ILR Show Division
HALTER COMMITTEE Minutes
January 18, 2009
committee would support using the Universal Awards Program Point
system for awarding points to classes.
idea from hogs: Break up the groups by ages from 5 months to 2
years evenly with an age break up discussed how far the break up
would be. 3 month break up if there is an animal 3 months
younger it would be dropped down to the next class. Animals over
two years of age will show in the mature class. Points will be
awarded to animals with producing mature animals – animals
with ILR registered offspring and non-producing mature animals
(no ILR registered offspring).
per class maximum for local and regional shows.
breakdowns of age groups can be decided on a show-by-show basis.
of fiber breakdown.
discussion on Working Geldings: 100% conformation, and PR
Geldings 80% conformation and 20% fiber. Gelding names for
divisions may be changed depending on performance. Disposition
will be discussed if it should be counted.
Fiber Divisions: Classic, Moderate fiber, Silky, Wooly, Suri –
we can provide detailed description and photos to define each
Using a modified version of fiber
committees criteria so that fiber be used for judging suri,
silky and wooly divisions - 20% of judging is fiber
characteristics, 80% conformation.
Video for judging criteria
required by judges and available to anyone.
Oral reasons will be given for
each class. In double shows etc. orals reasons must be given by
at least one judge for their placing. Judges and show can choose
who will give reasons.
Best of Show Male, Female, and
Gelding: If Grand Champion leaves, next animal may fill in.
be awarded for the Grand and Reserve based upon the total number
of animals in the entire fiber division. Grand and Reserve will
be placed similar to a class from 1 to 8 or however many are in
the ring for Grand and Reserve.
Best would be a combined class for Get of Sire and Produce of
Dam that could be offered based upon the number of entries. Get
of Sire and Produce of Dam will require 2 animals, and both are
required to show in halter class. Maximum of 2 entries per
animal Supreme Sire point total of the show based upon total
Breeders Choice would be a group
(number is undecided) of animals representing a farm: small
VS large farms 20 registered
animals (no points given).
Youth classes would be for ages 8-18 as of January 1st. It was
not discussed if youth would be able to show right away when
they turn 8. The maximum class size is 15 for local and regional
shows. For 2009 the youth showmanship divisions would be 8-11 as
Juniors, 1-3 yr llama showing experience as Intermediates, 4 or
more years as Advanced showmen; for 2010, the committee would
agree with assigning points for designated levels of achievement
to move from intermediate to advanced. Also, youth committee
would recommend using a young person's age as of January 1st as
their age for the year
Advanced for Adult showmanship with same point #. Points carry
over from youth.
should be judged based upon presentation and preparation for a
recommendation is that they would base the pattern upon the
of the committee agreed that ALSA awards should receive
recognition, but that they would not be counted toward the ILR
Look at once
a certain point level is achieved that the animals would be
divided between 2 groups an advanced and novice division
discussion has taken place if ILR would be able to double with
an ALSA show. Also how age breakdowns would take place in that
situation. For the first year leniency may be required for age
breakdowns and fiber divisions due to some shows taking place
before the requirements are finalized.