ADGA Dairy Goat Show

Acton Fair Dairy Goat Show
ADGA Separately Sanctioned Senior and Junior Doe Shows
August 25, 2024 @ 9:00 am
Acton Fair Grounds, Acton ME
Judge: T h o m a s C o x
Show Chair: Heather Berry
Show Secretary: Lacey Qualey
• Entry Fee: $5 per animal

  • • ELECTRONIC ENTRIES encouraged via
    • Postal Service mail to: Heather Berry, PO Box 187, Raymond, ME 04071                     (Please use entry form attached.) *Checks payable to Acton Fair*
  • PayPal- Friends and Family ONLY
  • Entry, payment, and copy of MALE insurance card must be received                                by August 18, 2024.
  •  • There are NO Day of Show Entries
  • No Limit on number of entries

                                                       SHOW RULES:
2024 ADGA rules shall govern. Senior Doe Show followed by Junior Doe Show
Order of breeds are as follows: Nigerian Dwarf, LaMancha, Nubian, Oberhasli, Recorded
Grade, Alpine, AOP, Saanen (subject to change)

Registration papers must be presented on all animals six (6) months or older. Animals under six (6) months old may be shown with an ADGA stamped duplicate. No copies of registration papers will be accepted. Persons showing animals whose papers have been signed for transfer but have not been processed for transfer by the ADGA office must show those animals as agents for the current owner shown on ADGA records.

Papers will be checked until 8:30 am. All animals must be on the grounds by 8:00 am. Judging will start promptly at 9.00am.

Age base date for animals: August 25, 2024

Make sure all Tattoos are clear and legible. The judge’s decision is final. ADGA Grand
Champion or Best of Breed winners must compete for Best in Show or forfeit the leg.

Per ME State regulations, no more than two premiums will be awarded per exhibitor in
each class. Each doe entered may receive only one premium in individual competition.
GCH receives only one premium, either from the age class one, or Champion Challenge.
The higher premium of the two will be awarded per ME State regulations. You MUST stay until released by the fair or forfeit any monetary winnings.
The Show committee reserves the right to interpret or amend the rules. Neither the Acton
Fair Association nor its officers shall be held responsible for any loss, damage or accident to any person or animals or property while on the grounds. All animals entered at owner’s risk and animals must be always attended. Camping is available on the grounds, but arrangements must be made with the fair. Failure to make appropriate arrangements for overnight accommodation with the Fair will result in premium losses.

HEALTH REGULATIONS: *ALL animals MUST be inspected by the show committee before being allowed to unload. * Out of state animals-2024 Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (Veterinary issued health certificate) required. All goats originating from TB accredited free, and Brucellosis classified free status may enter the state of ME without testing. A copy of your valid CVI and Maine Association of Livestock Exhibitors Insurance card or valid $1,000,000 liability insurance naming Acton Fair MUST be submitted with entries.

ME animals -All goats must originate from non-quarantined herds and be clinically free from all other infectious and communicable diseases. Permanent identification of all animals on the grounds is required (tattoos with registration papers).

Penning: This is predominantly a “Trailer Show”. There will be limited pens available under the tent. There will be NO penning in or around the arena. You must provide your own feed and bedding and CLEAN UP BEFORE DEPARTING. Use of tarps under bedding in pens is strongly recommended for ease of cleaning

Exhibitors are requested to be properly attired in white clothing with closed-toed shoes
in the show ring and pen area.

Permanent CH or GCH does are requested to be shown in the Champion Challenge class.

Senior Doe Show
1) Under 2 Years Old
2) 2 to 3 years
3) 3 to 5 years
4) 5 years & Over
Senior Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion for each breed
5)Champion Challenge

Senior Group Classes
6) Senior Get of Sire
Get of Sire consists of 3 does in milk from the same sire, the sire must be named. One entry per
sire per farm/family.
7) Produce of Dam
Produce of Dam consists of 2 does in milk from the same dam, the dam must be named. One
entry per dam farm/family.
8) Best 3 Does in Milk
Best Senior Doe in Show

Junior Doe Show
9) Under 4 months
10) 4 months and under 8 months
11) 8 months and under 12 months
12) Dry Yearlings 12 months and under 24 months of age
Junior Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion for each breed
Junior Group Classes
13) Junior Get of Sire

Get of Sire consists of 3 doe kids from the same sire, the sire must be named. One entry per
14) Best 3 Junior Does
Best Junior Doe in Show
1st  2nd 3rd 4th
Premiums for Regular Classes $10 $8   $6   $4
Premiums for Group Classes $25  $20 $17  $15
Submit entry form, entry fees and copy of MALE or $1,000,000 liability insurance to: Heather Berry, PO Box 187 Raymond, ME 04071 or email:
Forms and fees MUST be received NO LATER than August 18th, 2024.


ADGA Entry Form