State 4-H Goat Expo

Date: April 14, 2018
Time: 7:45 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Anthony Hall, Michigan State University, 474 S. Shaw Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824
Contact: Katie Ockert,

The State 4-H Goat Expo is designed for young people who are interested in live animal evaluation and in testing their knowledge of the goat (caprine) industry in a fun and educational manner. This event includes contests in judging, quiz bowl, skillathon, creative writing and problem-solving.

State 4-H Goat Expo events are open to participants aged 9 to 19 by Jan. 1 of the current year. You must be a 4-H member but you don’t have to be enrolled in a 4-H goat project to compete. Some contests are designed for both team and individual competition. Spectators are welcome!

2018 Goat Expo Information

2018 Goat Expo Catalog

Craft Contest

Other Contest Score Sheets

Saturday, April 14, 2018, beginning at 8:15 a.m.

Tentative Schedule

Saturday, April 14

7:30–8 a.m.     Registration (Lobby of Anthony Hall)

8:15 a.m.         Event Welcome

8:20 a.m.         Orientation for Judging Contest Participants

8:30 a.m.         Virtual Judging Contest

9 a.m.              Contests begin

  • Cookery and Foods (Sign up for an interview time)
  • Illustrated Talks (Sign up for an interview time)
  • Extemporaneous Public Speaking (Sign up for an interview time)

9 a.m.              Contest entries must be in the judging rooms (Anthony Hall)

  • Art
  • Craft
  • Educational Display (Sign up for an interview time)
  • Photography

9:30 a.m.        Skill-a-thon

Noon              Quiz Bowl Drawing *Each team must have a representative (which can be a team member or coach) present*

12:15 p.m.      Quiz Bowl Contest Begins (all teams must be in the holding room)

**Lunch is on your own

Awards Program will be held at the conclusion of all contest scoring.

Fees are nonrefundable.


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