The Youth Showmanship Award shall be made at any show judged by an official ADGA judge, even if
the show itself has not been officially sanctioned by ADGA.
The purpose of this award is to recognize youth who have strived to excel in showmanship. Please fill in
the information in the blanks below as it pertains to the showmanship groups in your show (i.e.: Junior,
Intermediate, Senior Showmanship, etc.). Certificates will be awarded to each group who has five or more
contestants. If groups compete for a Champion Showman, and there are less than five in each group, but
at least five participants in all groups combined, then the Champion Showman will be awarded a
Each contestant must show his or her own project animal, and the judge shall require the contestants to
change animals during the showmanship judging in order to make them eligible to compete for this
This application must be filled out by the show chairperson, or other show official, signed by the adult
chairperson or superintendent and the judge, and mailed to the ADGA office to receive a certificate.

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