2023 NPGA National Convention

2023 NPGA Convention
Schedule Of Events

NPGA Convention 2023

 Schedule of Events

Wednesday, June 7            Fairgrounds available for set up and animals


Thursday, June 8               8:00 AM: Board of Directors Meeting at Host Hotel


Friday, June 9                    8:00 AM: Board of Directors Meeting at Host Hotel

                                          10:00 AM: Sanctioned Youth Show at Fairgrounds  ( Youth Judge : Kelly Culp )

                                          6 :00 PM: National Champion Challenge at Fairgrounds


Saturday, June 10               8:00 AM:  National Open Show #1  ( Judge: Corey Christofferson )

                                                                          Vendors Open

                                                                          Silent Auction & Raffle sales open

                                                                          Live Auction items available for viewing

                                           5:30-6:30 PM:   Appetizers and Bar available

                                           6:30 PM:   Banquet Dinner & Youth Pizza Party - Ron Knight Building @  Fairgrounds                                                                                                                                                                  

                                                               Membership Meeting presented by Darren Watkins, Pres NPGA

                                                               Lecture by Paul Hamilton "Artificial Breeding Practices"

                                                               Playback of winning youth-produced NPGA Videos

                                                                             Live Auction & Quilt Auction

Sunday, June 11                  8:00 AM:   National Open Show #2   ( Judge: Lisa Bragg)

                                                                            Vendors Open


Monday, June 12                8:00 AM:  Judge Candidate's Exam - Mini-Clinic & Practical Test

                                                          Judges Continuing Education & Training Seminars


Tuesday, June 13               Time TBA:  Judge Candidate's Exam


Let’s have some fun at convention.  Everyone is welcome to join in:  youth and adults. The judging will take place on Saturday June 10th and the winner will be announced at the banquet dinner. There will be a prize awarded for the best decorated pen. Be sure to let us know when you check in that you are participating. Good luck and have fun!!


Open to all youth ages 18 & under. 

Create a video showing aspects of goat ownership or promotion of NPGA. Click HERE for complete rules and details. 

Videos are due to Jess Emerson at jesslee840@yahoo.com by June 3, 2023.

Winning videos will be played on-screen at the Convention Banquet

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