2017 ADGA Judges List

Judge’s Pledge of Eligibility and Ethics 144KB Judges Training Materials Below is the current list of ADGA judges. # Advanced Judge – 13 or more years of continuous licensing * Approved Instructor for Official ADGA Pre-Training Conferences Name (Renewal Year) – Address Airport – Phone – Email Kassandra N Abrams (2018) Denver, CO 900 South Quince […]


Premier Sponsor of the 2016 ADGA National Show   Platinum Sponsors of the 2016 ADGA National Show Gold Sponsors of the 2016 ADGA National Show 2016 ADGA NATIONAL SHOW AWARDS   HERDSMAN:   Greg & Vicki Larson & Family, Colorado – Sponsored by Dairy Goat Journal DISTANT HERD:  Sonia Thyssen, Washington – Sponsored by Robert Cassette In Memory of Evelyn Cassette […]

2016 ADGA National Show Judges

ADGA Judge Sam Whiteside (CA) has been selected by the National Show Committee to officiate along with judges Peter Snyder (NY), Mark Baden (WA), Jennifer Lohman Peterson (WI), Dan Laney (CA), and Aaron J. Carter (CA) at this year’s National Show. The show will be held at the Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in […]

ADGA Judges Online Training Materials

The American Dairy Goat Association’s judges are licensed under a rigorous program of training and certification. Here’s a breakdown of the basic program and the information needed. GUIDE TO AN ADGA JUDGE’S LICENSE There are several steps to becoming licensed to judge dairy goats at an officially sanctioned ADGA show. This involves achieving a basic […]


You can find number of online forms and downloadable pdf formats on ADGA.org.  See the menu link for Forms for complete list or search for specific topics. General Forms AI Memo – pdf Service Memo – pdf Registration Application – pdf Certificate of Identification Application – pdf Tattoo Revision Request Online Web Form   Tattoo Revision Request – […]

Suggested Classes and Winners

The base date for computing the age of the animal shall be the day the animal is to be judged unless otherwise stated by a Fair board in its rules governing livestock.  JUNIOR DIVISION – (JUNIOR DOE Show OR Junior Division of COMBINED JR./SR. DOE Show) The Junior Division consists of does under 24 months […]

Report of Awards Guide

1. Always fill out the Report of Awards in its entirety for each breed at the time of the judging of that breed, even though there may not be ten animals competing. Never write “not enough competing” across that section of the report as it is important that we have all the information required on the report. We […]

Suggested Code of Ethics

1. Transportation should be furnished for the judge. This excludes the National Dairy Goat Show. a. The judge can be picked up at the airport by a member of the show committee or the sponsoring club (organization), who does not intend to show their own animals at this show. b. Funds may be provided in advance […]

Guide to Dairy Goat Shows

At first glance, a dairy goat show looks like a beauty pageant for goats. In reality, the purpose of a show is to select animals which come closest to the ideal of sound, productive type. Awards and publicity from shows encourage breeders to adhere to the ideal for continued improvement of the dairy goat. Shows put quality dairy goats in […]