Making the world a better place, one goat at a time.

Youth ODGA

We are excited to announce the formation of Youth ODGA! This new organization is for all youth interested in showing dairy goats in Ohio.

Youth under 20 years of age are welcome to join. The group will meet in Columbus, Ohio at the same location as ODGA meetings and on the same days.

We will also have special activities.

You must be paid junior members of ODGA.

2018 - 2019 ODGA Youth Ambassador


Arika Zeiter 14 year old from Holland, Ohio. She shows and raises LaManchas. She is an independent member of ODGA, Tri – State DGA, Goats & Udder Things 4-H Club; Historian, and Fulton County Jr. Fair Board member. She has been showing goats for the last 6 years in Open class and 4-H. What she likes most about Dairy goats is they are sweet, gentle, intelligent and curious creatures. She would like to see more youth shows take place with ODGA. As the ambassador she would like to promote the goat and Ohio youth activities at 4-H and other open shows. Please congratulate her if you see her out and about representing ODGA. We are pleased to have her as this years Ambassador.

Meeting Days

March 3, 2019
Plumb Hall on the Ohio State University campus

There will be an officers board.



Sue Smart: 937-768-0457
Carla Zeiter: 419-540-2283
Katie Parker Gribben: 740-972-1251
Jessica Ward Dye