2022 ABGA & JABGA NATIONAL SHOW
Saturday, June 11, 2022 – Saturday, June 18, 2022
700 E Stolley Park Rd.
Grand Island, NE 68801
NATIONAL SHOW ENTRY
The National Show entry form is now available on our website. The deadline for entry is June 1, 2022.
REMINDER: HERD BOOK CLOSES WEDNESDAY, MAY 25
All registrations and transfers for the 2022 National Show must be received in the ABGA office before 5:00 OM CST on Wednesday, May 25, 2022.
MISSION 22: UNITED WE HEAL
We will support the charity Mission 22 at our National Show. Donations will go to helping veterans, their spouses, and children through programs Mission 22 provides.
2022 NATIONAL SHOW JUDGES
ABGA National Show
JABGA National Breeding Show
JABGA National Bred and Owned Show and Breeding Showmanship
Market and Commercial Show
Meat Goat Evaluation
ABGA NATIONAL SHOW SUPERINTENDENTS
BE A BANNER, BUCKLE, OR BRONZE SPONSOR!
Sponsor one of the many show classes at the 2022 National Show.
PURCHASE YOUR BANQUET TABLES
Each table includes 8 banquet tickets and entry for the Banquet Table Decorating Contest.
2022 NATIONAL SHOW MEAT GOAT EVALUATION
For the first time ever, there will be a JABGA National Show Meat Goat Evaluation. Animals will be shown in a standard show format before being slaughtered, and their carcasses will be evaluated to compare the differences. The point of the class is to highlight the aspects that make a quality meat goat, and ABGA will recognize winners.
ABGA 2022 NATIONAL PHOTO CONTEST
The 2022 National Photo Contest is a fundraiser for the ABGA Foundation. The winning photos will be calculated by the value of donations received.
There will be two divisions: open and junior. The 1st place photos from each division will be auctioned off at the banquet at 6:30 PM on June 15.
Submissions must be printed on a canvas-wrapped frame.
No limitations on size.
Photos must be goat related.
Black & white and color photos are accepted.
All submissions belong to the ABGA Foundation.
If you are not bringing your art to the show, it must be mailed to the ABGA office by May 25.
JABGA GOAT COSTUME CONTEST
All JABGA members can participate. Both the goat and the exhibitor should dress for the occasion. Exhibitors are required to show their goats with a halter.
There will be two sections in this show:
Section I theme: STRONG.
Create a costume for you, and your goat to represent what STRONG means to you.
Section 2 theme: Contestant's Choice – Participants are encouraged to dress creatively.
All costumes and presentations must be family-friendly. Costumes or presentations deemed inappropriate may be disqualified and pulled at any time.
WE ARE HAVING A GOAT MEAT POTLUCK!
We’re going to have a goat meat potluck on June 13 at 6:30 p.m. before the annual members meeting at our National Show!
Please bring crockpot or toaster dishes ready to serve with serving utensils and the recipe to share. Dishes must include goat meat.
The favorite dish wins $150!
ABGA MEMBER BANQUET TABLE DECORATING CONTEST
There will be a Banquet Table Decorating Contest at the National Show Banquet. The theme of this year's National Show is Boer Goat Strong.
A LITTLE BARN PARTY NEVER HURT NOBODY!
We are having a barn party on Thursday, June 16 inside the Show Barn. We promise it won't be boer-ing!
Activities will include but are not limited to the following:
We can't wait to see you there!
QUESTIONS REGARDING THE 2022 NATIONAL SHOW?
Email: email@example.com or give us a call and ask for Cindy at 325-486-2242.
OFFICE NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Please have your ABGA member number and goat registration number ready when contacting the office.
Send all email correspondence to firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively, you may submit a work order to the ABGA office by clicking the SUBMIT WORK button on the ABGA website.
We also accept work orders via USPS, UPS, & FedEx. Our mailing address is 4258 S Jackson Street, San Angelo, Texas 76903.
UPCOMING REGIONAL SHOWS
Area 3 Regional Show – Racing to the Heartland
Saturday, May 21
Hancock County Fairgrounds,
620 Apple St.
Greenfield, IN 46140
Show Secretary: Adrienne & Joe Kidder
Alternate Contact: Julia & Chris Wickard
1-JABGA Regional Show
Wether & Commercial Judge: Jeremy Church
JABGA Judge: Dakota Ash
Area 2 Regional Show – Little Sioux Showdown
Saturday, May 28
Show Secretary: Jodi Scholl
Alternate: Lori Wickman
NATIONALS INVITATIONAL SALE WILL OPEN ON GOAT PROMOTER ON MAY 22
HERITAGE BREEDER’S COALITION
We were mentioned in the World Heritage Yak Conservancy's newsletter.
Since Heritage Breed associations have similar goals and interests, World Heritage Yak Conservancy (WHYC) puts a priority and high value on building these mutually beneficial collaborative relationships with like-minded, strong, rare breed organizations.
LIFE’S A BOER PODCAST
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