Last year I recall writing, that if you have never been to a National Show, you are really missing something! This year proved that many didn't want to miss the opportunity to attend the 2003 Nationals this year! And for the Youth this was a prime year! The participation in all of the activities was at an all time high and the Jr. Show brought in 147 entries, which was well over the 50 that were anticipated! This is proof that the International Boer Goat Associations Jr. Membership is not only strong, but very active.
The activities began after the National Anthem by Ashleigh Fleener that alone started the day on a beautiful note. The Jr. Show judged by Don Smith ran very smoothly. The overall Grand Champions received a Hanging Tack box, and the Reserve Grand Champions received a Director's Chair. The Overall Grand Champion Percentage Doe was BV Sexy Sadie by Loren Armour and Overall Reserve went to ORF Lilly N700 by Nathan Duncan. The Overall Grand Champion FB Doe went to MC R867 by Josh Kemmer, and the Overall Reserve to FSE #0246 Fancy by Tiffany Cox, The Overall Grand Champion FB Buck went to TX02 M781 Bodie by Tiffany Cox, and Reserve was awarded to 4Kids Buttmaster by Guy Kiehl.
The winners in those classes were: 2 - 5 years old 1. Colton Kiehl 2. Shelby Robinson 3. Jessica Rae Brewer 4. Will Collett 5. Will Cornelius 6. Gavynn Norris 7. Isaac Ridings 6 - 8 years old 1. Hope Ryals 2. Alex Eubanks 3. Noah Ridings 4. Nicholas Webb 5. Nathan Dickerson 6. Addie Davis 7. Jesse Cash 8. Rebecca Hardemann 9. Barrett Norris 9 - 11 years old 1. Ross Jackson 2. Jessica Ryals 3. Kristen Kiehl 4. Guy Kiehl 5. Matthew Womack 12 - 14 years old 1. Blaine Walker 2. Drew Jackson 3. Josh Kemmer 4. Aaron Varnardo 5. Baily Gann 15-19 years old 1. Michael Watts 2. Tray Anderson 3. Samantha Horn 4. Tiffany Cox 5. David Carwell
We had audience participation in the judging of these stick goats, which proved to be very hard in deciding! The only overwhelming applause sure to determine the MOST PATRIOTIC was for Jessie Rae Brewer's - Red, White & Blue Stick Goat! The winners of the Most Original in the 2 -5 group was Will Collett with the only stick goat with legs! and the 6 - 10 group was Noah Ridings shining wooden horse stick goat. The Most Creative was Elizabeth Godsey's Barbie Goat in the 2-5 group and Nicholas Webb with his Multi-colored goat "Rainbow" in the 6-10 group.
This concluded our activities for the day on Friday, with much anticipation for the Goat Scramble to be held on Saturday.
When it came for the 8-10 year olds, the competition got tough, and good thing we had some mighty tough Kiko Goats that they were chasing and haltering, and trying at any cost to get them around the cones and into the pen. The winners in the scramble were Kari Buntin, Guy Kiehl, Logan Hudson. And for the 11-14 age group, Jacob Ingle, Quentin Givens and Ross Jackson, Blaine Walker, Shiloh Peterson and Aaron Varnardo, Drew Jackson. The Senior group was a little kinder and gentler and with great skill and handling, and with the goat between her legs Riley Roebuck won 1st place. Tray Anderson and Amy Wright while being one of the last ones to find her rope ended up getting her goat, haltering it and getting around the cones and into the pen 3rd! What a feat and accomplishment!
Another suggestion was brought up for the goat scramble next year that we feel will be safer for the goats, and still very challenging for the kids! For the older kids 8 on up, we will have a bells scattered around the ring and the Jr. Members will run and grab a bell, the bell will have a number on it and will correspond to a number a goat. They will have to match up the goat and the number and "loosely" tie the bell around the goats neck to win. I sincerely want to thank the gentleman (whose name escapes me) for suggesting this as it will offer a greater challenge to the kids!
A special thanks to those who donated goats for the Goat Scramble: Blue Gainey Ranch - Joetta Boyd (3), Battle Creek Boers Redgie & Suzi Pillans, Watts Farms - Bobby Watts and Michelle McAfee, Goat Rancher /Egypt Creek Ranch - Terry Hankins, Sawtree Ridge Boers - Robbin Cotton (2), DNS Ranch - Debbie & Steve Riley, Little Creek Ranch (4) - Wynema & Steve Adams, Kingdom Acres Boer Goats - Linda & Charles Merrell, Clear Creek Farms - Ken & Pat Motes, and Sundance Kids - The Schallbergers (3), Clear Creek Farms - Ken & Pat Motes.
JR HERDSMAN AWARDS
STICK GOAT AUCTION
A special thanks to the "California Connection" - Mary Lou Haslemann (mom), Kris Oliviera, Shirley Thompson, Amy Wright and Nicole Schallberger, and Ashleigh Fleener for all of their constant help!
It was a great Jr. & National Show... and believe it or not, but we are making plans for next year already, what about a dance one night (of course... just for the Jr. Members!!) we could even incorporate a Quiz Bowl into it and some other cool games! Let me know your thoughts and ideas! If you have any questions during the year, feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Remember to keep reporting your Jr. Herdsman Hours... and with detail and get them in for the 3rd Quarter by November 10th. Keep reading the Jr. Section for more exciting events to take place! We will see you all back at the National's next year... where ever it is!
JUNIOR SHOW RESULTS Class 1.1 0 to under 3 months 7 in class 1. RBWR Twinkie - Blaine Walker 2. Caseys Strawberry Swirl - Rebecca Hardeman 3. RBWR Red Fusion - Blaine Walker 4. RBWR Scarlett Red - Blaine Walker 5. RBWR Ho Ho - Blaine Walker 6. LCR Spot - Raymond Stanek Class 1.2 3 to under 6 months 16 in class 1. Raff R901 - Baily Gann 2. RCBG Brooklyn - Tiffany Cox 3. RRD R777 - Hope Ryals 4. Trir Treasure - Gavynn Norris 5. Big Hickory Tumbleweed - Ashley Armour 6. Big Hickory Sagebrush - Loren Armour Class 1.3 6 to under 9 months 7 In Class 1. Tangle Tree Mini - Christopher Childress 2. PR Dot - Pate Robinson 3. Black Ankle Extreme Tipp - Tray Anderson 4. EGW Wildwings Blondie - Mathew Womack 5. Chrissy's Precious - Sara Walker 6. Chrissy's Baby - Sara Walker Class 1.4 9 to under 12 months 2 in Class 1. Sr. Zoe - Shelby Robinson 2. DCB Kayla's Abby - Kayla Buntin Champion Jr % Doe - RAFF R901 - Bailey Gann Reserve Jr. % Doe - Tangle Tree Mini - Christopher Childress Class 2.1 12 to under 16 mos 11 in Class 1. TRIR Joy - Barrett Norris 2. WF Lana - Michael Watts 3. MHB Roxanne - Miranda Holaday 4. KALR Space Out - Tiffany Cox 5. Black Ankle Bunny - Tray Anderson 6. Kingdom Acres Diana - Tyler Merrell Champion Yearling % Doe TRIR Joy - Barrett Norris Reserve Champion Yearling % Doe WF Lana - Michael Watts Class 3.1 24 to under 36 months 6 in Class 1. ORF Lilly N700 - Nathan Duncan 2. GLA Rodio Lil - Tiffany Cox 3. TRIR Delight - Shannon Mason 4. Black Ankle Punkin - Tray Anderson 5. Lincoln Ridge Chrissy - Sara Walker 6. NGGC Rudbeckia - Isaac Ridings Class 3.2 36 to under 48 months 3 in Class 1. S2 Holly - Christopher Childress 2. TLK Zoe - Amber Sockwell 3. Rocking A's Princess - Aaron Varnardo Class 3.3 48 months and over 4 in class 1. BV Sexie Sadie - Loren Armour 2. XS Dixie - Tiffany Cox 3. NGGC Silver Belle - Noah Ridings 4. Tatonka's Jaicee - Ashley Armour Champion Senior % Doe BV Sexy Sadie - Loren Armour ORF Lilly N700 - Nathan Duncan Overall % Doe - Champion BV Sexy Sadie - Loren Armour Reserve Champion ORF Lilly N700 - Nathan Duncan Junior Fullblood Does Class 4.1 0 to under 3 mos 13 in Class 1. SEE 3B330 Jewel - Ross Jackson 2. SEE 3B331 Ruby - Drew Jackson 3. 4Kids Miss Behaven - Guy Kiehl 4. 4Kids Miss Bootay - Guy Kiehl 5. 4Kids Nurse Good Body - Kristen Kiehl 6. Phoenix Tinas Revenge - Lauren Maddox Class 4.2 3 to under 6 mos 11 in class 1. Show Me Boers Curly Sue - Elizabeth Peterson 2. Tangle Tree Annie - Christopher Childress 3. TRIR Flirt - Shannon Mason 4. SN1 White Diamond - Kendra Kallenberger 5. BPH Rose - Megan Sporleder 6. SLF's Madame Butterfly - Will Collett Class 4.3 6 to under 9 mos - 11 in class 1. RRD P674 - Jessica Ryals 2. FSE 2265 Sueann - Nathan Duncan 3. Show Me Boers Swirl - Shiloh Peterson 4. CBGR Isabella - David Carwell 5. D & D Danielle - Brittany Norris 6. JMG Fluffy - Lauren Kent Class 4.4 9 to under 12 mos 1. HBG Elizabeth - Samanta Horn 2. RCB6 Fancy's Dream - Tiffany Cox 3. DBB Lori - Chad Bell 4. MBS Sidney - Nathan Dickerson 5. NBS Laurel - Niki Dickerson Champion Jr FB Doe HBG Elizabeth - Samantha Horn Reserve Jr FB Doe SEE 3B330 Jewel - Ross Jackson Class 5.1 12 to under 16 mos 12 in class 1. MC 2R867 Josh Kemmer 2. MC 2R830 Josh Kemmer 3. TX02 P2295 Bailey Gann 4. TX02 P2443 Bailey Gann 5. Peaches & Cream - Lauren Armour 6. TRI R Hope - Barrett Norris Class 5.2 16 to under 20 mos 1 in Class LGFI Suzie - Brittany Norris Champion Yearling Doe MC R867 Josh Kemmer Reserve Yearling Doe MC2R830 Josh Kemmer Class 6.1 24 to under 36 2 in class 1. FSE 0246 Fancy - Tiffany Cox 2. Downen N179 Kristen Kiehl 3. Gatwood Farms Sunshines - Aaron Varnardo 4. MHB Morgan - Miranda Holaday 5. TRIRS MK Safara Bakshishi - Shannon Mason 6. Lazy L Sunday - Becky Williams Class 6.2 36 to under 48 months 2 in class 1. Veals Bessie - Jennifer Williams 2. SB Minnie Pearl - Amy Dickerson Champion Senior FB Doe FSE 0246 Fancy - Tiffany Cox Reserve Senior % Doe Downen N179 - Kristen Kiehl OVERALL FULLBLOOD DOE Grand - MC R867 Josh Kemmer Reserve - FSE #0246 Fancy - Tiffany Cox FULLBLOOD BUCKS Class 7.1 0 to under 3 mos 5 in Class 1. 4Kids Buttmaster - Guy Kiehl 2. 4Kids DVD - Guy Kiehl 3. BRH Ultimate Force - Megan Sporleder 4. 3G Critter Creek War Paint - Quentin Givens 5. TRIR Jake's the Man - Shannon Mason Class 7.2 3 to under 6 mos 5 in class 1. RCBG Yakimared Rocke - Tiffany Cox 2. RBWR Renegade -Blaine Walker 3. Black Ankle Eggstreme Col - Tray Anderson 4. Phoenix Kibwana - Lauren Maddox 5. MHB Winchester - Miranda Holaday Class 7.3 6 to under 9 mos - 4 in Class 1. CBGR Crawdad - David Carwell 2. HC Eggsalted Wind Dancer - Shannon Mason 3. Kingdom Acres Thunder - Jennifer Williams 4. SR'S Tomahawk - Shelby Robinson Champion Jr. FB Buck 4Kids Buttmaster - Guy Kiehl Reserve Jr. FB Buck 4Kids DVD - Guy Kiehl Class 8.1 12 to under 16 mos 1 in Class Black Ankle Bodacious Mickey - Tray Anderson Class 8.2 16 to under 20 mos 3 in class 1. WWF Dash for Cash - David Carwell 2. Land Bucky - Amber Sockwell 3. DBB Donnie - Kari Buntin Champion Yearling FB Buck WWF Dash for Cash - David Carwell Reserve Champion Yearling FB Buck Land Bucky - Amber Sockwell Class 9.2 36 to 48 mos 2 in class 1. TX 02M781 Bodie - Tiffany Cox 2. DSM Hoppin - Ashley Armour Champion Sr FB Buck - TX 02 M781 Bodie -Tiffany Cox Reserve Sr FB Buck - DSM Hoppin - Ashley Armour OVERALL GRAND CHAMPION TX 02M781 Bodie - Tiffany Cox OVERALL RESERVE CHAMPION 4Kids Buttmaster - Guy Kiehl