Georgia Dairy Goat Breeders Association

Promoting Dairy Goats ~ Since 1976

GDGBA 2018 Monroe Spring Show

Our 2018 show date has been set for May 11-12, 2018!

@ the Walton Co. Agricultural Education Center 
1208 Criswell Road, SE, Monroe, GA

We are NOT accepting show entries at this time!

Fees per goat -  show in ring 1 or 2 - $6 -- show in both rings - $11

Pen fee - $6 per pen

To make your payment for the show please click the 'Donate' button and type in your total amount.


SHOWMANSHIP – 9:30 a.m. 

A] Age 4 thru 9 

B] Age 10 thru 14

C] Age 15 thru 20 

D] Age 21 and over [Adult]

Senior Doe Classes will begin as soon as the Showmanship classes have finished!

SENIOR DOES - Alpine, LaMancha, Nubian, Oberhasli, Saanen, AOP [Sable, Togg], Recorded Grade & Nigerian Dwarf 

S1. MILKERS - under 2 years of age ---------- 4/23/2015 or later 

S2. MILKERS - 2 & under 3 years -------------- 4/23/2014 – 4/22/2015 

S3. MILKERS - 3 & under 5 years -------------- 4/23/2012 – 4/22/2014 

S4. MILKERS - 5 years & over ------------------ 4/22/2012 or before  

** Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion 


** Best Senior Doe in Show 

S6. DAM and DAUGHTER – both in milk - all breeds compete together - Ring 2 

S7. DAIRY HERD – four does owned by exhibitor - all breeds compete together - Ring 1


JUNIOR DOES - Alpine, LaMancha, Nubian, Oberhasli, Saanen, AOP [Sable, Togg], Recorded Grade & Nigerian Dwarf 

J1. JUNIOR KIDS – April 1, 2017 to show date ------ 4/01/2017 or later 

J2. INTERMEDIATE KIDS – March 1 thru 31, 2017 --------------------------------- 3/01/2017 - 3/31/2017 

J3. SENIOR KIDS – born prior to March 1, 2017, but less than 8 months ------ 8/23/2016 - 2/28/2017

J4. JUNIOR YEARLINGS - 8 months & under 12 months ------------------------ 4/23/2016 - 8/22/2016 

J5. SENIOR YEARLINGS - 12 months & under 2 years -------------------------- 4/23/2015 – 4/22/2016

** Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion

** Best Junior Doe in Show 

J6. PRODUCE of DAM - 2 Jr. does from same dam - all breeds compete together - Ring 2 

J7. BREEDERS TRIO - 3 Jr. does breed by exhibitor - all breeds compete together - Ring 1

BUCKS - AOP [Alpine, LaMancha, Nubian, Oberhasli, Saanen, Sable & Togg] & Nigerian Dwarf 

B1. JUNIOR BUCK KIDS - under 4 mo. -------- 12/23/2016 or later 

B2. SENIOR BUCK KIDS - 4 mo. & under 8 mo. ---- 8/23/2016 – 12/22/2016 

B3. BUCKLINGS - 8 mo. & under 12 mo. ----- 4/23/2016 – 8/22/2016 

B4. BUCKS - 12 months & under 2 years ---- 4/23/2015  4/22/2016 

B5. BUCKS - 2 years & under 3 years --------- 4/23/2014 – 4/22/2015 

B6 BUCKS - 3 years & under 5 years ---------- 4/23/2012 – 4/22/2014 

B7. BUCKS - 5 years & older --------------------- 4/22/2012 or before 

** Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion 


** Best Buck in Show



This is an official ADGA Show & their rules shall govern. Order of show is not subject to change! 

1. The Senior, Junior Doe Shows and the Buck shows are sanctioned separately for the following breeds; SENIOR DOES & JUNIOR DOES: Alpine, LaMancha, Nubian, Oberhasli, Saanen, AOP [Sable & Togg], Recorded Grade & Nigerian Dwarf; 

BUCKS: AOP [Alpine, LaMancha, Nubian, Oberhasli, Saanen, Sable, Togg] & Nigerian Dwarf. All breeds will show in this order as listed. 

2. An original registration or recordation certificate is required for any goat six months of age or older. A stamped duplicate or stamped FAXed duplicate application is acceptable for kids under six months of age. A copy of the registration certificate, stamped duplicate application or stamped FAXed duplicate application will not be accepted. Registration documents must be shown to the Check-in Agent by 8:30 a.m. on April 22, 2017. There will be no pre-show milk-out. 

3. The base date for both shows are April 22, 2017. Goats must be in place by 8:30 a.m., April 22nd - early arrivals may begin after 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 21st. 

4. Health Requirements: All exhibitors are required to possess a Health Certificate issued within 30 days of the show date & indicating the name & tattoo of each goat to be shown. The Health Certificate must state: “The animals being exhibited are free from any clinical signs consistent with those of foot-rot, scabies, sore-mouth, cutaneous fungal lesions, Scrapie or any other infectious or contagious disease.” Each goat will be checked by a GA Dept. of Agriculture Inspector prior to show time. Georgia goats have no brucellosis or tuberculosis test requirements. Out-of-state goats must satisfy Georgia import requirements for brucellosis & tuberculosis - regulations are contingent on state of origin - call 404-656-3667 for current regulations. The GA Dept. of Agriculture Inspector's decision will be final. 

5. Entries should be submitted online, by mail [see address on entry form] or e-mail [[email protected]] to reach the John Latimer by April 19th; otherwise contact John by phone [706-769-9460] or e-mail by that date. Entry fee is $11/goat for both rings and $6/goat for ring 1 or 2. Pen fee is $6/ pen. Payment must accompany entry form & is not refundable! 

6. Pens will be assigned by order of payment. A wood shaving base is provided, but you must bring your own bedding, if shavings are not sufficient. Tack pens are NOT available! Entry acceptance will be subject to pen availability or your ability to provide pens.  To ensure space for your animals, please make your reservations early. 

7. Exhibitors are responsible for keeping the isle area in front & around their pens clean & unobstructed. 

8. Smoking is NOT permitted inside the building or pen/ring area! Dogs are not permitted in the building! 

9. Prizes will be awarded for the Best Sr. Doe In Show, Best Jr. Doe In Show & Best Buck In Show. A stainless steel milking pail will be awarded for Best Dairy Herd. 

10. Goats competing in a group class must have been shown in their regular age class. 

11. The Show Committee has a responsibility to the ADGA & to the GDGBA club to present dairy goats in a positive manner & to maintain order. The Show Committee will enforce regulations equally for all exhibitors. Improper [unsportsman-like, disruptive, etc.] behavior will be handled by the Show Committee. When improper behavior is observed, the exhibitor will be given one warning. The Show Committee will explain to the exhibitor, what behavior was noticed & what actions will be taken if the behavior continues.

Additional Show Information: 

*** Adult Showmanship – this class is open to any & all adults [age 21 & over]. 

Order of showing Senior & Junior Does: 

Ring 1 - Alpine, LaMancha, Nubian, Oberhasli, Saanen, AOP [Sable, Toggenburg], Recorded Grade & Nigerian Dwarf 

Ring 2 - Alpine, LaMancha, Nubian, Oberhasli, Saanen, AOP [Sable, Toggenburg], Recorded Grade & Nigerian Dwarf 

Order of showing for Bucks:

Ring 1 - AOP [Alpine, LaMancha, Nubian, Oberhasli, Saanen, Sable, Toggenburg] & Nigerian Dwarf 

Ring 2 - AOP [Alpine, LaMancha, Nubian, Oberhasli, Saanen, Sable, Toggenburg] & Nigerian Dwarf 

Group Classes

 Senior Doe Show 

Ring 2 Dam & Daughter – all breeds compete together. 

Ring 1 Dairy Herd - all breeds compete together. 

Junior Doe Show 

Ring 2 Produce of Dam – all breeds compete together. 

Ring 1 Breeders Trio - all breeds compete together. 

NOTICE: The Senior Doe shows & the Junior Doe shows are sanctioned separately. The Senior Bucks & the Junior Bucks are combined into one show & are not sanctioned separately. The order of the show is not subject to change!