Schedule

The 2018 ABGA National show will be held at Fonner Park in Grand Island, Nebraska from June 9-16, 2018.

2018 NATIONAL SHOW SCHEDULE

SATURDAY- June 9

  • 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm     JABGA and Buy In’s unload and move in* (Buy-in Info is printed in show rules)
  • 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm    ABGA Show Office will be open

SUNDAY – June 10

  • 8:00 am to 2:00 pm     JABGA unload, move & check in
  • *JABGA exhibitors, commercial does and wethers must be in place and checked in  by 2pm
  • 8:00 am to 4:00 pm     ABGA unload, move & check in
  • 2:00 pm                         JABGA Meeting
  • 3:00 pm                         JABGA Breeding Stock Showmanship – Seniors First
  • 3:00-6:00 pm              Scales open for commercial does and wethers
  • 5:00 pm                        Dinner break and Boot Scramble
  • 6:00 pm                        Wether and Commercial doe showmanship – Seniors First
  • 6:00 pm                       ABGA Show Office closes

MONDAY – June 11

  • 8:00 am to 12:00 pm   ABGA unload, move & check-in (must unload from the outside of the barn- no exceptions)
  • 7:45 am                          OPENING CEREMONY AND WELCOME
  • 8:00 am                          JABGA National Bred and Owned Breeding Stock Show
  • Followed by the JABGA Commercial Doe and Wether Show
  • Noon                              LUNCH –  Sullivan’s Supply Demonstration
  • 1:00 pm                          Resume JABGA Commercial Doe and Wether show
  • 2:00 – 5:00 pm            Public Speaking
  • 6:00 pm                         Sullivan’s JABGA Fitting demonstration and contest

TUESDAY – June 12

  • 8:00 am to 5:00 pm     JABGA Coloring Contest
  • 8:00 am to 5:00 pm     JABGA Skillathon
  • 8:00 am                       Begin JABGA National Show
  • Noon                           LUNCH – Sullivan’s Supply Demonstration
  • 1:00 pm                       Resume JABGA National Show
  • 6:00 pm                       JUDGES CONTINUING EDUCATION (following show conclusion)
  • 6:00 pm                       JABGA Sales Talk

WEDNESDAY – June 13

  • 7:30 am                       JABGA Goat Judging Contest
  • 7:45 am                       Opening Ceremonies
  • 8:00 am                       ABGA National Open Show begins with Percentage Does
  • Noon                           LUNCH-   JABGA Goat Judging Contest – Reasons
  • 12:00 pm                     Resume ABGA National Open Show
    • Percentage Pair Classes Immediately Follow Conclusion of Percentage Show
    • Percentage Get of Sire, Percentage Doe Herd
    • ABGA National Open Junior Fullblood Show Beginw
  • 6:00 pm                       VIP Reception

THURSDAY – June 14

  • 8:00 am                       Resume ABGA National Open Fullblood Doe Show
  • Noon                           LUNCH
  • Noon                           Old Timer Showmanship
  • 1:00 pm                       Resume ABGA National Open Fullblood Doe Show
    • Specialty Doe Class 5 yrs or older
    • Fullblood Doe Pair Classes Immediately follows selection of Overall Champions
  • 6:00 pm                       ABGA General Membership Meeting
  • 6:30 pm                       ABGA and JABGA Awards Appreciation Dinner & Live Auction
  • 7:00 pm                       Silent Auction ends

FRIDAY – June 15

[Anti-bullying Day]

  • 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
    • Open Buck Show group classes follows selection of Overall Champions
    • Best Pair of Bucks kids
    • Best Pair of Sr. Bucks from above classes
    • Get of Sire, Produce of Dam, Breeders herd

SATURDAY – June 16

All animals must be out of barn by noon.