Goat Shows

Late fees for Goats and Fiber Show entries will be waived thru the 7th of October.  We realize this is an extraordinary year, and we want to celebrate together!  Please contact melibranfarms@gmail.com if you have any questions.

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Mail entry form to:

Kristi Kistner

541 435 4320

Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival, Goat Entry

P.O. Box 482

Myrtle Point, OR  97458

Checks made payable to Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival

 

 

 

 

Show Times

Saturday, October 15 Times
Shows
Judges
Show Chairs
9am
Cashmere Goat Show – Div IV
Jayne Deardorf
Jaime Hudson
1pm
White Angora Goat Show – Div V
Amy Wolf
Kristi Kistner
Immediately following white angora goat show
Colored Angora Goat Show – Div VI
Amy Wolf
Kristi Kistner
Sunday, October 16 Times
Shows
Judges
Show Chairs
9am
Other Fiber Goat Show Div VII
Liza Sanford-Crane
Misty Harding
2pm
Diamond Award: Goats
Jayne Deardorf, Liza Sanford-Crane, Amy Wolf
Kristi Kistner


Livestock Division General Rules apply

All goats must have the required ID to be compliant with the USDA Scrapie Eradication Program. For more information, visit the USDA Veterinary Services website:  http://www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/nahps/scrapie/.  ID tags will be checked against the entry forms during health inspections.

Division VIII Pygora Goat Show (PBA Sanctioned)

Show Time: Sunday, October 16, 2022, immediately following Div. VII (“Other” Fiber Goat Show)

Show Chair: Misty Harding, mistyh31@hotmail.com

Judge: Liza Sanford-Crane.

Liza acquired her first Pygora goat in 1996. She joined the Pygora Breeders Association the same year and became an officially sanctioned Pygora Goat Judge in 2004. She currently serves on the PBA Judge’s Training Committee. She and her family have raised many, many Pygoras and have shown them at shows in several states. She has also judged many goat shows in addition to Pygoras, including Pygmy and Miniature Silky Fainting Goats. Liza currently resides on her 11-acre farm with her spousal unit, Henry, two dogs, a cat, a smattering of chickens, and several Pygoras.

Classes

1.Jr. Buck (6 months and under)

2.Jr. Buck (7-12 months old)

                    o Champion and Reserve Champion Junior Buck3.

3.Jr. Wethers (0-6 months)

4.Jr. Wethers (7-12 months)

                     o Champion & Reserve Champion Jr. Wether

5.Sr. Wethers (12-24 months)

6.Sr. Wethers (3-4 years)

7. Sr. Wethers (4 years and over)

                     o Champion & Reserve Champion Sr. Wether

                     o Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion Wether

8. Jr. Does (0-6 months)

9. Jr. Does (7-12 months)

10. Jr. Does (12-24 months, never freshened)

                     o Champion & Reserve Champion Jr. Doe

11. Sr. Does (under 24 months, freshened)

12. Sr. Does (2-4 years)

13. Sr. Does (over 4 years)

                    o Champion & Reserve Champion Sr. Doe

                    o Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion Doe

14. Unfreshened does (2-4 years old)**

15. Unfreshened does (over 4 years old)**

16. *Dam & Daughter (looking for improvement)

17. *Breeder’s Trio (3 does, same herd – can be owned by someone other than the breeder)

18. Judge’s Choice*

 

Showmanship

19. Jr. Showmanship (judged class for handlers 11 yr. & under on day of show)

20.  Intermediate Showmanship (judged class for handlers 12-14 years old on day of show)

21.  Senior Showmanship (judged class for handlers 15-19 years old on day of show)

*must show in a regular class (1-13)

** These are fun classes only and not eligible for PBA championship.

Special Notes: PBA rules to govern. All goats must have an original Certificate of Registration to enter. The certificate must be available during check in and the show. PBA Show Rules are provided upon request.

 

Division IV – NWCA Cashmere Goat Show

Show Time: Saturday, October 15, 2022 at 9 am

Show Chair: Jaime Hudson, ourrockinghranch@gmail.com

Judge: Jayne Deardorf

Jayne is a graduate of Olds College with a Master Handspinning Certificate. She and her husband live on a farm near Colville, Washington where they raise Montadale sheep, Cashmere goats, Angus cattle along with grain and

hay. Jayne owns and operates a boutique Custom Fiber Processing Mill where she offers several services. Washing, carding, machine felting and dehairing along with custom blending are some of the services that are offered to help make your special hand spun yarns. Jayne is active in teaching fiber arts and wool judging along with fiber and goat judging. In 2019 Jayne earned her certificate on sheep and goat judging from WSU. Jayne has judged several Cashmere goat and fiber shows around the United States and Canada. The fiber world is important to Jayne and she loves to keep up with what’s trending and the use of the different fibers.

 

NWCA Cashmere Goat Show Rules

In addition to general OFFF livestock rules, the following apply:

  • Cashmere goats are shown with a collar or halter and a short lead.

  • All Cashmere goats, except kids, must have the current year’s clip present in the ring when showing.

  • Classes 10-12 must have kidded.

  • Other than the judge and show crew, only exhibitors and their helpers (while helping) are to be in the ring during the show.

 

Classes

1.Junior Wether—under 1 year

2.Senior Wether—over 1 year

              o Champion and Reserve Champion Wether

3.Junior Buck Kid—6 months and under

4.Senior Buck Kid—7-12 months old

              o Champion and Reserve Champion Junior Buck

5.Yearling Bucks

              o Champion and Reserve Champion Yearling Bucks

6.Bucks, 2 years and older

              o Champion and Reserve Champion Senior Buck

              o Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Buck

7.Junior Doe Kid—6 months and younger

8.Senior Doe Kid—7-12 months old

9.Does—1 year to under 24 months

              o Champion and Reserve Champion Junior Doe

10. 2- and 3-Year-Old Does Has Kidded.

11. 4- and 5-Year-Old Does Has Kidded.

12. Aged Does—6 years and older

             o Champion and Reserve Champion Senior Doe

             o Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Doe

13. Best Fleece: Chosen from goats entered in the show*

14. Dam and Daughter (looking for improvement)*

15. Breeder’s Trio (all must be over a year in age and entered with fleece) *

*must have been shown in one of the age classes (classes 1-12)

YOUTH SHOWMANSHIP

Showmanship is a relatively new award area for the North West Cashmere Association (NWCA). Our members became goat herders because of a love of Cashmere. Our youth are the future of American Cashmere.

Our judge, Jayne Deardorf, looks for the following during the Showmanship Classes:

  • Appearance of Animal

  • Appearance of Exhibitor

  • Showing the Goat in the Ring

  • Knowledge of the Goat

YOUTH SHOWMANSHIP CLASSES

16. Junior Youth Showmanship (ages 8 to 11 years old)

17. Senior Youth Showmanship (ages 12 to 18 years old)

 

Divisions V & VI – Angora Goat Shows

Show Times: 2022 Saturday, October 15 2022 at 1pm for the White Angora Goats Show. 

The Naturally Colored Angora Goat Show will immediately follow the White Angora Goats.*

Show Chair:

Kristi Kistner (541) 435-4320  Melibranfarms@gmail.com

Judge: Amy Wolf

Amy Wolf has raised Angora goats since 1987 and her judging experience began in 1993.  She has judged Black Sheep Gathering (Oregon), Estes Park Wool Market (Colorado), Big Sky Fiber Arts Festival (Montana), Shepherds' Extravaganza (Washington), Fiber Fusion (Washington), Orange County Fair (California), Oregon State Fair, and Washington State Fair.  Together with the Pines Farm in Maple Valley, WA. Amy processes over 600 lbs of mohair annually to sell to the handspinning community.  Amy spends her days teaching 6th grade and works after school and weekends shearing sheep and goats in Western and Eastern Washington and Western Oregon.

 

Important Notes:

​*Angora goat registration is not a requirement to show.

**An exhibitor may enter only two goats per class for show. 

***The General Livestock rules for OFFF limit exhibitors to only one buck pen per farm.  Bucks older than 6 months must be housed in a buck pen.  The maximum number of heads per buck pen are: 3 – 4 for kids less than 6 months old;  2 – 3 for 6 months through yearling; 1 for aged bucks.

 

Angora Goat Show Classes (Division V -White and Division VI -Naturally Colored)

1. Junior Wethers (under 12 months old)

2. Senior Wethers (12 months and older)

  • Champion & Reserve Champion Wether

3. Junior Bucks, kid (6 months and younger at show date)

4. Senior Bucks, kid (Between 7 and 12 months at show date)

5. Pair of Buck Kids***

6. Bucks, yearling (under 2 years old)

7. Bucks, aged (2 years and older)

  • Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion Buck

8. Junior Does, kid (6 months and younger at show date)

9. Senior Does, kid (Between 7 and 12 months at show date)

10. Pair of Doe Kids***

11. Does, yearling (under 2 years)

12. Does, aged (2-4 years)

13. Does, senior (over 4 years)

  • Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Doe

14. Best Young Flock (1 buck kid and 2 doe kids)***

15. Judge’s Choice (Best fleece)***

*** Note: Animals must have been shown in another class.

 

Special Class 16A.   Yearling Buck, Naturally Colored or White, first shown in fleece, then shown sheared, and fleece also judged (limit of two entries per exhibitor)

Special Class 16B.   Yearling Doe, Naturally Colored or White, first shown in fleece, then shown sheared, and fleece also judged (limit of two entries per exhibitor)

 

For Special Classes 16 A and B, exhibitors will show Yearling Bucks and/or Does to be judged in full fleece, then body confirmation will be judged after shearing, and the fleece will be weighed and judged. The total score for each goat will be a combination of the three parts of the class. Yearlings entered in these classes are NOT to be entered in other Yearling classes. The goats in full fleece will be judged after the Champion White Angora class, then after the Champion Naturally Colored Angora class, goats will be judged shorn and fleeces will be weighed and judged. A shearer will be available for a fee, but it is the exhibitor’s responsibility to make arrangements with him/her. Exhibitors are allowed to shear their own animals.  When entering goats in these classes, list the last shearing date on the entry form.

ANGORA G.O.A.T. AWARD

One goat will be chosen for this cash award.  Eligible goats will be from the Division V and Division VI Grand Champions and Special Classes 16A and 16B. Award provided by the Colored Angora Goat Breeders Association (CAGBA).

Division VII – “Other” Fiber Goat Show

Show Time: October 16, 2022 at 9:00 a.m

Coordinator: Misty Harding, mistyh31@hotmail.com or (503)537-7627

Judge: Liza Sanford-Crane.

Liza acquired her first Pygora goat in 1996. She joined the Pygora Breeders Association the same year and became an

officially sanctioned Pygora Goat Judge in 2004. She currently serves on the PBA Judge’s Training Committee. She and her family have raised many, many Pygoras and have shown them at shows in several states. She has

also judged many goat shows in addition to Pygoras, including Pygmy and Miniature Silky Fainting Goats. Liza currently resides on her 11-acre farm with her spousal unit, Henry, two dogs, a cat, a smattering of chickens, and

several Pygoras.

Note: This show is only for fiber goats that do not qualify for the Cashmere, Angora and Pygora goat shows, such as Caporas, Nigoras and Cashgoras.

Note: White Angora goats, color-carriers or not  will be shown in the white Angora show and colored Angoras in the colored Angora show. If you are unsure where your goat belongs, contact the show chair.

Classes

1.Jr. Bucks (6 months and under)

2.Jr. Bucks (7-12 months old)

                    o Champion and Reserve Champion Junior Buck

3.Sr. Bucks (12-24 months)

4.Sr. Bucks (3-4 years)

5.Sr. Bucks (4 years and older)

                    o Champion & Reserve Champion Senior Buck

                    o  Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion Buck

6.Jr. Wethers (0-6 months)

7.Jr. Wethers (7-12 months)

                     o Champion & Reserve Champion Jr. Wether

8.Sr. Wethers (12-24 months)

9.Sr. Wethers (3-4 years)

10. Sr. Wethers (4 years and over)

                     o Champion & Reserve Champion Sr. Wether

                     o Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion Wether

11. Jr. Does (0-6 months)

12. Jr. Does (7-12 months)

13. Jr. Does (12-24 months, never freshened)

                     o Champion & Reserve Champion Jr. Doe

14. Sr. Does (under 24 months, freshened)

15. Sr. Does (2-4 years)

16. Sr. Does (over 4 years)

                    o Champion & Reserve Champion Sr. Doe

                    o Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion Doe

17. Best Young Flock (1 buck kid and 2 doe kids; looking for consistency)*

18. Dam and Daughter*

19. Judge’s Choice*

* Note: Animals must have been shown in another class