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Div VIII Pygora Goat Show (PBA Sanctioned)

Show Time: Sunday, October 24, 2021, 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 (6-12 months old)

  3. Champion and Reserve Champion Junior Buck

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

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

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

  7. Jr. Wethers (0-6 months)

  8. Jr. Wethers (7-12 months)

  9. Champion & Reserve Champion Jr. Wether

  10. Sr. Wethers (1-2 years)

  11. Sr. Wethers (3-4 years)

  12. Sr. Wethers (4 years and over)

  13. Champion & Reserve Champion Sr. Wether

  14. Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion Wether

  15. Jr. Does (0-6 months)

  16. Jr. Does (6-12 months)

  17. Jr. Does (under 24 months, never freshened)

  18. Champion & Reserve Champion Jr. Doe

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

  20. Sr. Does (2-4 years)

  21. Sr. Does (over 4 years)

  22. Champion & Reserve Champion Sr. Doe

  23. Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion Doe

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

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

  26. *Dam & Daughter (looking for improvement)

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

  28. Judge’s Choice*

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

*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.

Grand Champion Doe and Grand Champion Wether each receive a $50 prize courtesy of the NW Pygora Group.

The best fleece on a wether receives the Sally McCarrick Memorial Award of $50, sponsored by the Wild Goat Women.

 

Div IV – NWCA Cashmere Goat Show

Show Time: Saturday, October 23 at 9a.m.

Coordinator: Jaime Hudson, ourrockinghranch@gmail.com

Judge: Jayne Deardorf

Jayne is a graduate of Olds College with a Master Handspinning Certificate.  Together with her husband they live on a farm near Colville, Washington and 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 treading 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

    1. Champion and Reserve Champion Wether

  3. Junior Buck Kid—6 months and under

  4. Senior Buck Kid—7-12 months old

    1. Champion and Reserve Champion Junior Buck

  5. Yearling Bucks

    1. Champion and Reserve Champion Yearling Bucks​

  6. Bucks, 2 years and older

    1. Champion and Reserve Champion Senior Buck

    2. 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

    1. 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

    1. Champion and Reserve Champion Senior Doe

    2. 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 NWCA judge, Lilly  Mayer 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

2021 Saturday, Oct 23 at noon.  The Colored Angora show will immediately follow the White Angoras.

Coordinator:

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."

 

Angora Goat Show Classes

  1. Junior Wethers (under 12 months old)

  2. Senior Wethers (12 months and older)

    • Champion & Reserve Champion Wether

  3. Junior Bucks, kid (born after Feb. 29)

  4. Senior Bucks, kid (born Jan. 1 through Feb. 29)

  5. Pair of Buck Kids*​

  6. Yearling Bucks (under 24 months old)

  7. Aged Bucks (2 years and older)​

    • Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion Buck

  8. Junior Does, kid (born after Feb. 29)

  9. Senior Does, kid (born Jan. 1 through Feb. 29)

  10. Pair of Doe Kids*​

  11. Does, yearling (under 24 months)

  12. Does, (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; looking for consistency)*

  15. Judge’s Choice (Best fleece)*

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

 

Special Class 16A.   Yearling Buck, 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, 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 Colored Angora class, then after the Champion White Angora class, goats will be judged shorn and fleeces will be weighed and judged. A shearer will be available, but it is the exhibitor’s responsibility to make arrangements with him. When entering goats in these classes, list the last shearing date on the entry form.

Div VII – “Other” Fiber Goat Show

Show Time: Sunday, October 24 at 9a.m.

Coordinator: Misty Harding, Email or 503/537-7627

Judge: Lisa Roskopf. Lisa has raised Pygora goats on Hawks Mountain Ranch for 23 years. She has raised Pygmy and Angora goats and Icelandic sheep in the past, but now focuses on Pygoras. She is an experienced carder, felter and spinner of Pygora fiber. 

Lisa has judged county fairs in Oregon and Washington and Pygora fiber at the Michigan Fiber Festival. She organized the “Fiber Frenzy” held in January for many years. As a founder of the Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival, she values the role shows play in bringing the Pygora goat into public awareness. Lisa has focused her efforts on 4H as a resource leader to 4H groups and hostin

Show Time: Sunday, October 24, 2021 @ 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 and registered 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.

er Pygoras and is focused on bringing to life the experience that caring for animals can bring to young people.

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. White Angora goats, color-carriers or not and registered 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. Junior Wethers (under 12 months old)

  2. Senior Wethers (12 months and older)

    • Champion & Reserve Champion Wether

  3. Junior Bucks (under 12 months old)

  4. Junior Bucks (12-24 months)

    • Champion & Reserve Champion Junior Buck

  5. Senior Bucks (2 years and older)

    • Champion & Reserve Champion Senior Buck

    • Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion Buck

  6. Jr. Does (under 0-6 months old)

  7. Jr. Does (6-12 months old)

  8. Jr. Does (under 24 months, never freshened)

    • Champion & Reserve Champion Jr. Doe

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

  10. Sr. Does (2-4 years)

  11. Sr. Does (over 4 years)

    • Champion and Reserve Champion Senior Doe

    • Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Doe

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

  13. Dam and Daughter*

  14. Judge’s Choice*

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

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