Schedule

The 2019 ABGA National show will be held at Fonner Park in Grand Island, Nebraska from June 9-14, 2019.

2019 NATIONAL SHOW SCHEDULE

Saturday, June 8: Show Office will be open 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm*

  • 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm:Barns open for arrival of animals
  • 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm: Scales open for commercial does and market goat
  • 7:00 pm:  JABGA General meeting and welcome activity Pizza Part
  • 8:00 pm: All JABGA animals must be checked-in and paperwork submitted to office

Sunday, June 9:  Show Office will be open daily 8 am to 4 pm – Closed 12 pm-1 pm for lunch*

  • 8:00 am to 4:00 pmABGA arrival (no vehicles allowed inside barn after 12.01 pm – must unload outside the doors)
  • 8:00 am to Noon: Public Speaking and JABGA Skillathon Competition
  • NOON: Lunch Break and Costume Contest
  • 12:45 pm: Opening Ceremonies
  • 1:00 pm: Market / commercial doe showmanship (Senior, Intermediate, Junior) Market Show Commercial Doe show
  • 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm: ABGA Sales Talk Competition
  • 5:00 pm: Elite Doe Sale – Sift to determine sale order (after conclusion of the show)
  • 6:00 pm: Sullivan Supply Fitting Demonstration (after the conclusion of the show)
  • 7:00 pm: JABGA Luau

Monday, June 10: Show Office will be open daily 8 am to 4 pm – Closed 12 pm-1 pm for lunch*

  • 7:45 am: Opening Ceremonies
  • 8:00 am: Silent Auction #1 opens – ends Tuesday 6:00 pm
  • 8:00 am to Noon: ABGA arrival (no vehicles allowed inside barn – must unload outside the doors)
  • 8:00 am: JABGA Breeding Showmanship (Senior, Intermediate, Junior) Followed by JABGA National Bred and Owned Show
  •  NOON: ABGA show paperwork must be submitted to office; JABGA Lunch Break  and Boot Scramble
  • 1:00 pm: Resume JABGA National Bred and Owned Show
  • 3:00 pm: JABGA Goat Judging contest – Seniors will give reasons following contest
  • 6:00 pm: Fitting Contest
  • 6:30 pm– 8:30 pm: BBQ Contest Judging

Tuesday, June 11:  Show Office will be open daily 8 am to 4 pm – Closed 12 pm-1 pm for lunch*

  • 7:45 am: Opening Ceremonies
  • 8:00 am to 5:00 pm: JABGA Coloring Contest
  • 8:00 am: JABGA National Breeding Show
  • NOON: Lunch Break and Limbo Contest
  • 1:00 pm: Resume JABGA National Shos
  • 6:00 pm: Silent Auction #1 Closes; ABGA Ennoblements
  • 6:30 pm: JABGA Elite Doe Sale

Wednesday, June 12: Show Office will be open daily 8 am to 4 pm – Closed 12 pm-1 pm for lunch*

Wednesday is Charity Day – St Jude Children’s Research Hospital

  • 7:45 am: Opening Ceremonies
  • 8:00 am: ABGA Silent Auction #2 opens – ends Thursday
  • 8:00 am: ABGA National Show – Percentage Does
  •  NOON: Lunch Break, End Cap & Pen Decorating Judging
  • 1:00 pm: Resume ABGA National Show Percentage pair classes Percentage Get of Sire, Produce of Dam, Breeders Herd
  • 6:00 pm: ABGA General Meeting
  • 6:30 pm: ABGA Awards Dinner JABGA Live Auction 1st annual BBQ contest Awards End Cap/Pen Decorating Contest Awards

Thursday, June 13: Show Office will be open daily 8 am to 4 pm – Closed 12 pm-1 pm for lunch*

  • 7:45 am: Opening Ceremonies
  • 8:00 am: ABGA National Show – Fullblood Does
  •  NOON: Lunch Break Old-timer’s Showmanship
  • 1:00 pm: Resume ABGA National Show Specialty Doe Class 5 yrs or older Fullblood Doe Pair classes
  • 7:30 pm: Judges Roundtable

Friday, June 14: Show Office will be open daily 8 am to 4 pm – Closed 12 pm-1 pm for lunch*

  • 7:45 am:  Opening Ceremonies
  • 8:00 am: ABGA National Open Buck Show
  • NOON: Lunch
  • 1:00 pm: Resume ABGA National Open Buck Show, Specialty Bucks 5 yrs or older, Best Pair Doe/Buck and Buck, Pair Classes Fullblood, Get of Sire, Produce of Dam, Breeders Herd

Saturday, June 15: All animals must be out of barn by noon.*

*All time are Central Standard Time.