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  • National Show News

    News & Updates Feb 28, 2024 JABGA Age Eligibility Feb 15, 2024 2024 National Show Internship Feb 13, 2024 2024 Ambassador of the Breed Nominations Load more

  • JABGA Age Eligibility

    2024 JABGA National Show Age Eligibility To be eligible to show, the junior exhibitor must be at least 4 years of age on the day of the show. The maximum exhibitor age is 21 years of age on July 1, 2023. Age divisions for showmanship and contests will be determined based on the contestant’s age on July 1, 2023. Novice Division: 4-7 years of age Junior Division: 8-12 years of age Intermediate Division: 13-16 years of age Senior Division: 17-21 years of age For more information or questions, contact: Katherine Klug (National Show Committee Chair) nationalshow@abga.org JABGA Age Eligibility View the updated age limits to show at the JABGA National Show Photo by Pearl's Pics .

  • National Show

    June 7-14, 2024 Louisville, Kentucky Kentucky Exposition Center Entry coming soon! Photo by Pearl's Pics Want to sponsor the 2024 National Show? You can make a difference and be part of the go-to event for the meat goat industry! Sponsor today! Important Dates & Deadlines ENTRY OPEN Apr 1, 2024 HERDBOOOK CLOSES May 17, 2024 ENTRY DEADLINE May 24, 2024 LATE ENTRY DEADLINE Jun 1, 2024 MOVE-IN DAY (JABGA) Jun 7, 2024 MOVE-IN DAY (ABGA OPEN SHOW) Jun 10, 2024 2/28/24 JABGA Age Eligibility 2/15/24 2024 National Show Internship 2/13/24 2024 Ambassador of the Breed Nominations News & Updates View all news & updates

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  • 2024 National Show Internship

    The ABGA takes great pride in providing exceptional learning opportunities that offer real-world applications. The ABGA hopes that our intern’s knowledge and experience gathered during their time at the National Show continues to be applied to the outside world and to their future endeavors. This is an unpaid internship role. Hotel and food costs will be covered daily. Position: National Show Barn and Media Internship Location: Louisville, Kentucky - Kentucky Exposition Center Dates: June 7-14, 2024 Program Purpose: The purpose of the ABGA and JABGA National Show Internship program is to provide a learning experience for recent high school graduates (18+), college students, college graduates and/or those interested in the American Boer Goat Association. Also, to provide ABGA with assistance in daily tasks during the National Show and to provide social media coverage for the event. Eligibility/Requirements: Applicants must be a 2023 high school graduate (18+) or older. Applicants cannot be exhibitors or competitors at the 2024 ABGA and JABGA National Show. A candidate with prior show experience is a plus. Must be able to provide own means of transportation to the National Show at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Applicants should possess excellent communication skills with a strong work ethic. Self-motivation and the ability to work on a task with minimal supervision is ideal. A positive attitude and organization are beneficial. Applicants must be available to work the entire length of the National Show. Internship Program: Interns will assist the JABGA Board and the ABGA office staff with specified tasks during the weeklong internship. Interns must provide their own way to the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky on June 6th, 2024, and must work through the duration of the event to June 14, 2024. Barn Intern duties include, but are not limited to: Set up of ABGA Office and supplies Assist in the unloading process for exhibitors Work the check in gate during the duration of the show Ensure cleanliness of ringside tables and bleachers Aid in the setup of the JABGA Awards Banquet Gather all show awards the morning of each show Media Intern duties include, but are not limited to: Posting Show updates on social media Taking pictures/video Posting pictures/videos on Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok Post all showmanship and division winners on social media. General media coverage of the National Show. How to Apply: Click the button below to apply and submit your resume. Application Resume If you have any question please contact: nationalshow@abga.org

  • 2024 Ambassador of the Breed

    We are taking nominations for this year’s Ambassador of The Breed! The American Boer Goat Association honors and appreciates individuals who contribute to promoting the American Boer Goat Breed. Every year, our members nominate candidates for the ABGA's Ambassador of the Breed, who are then recognized at the ABGA & JABGA National Show. You can nominate your candidate by clicking the button below:

  • Download Our A-Boer-Able E-Valentines

    In honor of Valentine's Day, here are some cute (and punny!) e-Valentines to send to your sweetheart... or your best barn buddy. Download these e-Valentines below: "The Baaaaaaaaa-chelor" Download here: "I Goat You Babe" Download here: "HERD you were looking for a Valentine" Download here: "I'm Never Boer-d" Download here: "I'm Not Kidding" Download here: "A-BOER-Able" Download here:

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