Department 508

 

Augusta County 4-H/FFA Market Goat Show and Sale

Supported by the Augusta County 4-H/FFA Market Animal Show and Sale Committee

 

Superintendent: Eric Stogdale    540 569-7176

Judge: TBA

Schedule:

Nomination – Sat. June 17, 2017 from 8:00am – 9:30 am, Augusta County  Government Center

Entries in place and weigh-in – Thursday Aug 3, 2017 from 3:00pm–  6:00pm

Market goat show – Friday August 4, 2017 immediately following Open and  Youth Goat Show

Market Goat Sale: Saturday August 5, 2017 at 6:00pm in the Coffey Pavilion

Release time August 5, 2017, 8:00 PM- unless loaded onto the floor truck.

 

Rules and Regulations:

  1. The most recent version of the 4-H/FFA Market Animal Show & Sale Rules and Regulations regarding expectations and conduct for exhibitors will be adhered to during this event.
  2. Exhibitors must be bona fide Augusta County 4-H/FFA members between the ages of 9 – 19 by September 30, 2017
  3. Exhibitors may nominate three (3) market goats for entry at weigh-in.
  4. Exhibitors may enter up to two (2) market goats at the market goat show and sale.
  5. Whether goats must be castrated and healed. No buck lambs.
  6. Market goats entering the competition must be born after August 1, 2016.
  7. Exhibitors must provide a record book to accompany the goats. Record books will be distributed at nomination and are to be returned to the Extension Office for evaluation by Monday August 25, 2017.
  8. Goats must have an approved ear tag for entry. Does must have a scrapie tag.
  9. Market goats must be sold at the sale on Saturday August 5, 2017.
  10. Sale of market goats will be done by live auction. Sale is open to all interested parties.  Buyers must arrange for transporting of market goats to leave Augusta County Fair after 8:00pm Saturday August 9, 2014.
  11. No private treaty sales of market goats will be allowed on the premises during the Augusta County Fair.
  12. ENTRY FEES: $10.00 per head due at nomination day.
  13. Market goats will be exhibited and sold by weight. Wethers and does will be exhibited in the same classes by weight.  No distinction of sex will be considered when selecting show placing.

Market goats to be exhibited and sold will weigh between 50 – 120 pounds at the time of the Augusta County Fair.

Winners will be recognized by Class and selection of Grand & reserve Champion Market Goat and Showmanship.