Goat Shows

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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; please read (see page 63). Exhibitors are subject to all general livestock rules. Entries: Dale and Korina Groff 360-414-9157 or mistkissedmtn@gmail.com

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Div IV – NWCA Cashmere Goat Show

Show Time: Saturday—ring judging starts at 9:00 am Coordinator: Pat Almond, razberi@teleport.com 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. She 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, and Cashmere fiber producing 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 in this wonderful life journey. 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) should 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 $65 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 am Div VI: Colored Angora Goats, Saturday following Div. V Coordinator: Carol Ronan, carol@ronanfibers.com 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. 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 Buck Kid
  6. Yearling Bucks (over 12 months and under 24 months old)
  7. Aged Bucks (2 years and older)
    • Champion & Reserve Champion Adult 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 Doe Kid
  11. Best Young Flock (1 buck kid and 2 doe kids; looking for consistency)*
  12. Does, yearling (over 12 months and under 24 months)
  13. Does, (2-4 years)
  14. Does, senior (over 4 years)
    • Champion and Reserve Champion Adult Doe
    • Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Doe
  15. Best Young Flock (1 buck kid and 2 doe kids; looking for consistency)*
  16. 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 503-537-7627 or mistyh31@hotmail.com Judge: Terri Kistler Goat Form Note: Angora, Cashmere, and Registered Pygora goats are not eligible to be shown in “Other Fiber Goats”. As registration is not required for the Angora shows, white goats, color-carriers or not, will be shown in the white shows and colored angoras in the colored shows. 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)
    • Champion & Reserve Champion Wether
  5. Yearling Bucks (under 24 months old)
  6. Aged Bucks (2 years and older)
    • Champion & Reserve Champion Senior Buck
    • Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion Buck
  7. Junior Does, kid (born after Feb. 29)
  8. Senior Does, kid (born Jan. 1 through Feb. 29)
  9. Pair of Doe Kids*
    • Champion and Reserve Champion Junior Doe
  10. Does, yearling (under 24 months)
  11. Does, (2-4 years)
  12. Does, senior (over 4 years)
    • Champion and Reserve Champion Senior Doe
    • Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion Doe
  13. Best Young Flock (1 buck kid and 2 doe kids; looking for consistency)*
  14. Judge’s Choice (Best fleece)*
  15. Best Capora fleece**
*Note: Animals must have been shown in another class. **The best Capora fleece will be awarded a $50 prize, courtesy of the PCA. All PCA-registered goats in the show are eligible. Note: Pygora, Cashmere and Angora goats are not eligible to be shown in “Other Fiber Goats”. As registration is not required for the Angora shows, white goats, color-carriers or not, will be shown in the white shows and colored angoras in the colored shows. Goat Form

Div VIII Pygora Goat Show (PBA Sanctioned)

  Show Time: Sunday following Div. VII Show Chair: Misty Harding 503-537-7627 or mistyh31@hotmail.com Judge: Terri Kistler holds a Masters of Agriculture with a focus in Animal Science from Oregon State University. A former Pygora Breeders Association president, Terri is passionate about Pygoras, serving on the PBA education, fiber and PR committees, as well as chairing the PBA 2012 Fiber Study. For several years, she coordinated the PBA Pygora fleece and Pygora goat shows held during OFFF. An avid spinner, knitter and weaver, Terri keeps part of the clip from her Pygoras each year for herself and sells the rest to those who like to work with luxury fibers. Terri lives with her husband, Grant, three dogs and 17 Pygoras at Whistlekick Pygoras in WA state. 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 (12-24 months, never freshened)
    • Champion & Reserve Champion Jr. Doe
  14. Sr. Does (under 24 months, freshened)
  15. Sr. Does (1-2 years)
  16. Sr. Does (3-4 years)
  17. Sr. Does (over 4 years)
    • Champion & Reserve Champion Sr. Doe
    • Grand Champion & Reserve Grand Champion Doe
  18. *Dam & Daughter (looking for improvement)
  19. *Breeder's Trio (3 does, same herd - can be owned by someone other than the breeder)
  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 during the show.Show Rules are provided upon request. The grand champion doe and 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. IMG_4915 IMG_4893 Whistlekick Pygoras Winlock, WA Pampered, well-bred Pygora goats and fine fiber for the discriminating handspinner Whistlekick Pygora fiber is luxurious, decadently soft and offered in a variety of colors: grays, browns, creams and shades of white. In  ‘cloud’ form, ready to spin and enjoy. www.whistlekickpygoras.com