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The GAA is Proud to Present
The Royal Alpaca Challenge

Certification Pending

November 7 – 8, 2015

Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter
Perry, Georgia

Welcome

2014 Royal Alpaca Challenge Show Results

(104k Microsoft Excel)

To The 2015 ROYAL ALPACA CHALLENGE

 

Online Registration will open on 01 June 2015

The public does not have to register this is for farms and vendors only

November 7-8, 2015

Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter
Perry, Georgia

Free to the Public - Sat 9 - 5, Sun 9 - 3

 

 

 

Walk with an Alpaca:
Following the halter show on Saturday (4-5pm-ish)  No Fee, just meet by the show super station ring side to sign up.  Children will be introduced to an alpaca and asked to walk it as the judge watches and give them pointers.   A wonderful hands on event.  Children must be comfortabe with walking the alpacas.

Free Fiber Arts Classes being offered for 2015

  • Getting started with knitting
  • Beginning crochet
  • Navajo plying for spinners
  • Carding an embellished alpaca fiber batt
  • Weaving with alpaca yarn
  • Drop spinning for beginners
  • Corespinning for intermediate spinners
  • Raw alpaca fiber project

Details on how to sign up for the classes coming soon.

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.

(No pre-registration needed for the public to attend the show)

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 (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

Returning for 2015:

Fiber Arts and Skein Competition - for details, click here

 

 

THE ROYAL ALPACA CHALLENGE PARTY

We invite all exhibitors and vendors to join the GAA in celebrating the Royal Alpaca Challenge Show & honoring our sponsors.

Saturday night, join us for the GAA RAC party. Full southern comfort dinner, good conversation, and a cash bar then stay for the Herdsire Breeding Auction

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 $20.00 for Saturday's party.  Includes great food, wine and beer.

THE FIBER VILLAGE

An area dedicated to the love of alpaca fiber! This is where you find the 2015 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 2015. Unloading/Loading bays will be reserved for our Royal Sponsors...Doesn't get any easier then that.


Want to be a vendor in 2015?  Registration will open 01 June 2015

 

PARTICIPATING VENDOR'S ARE LISTED ON THE VENDOR PAGE

 

 

 

Silent Auction Donations for 2015 - Want to make a donation for the 2015 Silent Auction?  click here

 

DEER HOLLOW ALPACA FARM
Jason & Laura Herr
~Basket with Apaca scarf, socks, gloves, and two balls of yarn

MYSTIC MOUNTAIN ALPACAS
Michael & Melissa Hall
~ T B D

WILDERNESS FARM ALPACAS, LLC

Charlotte Cates & Michelle Atkins

 

 


Our Wonderful Volunteers for the Royal Alpaca Challenge

(if you would like to volunteer in 2015, click here)

  • Mary Rogers
    Southern Sunrise Alpacas
  • Charlotte Cates
    Wilderness Farms, LLC
  • Jason Herr
    Deer Hollow Alpaca Farm
  • Bill Nutt
    Nutt Farm Suri Alpacas
  • Jay Reeder
    Apple Mountain Alpacas
  • Michael and Melissa Hall
    Mystic Mountain Alpacas

Online Registration - will open on June 1, 2015

 

 

 

 

Our Sponsors Will Be Treated Like Royalty!