Goat Milk Bath & Body Competition

The American Dairy Goat Association 2019 American Fresh or Powdered Goat Milk Bath and Body Care Products Competition is now closed. This competition will be open to all soap makers again in October 2020.

Rules for Entry | Competition Classes

2019 Competition Details

Awards and Entries

Awards and $200 & $100 cash prizes will be given for the Best in Show & Reserve Best in Show in both the Basic Bath Care Products & Creative Aesthetics Bath Care Products Divisions. Ribbons will be awarded to 1st – 3rd place winners in each division. Awards of $25, $15 and $10 will be given to 1st – 3rd place winners in each division.

Entries will be judged by Silvia Victory and Marcia McChrystal, both from Idaho.

Entries will be showcased at the Goat Products Reception to be held at 6:00 pm, Thursday, October 17, 2019. Both Convention attendees and the Boise area public will attend this event.

Since this event is intended as a promotion for Goat Milk Products, we encourage producers to include small amounts of promotional materials and distributor information along with their entries. These promotional materials will be withheld during judging and placed with products at the Reception.

All entries in the gift package division will be auctioned during the reception.


A new opportunity for the promotion of goat milk products has been introduced in 2019. See the Goat Milk Products Competition Sponsors

2019 Rules for Entry

  • Only products that include fresh or powdered goat’s milk are eligible to compete in this competition.
  • For entries received by September 19, 2019, the entry fee will be $10.00 per entry. Entries after September 19 will be $15.00 per entry. Gift Baskets are free.
  • Products MAY NOT include pre-made bases; bar soaps MAY NOT be made from melt and pour bases.
  • Bar soaps may include any combination of tallow, lard and/or vegetable oils.
  • Fragrance will be defined as any fragrance oil, combination of fragrance oils, or combination of essential and fragrance oils.
  • Miscellaneous Body Care Product will be defined as a product containing fresh or powdered goat milk that doesn’t qualify for any other classes in this competition.
  • Products may only be entered in classes that they qualify for. If in doubt about a class, contact Karyl Dronen. (bodyshops14@gmail.com or 507-894-4274)
  • Please fill out one entry form for each product entered.
  • All entries will be displayed at the Goat Products Reception.
  • Please send promotional material or placards in shipping container(s) with your product.
  • Please enter using the online form on this page. No other form of entry or payment will be accepted. For more information on the Bath Care Products Competition, contact Karyl at bodyshops14@gmail.com or 507-894-4274.
  • Please send entries without packaging or any other identifying material unless otherwise specified. When entry forms are received, printed labels with unique identifying number and category will be sent to you. Place these labels on each of the products that you are entering in the contest before shipping them.
  • Send one bar of soap or one small individual container of other products, for judging and one normally packaged soap bar or product for display at the reception. Gift packages may contain a combination of any products produced by the entrant plus non product items.


Entry Deadline

Entries for the Bath Care Products Competition must be onsite by 3:00 pm, Monday, October 14, 2019. Remember that Monday, October 14 is Columbus Day! Hand delivery may be made by prior arrangement with the committee.

Those shipping bath care products to the hotel must prominently mark packages “ADGA Bath Care Products Competition” and send packages to:

The Riverside Hotel
Attn: Karyl Dronen
2900 West Chinden Blvd
Boise ID 83714

Entry shipments must be timed to arrive on Friday, October 11, 2019 or Saturday, October 12, 2019 so that it will not sit in a warehouse over the weekend and due to Monday, October 14th being Columbus Day.

  • Packages must include a packing slip containing number of packages shipped and number of items in each box. Please include your company or brand name for the items you have entered.


Bath & Body Products Competition Classes

Bath & Body Competition Classes PDF (Reference when completing Entry Form)

Basic Body Care Products

A. Soap Bar Fresh Goat’s Milk

A1. Essentials or Herbal
A2. Fragrance
A3. Unscented

B. Soap Bar Powdered Goat’s Milk

B1. Essentials or Herbal
B2. Fragrance
B3. Unscented

C. Liquid Soap Fresh Goat’s Milk

C1. Essentials or Herbal
C2. Fragrance
C3. Unscented

D. Lotion Fresh Goat’s Milk

D1. Essentials or Herbal
D2. Fragrance
D3. Unscented

E. Miscellaneous Body Care Product – Fresh or Powdered
Goat’s Milk

Creative Aesthetics Body Care Products Competition Classes

This competition puts emphasis on the creativity of the products, color or colors, how the scent matches the products look and packaging. Special packaging must be included in this division. Packaging may include everything except the producers identifying label. The quality of the bath care product will also be judged as in the above categories.

F. Soap Bar Fresh Goat’s Milk

F1. Essentials or Herbal
F2. Fragrance
F3. Unscented

G. Soap Bar Powdered Goat’s Milk

G1. Essentials or Herbal
G2. Fragrance
G3. Unscented

H. Lotion Fresh Goat’s Milk

H1. Essentials or Herbal
H2. Fragrance
H3. Unscented

I. Lotion Powdered Goat’s Milk

I1. Essentials or Herbal
I2. Fragrance
I3. Unscented

J. Miscellaneous Body Care Product – Fresh or Powdered Goat’s Milk

K. Gift Packages (No entry fee. May include products from all categories.)

Bath & Body Competition Entry Form

The entry form for the 2019 competition is now closed. A form for the 2020 competition will be available in August 2020.

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