Nebraska Dairy Goat Association 

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Lancaster County Superfair

Every year in August, the NDGA hosts a dairy goat show in Lincoln, NE. Below you can find show information and rules, and after the show we will post results. This is a triple sanctioned show, but the NDGA only hosts the third show ring. Hope to see you there! 

(Ring 1): Lancaster County Agriculture Society

Superintendent: Cole Meador

Phone: 402-216-4056

E-mail: [email protected]

Judge: Gary Whitehead

(Ring 2): Heartland Caprines Show

Superintendent: Sue Loftus
Phone: 402.733.1519
Judge: (Ring 2): Scott Bice

Ring 3: Nebraska Dairy Goat Assn. Show
Superintendent: Susan Schmer
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 402-604-1188
Judge: Kris Fraley


"ADGA" Rules Shall Govern

This show is sponsored by the American Dairy Goat Association and their rules shall govern. Only ADGA, American Dairy Goat Society and Canadian Goat Society registered, recorded, or "applied-for" animals may be shown in an Official American Dairy Goat Association Show. Senior Doe/Junior Doe (The Sr. and Jr. shows are separately sanctioned).

PREREGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, August 5th – No entry fee for group classes
There will be a $2 late entry fee after August 5th.
Pens will be available Friday, August 12th at noon.

CHECK-IN: Friday evening, August 12 or Saturday, Aug. 13th by 7:00 a.m. (all animals must be on the grounds no later than 6:00 a.m., day of the show to ensure an 8:00 a.m. start of show)

SHOW TIME: Saturday, August 13th at 8:00 a.m. (Pavilion 1)

RUN OF SHOW: Senior Doe Show followed by Junior Doe Show.

SHOW ORDER: Alpine, LaMancha, Nigerian Dwarf, Nubian, Oberhasli, Recorded Grade and Saanen. Show order is subject to change.

All three rings are sanctioned for Alpine, LaMancha, Nigerian Dwarf, Oberhasli, Nubian, Recorded Grade and Saanen.

RELEASE TIME: Immediately following showing of your breed unless you have a doe going back in for Best in Show (Ring 1, 2 & 3) or Best Udder of Show (Ring 1 only)

PENS: Pens will be assigned. Each pen will accommodate 2-3 adults or 4-6 kids.
Only shavings will be allowed – no straw bedding is to be used.
No cleaning of pens is required. Bedding must be purchased from the Event Center (see entry form).

Show Rules
1. Entry Fee: $5
2. Pen Fee: $13 (includes one bag of bedding)
3. Tack Pen: $5
4. The base date is the day of the show. (Aug. 13)
5. The original registration certificate or duplicate application stamped "ADGA" office is required for all animals under 6 months of age and this must be shown to the show secretary before the start of the show.
6. Health papers are not required; however, the Superintendent or Fair Board can request a veterinarian inspection. It is recommended that out-of-state animals be accompanied by a health certificate to cross state lines.
7. No pre-show milk out.
8. Substitutions will be allowed within breed and class only.
9. All dairy goats two (2) months of age and older shall be tested and found negative to an official tuberculin test after reaching two (2) months of age and within sixty (60) days prior to entry into Nebraska.

PREMIUMS (Ring 1 only):
INDIVIDUAL CLASSES: (Limit per class: 2 pays per exhibitor; 1 pay sole exhibitor) 1st place $10; 2nd place $8; 3rd place $6; 4th place $4
CHAMPION & GROUP CLASSES (Pay 1st place only):
Jr. Grand Champion $8; Jr. Reserve Champion $4; Best Jr. Doe of Show $10; Jr. Get of Sire $3
Sr. Grand Champion $10; Sr. Reserve Champion $5; Best Sr. Doe of Show $15; Sr. Get of Sire $3
Best Udder of Show $15
CHAMPION CHALLENGE: (Pays 1st & 2nd place only) 1st place $12; 2nd place $10

1. Junior Show consists of does that have never freshened, under the age of 2.
2. Senior Show consists of any doe that has ever freshened, or is being milked regularly. This includes dry and precocious milkers.
3. Get of Sire (Senior/Junior) consists of three does from the same sire, specific breed (Ring 1 only)
4. Champion Challenge consists of Champion of the Day competing against permanent champion does.
5. The "Best of Breed" will compete in Best Doe of Show.
6. PREMIUMS: Premiums will ONLY be paid in Ring 1.
7. Premiums will NOT be mailed out and must be picked up after the show.

Junior Doe – Under 3 months
Junior Doe – 3 months
Junior Doe – 4 months
Junior Doe – 5 & 6 months
Junior Doe – 7 months & under 12 months
Junior Doe – 12 months & under 24 months never fresh

Senior Doe – Under 2 years in milk
Senior Doe – 2-3 years
Senior Doe – 3-4 years
Senior Doe – 4-5 years
Senior Doe – 5 years and over