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Alpaca

Jul 18-20, 2019: AOA Natural Fiber Extravaganza. Located in Lebannon, TN. Sponsored by The Artisan Fiber Mill Network. Fleece, Cottage Fleece: LEVEL IV: Show Superintendent: Judy Schroeder, Ph: 540-797-1985, Email:  show.super.schroeder@gmail.com. Handcrafter's Spin-off, Hand-Spun Skeins, Mill-Spun Skeins, Fiber Arts: Patty Fuller, Ph: 540-953-0439, Email: alpacas@poplarhill.com. Information: Fleece: Regular, Color Championships (minimums met), Special Awards - Judge's Choice, Best Prepared Fleece, Best Hand, Best Brightness - Huacaya, Best Luster - Suri, Best Crimp - Huacaya, Best Lock Formation - Suri, Spirit of the Fiber Industry. Judges: Jude Anderson, Cheryl Gehly, Sharon Loner, Amanda VandenBosch. Cottage Fleece: Regular, Color Championships (minimums met). Special Awards - Judge's Choice, Best Handle, Best Brightness-Huacaya, Best Luster-Suri. Handcrafter's Spin-Off: Special Awards - Judge's Choice and Highest Scoring Fleece in a Color Group. Hand-Spun Skeins, Mill-Spun Skeins, Fiber Arts. Special Awards - Judge's Choice, People's Choice. Judge: Wini Labrecque. Show Type: Fleece Cottage, Fleece Handcrafter's Spin-Off, Hand-Spun Skein, Mill-Spun Skein, Fiber Arts. For more information visit www.FiberExtravaganza.com.

August 2-3, 2019: PAOBA Fleece Showcase. Located in State College, PA. FLEECE: Regular Classes with Color Championships. Special Awards: Judge's Choice, Best Hand, Best Brighness Huacaya, Best Luster Suri, Best Crimp Huacaya, Best Lock Formation Suri, Spirit of the Fiber Industry. Judges: Wini Labrecque and Judy Keske. For more information contact Show Superintendent, Judy Schroeder at 540-797-1985 or email show.super.schroeder@gmail.com.

August 7-8, 2019: Suri Network All Suri Fleece Show. Located in Loveland, CO. Fleece: Regular fleece classes with Championships. Special Awards - Judge's Choice, Best Hand, Best Luster, Best Lock Formation, Spirit of the Fiber Industry, Best Prepared. Judges: Amanda VandenBosch - Male Suri, Cottage and Co-judge production, Cheryl Gehly - Female Suri, Cottage and C0-judge Production, Cottage Fleece: Regular classes with Championships. Special Awards - Judge's Choice, Best Luster. Spinoff: Regular classes with special awards - Judge's Choice and Highest scoring fleece in a color group. Judge: Gabrielle Menn. Auxilary Fleece: Hand-spun Skeins and Mill-spun Skeins. Fiber Arts - special award - Judge's Choice. Judge: Gabrelle Menn. Show Type: Fleece, Cottage Fleece, Handcrafter's Spin-Off, Hand-Spun Skein, Mill-Spun Skein, Fiber Arts. For more information visit https://surinetwork.org/page-1860187.

October 12-13, 2019: Michigan International Alpaca Fest. Located at the The Summit Sports and Ice Complex in Dimondale, MI. 2019 Judges include Sharon Loner, All Halter classes, Production and Youth Showmanship, Sonia Perron, Walking Fleece Judge. PUBLIC HOURS: Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm, Sunday 9:00am-1:00pm. For more information visit www.alpacafest.org.

October 26-27, 2019: American Alpaca Showcase & Illinois Alpaca Show. Located in Des Moines, IA. TWO SHOWS IN ONE. American Alpaca Showcase - HALTER: This show will be judged using the 60/40 comparative judging basis. Regular classes - Full Fleece, Bred and Owned, Championships & Judge's Choice (minimums met). Group classes - Get of Sire, Produce of Dam, Breeders Best Group of Three. Judge: TBD.For more information contact Show Superintendent, Scott Young at 607-637-5201 or sayoung@hancock.net.

November 2-3, 2019: 2019 Buckeye Alpaca Fall Fest. Located at Arena Complex, Summit County Fairgrounds, Tallmadge, Ohio - (NE Ohio near Akron), very exhibitor friendly with free admission and parking! Halter: Show Superintendent, Sue Ives, 804-503-3558, show.super.ives@gmail.com. Walking Fleece: Show Superintendent, Judy Schroeder, 540-797-1985, show.super.schroeder@gmail.com. Halter: Judged using the 60/40 comparative judging basis. Regular Classes - Full Fleece, Bred & Owned, Championships, Judge's Choice (minimums met). Group Classes - Get of Sire, Produce of Dam, Breeder's Best Three. Judges: Jude Anderson - Huacaya and Suri Male. Robin Nasemann - Huacaya and Suri Female. Performance: Youth Classes - Showmanship, Obstacle, Costume Class. Judge: Robin Nasemann. Walking Fleece: Regular competition with Championships (fleece minimums met). Judge: Wini Labrecque. Show Type: Full Fleece, Performance, Halter, Walking Fleece. For more information visit www.buckeyealpacashow.com.

November 8-9, 2019: Alpaca Showtacular 2019. Empire Alpaca Association and NEAOBA Show. Located at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY. Back by popular demand, you liked it last year and the year before, this year will be even better! The Empire Alpaca Association and The New England Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association have joined together once again to present a new and exciting SHOWTACULAR. The two shows will run concurrently, in the same venue, same weekend to continue making alpaca show history. This show format will offer all the same top quality aspects of showing your alpacas with a significant savings to all exhibitors. This is an opportunity to show at TWO shows in one weekend. You will need to register your alpacas individually for each show, on each show registration site. You only need to purchase pens once, (on the Empire Alpaca registration site). You save money on pens, hotels, meals, farm sitters, and travel by having two shows in one. Many exciting sponsorship opportunities will be available to support both shows. We will have: Two sets of judges, a single fleece show, a Walking Fleece Show, a Meet and Greet dinner, a Friday night sit-down Dinner and Auction, hospitality lunch for show sponsors and volunteers, a lunch time seminar and a Showbook worthy of being left out on the table for referencing. For more information visit https://showtacular.com.

November 9-10, 2019: A-OK Alpaca Blastoff. Located at the Heart of Oklahoma Expo center in Shawnee, OK. This venue is centrally located which makes for ease of locating, works out well for our program, and was well received last year. The show theme: “Alpacas and Sustainable Living” features a variety of Made in Oklahoma (MIO), Sustainable Agriculture, and Agritourism vendors as well as “THE ALPACAS”. Alpacas of Oklahoma is excited to present this quality alpaca show and provides a friendly team of volunteers willing to go above and beyond to give you an enjoyable and memorable show experience. Our show offers halter, walking fleece and performance for the alpacas.  We will have mini-education presentations during the show to encourage public attendance and participation in the alpaca lifestyle. Join us and participants from many states for the A-OK Alpaca Show Fall Blastoff. It is a decision you won’t regret. For more information visit www.alpacablastoff.com.

November 16-17, 2019: VAOBA Alpaca Expo. Located at the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center in Fredericksburg, VA. THE SHOW IS FREE ADMISSION. We welcome the public to learn about these wonderful animals, learn about their extraordinary fleece, and shop for that special gift offered by our wonderful vendors. Special events for the public, with a hands-on Kid's Corner, Alpacas 101 Seminar if you're curious, and Youth Showmanship & Performance Classes. Hand spinners and fiber artists - Find the fiber of your dreams! There will be abundant high quality raw and processed fleece, yarns, and fiber products for sale. For more information visit www.vaobaexpo.com.

Llama

June 22, 2019: Llama & Alpaca Education Day is in Longview Washington. Same format and people, just a new location. Please let us know if there is a particular class you would like to see offered. You can also follow us on Facebook under the same name and on our webpage https://www.jnkllamas.com/llamaalpaca-info-day.html. This page is kept up to date with class offerings, hotel information and our schedule. If you have specific questions, please contact us! You MUST RSVP to attend, this is not a drop in event! Hotel offerings have a cutoff, so do not wait to reserve yours. Information is on the above website. There is a very basic camping option available with prior arrangement. Information for a Stillwater Mineral Bulk order will also be posted on this page in the next few days! We are currently running a donation fundraiser on the Facebook page and welcome any donations. Remember we are a 501-c3 non-profit.

 

 

June 23, 2019: Fling ILR-SD/UAP Show with Novice, Advanced, Youth Performance and Non-Breeder Halter. This show will be held at the same location as the Education Day. It is inexpensive and designed for people who want a no frills experience. Classes include: Public Relations, Pack, Obstacle, Showmanship and Non-Breeder Halter. ILR-SD judge is Margaret Drew. UAP Judge is Adrienne Lulay. Information on this will be updated here https://www.jnkllamas.com/mt-baker-june-fling-ilruap-llama-show.html. It is also available on the ILR site to enter. Please direct any show questions to Kathy Kramer treasureacres@comcast.net.

July 19-21, 2019: Double ILR-SD Darrington Fling Llama Show with Novice, Advanced, Youth Performance and Non-Breeder Halter Show. This show will be held in Darrington Washington. Classes include: Public Relations, Pack, Obstacle, Showmanship and Non-Breeder Halter. ILR-SD judge is Heather Peterson (Koenig). Second SD Judge TBD. https://www.jnkllamas.com/darrington-fling-july-19-21-2019.html If you love hiking, swimming and bluegrass music, this is the show for you! There are also some very fun and creative obstacles, including an in the woods pack course! The Darrington Bluegrass festival will be going on at the same time as this event http://www.darringtonbluegrass.com/ and it is right next door! The show will be available to enter via the ILR Show site!

August 23-25, 2019: 2019 Nebraska State Fair Llama Show. Located in Grand Island, NE. Judge: Anna Reese & Joy Bishop-Forshey. For more information contact Catherine Steele/Robin Buettenbach at 402-747-2301, email thecsteele@gmail.com, robinb@b4alpacas.com or visit www.statefair.org.

August 24-25, 2019: 2019 Antelope Valley Open Llama Show. Located in Lancaster, CA. Judge: Margaret Drew. For more information contact Sharon Weinsenberger at 661-609-5963 or email sweisenberger@gmail.com.

October, 2019: The ALSA Grand National Show of Champions. For more information visit www.alsashow.org.

Horses, Miniature Horses, Shetlands

June 7-9, 2019: Buckeye Spring Classic & JJ Horse Celebration. Located at the Ashland County Fairgrounds, 2042 Claremont Avenue Ashland, OH 44805. ASPC/AMHR/Gypsy/Gypsy Vanner/Gypsy Cob/Drum/Open Draft (includes crosses). For more information visit http://www.thehorseshowmanager.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Ashland-Showbill-2019.pdf.

June 21-23, 2019: AMHR June Club Show & JJ Horse Celebration. Located at Simons Arena in Cannon Falls, MN. AMHR/Gypsy/Gypsy Vanner/Gypsy Cob/Drum. For more information visit http://www.thehorseshowmanager.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/2019-Cannon-Falls-Showbill-2.pdf.

June 28-30, 2019: TriState Miniature & Pony Club June Show. Located at the Minnesota Equestrian Center in Winona, MN. ASPC/AMHR/ASPR. Fun Silent Auction: Bring Something - Buy Something!! For more information visit http://www.thehorseshowmanager.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Winona-Showbill-2019-1.pdf.

August 3-4, 2019: Wisconsin Feathered Equine Show. Located in Custer, WI. GVHS/GHRA/Open Feather Breed. For more information http://www.thehorseshowmanager.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Wisconsin-Feathered-Equine-Show-2019-1.pdf

August 15-17, 2019: Kentucky State Fair. Located at the Broadbent Arena, KY Fair & Expo Ctr in Louisville, KY. AMHA Sanctioned Show. Double Points for KMHB nominated horses. For more information contact Charlotte Chowning at 502-418-7743 or visit bluegrassminiatures.com.

August 23-31, 2019: AMHA World Championship Show. Located at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Ft Worth, TX.The point qualification for the 2018 World Show Qualification is listed in WS-030, pages 175 through 180 of the 2017 Rule Book. If an exhibitor/horse does not qualify under the WS-030 World Show Point system, they may qualify various other ways (WS-030-C, D, E, F) listed on pages 179-180. For more information visit www.amha.org.

September 27-29, 2019: Festival of the Gypsies. Located in Red Bluff, CA. Now offering All Breed Classes. Gypsy/Gypsy Vanner/Gypsy Cob/Drum/Gypsy Cross. For more information visit www.festivalofthegypsies.com.

September 28, 2019: OMHCI Wild N Wooly Show. Located at the McClain County Expo Center in Purcell, OK. OMHCI is an organization of owners, breeders, trainers and other enthusiasts interested in the American miniature horse. The club sponsors shows, educati onal clinics/workshops. Members also participate in parades and other related activities as a means to promote interest and understanding of one of the fastest growing and most beloved equine breeds. For more information visit www.omhci.org.

Miniature Donkey, Mule & Standard Donkey

June 29-30, 2019: Diamonds & Donkeys. Located at the Story Arena in Magnolia, AR. NMDA Show. ACOSA Classes. ADMS Nationals. Judge: Carol Morris. For more information visit www.americandonkeyassociation.com.

July 11-13, 2019: The Great Celebration Mule & Donkey Show. Located in Shelbyville, TN. NMDA Sanctioned. ACOSA Sanctioned. NMDA Judge: Carol Morris. NASMA Judges: TBA. For more information visit www.americandonkeyassociation.com.

September 6-7, 2018: Music City Donkey Show. Located at Clearview Horse Farm in Shelbyville, TN. Halter, In-hand, & Driving Classes. ACOSA. Jack, Jennet and Gelding Halter Classes. Judge: Wayne Whitehead. For more information visit www.americandonkeyassociation.com.

Cattle

June 8, 2019: Futurity of the West & Fey Longhorns Consignment Sale. Located in Yamhill, OR. For more information contact Daniel & Angelina Fey at daniel@feylonghorns.com.

June 21, 2019: Great Northern Longhorn Classic III. Located in Montello WI. For more information contact Dan Huntington at 715-853-7608.

June 26-30, 2019: 2019 TLBAA World Expo. Located at the Bell County Expo Center in Belton, TX. This weekend event in comprised of the National TLBT Youth Show, TLBAA World Show, Trophy Steer Show, Miniature Show, Texas Gold Futurity, Senior Heifer Sale, Livestock Judging, Gold Merit, Photography Contest, Quiz Bowl, Breeders Memorial, and more. For more information visit http://www.tlbaa.org/tlbaa-events/world-show/.

 

August 3, 2019: Deschutes County Fair Texas Longhorn Show. Located at the Deschutes County Expo Center in Redmond, OR. Qualifying Free, Youth & Trophy Steers. For more information contact Renee Scott at scottranch@hotmail.com or 541-589-1712.

August 31, 2019: 22nd Butler Breeder’s Invitational Sale. Located in Lockhart, TX. For more information contact Contact Kaso Kety 985-674-6492 or Michael McLeod 361-771-5355.

October 3-5, 2019: 2019 Horn Showcase. Located in Lawton, OK. More than just a measuring contest, this weekend event features numerous networking & learning opportunities like the HSC Futurity, Breeders Round-table, two cattle sales; Bred & Owned Heifer Sale and the Horn Showcase Sale with outstanding consignments from top programs across the country. For more informaiton visit www.tlbaa.org.

October 18-19, 2019: Final Four Futurity. Located in Glen Rose, TX. Come out and compete for cash prizes, bragging rights, and a custom Champion Belt Buckle! For more information contact info@thelonghornalliance.com.

October 18-20, 2019: 2018 STLA Llano Longhorn Show. Located at the John Kuykendall Event Center & Arena in Llano, TX. Qualifying Haltered, Free, & Youth. Trophy Steers, Miniatures. For more information visit www.stla.org.

October 25-27, 2018: Ark-La-Tex Annual Fall Show. Located at the George H. Henderson Jr. Exposition Center in Lufkin, TX. Qualifying Haltered, Free, & Youth, Miniatures. For more information contact Jessica Wade at dubosejessica@yahoo.com or 903-948-5194.

Fiber

August 7-8, 2019: Suri Network All Suri Fleece Show. Located in Loveland, CO. Fleece: Regular fleece classes with Championships. Special Awards - Judge's Choice, Best Hand, Best Luster, Best Lock Formation, Spirit of the Fiber Industry, Best Prepared. Judges: Amanda VandenBosch - Male Suri, Cottage and Co-judge production, Cheryl Gehly - Female Suri, Cottage and C0-judge Production, Cottage Fleece: Regular classes with Championships. Special Awards - Judge's Choice, Best Luster. Spinoff: Regular classes with special awards - Judge's Choice and Highest scoring fleece in a color group. Judge: Gabrielle Menn. Auxilary Fleece: Hand-spun Skeins and Mill-spun Skeins. Fiber Arts - special award - Judge's Choice. Judge: Gabrelle Menn. Show Type: Fleece, Cottage Fleece, Handcrafter's Spin-Off, Hand-Spun Skein, Mill-Spun Skein, Fiber Arts. For more information visit https://surinetwork.org/page-1860187.

August 2-3, 2019: PAOBA Fleece Showcase. Located in State College, PA. FLEECE: Regular Classes with Color Championships. Special Awards: Judge's Choice, Best Hand, Best Brighness Huacaya, Best Luster Suri, Best Crimp Huacaya, Best Lock Formation Suri, Spirit of the Fiber Industry. Judges: Wini Labrecque and Judy Keske. For more information contact Show Superintendent, Judy Schroeder at 540-797-1985 or email show.super.schroeder@gmail.com.

November 8-9, 2019: Alpaca Showtacular 2019. Empire Alpaca Association and NEAOBA Show. Located at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY. Back by popular demand, you liked it last year and the year before, this year will be even better! The Empire Alpaca Association and The New England Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association have joined together once again to present a new and exciting SHOWTACULAR. The two shows will run concurrently, in the same venue, same weekend to continue making alpaca show history. This show format will offer all the same top quality aspects of showing your alpacas with a significant savings to all exhibitors. This is an opportunity to show at TWO shows in one weekend. You will need to register your alpacas individually for each show, on each show registration site. You only need to purchase pens once, (on the Empire Alpaca registration site). You save money on pens, hotels, meals, farm sitters, and travel by having two shows in one. Many exciting sponsorship opportunities will be available to support both shows. We will have: Two sets of judges, a single fleece show, a Walking Fleece Show, a Meet and Greet dinner, a Friday night sit-down Dinner and Auction, hospitality lunch for show sponsors and volunteers, a lunch time seminar and a Showbook worthy of being left out on the table for referencing. For more information visit https://showtacular.com.

Stock Shows & Fairs

August 1-11, 2019: Wisconsin State Fair. Located in West Allis, WI. For more information visit www.wistatefair.com.

August 21-September 2, 2019: New York State Fair. Located at the Empire Expo Center in Syracuse, NY. More than one million people experience this affordable, 13-day celebration of delicious food, eye-opening exhibits, captivating entertainment and great fun. The New York State Fair's 173nd edition will showcase thousands of animals, hundreds of commercial attractions, scores of exciting midway rides and dozens of big-name entertainers... all just a short trip from wherever you live! For more information visit nysfair.ny.gov.

September 6-15, 2019: Tennessee State Fair. Located in Nashville, TN. The Tennessee State Fair proudly presents “The Heart of Tennessee,” its theme for the 2018 edition of this landmark event, which was inaugurated more than 150 years ago. This year’s Fair continues the longstanding traditions of family entertainment, educational experiences and state pride. Operated and managed by a volunteer board, the Fair invites you to share in the excitement of this year’s ten day extravaganza. The Tennessee State Fair is an annual event that highlights what makes America and Tennessee great. Across the country, State Fairs are more than just a good time. They are hands-on exhibits of how we live our lives. For more information visit www.tnstatefair.org.

September 12-22, 2019: Oklahoma State Fair. Located in Oklahoma City, OK. Get ready for OLD FASHIONED FUN at our NEW FASHIONED FAIR! For more information visit okstatefair.com.

September 27-October 20, 2019: State Fair of Texas. Located at Fair Park in Dallas Texas. Since its establishment in 1886, the State Fair of Texas has promoted Texas agriculture, education, and community involvement through quality entertainment in a family-friendly environment. As a nonprofit organization, the Fair advocates for the community and is committed to preserving Fair Park – building on its legacy as a National Historic Landmark. For more information visit bigtex.com.

October 10-20, 2019: Arkansas State Fair. he Arkansas Livestock Show Association, Inc., (ALSA) an Arkansas 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization and is also known as the Arkansas State Fair Complex. The Arkansas State Fair Complex is a place that provides many different venues for entertainment and education for the citizens of our great state. For more information visit arkansasstatefair.com.

If you are interested in listing your event in this section of American Livestock Magazine & Publishing, please submit all information to production@americanlive.com, this is a free service to all. Don't miss the opportunity to list your show, sale or special event under this section.