Youth Meat Goat Competition


2023 YOUTH MEAT GOAT SHOW

DATE: Sunday November 5, 2023

TIME: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

LOCATION: Lower East Annex Show Ring

JUDGES: Joshawa Barter Quebec


Thank You to the Youth Goat Show Shirt Sponsor

VISSER SOD


Competition Information

Entry Deadline: Friday September 29, 2023

Entry Fees: $11.00 per youth participant. Late entries will be accepted until midnight on October 13, 2023. $20 per youth participant will be charged for late entries.

Arrival Time: Saturday November 4, 2023, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM or Sunday November 5, 2023, 5:00 AM - 7:00 AM.

Release: At conclusion of Youth Dairy Goat Show

Participants' Meeting and Health Check: Sunday November 5, 2023, at 8:00 AM. Lower East Annex.


2023 Youth Goat Show Committee

Barry Van Camp (Dairy)
Anna Haupt (Meat)
Cheri Penny (Dairy)
Becky Vissers (Meat)

Thank you to our breakfast sponsor:


RULES AND REGULATIONS:

  1. All exhibitors who are 5 years of age on or before January 1, 2023, and have not reached their 22nd birthday by January 1, 2023, shall be eligible to participate in the 2023 Youth Meat Goat Show. As with all RAWF Youth Activities, 100% participation is expected by all participants.
  2. All entries shall be made online via Assist Expo, RAWF's online entry system.
  3. Youth must name their goat and provide tattoo number (if applicable) on the registration form at time of entry. If an animal fails the health check, an exhibitor may substitute an animal for showmanship only.
  4. The same animal must be shown by exhibitor in both conformation and showmanship. No exceptions.
  5. For Showmanship classes all exhibitors will show according to their breed specifications. The judge has the right to ask exhibitors to switch animals at any time while judging.
  6. No artificial colouring may be used on any portion of the animal.
  7. Entries must be a doe kid, purebred or commercial under 2 years of age that has never freshened. No milkers are allowed to be entered in the Youth Dairy Goat Show.
  8. All goats will be checked for health by a committee of three C.G.S. members or three CMGA members in good standing. Any animal not passing inspection will be asked to leave the facilities. Cross checks of animals at the show and animals presented will be done by the chairperson.
  9. All animals should arrive in show condition.
  10. It is preferred that all Meat Exhibitors be dressed in white shirts and white bottoms (pants or skirt), though black
    pants (not athletic) will be accepted as the alternative, when showing in the ring. No hats or caps are to be worn in the
    show ring.
  11. Each entry is to be handled by a single exhibitor who is to be competent as per rule #3 in the Livestock Rules & Regulations.


Prize Money


Showmanship Prize Money - Ribbons to 10th place

1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th-11th
12th-16th
$40
$35
$30

$25

$20
$15
$10
$5


Youth Goat - Showmanship

Heats will be determined in advance by the Agirculture Show Office and Committee Chair if necessary. It is up to the judge's discretion regarding the number of exhibitors in the heats that will advance to showmanship class finals. Placings and comments will be given to 10th place only.
All first place winners in showmanship go on to compete for the titles of Grand Champion Showperson.


Classes:

115.1.

Youth Meat Goat - Peewee Showmanship

Age 5-8

115.2.

Youth Meat Goat - Junior Showmanship

Age 9-12

115.3.

Youth Meat Goat - Intermediate Showmanship

Age 13-16

115.4.

Youth Meat Goat - Senior Showmanship

Age 17-21


Youth Meat Goat - Conformation

All first-place winners in conformation will go on to compete for the title of Grand Champion Doe.


Classes:

1.

Spring / Summer Kid

Born between March 1st, 2024 and August 31st, 2024

2.

Winter Kid

Born between December 1st, 2023 and February 29th, 2024

3.

Yearling Does, Not Having Kidded

Born between January 1st, 2023 and November 30th, 2023


Speicals


Grand Champion Youth Meat Goat Showperson

Banner presented to the Grand Champion Showperson by The Goat Patch.

Grand Champion Boer

Banner presented to the Grand Champion Boer by The Goat Patch.



CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2022 YOUTH GOAT SHOW CHAMPIONS!