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Upcoming Events

Dec
16

Alpacas & Holiday Shopping

The weather outside may be foggy (or raining or clear) but our ranch store will be open for some un... Details >

Feb
24

Fiber Grading/Sorting Class

Fiber Grading and Sorting Class with Wini Lebraque... Details >

Apr
6

California Classic Round Up

California Classic Round Up 2018 AOA Certified Level II Alpaca Show Full Fleece Halter, and Walki... 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 Full Fleece Halter Show, a Fleece Show AND a Walking Fleece Competition!  We are planning an exciting Silent Auction and are expecting some amazing herdsires for our 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, Walking Fleece Competition and Fleece Show

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

Halter Judge:  Jude Anderson

Walking Fleece Competion Judge:  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 12018
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 next year

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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