Entry Fees: $ 3.00 per animal postmarked on or before August 1, 2003; $4.00 per animal postmarked after August 1, 2003. Send show entry and fees to Sally Peniuk, RR I Box 406A, Harrington, ME 04643 (483-4543). Make checks made payable to HOMDGA. Fee must accompany entry.
Junior Doe Show Classes: Kids up to 6 months of age: Kids 6 to 12 months of age: Dry yearlings, 12 to 24 month of age: Junior Grand Champion/junior Reserve Champion - Rosette: Best junior Doe in Show - Rosette
Senior Doe Classes: Milkers under 2 years of age: Milkers 2 years and under 3 years of age: Milkers 3 years and under 5 years of age: Milkers 5 years and above: Senior Grand Champion/ Senior Reserve Grand Champion/Best of Breed - Rosette. Specialty Classes: Champion Challenge: Get of Sire 3 Does any age, sired by the same Buck - name Buck- all Does must be owned by the exhibitor - limit 2 entries per exhibitor): Produce of Dam (2 Does any age for same Dam - name Dam - limit 2 entries - breed owned): Dam & Daughter (Doe and one daughter, any age- limit 2 entries per exhibitor): Herd (four Does, 2 in milk, one junior, one exhibitor's choice-limit one entry per exhibitor).
Junior Classes: $ 8.00 - $7.00 - $6.00 - $5.00 - $4.00 - $3.00
Senior & Specialty Classes: $10.00 - $9.00 - $8.00 - $7.00 - $6.00 - $5.00
Show Rules and Guidelines:
All animals must be inspected prior to unloading by the Livestock Supt. or designee. Any animals showing signs of contagious and/or infectious diseases will result in the herd being asked to leave the fairgrounds with no refund of entry fees. Animals who become sick during the show will be removed from display pens and not be shown. Entries are accepted from all Maine counties provided the herd is not under quarantine. Health papers are required for all out-of-state animals. Out of state exhibitors must obtain a written permit from the Maine State Dept. of Agriculture, Division of Animal Industry, Augusta, ME. 04333. Permits and health papers may be checked prior to unloading. Registration papers must be presented on all animals over 6 months of age. All animals under 6 months may be shown with a stamped duplicate registration. No copies of registration papers will be accepted. Persons showing animals whose papers have been signed for transfer, but have not be processed for transferal by the ADGA office, must show those animals as agents for the current owner shown on ADGA records. Exhibitors must have all animals on the fairgrounds by 10 a.m., Thursday, August 21, 2002 and remain through 3 p.m., Sunday, August 24. Base date for age computation is August 24, 2003. Animals must be shown in their regular age class to be eligible to compete in specialty classes. Animals are to be shown in the same breed in the specialty classes as they were in the regular classes. Purebred and Recorded Grades may not be combined for specialty classes. There will be no pre-show milkout. Entries are unlimited (except where noted in the Specialty Classes), however no more than two premiums will be awarded per exhibitor per class. Breeders and herds leaving the fairgrounds before the designated time will forfeit all premiums. Each doe may only receive one premium in individual competition. Substitutions will be allowed in a given breed only. Tattoos must be legible to receive a leg on a championship. Pens will be assigned according to need and availability by the Livestock Supt. or designee on the basis of en tries received by the Secretary. Please do not change pen assignments. The Junior Doe Show will begin at 9:00 a.m., with the Senior Doe Show immediately following. Papers will be checked from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Sunday morning. Entry fee refunds will only be given if an entire herd is scratched and either the Show Chair or Show Secretary is notified three days prior to the show. Breeds will be shown in the following order: Oberhasli, A.O.P., Nubian, Recorded Grade, LaMancha and Alpine. All exhibitors are requested to wear white in the show ring. Owners of permanent champion animals are requested to show them in the charnpion challenge class. Please have animals ready and at ringside when breed classes are announced. The Standard Show Ring Code of Ethics will be enforced. ADGA rules will govern.