Georgia Dairy Goat Breeders Association

Promoting Dairy Goats ~ Since 1976

GDGBA 2019 Monroe Spring Show

Our 2019 show date has been set for May 17-18, 2019!

@ 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 - $7 -- show in both rings - $12

Pen fee - $6 per pen

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42nd Annual Open Dairy Goat Show

Sponsored by Georgia Dairy Goat Breeders Association

Classes will be in the following order:

La Mancha, Nubian, AOP (Alpine, Saanen, Togg, Ober, Sable), Recorded Grade, Nigerian Dwarf

Showmanship: FRIDAY, May 11, 2018 7:00pm

G1 Adult Showmanship: 21 & Over

G2 Novice Showmanship (less than 3 years’ experience, can’t enter other showmanship class)

G3 Under 6 Showmanship

G4 6 thru 10 Showmanship

G5 11 thru 15 Showmanship

G6 16 thru 20 Showmanship

Saturday, May 18, 2019: 9:00am

Senior Does: NEEDS UPDATE!

S1 Milking Yearlings: Under 2 years: 5/13/16 - 5/12/18

S2 2-3-year-old Milkers: 5/12/16 - 5/13/15

S3 3-4-year-old Milkers: 5/12/15 - 5/13/14

S4 4-5-year-old Milkers: 5/12/14 - 5/13/13

S5 5 and over Milkers: 5/12/13 – or before --

S6 Grand Champion & Reserve Champion

S7 Champion Challenge

**All breeds compete together:

S8 Best Sr. Doe in Show

S9 Senior Get of Sire-Ring 1

S10 Senior Breeders Trio-Ring 2

Junior Does:

J1 Junior kids: Under 4 months: 5/12/18 - 1/13/18

J2 Intermediate kids: 4-8 months: 1/12/18 - 9/13/17

J3 Senior Kids: 8-12 months: 9/12/17 – 5/13/17

J4 Junior Yearlings: 12-18 months: 5/12/17 – 11/13/16

J5 Senior Yearlings: 18-24 months: 11/12/16 – 5/13/16

J6 Grand Champion & Reserve Champion

**All breeds compete together:

J7 Best Jr. Doe in Show

J8 Junior Get of Sire-Ring 2

J9 Junior Breeders Trio-Ring 1





Walton Co. Agricultural Education Center - Monroe, Georgia

FRIDAY, May 11, 2018: 7:00 pm, ShowmanshipSATURDAY, May 12, 2018: 9:00 am: Senior Doe Show followed by Junior Doe Show
- Judges: Ring 1 – Joshua Kaplewski (WI)      Ring 2 – Juli Huffman(IN)Show Chair: Shannon Lawrence

Show Secretaries: ________________[Ring 1] &_____________ [Ring 2]

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

  1. The Senior and Junior Doe Show are sanctioned separately for the following breeds;  SENIOR DOES & JUNIOR DOES:  Alpine, LaMancha, Nubian, AOP (Oberhasli, Saanen, Sable & Toggenburg), Recorded Grade & Nigerian Dwarf.

  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.  Documents must be shown to the Check-in Agent by 8:30 a.m. on May 12, 2018.    There will be no pre-show milk-out.

  3. The base date for both shows are May 12, 2018.  Goats must be in place by 8:00 a.m., May 12th - early arrivals may begin after 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018.

  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 by [1] online, [2] mail [see address on entry form] or [3] e-mail [] to reach Shannon Lawrence by May 5th at 11:59pm.  Entry fee is $12/goat for both rings and $7/goat for ring 1 or 2.  Pen fee is $6/ pen.  Payment must accompany entry form & is not refundable! After May 5th until 8:00am May 12, 2018 entry fees are $16/goat for both rings or $10/goat for ring 1 or 2. PENS MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE after May 5th, and are ONLY assigned after payment has been received.

  6. Pens will be assigned by order of payment.  A wood shaving base is provided, if this is not sufficient you will have to bring your own. 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.  Goats competing in a group class must have been shown in their regular age class.

  10. 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 [un-sportsman-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.


We will have a breakfast hospitality table.


For information, contact Shannon Lawrence at or 706-816-9100


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, AOP(Oberhasli, Saanen, Sable, Toggenburg], Recorded Grade & Nigerian Dwarf

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

Group Classes

Note: All breeds compete together.

Senior Doe Show

Ring 1

Senior Get of Sire

Ring 2

Breeders Trio

Junior Doe Show

Ring 1

Breeders Trio

Ring 2

Junior Get of Sire

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