"Get Your Goat" Art Contest Official Rules
The Treasure Valley Dairy Goat Association, as Hosts of the American Dairy Goat Association 2012 Annual Convention, is sponsoring an exciting “Get Your Goat” Art Contest. Your chance to “GET” these one of a kind, spectacular pieces of GOAT ART will happen at the “Flashlight Sale” auction on Thursday, October 18, 2012 immediately following the Products Reception being held at the ADGA Annual Meeting.
Rules for the “Get Your Goat” Art Contest are as follows:
There are four categories:
(1) Youth Category, ages 5 – 18 as of Oct 1, 2012
Goat themed, any size and any medium
(2) Canvas painting, sketch, drawing
Sketches or drawings must be on acid free paper.
Minimum canvas, etc. size 5” x 7”
Maximum canvas, etc. size 48” x 48”
(3) Sculpture, figurine, or item/object painted, carved, or wood burned with a goat theme; No size restrictions
(4) An item of jewelry that contains a goat theme
Entries must be received at the ADGA registration desk in The Riverside Hotel no later than 5:00pm., Monday, October 15th, 2012. Unless prior approval is given.
All entries become the property of the TVDGA host committee and will be auctioned off at the Flashlight Sale on Thursday, October 19th, 2012.
Independent Judges will choose the winners.
Winners in each category will receive $100 for First place, $50 for Second Place, $25 for Third Place.
A Best of Show ($500) and Reserve ($250) will be chosen from the winners of the four categories.
In cases where less than 4 entries are received for a category, if an entry is not deemed suitable for competition, it will not be considered for monetary award.
NOTE: Please note that non-artists made the rules. We now know that there are better things than canvas available to paint on. If the article of art is on a quality acceptable art media their entry will gladly be accepted.
Partial proceeds go to fund the 2013 Get Your Goat Contest. Remaining monies are to be used at TVDGA discretion