The American Dairy Goat
Association welcomes your participation in the 2017 Goat
Milk Products Competition. The competition will be held at
the ADGA Annual Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, on Tuesday,
October 24th and Wednesday, October 25th, 2017. This
competition will be open to all cheese makers, commercial
Cheeses will be judged
by Gianaclis Caldwell, Rogue River, OR and Tim Gaddis,
Awards: ADGA will award rosettes and $200 & $100 gift certificates to the Best in Show
and Reserve Best in Show in both the Commercial and Amateur
Divisions. Ribbons will be awarded to 1st - 3rd place
winners in each division. Commercial cheeses will be
showcased at the Goat Products Reception to be held at 6:30
p.m. Thursday, October 26, 2017. Both Convention attendees
and the area Atlanta public will attend this event.
Since this event is
intended as a promotion for goat's milk and specialty
cheeses, we encourage commercial producers to include
promotional materials and distributor information along with
entries. These promotional materials will be withheld during
judging and placed with cheeses at the Products Reception.
Best in Show and
Reserve Best in Show cheeses/products will be auctioned
during the reception.