight requirements they will not be allowed to cross the scales a second time.  When crossing the scale all goats are to be dry and without blankets.  Weights are final when animals leave the scale.  An Exhibitor may weigh in a different project animal if they tagged a spare.  Once the Market Goat has crossed the scale and has entered the Market Goat Show, the animal is not allowed to leave the fairgrounds.  Anyone seen leaving the fairgrounds will be immediately disqualified.  All market goats must have milk teeth in full contact and exhibitor may  be asked to show their market goats teeth to a director.

4.  All Market Goats will be placed in classes according to weight,  all Star Class animals as noted by the judge will return for the Championship Drive to compete for Grand and Reserve Champion Market Goat.  Allgoats in the championship drive will receive Star Class ribbons.

5. All Star Choice, blue and red ribbon Market Goats will be permitted to sell in the Box Elder County Jr. Livestock Auction.

a. Blue Ribbon - $6.00

b. Red Ribbon - $4.00

c. White Ribbon - $2.00

Championship Buckles will be presented to the Grand Champion and Reserve Champion Market Goats.

6. A prize will be given for the best pen display, this display can be completed by a club, chapter or individual.


Market Goat Showmanship

a. Is open to all 4-H/FFA members exhibiting a Market Goat at the county fair.

b. Classes will be broken up into 3 groups:

       3rd - 5th grade Juniors

       6th - 8th grade Intermediate

       9th - 12th grade Senior



Breeding Goat Show

1. All breeding goats will check in at 2 p.m. Show will begin promptly at 7 p.m.

2. Open to all 4H/FFA youth ages kindergarten to 12th grade, Youth kindergarten through 2nd grade (not registered in 4-H) should wear a nice white button down shirt. Youth who are registered in 4-H must wear appropriate 4-H attire (FFA jacket, tie, etc) to enter the ring.

3. Each exibitor can tag up to 2 goats per class, and show no more than 4 animals total, no more than 1 per class.

4. Classes will be broken up into kids less than 1 year; yearlings; and mature goats greater than 2 years old.

5. Because of the amount of goats and only so many pens, only Overall Grand Champion goat and the Grand and Reserve breed champions will be asked to stay for the remainder of the fair to represent your breed all week.


Fitting and Showmanship Contest

a. Youth will be broken up into four classes:

         Open class (kindergarten to 2nd grade)

         Junior class (3rd to 5th grade)

         Intermediate (6th to 8th grade)

         Senior (9th to 12th grade)

b. Showmanship will be held immediately following the selection of overall goat.

c. Prizes will be given for 1st through 5th place.


a. Blue Ribbon - $6.00

b. Red Ribbon - $4.00

c. White Ribbon - $2.00