Goat Shows

Entries: Goat Entry Form Dale and Korina Groff, 360-270-6009 or email

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Show Times


Div. IV Cashmere Goats—Saturday at 9:00 am
Div. V White Angora Goats—Saturday at 12:00 pm
Div. VI Colored Angora Goats—Saturday following Div. V
Div. VII Other Fiber Goats—Sunday at 9:00 am
Div VIII Pygora Goats—Sunday following Div. VII

The Goat Diamond Award show is Sunday after the Pygora goat breed classes (around 2 pm).

Livestock Division General Rules apply to all groups; Exhibitors are subject to all general livestock rules.

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Div VIII Pygora Goat Show (PBA Sanctioned)

Show Time: Sunday following Div. VII
Show Chair: 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 hosting 4H kidding interns at her ranch during spring break each year.
Lisa has retired from showing her Pygoras and is focused on bringing to life the experience that caring for animals can bring to young people.

Classes

  1. Jr. Buck (6 months and under)
  2. Jr. Buck (6-12 months old)
    • Champion and Reserve Champion Junior Buck
  3. Jr. Showmanship (judged class for handlers 11 yr. & under on day of show)
  4. Intermediate Showmanship (judged class for handlers 12-14 years old on day of show)
  5. Senior Showmanship (judged class for handlers 15-19 years old on day of show)
  6. Jr. Wethers (0-6 months)
  7. Jr. Wethers (7-12 months)
    • Champion & Reserve Champion Jr. Wether
  8. Sr. Wethers (1-2 years)
  9. Sr. Wethers (3-4 years)
  10. Sr. Wethers (4 years and over)
    • Champion & Reserve Champion Sr. Wether
    • Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion Wether
  11. Jr. Does (0-6 months)
  12. Jr. Does (6-12 months)
  13. Jr. Does (under 24 months, never freshened)
    • Champion & Reserve Champion Jr. Doe
  14. Sr. Does (under 24 months, freshened)
  15. Sr. Does (2-4 years)
  16. Sr. Does (over 4 years)
    • Champion & Reserve Champion Sr. Doe
    • Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion Doe
  17. Unfreshened does (2-4 years old)**
  18. Unfreshened does (over 4 years old)**
  19. *Dam & Daughter (looking for improvement)
  20. *Breeder's Trio (3 does, same herd - can be owned by someone other than the breeder)
  21. Judge’s Choice*

*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.

Reserve Grand Champion Doe will receive a 30th-Anniversary PBA duffle bag, courtesy of Quail Hollow Farm Pygora Goats.
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, Sept. 23—ring judging starts at 9:00 am
Coordinator: Pat Almond, Email or 503/550-3695

Judge: Jayne Deardorff actively serves as a judge at fiber events. Her involvement helps her keep up to date on what is new and trending in the fiber world. Last year’s judge for the Cashmere goat and fleece shows at OFFF, she also judged the Canadian National Cashmere Fleece Competition (CNCFC) during the 2013 Olds College Fibre Week and the Canadian Cashmere Producers Association Live Goat Show and Fleece Competitions for multiple years, as well as local fiber fairs and competitions.
Jayne and her husband own a boutique custom fiber processing mill where she loves to make fiber blends. They raise registered Montadale sheep, a colored fleece sheep, Cashmere goats, hay, grain and cattle on their farm, Me2 Farm, south of Colville, WA. Working with fiber is a true joy for Jayne, and she enjoys exploring the uses of different fiber.

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
    • Champion and Reserve Champion Wether
  3. Junior Buck Kid—6 months and under
  4. Senior Buck Kid—7-12 months old
    • Champion and Reserve Champion Junior Buck
  5. Yearling Bucks
  6. Bucks, 2 years and older
    • Champion and Reserve Champion Senior Buck
    • 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
    • Champion and Reserve Champion Junior Doe
  10. 2- and 3-Year-Old Does
  11. 4- and 5-Year-Old Does
  12. Aged Does—6 years and older
    • Champion and Reserve Champion Senior Doe
    • 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)

A $50 Best Fleece of Show award, sponsored by the Northwest Cashmere Association (NWCA) will be presented for class 13.

Divisions V & VI – Angora Goat Shows

Show Times


Div. V: White Angora Goats, Saturday at 12:00 pm
Div VI: Colored Angora Goats, Saturday following Div. V

Coordinator: Carol Ronan, Email or 541/597-4600

Judge: Dawn Lantz received her BS from Oregon State University in Agriculture and her MS from Washington State. She has taught agriculture in Washington state for 32 years. Dawn has raised and shown Lincoln sheep and Angora goats for over 25 years. She raises both registered white and colored Angoras, and was instrumental in setting up the colored Angora inspection process. Dawn has owned and operated Dawn's Custom Carding for the last 20 years where she has washed and carded thousands of pounds of wool and mohair.

Note: Goats must be shown in their natural state. Combing fleece, splitting locks, removing kemp, washing or treating the goat's fleece with oils, conditioners or alcohol are NOT allowed and will result in disqualification of the goat. It is permissible to remove dung tags and patches of hair with excessive urine only.

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*
    • Champion & Reserve Champion Junior Buck
  6. Yearling Bucks (under 24 months old)
  7. Aged Bucks (2 years and older)
    • Champion & Reserve Champion Senior Buck
    • 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*
    • Champion and Reserve Champion Junior Doe
  11. Does, yearling (under 24 months)
  12. Does, (2-4 years)
  13. Does, senior (over 4 years)
    • Champion and Reserve Champion Senior Doe
    • 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.

Div VII – “Other” Fiber Goat Show

Show Time: Sunday at 9:00 am
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 hosting 4H kidding interns at her ranch during spring break each year.
Lisa has retired from showing her 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.