Superintendent : Rodney Chapman, (360) 273-2357 firstname.lastname@example.orgAsst. Superintendent : Brianne Shackley, 360-455-8984 email@example.com
1. Horn policy will follow Washington State 4-H policy. Goats with horns are allowed except in Dairy classes and Market Sale. Horn tips must be covered with horn guards at all times. Horn scurs less than 1/2 inch in length may be permitted at the discretion of the Market Sale Committee Chair.
2. Goats may be clipped at Fair - but this must be done in a supervised "fitting" area only.
3. Tentative stall and/or pen assignments will be made on the basis of entry cards due in July. Final stall and/or pen assignments will be made by the superintendent by 2pm Tuesday, entry day of the Fair. Limitations of two (2) animals per lot will be allowed. However the superintendent has the authority to limit the total number of goat project animals that a 4-H member may bring to Fair.
4. For the animal’s safety, no netting style hay sacks will be allowed in the goat pens.
5. The Goat Superintendent has the authority to request that the Fair Veterinarian examine a goat. The veterinarian will refuse admission to any animal showing evidence of a communicable disease. Any cost of vet care is the responsibility of the exhibitor.
6. Milk-out times will be directed by superintendent.
7. Only dairy animals that obviously do not conform to any breed by appearance will be entered in the Crossbreed Class. Final decision as to class will be the decision of the superintendent.
8. The superintendent may combine classes if there are not enough entries to make a competitive class.
9. Cloverbud exhibitor for pygmy or miniature goats may only enter one (1) animal.
10. All exhibitors will participate in herdsmanship. Parents of exhibitors will be asked to serve as adult in charge of herdsmanship.
11. Regarding all pack goat project goats, any pack goat shown, regardless of age, must have done at least 5 miles of hiking with the exhibitor during the current 4-H year in order to show at the fair.
12. All exhibitors are expected to attend all five fair days.
13. If there are concerns or questions, please refer to the 4-H Resolution Procedure.
14. Round Robin participants from the Goat Department will be chosen as follows: A) The Champion and Reserve Champion of Int. & Sr. Pygmy Showmanship will participate in Small Animal Round Robin. B) The Champions from Int. & Sr. Dairy, Utility Pack, Utility Draft, Meat, Fleece, and Pet Showmanship will participate in a Champion Run-Off. If a Champion chooses to not compete, (or to represent another class) the Reserve Champion from that class will compete in their place. In no case will a 3rd place showman go to the Run-Off. The top 2 showman from the Run-Off will participate in Large Animal Round Robin.
15. Companion goats for display only if space allows.
16. Exhibitors participating in the Market Sale are required to participate in pre-event staging for at least 2 hours prior to and 30 minutes after the Market Sale event.
17. Only goats awarded blue ribbons in Class 24 Lot A (Market Sale Goat Type) will be eligible to participate in the Market Sale.
18. No Goat may be cross entered in more than 1 Class each of Fitting & Showing and Type (exception: Dam & Daughter.
19. Dam & Daughter is limited to 1 entry in dairy and 1 entry in pygmy per exhibitor. State Fair does not offer a Dam & Daughter lot.
POINTS FOR ALL GOAT FITTING & SHOWINGPoints: Blue – 75 Red – 55 White – 25
POINTS FOR ALL GOAT TYPEPoints: Blue – 55 Red – 40 White – 30
DIVISION: A CLASS: 1
CLASS 1 - GOAT KNOWLEDGE BOWLPoints: Blue – 10 Red– 8 White – 6
CLASS 2 - SILVER BUCKET EVENTA three day Dairy Goat milking contest. (See superintendent for more information).Points: Blue – 10 Red – 8 White – 6
CLASS 3 - DAIRY GOAT FITTING & SHOWING
DAIRY GOAT TYPE CLASSES:
CLASS 4 - ALPINECLASS 5 - LAMANCHA
CLASS 6 - NIGERIAN DWARFCLASS 7 - NUBIAN
CLASS 8 - OBERHASLICLASS 9 - SAANEN
CLASS 10 – TOGGENBURG CLASS
CLASS 11 - CROSSBREEDS
CLASS 12 - ALL OTHER PURE BREEDS
LOTS FOR CLASSES 4-12:
CLASS 13 - CLOVERBUD PYGMY or MINIATURE GOAT FITTING & SHOWING
CLASS 14 - CLOVERBUD MEMBER PYGMY OR MINIATURE GOAT TYPE(ribbons only, participation in Cloverbud Showmanship required, limit one animal)
CLASS 15 - PYGMY GOAT FITTING & SHOWING
CLASS 16 - PYGMY GOAT TYPE
UTILITY GOATS (Pack Goat, Draft Goat)
CLASS 17 - UTILITY PACK GOAT FITTING & SHOWING
CLASS 18 - UTILITY PACK GOAT TYPE
CLASS 19 - UTILITY DRAFT GOAT FITTING & SHOWING (being offered for exhibition only for first year)
CLASS 20 - UTILITY DRAFT GOAT TYPE (being offered for exhibition only for first year)
LOTS FOR CLASSES 18 & 20:
CLASS 21 - MEAT GOAT FITTING & SHOWING
CLASS 22 - PUREBRED MEAT GOAT TYPE (Breeding Does)
CLASS 23 - CROSSBRED MEAT GOAT TYPE (Breeding Does)
LOTS FOR CLASSES 22 & 23
CLASS 24 - MARKET GOAT TYPE
CLASS 25 - FLEECE GOAT FITTING & SHOWING
A Junior B Intermediate C Senior
FLEECE GOAT TYPE
CLASS 26- ANGORA GOATS
CLASS 27 - CASHMERE GOATS
CLASS 28 - OTHER FLEECE GOATS
LOTS FOR CLASSES 26, 27, & 28
Special project rules:
CLASS 29 - PET GOAT FITTING AND SHOWING
CLASS 30 - PET GOAT TYPE
Special project rules: All items must be made in the current 4-H year by the 4-H exhibitor currently enrolled in the goat project.
CLASS 31 - PACK
CLASS 32 - MILK STAND
CLASS 33- FEEDERS
CLASS 34 - OTHER
LOTS FOR CLASSES 31-34: