Welcome to the 2017 ADGA National Show
website. The 2017 American Dairy Goat Association National Show will
be held July 8-15, 2017 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI We want to thank the members of
the Wisconsin Dairy Goat Association for serving as the host group
for this very prestigious event. This is the 1st time the ADGA
National Show will be held in Madison...won't you consider joining
us this coming summer?
Located in the heart of
Madison, the Alliant Energy Center is well known as the host location for World
Expo each year. This is an exceptional facility situated on 164 acres with
easy access from downtown or across the country. The facility features a
255,000 square-foot Exhibition Hall, nine agricultural exhibit buildings and
Willow Island, a park setting that includes a nine-acres isthmus and two large
ponds. It boasts the distinction of being the largest organization in
Madison to receive Travel Green Certification. The Dane County Regional Airport
is located minutes from downtown Madison and offers more than 95 daily arrivals
and departures with non-stop service to 12 major metropolitan cities.
Madison is easily accessible by car (truck and trailer!) with interstate
connections to major Midwest cities.
Wisconsin is well known as
America's Dairyland and that includes America's Dairy Goat Land, also. Leading
in number of dairy goats and dairy goat farms, Wisconsin boasts 267 licensed
goat dairies and over 44,000 goats. Wisconsin is home to many of the
largest dairy goat operations in the world. Leading the charge with dairy goat
promotion, is the Wisconsin Dairy Goat Association,
host of the 2017 National Show. Established in the 1930s and reactivated in
1946, the group currently has over 75 families involved with their many events.
We will be posting more info
pertaining to the show as time goes on but won't you consider putting the 2017
ADGA National Show on YOUR show calendar? It will be an amazing week in a world
class facility, and we'd love to have each and every one of you join us. Mark
your calendars now!
Please check back often as we add more
information to make your trip a great one!
New Holland Pavilion #2 (set up for cattle)