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2022 - 2023 JABGA Public Speaking Contest

  1. Electronic devices will not be allowed in the holding area or contest room.

  2. Materials: two 3 x 5 note cards can be used, absolutely no outside materials are allowed. Excessive reference to notes may result in deduction of points and the use of visual aids may not be allowed.

  3. Dress: There is no required dress, but it is important to keep in mind that appearance is important. Nice jeans, boots, and button-down shirts are suggested.

  4. Each contestant must make the presentation without a microphone. Contestants shall not be penalized for moving about or using (or not using) a podium. Contestants will be penalized one point per second on each judge’s score sheet for being over or under the time allowed for each speech.

  5. Ties: in the event of ties in public speaking, they will be broken by comparing scores in the following judging sections:

    1. Content

    2. Delivery

    3. Language

Junior Division

  1. No less than 3 minutes no more than 5 minutes.

  2. Additional 5 minutes will be given for related questions asked by the judges.

  3. Regional Show: Why is it important to keep your feed buckets, water troughs, and facilities clean?

  4. National Show: How do you keep a Boer goat healthy?

Intermediate Division

  1. No less than 4 minutes no more than 6 minutes

  2. Additional 5 minutes will be given for related questions asked by the judges.

  3. Regional Show: Why is it important for Boer goats to have correct breed standards?

  4. National Show: What can you do to raise awareness in the goat industry?

Senior Division

  1. No less than 5 minutes no more than 7 minutes

  2. Additional 5 minutes will be given for related questions asked by the judges.

  3. Regional Show: What advice would you give to younger members in the JABGA?

  4. National Show: How to be a member and influence new showmen/breeders?


You can find more information on the 2022-2023 JABGA Regional Show Series Show Rules at https://www.abga.org/jabga/jabga-regional-show-rules, or download below.

22-23 ABGA Regional Show Rules 03-23
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JABGA Skill-a-thon Study Guide

JABGA Skill-a-thon Study Guide
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Boer Goat Anatomy


Anatomy of a boer goat buck.
Anatomy of a Boer Buck

Anatomy of a boer goat doe.
Anatomy of a Boer Doe

 

Nutrition of Meat Goats

Authors: Dr. David Fernandez; Extension livestock specialist withe the 1890 Cooperative Extension Program located at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

DR. CHELSEY ANN AHRENS; Assistant professor with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, Department of Animal Science, located in Little Rock.

MP427_Nutrition of Meat Goats
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Education

The American Boer Goat Association offers many educational opportunities for Junior American Boer Goat Association Members.