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
Free to the Public - Sat 9 - 5, Sun 9 - 3
***INFORMATION IS BEING UPDATED***
- Please check back - updates should be completed by 26 May 2015
Obstacle Course 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 through an obstacle course as the judge watches and give them pointers. A wonderful hands on event. Children must be comfortabe with walking the alpacas to proceed through the obstacle course.
- 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. (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 (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. Development of a Herdsire Breeding Auction is in the works
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 LOUNGE
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 soon
Name: Cedar Hill Farm Company LLC.
Product: Cedar Hill Farm Company 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/cedarhillfarmcompany to view our large selection of hand painted and hand dyed yarns.. .
Address: Commerce, GA 30530
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: Embroidery Criations
Product: Embroidery and garment printing
Address: 71 Solsburg Road
Name: Alpaca from Aliaga Inc
Product: Alpaca rugs & accessories
Phone: (786) 389-1954
Address: 802 Huntington Circle, Nashville, TN
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: Echoview Farm & Fiber Mill
Show Specials: We are offering a 10% discount on all processing orders that we bring home from the show.
Product: Yarn, Roving, Batts, Shoelaces, Dryer Balls, Knitted Items, Honey, Books, Needles and fiber processing.
Address: 76 Jupiter Road, Weaverville, NC
Phone: (855) 693-4237
Name: Giggle Girls Exotic Fibers
Show Specials: 10% off select items
Product: Yarns and Fibers
Address: 984 Woodsong Rd., Blue Ridge, GA
Phone: (706) 632-8680
Name: Moonwood Farm & Fiber Studio
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
Name: Dryco Alpaca Panels
Product: Light weight stalling panels and tack supplies
Address: PO Box 343, Mansfield, TX 78063
Phone: (817) 477-3441
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: Kuna Wear
Product: A fine collection of alpaca clothing
Address: W Parkins Mill Rd, Winchester, VA
Phone: (540) 667-5199
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Name: Independence Farm
Product: Alpaca Fiber,yarn,insoles,rugs,ski Socks, English Riding Socks and more
Address: 136 Herman Smith Rd, Pikeville, TN
Phone: (423) 554-3656
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: Wildwood Alpaca Farm
Product: Hand Crafted Alpaca Products Plus Teddy Bears Etc.
Address: 15422 51st Dr, Wellborn, FL
Phone: (386) 963-5015
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: Laces of Lore/Lardworks Fiber & Glass Studio
Show Specials: $5 off alpaca pendants, $15 off two or more. Buy three or more Laces and get $10 off. Accepting wholesale orders on the LOL line.
Product: Alpaca Lace and hand dyed silks/Hand blown Glass Jewelry and wearable fiber art
Address: 106 Agape Drive Blairsville, Ga 30512
Phone: (706) 835-1837
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Website: www.lacesoflore.com, www.alpacamoon.com
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: Cricket Wireless
Product: Alpaca clothes & toys
Address: 1810 Hwy 20 Suite 176, Conyers, GA 30013
Phone: (770) 648-7301
Silent Auction Donations for 2014 - 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 gift certificate for a nuno felting class
~Booklet, 'Don't Hide, Come Out and Play' tips for showing alpacas.
Alpacas of Greater TN
~Piece of Jewelry
Ezid, the livestock division of Avid Microchip
~$50 gift certificate
Mahem Farm LLC
Southern Sunrise Alpacs
Mary & Bill Rogers
Starr Alpaca Products
~2 pairs alpaca socks
~20lb bag of Alpaca minerals
The Shepherd's Criations Alpaca Farm
Eddie & Gale Etherton
Echoview Farm & Fiber Mill
Susan Boles, Melissa Proffitt, Ken Simpson, Julie Jensen
~$100 gift certificate for fiber processing
~Alpaca Hay Rack
Alpaca Magic USA
Jean Riley & Doreen Mylin
~Hand spun art yarn
Jerae's Unity Alpacas
Pam and Jerome Scruggs
~ Child's Alpaca Set: earflap hat with farm appliques, gloves and alpaca toy
~$50 gift certicate to used at Jerae's Unity Alpacas in Blairsville, GA
Can be used only at our farm store.
Wildwood Alpaca Farm
~Polar Bear filled with sweets
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
~Alpaca scarf with fringe border, 13 w x 70 L, Made from 100% certified alpaca, Fair Trade from Peru
Laces of Lore
Jacqueline Debell and Holly Williams
~Hand dyed silk scarf and matching Alpaca Lace
Giggle Girls Exotic Fibers
Gail Scherer and
~2 skiens of Hand spun yarn
CCAP Enterprises & Alpacas
~Large I love alpacas plush sweatshirt
~Trailer Aid (tire changing stand) air guage and lug wrench set
Latin Collection, LLC.
~3 pairs of alpaca socks made in the USA. 1 pair of survivor socks, 1 pair xtra heavy alpaca socks 1 pair xtreme sport socks.
Our Wonderful Volunteers for the Royal Alpaca Challenge
Southern Sunrise Alpacas
Wilderness Farms, LLC
Deer Hollow Alpaca Farm
Nutt Farm Suri Alpacas
Apple Mountain Alpacas
Michael and Melissa Hall
Mystic Mountain Alpacas
- Kevin Flannery Red Clay Alpacas
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