The show ring will be in the Brown Arena. Horse stalls (10′ x 10) are located in the Gilligan Complex and Sheep pens (7′ x 7′) are located in the Brown Arena. The Wine & Cheese Event will be held in the Ohio Building. See a Ohio Expo Center & State Fair Virtual Tour or Download a Ohio Expo Center & State Fair map
Pen Assignments & Substitutions
Entries for National Show are now closed. However, substitutions are allowed online within the fee category. To help reduce your time at check-in, you are encouraged to submit substitutions on the NS Animal Entry Form in Member Services. View the cart to see your current entries.
Pen Assignment requests are closed. To view where pens are located, See This Pen Assignment Google Sheet. All questions regarding pen assignments should be directed to Helen Snyder and not the ADGA office. Contact Helen Snyder
The Brown Arena (Building) will house the 50 x 140 show ring for National Show 2018. The building offers 140,000 square feet of open-arrangement space, electrical service, restrooms, water, drains, lighting and drive-in doors. Brown Building Map View
The Gilligan Complex will serve as the main pen area and is hiding under a 6 acre parking lot on the roof. (Not currently labeled on Google Maps) You can find it closest to E 17th Ave and Big 4 St, Directly North of the Cooper Arena and West of the Ohio Expo Center – Brown Building. Gilligan Complex Map View
The Ohio Building will house the Wine & Cheese Event and features 14,095 sq. ft of circular space with floor-to-ceiling glass walls. It can host up to 1,110 people, is air conditioned and has large restrooms. Ohio Building Map View
National Show Feed Vendor
The feed vendor for National Show is Kuhlwein Services. Their phone number is 614-989-2142. Pre-orders with credit card payment are accepted and will be delivered to the exhibitor pens the day of arrival.
Alfalfa/Orchard Grass 4th Cutting Hay (no stems): $8.00/bale