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From: Jary LYNN Douglas <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 1:22 PM
Subject: please post to server OPEN ENROLLMENT IN GGPP
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  OPEN ENROLLMENT IN

Georgia Goat Point Program

Enroll you Georgia Goat Exhibitors in this youth recognition program by
SEPTEMBER 15, 2011 and they will receive credit for the point shows they
have participated in to date.

Information on the program is included in this email.  Please email the
enrollment form so your email can be added to the point newsletter.  A new
GGPP webpage is in development, but is not available today.

As soon as your enrollment fee is received, your points will calculated and
your personal copy of the point standing news letter will be emailed to you.

*See where you stand in the OVERALL point system each week.*

*See a list of shows supporting junior goat exhibitors.*

*See the Showmanship standing each week.*

*Promote Goats and Georgia youth goat shows.*

*Contact for more information:*

*Jary Douglas             **[log in to unmask]* <[log in to unmask]>*
706-583-8921*

*Larry Varnadoe        *[log in to unmask] *        229-873-2359*

*Tommy Waldrop     *[log in to unmask]    229-326-3053
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Georgia Goat Point Program (GGPP)

Objective:

The following point system was establishe in an attempt to:

A   Promote the exhibition of club goats

B    Increase participation in goat showmanship

C    Recognize and reward successful Georgia 4-H and FFA club goat
exhibitors



1.     Participating exhibitors will pay a *$5 “goat nomination fee” *on
each goat they want to be eligible to receive points.  This *one-time per
show season fee* makes an exhibitor eligible to earn points on a specific
goat.  This eligibility remains in effect for the exhibitor nominating the
goat through the State Meat Goat Show.  100% of the goat nomination fees
will be used to fund the Georgia Goat Point Program.

2.     This goat nomination fee must be paid prior to the start of the
approved show in which the exhibitor wants to receive points.  If a
nomination fee is paid after the start of an approved show, that goat will
be eligible to earn points in the next approved show in which they are
exhibited.

3.     Each participating exhibitor will earn points on their highest point
goat (1 head) at each *approved* show.

4.     Points will be awarded as follows:

Grand Champion
15 points

Reserve Grand Champion
14 points

Div Champions, not selected as Grand or Res Champion               13 points

Res Division Champions, not selected as Res Grand                         12
points

Class winners, not selected as Division Champion or Reserve       10 points

2nd place class winners, not selected as Res Div Champ                    9
points

3rd place in class
              8 points

4th place in class
  7 points

 5th place in class
  6 points

All remaining class exhibitors receive
  5 points

5.      Points are *not* dependent upon class size, and divisions are
*not*required (
*but suggested*) by the point system.  If divisions are not selected, then
those points will not be awarded in that approved show.



6.     Showmanship classes will be divided by the exhitor’s upcoming grade
in school (class as of Fall or 2011)and the top 5 showmen in each grade will
receive points. (1st=5 points, 2nd=4 points, 3rd =3 points, 4th = 2 points,
and 5th = 1 point) regardless of class breaks.  All exhibitors enteing the
showmanship class will receive 0.5 points.

7.     For a show to be approved and award points in the GGPP system, that
show pays a $50 “*approved show eligibility fee*” one week prior to last day
entries are accepted for the show to allow notification to exhibitors.  All
show eligibility fees will be used to fund this point program.

8.     Each exhibitor may count any five shows on the GGPP approved list and
The State Meat Goat Show at the Georgia National Fair which serves as the
sixth show for each exhibitor and the state results will be used to break
ties.

9.     AWARDS:


a.     The basis of the program divides the exhibitors into 3 age divisions:
Junior (1-4 grades), Intermediate (5-8 grades), and Senior (9-12 grades).

b.     The top ten exhibitors in each division will be presented a “TOP TEN
” award.  Points for all six shows will be used to determine ranking.

c.       “TOP TEN SHOWMANSHIP” awards will be presented in each division.

d.     The “TOP TEN OVERALL GGPP EXHIBITOR” will be presented to the
exhibitor with the highest composite total of individual goat points and
showmanship added together.

e.     SPONSORS to support the point system will be solicited and 100% of
those donated monies will be used to subsidize the funds available in the
point system.   The awards will be determined when the total dollars
supporting the GGPP is determined.

All shows on the Approved Point Show List must be open to *entire* state *and
may not limit entries*.  Any show desiring to have a Georgia Goat Point
Program approved show should contact Jary Douglas  706-583-8921 or email
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*Current 2011 Approved Georgia Goat Point Program Shows*

*Show                                                 Date
Contact                     telephone #   *

Heartbeat of the Hills Classic       August 13     Amanda Martin
770-601-0328

So Showdown Goat Show           August 13     Wade Ethridge
229-891-4225

 LJT Bulldog Bonanza                     August 20     Jary Douglas
706-583-8921

Georgia Young Farmers               August 26     Nic Moody
706-716-0381

Gwinnett County Fair                   Sept, 15        Gary Farmer
770-963-6522

Colquitt County Goat Show

Georgia National Fair



10.                         Points received from approved shows will be
posted the following Monday by Jary Douglas. Douglas will post points for
the first year.

11.                         An awards ceremony will be held to recognize
winners.

12.                          It is proposed that all communication regarding
the Georgia Goat Point Program will be conducted by email to reduce costs to
the program.

13.                         The 2011 Georgia Youth Club Goat Point Program
will be overseen by Jary Douglas, Tommy Waldrop, and Larry Varnadoe.

14.                         All questions, concerns and suggestions should
be emailed to [log in to unmask]   The oversight committee will review any issues
and a response will be provided as soon as the committee can confer.

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*GGPP Youth Membership Form*

*2011 Show Season*

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*Exhibitors name _______________________*

*Address                _______________________*

*                               _______________________*

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*4-H/FFA Organization ___________________*

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*Email address  _________________________*

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*Grade in School Fall of 2011 ______________*

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*Goats nominated (state tag required)*

*            State tag #                    wether/doe*

*            ___________                ___________*

*            ___________                ___________*

*            ___________                ___________*

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*Email completed form to **[log in to unmask]* <[log in to unmask]>**

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*Mail check payable to GGPP for $5 per goat to*

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*Jary Douglas, 425 River Road, Athens, GA 30602                   *

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-- 
Tommy Waldrop
Area Livestock Teacher
South Region Agricultural Education
229-386-3196
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