SEPTEMBER 5-15 2019
Utah State Fair

2018 4-H & FFA GOATS






This show is open to all purebred and recorded grades registered or recorded in the American Goat Society, Canadian Goat Society and the American Dairy Goat Association that are bona fide 4-H or FFA projects. Utah 4-H and FFA members who own and/or help care for dairy goats throughout the year may be eligible to enter.  Youth who help care for goats for shorter periods of time, which are owned by someone else, are not eligible to participate in the Utah State Fair Youth Goat Show.  Record books may be checked.


Sept 7 6:00 p.m. Showmanship
Sept 8 9:30 a.m. 4-H/FFA Sr Doe Show - Jr Doe show to follow
  Judge - Kristopher Fraley, Bryan TX
Sept 14 9:00 a.m. Jr Market Goat & Showmanship
  Judge - TBD


Exhibitors are required to read and abide by the Jr Livestock General Rules and Livestock General Rules.

1. Exhibitors may exhibit animals that are not registered in their name, but the animals must be their project animals with record books kept accordingly.
2. All registration papers must be checked by the show secretary upon your arrival. If this is not done, those animals whose papers have not been checked will be considered scratched and will not be allowed to show. Checking in of papers is the responsibility of the exhibitor. Any changes must be done at check-in, not on the day of the show!

1. Any doe that has ever freshened or is being milked regularly shall compete in the Sr Division. This includes dry and precocious milkers.
2. Any doe 24 months of age or over that has never freshened shall not be shown.
3. Only Recorded Grades, Natives on Performance, Natives on Appearance, Experimentals and Grade Experimentals shall be shown in the class called Recorded Grades.
4. Because of space limitations, only animals that are entered in this show will be housed in the barn.
5. All animals will be inspected before unloading. Goats with abscesses or other communicable disease will not be allowed on the grounds.
6. Pre-show milkout will be handled per ADGA rules. These and other rules under Open Show, also apply to this show.
7. Please write tattoos under the "Breed" heading on the entry form. Write in the breed initials under the "Class" heading on the entry form.
8. The Junior and Senior Shows are separately sanctioned.
9. The show order is subject to change to insure the show runs smoothly and efficiently.

Utah State Fair Pays

Blue Ribbon Animals
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th & below
$25 $24 $23 $22 $21 $20 $19
Red Ribbon Animals White Ribbon Animals
$15     $10      



Lot No. - Jr Does
1. Junior Kids - born Apr 1, 2018 to showtime
2. Intermediate Kids - born Mar 1, 2018 to Mar 31, 2018
3. Senior Kids - born Sept 9, 2017 to Feb 28, 2018
4. Yearlings not in milk - born Sept 8, 2016 to Sept 8, 2017
5. Jr Grand Champion
6. Jr Reserve Champion

Lot No. - Sr Does
7. Milkers under 2 years - born after Sept 8, 2016
8. 2 years & under 3 - born Sept 9, 2015 to Sept 8, 2016
9. 3 years & under 4 - born Sept 9, 2014 to Sept 8, 2015
10. 4 years & under 5 - born Sept 9, 2013 to Sept 8, 2014
11. 5 years & over - born prior to Sept 9, 2013
12. Sr Grand Champion
13. Sr Reserve Champion
14. Champion Challenge/Best of Breed

Groups - Animals must have been shown in individual lots, within the same breed class
15. Get of Sire - 3 does, sired by same buck, any age. One entry per buck per exhibitor.
16. Produce of Dam - 2 does, any age, produce of same dam. Dam must be named.
17. Dam & Daughter, any age. Dam must be named.
18. Best 3 females - 3 does, any age, owned by exhibitor. One entry per exhibitor.
19. Udder Class - The judge will have the discretion of specifying animals from each of the Senior Doe lots to return for judging in this lot.

1. Jr Best Doe In Show - Grand Champions from each breed class competing. - Trophy
2. Sr Best Doe In Show - Grand Champions from each breed class competing - Trophy
3. Best Udder In Show - Trophy
4. One barn prize of $30 will be awarded.
5. Premier Exhibitor - Trophy presented by Utah Dairy Goat Association.
6. Best FFA Chapter exhibit of goats, to be determined on a money point basis - Trophy.

*You MUST enter showmanship on entry form to compete in this contest. All exhibitors are eligible to be in this class. In order to present a uniform, neat appearance to the viewing public and to promote 4-H and FFA, exhibitors must comply with the dress code.
Each contestant must show his or her own project animal and the judge shall require the contestants to change animals during judging.
ADGA Showmanship Award Certificate shall be made at any official show or at any show judged by an official ADGA judge, even if the show itself is not official.
You will be judged on how you appear, answer questions put forth by the judge and how well you show and control your animal, 4-H and FFA will show together.

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
$20 $19 $18 $17 $16 $15 $14 $13 $12 $11


1. Sr Showman - Grades 9, 10, 11 & 12
2. Intermediate Showman - Grades 6, 7 & 8
3. Jr Showman - Grades 3, 4 & 5


Click here to Enter Online

Click here for a printable Breeding Animal Entry Form



Special Rules

Exhibitors are required to read and abide by the General Rules, Health Regulations, and Livestock General Rules.

1. Exhibitor must have owned animal 60 days prior to Sept 13.
2. Exhibitors must show and sell their own animal(s).
3. Minimum weight - 40 lbs
4. Weight classes will be broken by the supervisor, based on the total number of entries - but will not exceed four weight classes.
5. Wether and doe kids will be shown together.
6. There may be no evidence of breaking of skin or eruption of two permanent front teeth. Milk teeth must be in place.
7. Exhibitors will be required to have goats horns tipped prior to arrival at the Fairpark. Dehorning is acceptable.
8. Goats must be slick shorn with 3/8" of hair or less (above knees and hocks) at time of arrival.
9. Exhibitors will be allowed to use halters or collars in the showring.

Weigh-in - Thursday, Sept 13 - 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Judging - Friday, Sept 14 - 10:30 a.m.


Entry Fee - $5.00 per head

Utah State Fair Pays:

Blue Ribbon Animals
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th & below
$25 $24 $23 $22 $21 $20 $19
Red Ribbon Animals White Ribbon Animals
$15     $10      


JR LIVESTOCK AUCTION: Only blue ribbon market goats will be eligible for the sale. Exhibitors must submit a properly completed Declaration Form to the Livestock Office by 6:00 p.m. on Friday, September 14, declaring their intent for each animal they showed. Champion and Reserve Champion must sell. Each exhibitor will be limited to selling one animal only in the sale. Animals not eligible for the sale will be the responsibility of the exhibitor.



1. All FFA
2. 4-H - Grades 9, 10, 11 & 12
3. 4-H - Grades 6, 7 & 8
4. 4-H - Grades 3, 4 & 5

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
$20 $19 $18 $17 $16 $15 $14 $13 $12 $11


Click here for a printable entry form Click here to enter online