The 2014 Royal Alpaca Challenge
Online Registration Will Open June 1, 2014
November 1 - 2, 2014
Georgia International Horse Park
Free to the Public - Sat 9 - 5, Sun 9 - 3
Free Fiber Arts Classes - open to public
Fiber arts and Skein competition - all are welcome to participate, you do not have to own alpacas to enter, but do need to use alpaca in your work. (for details, click here)
Meet established breeders ready to answer your alpaca questions, fiber arts demonstrations and a fabulous shopping opportunity with all kinds of alpaca products and fiber arts supplies. Watch as alpacas from around the country compete for top prizes.
Attention Spinners, knitters and all fiber enthusiasts. Please join us this year in the "Royal Alpaca Fiber Lounge". There will be felting stations, drop spindle stations, spinning circles and free fiber arts classes offered, compliments of the Georgia Alpaca Association & Alpaca Fiber Solutions (Class sign up coming soon). Bring your knitting or wheel and join in the fun!! Learn about and share the joy of working with alpaca! Fiber Arts Classes, FREE, Click Here
NEW FOR 2014: Fiber Arts and Skein Competition - for details, click here
All entries placing third or better in each halter and several production classes will receive monetary winnings commensurate with their placing and the total number of entries in said class.
Judges Choice (Suri and Huacaya) in the Spin-off competition win $75 each
Judges Choice in the Fiber Arts and Skein competition win gift certificates from participating vendors and/or $75 each
THE ROYAL ALPACA CHALLENGE PARTY & SPONSOR HOUR
We invite all exhibitors and vendors to join the GAA in celebrating the Royal Alpaca Challenge Show & honoring our sponsors. The Friday night "Sponsor Hour" party will allow you to relax with friends and enjoy delicious appetizers and free wine & beer.
Saturday night, join us for the GAA RAC party. Full southern comfort dinner, good conversation, cash bar & entertainment by the New Orleans band, The Blues Generation.
Two complimentary tickets are given to each farm or vendor that purchases at least one stall/vendor space. Additional tickets can be purchased for a minimal $15.00 for Fri or Sat only or $30 for both Fri and Saturday's party. Includes great food, wine and beer on both nights.
THE FIBER LOUNGE
A room dedicated to the love of alpaca fiber! This is where you find the 2014 Spin-Off and fiber Arts/Skein competition winners, fiber arts demonstrations. or sign up for a free fiber arts class. Shop with a host of vendors selling all things fiber, alpaca and more! We will also host our needle felting station and drop spindle stations in the Fiber Lounge, where you can play to your hearts content with the directions and materials provided for you. Or just sit in a comfy chair and share the fiber arts with new friends. Sign up for fiber arts classes!
"FIRST TIME SHOWING" INFORMATION PACKS
A helpful information pack is available to all first time show exhibitors upon registration. Designed to answer your questions about what you need to do to prepare for the show and what to expect upon arrival in regards to check-in, show ring preparation, and ring etiquette. The more you know ahead of time the more you will enjoy your experience.
EASY AND ORGANIZED CHECK IN
Easy check in, especially for the ROYAL SPONSORS in 2014. You will be able to drive in the arena, do color check, unload and load at the end of the show, right in front of your stalls!!! Doesn't get any easier then that.
Want to be a vendor in 2014? Registration is now open
Name: Zibeline Knits, LLC.
Product: Zibeline Knits is a purveyor of fine, hand painted and hand dyed yarns, including alpaca fingering weight, alpaca, lace weight, and alpaca DK weight yarns. Hand spun alpaca is available, as well. All products are locally produced by Keya Kuhn, the company's owner. Visit http://www.etsy.com/shop/ZibelineKnits to view the Belle Luxe and Cielo labels (alpaca currently in stock).
Address: Covington, GA 30014
Phone: (678) 468-7077
Name: Latin Collection, LLC.
Product: Latin Collection offers a diverse collection of fine Alpaca based apparel, accessories and blankets that offer a perfect balance of comfort and function.
Address: 455 Fleming Rd, Ste A, Charleston, SC 29412
Phone: (843) 795-6078
Name: Barn Fabric Solutions
Product: An affordable and easy-to-install flooring for your barn. It helps protect your alpacas from RED CLAY and other substances that can ruin their fiber. Barn Fabric helps keep your alpacas cleaner for shows as well as processing. It helps keep the barn floors clean and prevents holes from forming in dirt floors which can be dangerous and difficult to clean.
Phone: 770-823-5437 (cell) 706-632-8680 (main)
Name: Custom Milling, Inc.
Product: Golden Blend Llama and Alpaca Feed, Golden Blend Chelated Alpaca Minerals with Probiotics
Address: P O Box 97, Davisboro, GA 31018
Phone: (877) 348-3048
Name: Annies Dream Creations
Product: Cedar wood folding tables, 30"x48" and 20"x24". And wood chairs
Address: 2799 Huntcliffe Dr Augusta 30909
Name: Thunder River Alpaca Company Paca Tees
Product: Artist qualtity alpaca inspired T-shirts and other unique alpaca gifts.
Address: 27830 Thunder River Way, Cumming, GA 30028
Phone: (717) 994-3760
Name: Alpaca Fiber Solutions, Moonwood Farm Fiber Studio & Spotted Circus
Product: The luxurious spinning fibers specializing in alpaca, milk and moonbeams, as well as high quality raw alpaca fleece and fiber arts supplies. We will be hosting spinning circles at the show, as well as free classes. Please join us!
Address: 8000 Madison Blvd, PMB 187, Madison, AL 35758
Phone: (870) 656-1153
Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Name: Dryco Alpaca Panels
Product: Light weight stalling panels and tack supplies
Address: PO Box 343, Mansfield, TX 78063
Phone: (817) 477-3441
Name: Green Glope Alpaca Ski Socks
Product: Alpaca Products, yarn, insoles, purses, scarves & bags
Address: 267 Farmington Creek Road, Dunlop, TN 37327
Phone: (813) 924-0562
Name: Bedford Falls Alpacas
Product: The Nancy K.Rondeau Wonderful Life Charitable Endowment Fund. A raffle for a knife made by Jim Craig engraved with an alpaca, a three-foot alpaca fiber Teddy Bear, and a Crocheting Alpaca, handmade by Woolies Fiberworks.
Address: 171 Pine Trail, Warne, NC 28909
Name: New Era Fiber/Long Hollow Suri Alpacas
Product: Yarns, patterns and fiber processing
Address: L698 Wallace Road, Gallatin, TN 37066
Phone: (615) 452-7852
Name: Diana Mineva Felting Studio
Product: Fashion in Felting
Address: 1322 Briarwood Rd, Ne Apt k-16, Atlanta, GA 30319
Phone: (404) 642-6758 (h), (770) 257-8790
Name: Blackberry Hill Alpacas
Product: Knit and crocheted alpaca clothing, blankets, purses and toys from Peru and Ecuador. Alpaca yarn from Blackberry HIll Alpacas.
Address: 34 Lone Oak Drive, Weaver, AL 36277
Phone: (256) 453-4147
Product: Quality alpaca products for men, woman and children. Felted animals, lap throws, alpaca socks for all occasions and Classic alpaca Teddy Bears and many more.
Address: 202 South Old Statesville Road, Huntsville, North Carolina 28087
Phone: (704) 847-8547
Name: Rubber Floors and More
Product: At Rubber Floors & More we specialize in rolled rubber flooring for Fitness Centers, Home Gyms & Garages, Animal Stalls, Dog Day Care, Ice Skating Rinks and More! We keep a large inventory of verious types of rolled rubber flooring, interlocking rubber tiles and rubber mats.
Address: 1755 Founders Parkway, Alpharetta, GA Georgia
Phone: (404) 806-7650
Name: I am helping, LLC.
Product: We design programs to raise capital for non-profit institutions whose missions are to cure; raise awareness and combat challenges. Jewelry
Address: 535 Jefferson Drive, Atlanta, GA 30350
Phone: (770) 899-2444
Product: Through research and collaboration with our customers, Mazuri provides high quality nutritional products and support for the world's unique animals - from anteaters to zebra - including a complete line of alpaca diets.
Address: P.O. Box 66812, St. Louis, MO 63166
Phone: (636) 742-6267, 410-827-0393
Name: Lardworks Glass, Fiber & Jewelry Studio at Lasso the Moon Alpaca Farm
Product: Hand blown Glass Jewelry and wearable fiber art
Address: 106 Agape Drive Blairsville, Ga 30512
Phone: (706) 835-1837
Name: Alpacas of Greater Tn, LLC.
Product: Hay feeders, jewelry and bird feeders
Address: 10925 Hwy 58, Georgetown, TN 37336
Phone: (423) 667-3374
Name: Starr Alpaca Products
Product: Performance alpaca socks
Address: 531 Dale Ave, Louisville, KY 40214
Phone: (678) 977-2545
Silent Auction Donations for 2013 - Want to make a donation for the 2014 Silent Auction? click here
Lasso the Moon Alpaca Farm
Courtney and Holly Williams
~One hand sculpted glass alpaca pendant
~One hand felted and beaded alpaca scarf
~One gift certificate for a nuno felting class
Zibeline Knits, LLC.
~2 hanks of of hand painted handspun yarn. 70/30 alpaca/soy silk blend of approximately 320 yards each.
Florida Alpaca Breeders Association
~EMMY sponsorship for Expo & Auction Feb 14, 2014
Mahem Farm LLC
~3' triangle shawl and yarn
Red Clay Alpacas
Kevin & Rebecca Flannery
~1 breeding to suri stud Cpharoh
Alpaca Fiber Solutions
Roo Kline & Elizabeth Taylor
~A gift pack consisting of full sized bottles of Power Scour, Fibre Wash, and Fibre Rinse
Starr Alpaca Products
~2 pairs alpaca socks
~5 pack of MasterBlaster Synbiotic
~20lb bag of Alpaca minerals
The Shepherd's Criations Alpaca Farm
Eddie & Gale Etherton
Alpaca Magic USA
Jean Riley & Doreen Mylin
~A hand-created shawl made out of alpaca fleece
~A felted alpaca picture
Two Flags alpacas
Tom & Cynthia Belcham
~A basket of alpaca related items for a young child. Alpaca soft toy, small and large, a flute, finger puppets, hand knit hat.
Two Crows Farm
Woody & Bill Ham
~1 Hand Crocheted Alpaca Bear
~1 Baby Booties and Hat
Diana Mineva Felting Studio
Jerae's Unity Alpacas
Jerome & Pam Scruggs
~ His and Hers Se of a pair of loom knitted hats
~A pair of alpaca shaped needle felted ornaments
~$50 gift certicate to used at Jerae's Unity Alpacas in Blairsville, GA
Can be used online or at our farm store
Sugar Hollow Farm Alpacas
Jay & Kathy Brown
~5 copies of The Alpaca-bet! ABC's of Alpacas.
Thunder River Suri Alpacas
Dennis & Rose Watts
~Two Alpaca T's T-shirts and other items TBD
Suribunny Fine Fibers at Georgian Oaks Farm
~One skein of Suribunni - Silkysuri (70%suri 30%silk) yarn
~Two hand painted ceramic buttons.
New Era Fiber Mill & Long Hollow Suri Alpacas
Karl & Jan Heinrich
~5 lbs of alpaca fiber processing
Foster's Trail and Alpaca Farm
Peter & Susan Goodwin
~Itala Testino Handbag made from alpaca fiber.
~A beautiful butter soft baby alpaca and silk wrap
Annie's Dream Creations
Blackberry Hill Alpacas
~Alpaca BBQ apron
~A hand knit ruffle scarf
Gail & Steve Scherer
~Hand carded alpaca, bamboo & sparkles fiber batt for spinning or felting
CCAP Enterprises & Alpacas
~Large I love alpacas plush sweatshirt
Poplar HIll Alpacas
Patty and Less Fuller
~A breeding to 12 time color champion, Renosant's Peruvian El Corazon
~A breeding to AG Peruvian Alejandro.
Latin Collection, LLC.
~3 pairs of alpaca socks made in the USA.
Our Wonderful Volunteers for the Royal Alpaca Challenge
Gail & Steve Scherer
Rosalie Moffet and Dennis Watts
Thunder River Suri Alpacas
Wilderness Farms, LLC
Steve & Fran Katz
Sweet Dream Alpacas
Nutt Farm Suri Alpacas
Bella Luna Farm
Michael and Melissa Hall
Mystic Mountain Alpacas
Online Registration - will open on June 1, 2014
Pay Online for Sponsorship
Our Sponsors Will Be Treated Like Royalty!
Deer Hollow Alpaca Farm
Jason & Laura Herr
Desert Mountain Alpaca Ranch, LLC
Janice & Tom Buttitta
Foster's Trail & Alpaca Farm
Peter and Susan Goodwin
Golden Spirit Alpaca Ranch
Brenda & Frank Crum Jr.
Lasso The Moon Alpacas
Courtney & Holly Williams
Long Hollow Suri Alpacas
Karl & Jan Heinrich
Miller-McMahan Alpacas, LLC
Joe Miller, Ray & Candace McMahan
Pactamere Alpaca Farm
Thomas and Carolyn Evans
Southern Estate Alpacas
Jerry & Liz Bates
Southern Sunrise Alpacas
Mary J. & William Z. Rogers
The Alpaca Ranch at Cobb Creek Cabins
Jimmy & Veronica T
The Shepherd's Criations Alpaca Farm
Eddie and Gale Etherton
Donnie & Jackie Thomas
Perry Farm Alpacas
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