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McCracken County Fair

2018 Dairy Goat Show Rules

Saturday June 30, 2018

1 ring Senior and Junior Doe shows

This show is sanctioned by the ADGA for Alpine, LaMancha, Nigerian Dwarf, Nubian, Toggenburg, All other Purebreds, Recorded Grade. ADGA Rules apply. The Senior and Junior Shows are separately sanctioned.


Senior show 8:00 A.M. Junior show will follow immediately after Senior show and a brief lunch break.

  1. Applications for entries must be filled out on entry forms furnished by the McCracken County Fair. Return to show Chairman Phillip Bagwell or Secretary Sandra Bagwell, 5535 Lovelaceville Rd., Paducah, KY 42001 270-554-8817. Pens are not reserved with entry. Pen fee of 3.00 will be charged for goat pens larger horse pens will be extra charge. Bedding shavings will be available for purchase. Washing facilities and electricity is available. Lights will be turned off at Midnight in barn area.

  2. This is an ADGA sanctioned Open show and there is no limit on the number of animals that can be entered by an exhibitor. All entries must be checked in by 7:30 A.M.

  3. This will be a SINGLE RING SHOW. Each exhibitor is to bring sufficient help to assist at ring side.

  4. Each animal is entered in the name of the bonafide owner. Proof of ownership shall be the name on registration document.

  5. Exhibitors must bring proof of the age of each animal they enter. Ages will be computed from registration certificate and used to determine class divisions. The show date will be the base date in computing all ages on June 30, 2018. Substitutions within the same class allowed.

  6. The original registration certificate is required, though a copy of Registration Application, stamped with a date received by one of the listed associations, will be accepted for kids under 6 months of age.

  7. 7. The document specified above as the requirements that age animal to be shown and must be presented to show Secretary for verification at check in.

  8. All goats must have legible tattoo(s) or other means of permanent identification consistent with its registration certificate or animal will be disqualified. An exhibitor that is showing an animal with a microchip as permanent identification is required to provide a microchip reader for verification of the animals identity. Champion and Reserve Champion tattoos or Microchip if tattoo is not readable must be read as placings are recorded consistent with ADGA rules.

  9. All Nigerian Dwarf Goats must meet height requirements as required in rule book.

  10. Exhibitors must provide social security number. Please note the Fair is required to issue a 1099 to any exhibitor whose gross premiums are $600.00 or more.

  11. Dairy Goat show entry will be $5.00 per class per show. Make all checks payable to McCracken County Fair. Entry Deadline: Postmarked June 25, 2018 by midnight in E-mail. Late entries $10.00 per class per show. Entry fee may be paid at Check-In.

  12. The Champion and Reserve Classes will be chosen from the first and second place animals in that division of the show.

  13. All goats MUST present a valid health certificate before offloading on fair grounds. Goats are subject to I.D. Verification on health certificate. Any goat showing signs of ill health will be barred from the fair grounds.

  14. Disqualifications will result if (1) goat shows any pronounced defect or abnormality, (2) artificial coloring, (3) illegible tattoos, tattoos inconsistent with registration certificate without microchip as secondary I. D. on registration form.

  15. In case of any disagreement the decision of show committee is final.

  16. Prize money on dairy goats will be $15, $10, and $5.00.

  17. Grand Champion in each class will receive a price and Rosettes.

  18. With this show please save all ribbons to present at end of show.