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Upcoming Events

Sep
29

Open Ranch - Alpaca Farm Days

It's Fun and it's FREE! Saturday, September 29, 2018 10 AM to 4 PM Join us for our 8th annual ... Details >

Sep
29

National Alpaca Farm Days - Open House!

Celebrating National Alpaca Farm Days at our annual Open House. We'll be open from 10AM to 3PM both ... Details >

Oct
6

Lambtown

The 30th Annual Lambtown Festival will be held at The Dixon May Fair Grounds, 655 South 1st St., Dix... Details >

Gold Country Gathering

 Gold Country Gathering 2018

The show is open to the general public - come watch the alpacas compete - best of all, it's free to attend!

Please join us for a Premier Fall Alpaca Show Event in beautiful Grass Valley, CA.  The show will take place among the pines at the easily accessible Nevada County Fairgrounds.  This years show will include a Level II Halter Show, and Level III Fleece and Walking Fleece Shows!  We are planning an exciting Silent Auction and are expecting some amazing herdsires for our online Herdsire Auction as well as having wonderful Vendors!  And let's not forget our Costume Contest that takes place during lunchtime on Saturday. Along with the advertising that will take place in the local area, there are other events at the fairgrounds that weekend that will bring in more of the public than ever before! You won't want to miss this years Gold Country Gathering!!  See you there!!

AOA Certified Level II Halter Show, and Level III Fleece and Walking Fleece Shows

October 12-14, 2018 Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley, CA

Halter Judge:  Jude Anderson

Walking Fleece Judges:  Sara Jane Maclennan and Ken Hibbits

 Fleece Judge:  Sara Jane Maclenna

Judging to be:  60% Fleece, 40% Conformation

Check in as early as 2:00 pm Thursday, October 11

Early Bird Registration Deadline: September 162018
Registration Deadline: September 30, 2018
Substitutions/Additions: Sept 30 - Oct 7, 2018
No Changes after October 7, 2018

NOTE:  FOR EVERY 2 ANIMALS YOU REGISTER FOR THE WALKING FLEECE COMPETITION YOU GET ONE (1) ADDITIONAL WALKING FLEECE ENTRY FOR FREE!!

REGISTRATION OPEN

This event will feature:

  Open Barn night on Friday ~ Come and mingle with vendors and friends

  Potluck Event and wine tasting Saturday under the trees ~ Join us for some down home fun on Saturday, some wonderful wines and great company!

  Herdsire Auction ~ Bid on your favorites among an exciting selection of herdsires.  A great way to enhance your breeding program.

  Great Vendors ~ start your Christmas shopping!

  Silent Auction ~ Bid on some incredible items and make sure to donate something to the silent auction...this year proceeds benefit the show directly!

  Fleece Show ~  Open all weekend!

  Costume Contest ~  Always a hit ~ get dressed up and dress up your alpaca to participate in the Costume Contest taking place on Saturday at lunchtime!

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