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The GAA is Proud to Present
The Royal Alpaca Challenge

An AOBA Certified Show
November 1 – 2, 2014

The International Horse Park, Conyers, Georgia

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2013 Royal Alpaca Challenge Show Results

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The 2014 Royal Alpaca Challenge

Online Registration Deadline to Register October 20, 2014 - NO LATE FEES!

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

November 1 - 2, 2014

Georgia International Horse Park
Conyers, Georgia

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

TRICK OR TREAT with the ALPACAS

  • from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm both days.  Travel about the show, meet the alpacas and collect yummy treats.

Costume Contest:

Noon(ish) on Saturday.  No Fee, just meet by the show super station ring side. Scariest costume and the Most Creative costume will win $20 each to spend at any of our select vendors and a free professional photo taken with an alpaca

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 ibe ntroduced 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.

Free Fiber Arts Classes being offered for 2014

  • 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)

(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 & 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

 

JACKPOT PAYOUTS

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

2014 Vendors

Name: Gore Trailer MFG, Inc.
Show Specials:

Product:  Alpaca Trailers
Address: 305 Gore Trailer Road, NC 28472
Phone:  (910) 642-4298
Emailsales@goretrailers.com
Website:  www.goretrailers.com

Name: Cedar Hill Farm Company LLC.
Show Specials:

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..
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Address: Commerce, GA 30530

Phone: (678) 468-7077

Email: cedarhillyarns@gmail.com
Website: www.cedarhillfarmcompany.etsy.com

Name: Latin Collection, LLC.
Show Specials:

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

Email: latincollection@aol.com
Website: www.latincollection.com

Name: Embroidery Criations
Show Specials:
Product:  Embroidery and garment printing
Address: 71 Solsburg Road

Phone: 540-624-3668

Email: debbie@embroiderycriations.com
Website: www.embroiderycriations.com

Name: Alpaca from Aliaga Inc
Show Specials:
Product:  Alpaca rugs & accessories
Phone: (786) 389-1954
Address: 802 Huntington Circle, Nashville, TN
Email:  aliaga5101@gmail.com
Website:  www.aliagainc.com

Name: Custom Milling, Inc.
Show Specials:

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
Email: custommillinginc@gmail.com
Website: www.goldenblendfeeds.com

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

Email:  sboles@echoivewnc.com
Website mill.echoviewnc.com

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
Email:   Jazzbo7@bellsouth.net
Website: www.gigglegirlsfiber.com

Name: Moonwood Farm & Fiber Studio
Show Specials:

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:  roo@moonwoodfarm.com

Website:  www.moonwoodfarm.com

Name: Dryco Alpaca Panels
Show Specials:
Product:  Light weight stalling panels and tack supplies

Address: PO Box 343, Mansfield, TX 78063

Phone:  (817) 477-3441

Email:  kristi@drycoskylights.com

Website:  www.drycoskylights.com

Name: Diana Mineva Felting Studio
Show Specials:

Product:  Fashion in Felting

Address: 1322 Briarwood Rd, Ne Apt k-16, Atlanta, GA 30319


Phone:  (404) 642-6758 (h), (770) 257-8790
Email:  holisticbg@gmail.com


Name: Kuna Wear
Show Specials:


Product:  A fine collection of alpaca clothing

Address: W Parkins Mill Rd, Winchester, VA

Phone:  (540) 667-5199
Email:  lynn@mayhemfarm.com, service@alpacacollections.com
Website:  www.alpacacollections.com/kuna

Name: Independence Farm
Show Specials:

Product:  Alpaca Fiber,yarn,insoles,rugs,ski Socks, English Riding Socks and more

Address: 136 Herman Smith Rd, Pikeville, TN

Phone:  (423) 554-3656
Email:  dh1111jd@yahoo.com
Website:  www.IndependenceFarmsLLC.com

Name: New Era Fiber/Long Hollow Suri Alpacas
Show Specials:


Product:  Yarns, patterns and fiber processing

Address: L698 Wallace Road, Gallatin, TN 37066

Phone:  (615) 452-7852

Email:  janh@longhollowalpacas.com

Website:  www.newerafiber.com

NameWildwood Alpaca Farm
Show Specials:
Product:  Hand Crafted Alpaca Products Plus Teddy Bears Etc.
Address: 15422 51st Dr, Wellborn, FL
Phone:  (386) 963-5015
Email:  Wildwood@windstream.net
Website: wildwoodalpacafarm.com

Name: Blackberry Hill Alpacas
Show Specials:

Product:  Alpaca clothing, toys. yarn, blankets, jewelry & purses.
Address: 34 Lone Oak Drive, Weaver, AL
Phone:  (256) 453-4147
Email:  YankeeDCM@aol.com

Name: Lanart
Show Specials:

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
Email:  orders@lanart.net
Website:  www.lanart.net

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: info@alpacamoon.com, info@lacesoflore.com
Website: www.lacesoflore.comwww.alpacamoon.com

Name: Alpacas of Greater Tn, LLC.
Show Specials:

Product:  Hay feeders, jewelry and bird feeders
Address: 10925 Hwy 58, Georgetown, TN 37336
Phone:  (423) 667-3374
Email:  greatertnalpacas@bellsouth.net
Website:  www.alpacasofgreatertn.com

Name:  Cricket Wireless
Show Specials:
Product: Alpaca clothes & toys
Address: 1810 Hwy 20 Suite 176, Conyers, GA   30013
Phone:  (770) 648-7301
Email:  newcricket113@gmail.com

Name: Lael Alpaca, LLC
Show Specials:
Product:
Alpaca clothes & toys
Address: 812 Ashwood Pl8, Denton, TX  76210
Phone:  (940) 230-0546
Email:  meggamero@yahoo.com
Website:  www.alpacalael.com

Name: Awesome Alpacas Farm!
Show Specials:

Product:  Farm Display
Address: 5612 Lander Benton Rd, Monroe, NC
Phone:  (704) 283-7253
Email:  Info@awesomealpacas.com
Website:  Awesomealpacas.com

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
Lynn Blake
~TBD

Southern Sunrise Alpacs
Mary & Bill Rogers
~TBD

Starr Alpaca Products
Bart Star
~2 pairs alpaca socks

Custom Milling
~20lb bag of Alpaca minerals

The Shepherd's Criations Alpaca Farm
Eddie & Gale Etherton
~TBD

Echoview Farm & Fiber Mill
Susan Boles, Melissa Proffitt, Ken Simpson, Julie Jensen
~$100 gift certificate for fiber processing

Kritter Keepers/Dryco 
~Alpaca Hay Rack

Alpaca Magic USA
Jean Riley & Doreen Mylin
~Hand spun art yarn

Kuna Wear
~Scarf

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 online or at our farm store

Wildwood Alpaca Farm
Florence Morehead
~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
~TBD

Lanart
~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
Paul Misterka
~Large I love alpacas plush sweatshirt

Gore Trailer
~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

(if you would like to volunteer in 2014, click here)

  • Gail & Steve Scherer
    Woodsong Alpacas
  • Michelle Atkins
    Wilderness Farms, LLC
  • Steve & Fran Katz
    Sweet Dream Alpacas
  • Bill Nutt
    Nutt Farm Suri Alpacas
  • Jackie Debell
    Bella Luna Farm
  • Michael and Melissa Hall
    Mystic Mountain Alpacas

 

Online Registration - will open on June 1, 2014

 

 

 

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