The MJBGA show year will be from January 1 through December 31st.
No shows will be sanctioned in November, December, or January.
2. The age requirements for MJBGA membership is Peewee - age
7 and under, Junior - age 8-12 Intermediate - age 13 -16, Senior
age - 17-21. Age is determined by the age of the exhibitor on
January 1 of the current year.
3. All exhibitors have the option to attend any number of
shows. Only points earned at the top eight shows attended by the
exhibitor will count toward year-end totals. If the
exhibitor attends and places at more than eight shows in the
given year, lowest show points will be dropped with the top
eight shows counting for year-end totals.
4. Exhibitor may show as many animals as desired at any given
show - however, only the top two placings will be counted. These
points earned will go toward year-end totals in each age
division. Showmanship points are not figured into
year-end totals or overall placing, but will be totaled as
separate award divisions by exhibitor age. Only one animal per
member may be shown in the showmanship division.
5. In the case of a tie in any division (except showmanship),
the tie will be broken by the exhibitors showmanship points. If
there is still a tie, the number of shows attended will be
determined as the final tie-breaker. If there is a tie in the
showmanship division, the tie will be broken by the number of
6. Points will be awarded on the following basis to qualified
members of the MJBGA Peewee Division, Junior Division,
Intermediate Division, and the Senior Division for the yearly
awards in each division.
Market Division will be open to both wethers and does. Does must
meet the same age requirements as wethers. Exhibitors to
fit does in the same manner as wethers. Does entered in the
Market Division will not be eligible to show in breeding stock
classes. Divisions will no longer be required for the market
classes in show with less than 100 entries. Sponsoring shows
will have to option to use the divisions in show of 100 entries
Points - effective January 1, 2009 the point system will be as
in class 1st Place 2nd Place
3rd Place 4th Place
5th Place 6th Place
Grand champion in a
division will receive 1.5 points times the number of goats in
Reserve champion in a division will receive 1 point times the
number of goats in the division.
Overall grand will
receive 1.5 points times the number of goats in the entire
Reserve overall grand will receive 1 point times the number
goats in the entire division
8. All animals must be owned and exhibited by the exhibitor.
The only exceptions shall be 1) if the exhibitor has more than
one animal showing at that time and 2) if the member is in
attendance, but physically unable to show his goat. If the
member is physically unable to show his animal, he must present
a doctor’s statement to show management. Ownership
for registered animals must be proven by a registration in the
9. Year-end Showmanship awards will be given in the Junior,
Intermediate and Senior divisions. Points to be calculated
according to the above point chart with points earned at the top
eight shows to count toward year-end totals.
10. All sanctioned jackpot shows having 200 or more goats
entered and exhibited shall have their points count double.
11. Breed shows shall follow ABGA, USBGA, or
International Boer Goat Association breed and show rules
depending on which Association has sanctioned the show.