Answers to frequently asked questions:
show dates & times: Myotonic Goat Show Monday, July 31, 9 am
Falling Fainters Show Monday, July 31, 2 pm
Tennessee Goat Show Tuesday, August 1, 9 am
Entry fees: $18 per goat per class for 1 show, $14 per goat per class if attending 2 shows, $10 per goat per class if attending all 3 shows.
Busy Breeder Special - $250 for 10 or more goats. Limited number of Specials available.
Market wether jackpot entry fees: $15 per goat per show. For each $15 fee the class pays $5 to the Champ, $3 to the Res. Champ. and $2 divided evenly between all other wether jackpot entries.
We are now in the livestock arena. Our facility includes lights, electric outlets, pens, bleachers, secure fencing and a PA system.
Pens are roughly 5' x 5' of heavy welded wire. You may show from your trailer or bring your own pens/shelters at no charge. Trailers parked near the arena must be moved before 4pm Tuesday.
Camping is available at the fairgounds. See the fair website for details and to reserve a spot. Campers must be under the trees near the RVs (close to our new show area) . RVs/campers can reserve spots with electric hook-ups. Bathrooms/showers are available.
For those of you camping at the fair, the showers are in the basement of the auditorium (bldg #11) and in the dairy barn (bldg #30). The dairy barn is next to the camping area with hookups.
Book your motel room NOW. Gettysburg is a tourist town. Many hotels are already sold out. The Gettysburg Foundation maintains a hotel list, or use a travel website to search for availability. There is camping at the fair. Go to www.southmountainfair.com for camping details. There are also several local campgrounds. All exhibitors will have a listing on the show website. If you would like a display ad, please see the Sponsor page for details. Checks payable to Carrie Eastman. Mail to Carrie Eastman, 250 Balltown Rd, Gardners PA 17324 Or PayPal firstname.lastname@example.org
Check-in/arrival times: before 5 and 8pm Sunday or before 8am Monday.
Check-out/departure: After the show ends.
Pens: Provided. You can reserve a pen or pens, or show from your vehicle, or bring your own pens and covering. No bedding fee, cleanup required.
Bedding: pine chips/shavings included in price. . Pens are set on gravel screenings. If you use bedding, please put down a tarp underneath.
Hay: bring your own or contact Carrie Eastman about reserving some local hay.
Equipment/hay/feed storage: Please plan to store in your vehicle or trailer. Pen space is limited. Farm banners & displays on pens are allowed. There is room for large seating areas & tables right next to the pens.
Water: chlorinated water on site.
Animal bathing: wash stalls available near cattle barns. cold water only. Bring your own hose.
Required medical info: Certificate of Veterinary Inspection and Verification of Veterinarian Client-Patient Relationship at a minimum. There may be additional requirements for your state - please read over all the Dept 6 info in the Fair Book found online. Goats coming from outside PA must have a CVI issued within 30 days prior to the opening date of the show. Goats coming within PA must have a CVI issued within 60 days.