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Llots of LLAMA SHOWS coming up!

Check out our Calendar of Events through July.

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all llama / alpaca events welcome!

April 2012

April 28
Time: 10:00 AM
Show ID = 513 
ILR Sanctioned Show

2012 Daffodil Classic Llama Show 
707 Kenilworth Ave. Coshocton OH

Terry Duespohl (C,AT)
Michael Haumschild (C)

Come and have a wonderful time at this show. It is always a fun show with lots of great competition in both halter and performance. Easy in and easy out. Hope to see you there.
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April 28 to April 29, 2012
Time: 9:00 am
Show ID = 507 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Heartland Llama Show 2012 
1200 Bluff St. Webster City IA

Danita Doerre (C)
Judie Moser (C)

ILR Sanctioned show with halter, performance and fiber classes
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April 28 to April 29, 2012
Show ID = 597 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Cascade Llama Show & Sale 

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May 2012
May 5 to May 6, 2012
Time: 8:00 am
Show ID = 519 
ILR Sanctioned Show

2012 Lamapalooza 
Rice County Fairgrounds Faribault MN

Fran Soukup (C,AT)
Beth Myers (C)

Sponsored by Lamas of Minnesota
May 5th & 6th
Rice County Fairgrounds, Faribault, MN
Superintendent: Ron Pottebaum
Show Clerk: Kay Berg
Sanctioning:Halter/Performance/Youth: Dual Sanctioned Llama Show 
Judge: Beth Myers International Lama Registry - Show Division & ALSA Show Association 
Fleece: ILR Sanctioned Fleece Event Judge: Fran Soukup

Lamapalooza More than a lama show. 
A Lama Community Celebration in 2012 on Cinco De Mayo!

Show details, class lists, and entry forms will be available in the future. Please mark the date for this great Midwest Lama Event!

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May 6
Show ID = 0 
ILR Sanctioned Shows

Ozark Llama Classic Sale and Show LLC 
Missouri State Fairgrounds 

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May 11 to May 13, 2012
Time: 9am - 5pm each day

Spring Tune-Up 
7369 Kate Ave., Sparta, WI 54656

Join us at Leon Valley Veterinary Services in Sparta, WI for a three day shearing event - shearing, medical services, tack for sale, fleece evaluations all available. Call the clinic at 608-269-3292 to make an appointment

May 12
Time: 900 AM start time
Show ID = 585 
ILR Sanctioned Show

ORVLA Summer Solstice Llama ILR-SD Show 2012 
Coshocton County Fairgrounds Coshocton OH

ILR sanctioned show offering ribbons & premiums to fourth place, Best of Show Male and Female, High point youth and Performance
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May 12 to May 13, 2012
Show ID = 591 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Dixon May Fair Llama Show 
655 S. First St, Dixon, California

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May 18 to May 20, 2012
Time: 4pm
Show ID = 584 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Badgerland 2012 
503 N. Jackson Jefferson WI

ILR and ALSA sanctioned. Halter, performance, Fleece on, showmanship, youth classes and ALSA youth judging.
Judge: Mary Jo Miller
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May 19 to May 20, 2012
Time: 8:30am
Show ID = 592 
ILR Sanctioned Show

COLA 2012 Black and Blue Llama Show 
Prineville, Or

Tami Lash (C,AT)
Terry Duespohl (C,AT)

Place: Crook County Fairgrounds, Prineville, Oregon
Show: ILR-SD sanctioned - Single point Performance and Fleece Shows and Double point Halter Shows
Schedule: Saturday, Performance and Fleece shows
Sunday, Halter Classes
Judges: Black Judge, Tami Lash for Fleece and Halter
Blue Judge, Terry Duespohl for Performance and Halter
Festival Chair: Sherry Halligan, or 541-420-1334
Show Superintendents: Dale Schultz & Nancy Larson,
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May 26 to May 27, 2012
Time: 8:00am Saturday
Show ID = 508 
ILR Sanctioned Show

LOCC Spring 2012 Llama Show and Private Treaty Sale 
Castle Rock, Colorado, USA

LOCC Spring Llama show will be at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, Castle Rock, Colorado on Saturday and Sunday, May 26-27, 2012. Show Superintendents will be Steve & Shari Quackenbush Bar-Q-Diamond Ranch (

This beautiful facility is conveniently located off of I-25 in Castle Rock, with numerous restaurants, shopping and a fantastic outlet mall located nearby. All classes will be held in the Douglas County Fairgrounds climate controlled 120’ x 300’ indoor arena. This show is sanctioned by the ALSA and sponsored by the Llamas of Central Colorado.

This show is proud to announce that we have added a PRIVATE TREATY SALE, which includes the chance to promote your llama(s) both prior to and during the show. Discounts are available when enrolling more than one animal in the sale, which includes promotion throughout the show, in the show book and on the website of your featured animal(s). Contact Jeff Rucker ( at Stage Stop Llamas to sign up or get more information about the Private Treaty Sale.
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May 26 to May 27, 2012
Time: 8:00 - ??
Show ID = 606 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Northeast Tennessee Llama Show at White Pine 
WSCC Expo Center, 1615 Pavilion Drive, White Pine, TN 37890

We would like to invite you to attend the “Tennessee Llama Show” in White Pine, Tennessee. The show is dual sanctioned (ILR-SD/ALSA). You may enter either or both. Last year, 90% of the exhibitors entered both. The facility at the WSCC Expo Center in White Pine, Tennessee is located next to Interstate 81 with easy access from several major interstates: I-81, I-26, I-40, and I-75. The location is centrally located between three major llama community regions: Southeastern Region, Eastern Region, & Buckeye Region, and not far from most parts of the Central Region & Great Lakes Region. It is a perfect setting for exhibitors from all areas in the Eastern part of the United States to converge and exhibit their llamas. The stalling areas are plentiful and within 100 feet walking distance. Add to that a dose of good fun, great people, usually good weather, and of course “southern hospitality”. Now how can you turn all this down on a three-day Memorial Day Weekend!! We look forward to seeing you. Give us a call at 423-257-2875 (home) or 423-823-2100 (Cell) if you have any questions. 
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June 2012
June 2
Time: 9:00 am
Show ID = 499 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Mountaineer Llama Show 2012 
Reedsville, WV

Judith Ross (C,AT)
Darrell Anderson (C)
Michael Haumschild (C)

ILR Sanctioned Llama Show, Halter, Performance & Fleece On classes.
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June 8 to June 9, 2012
Show ID = 604 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Ohio River Llama Festival 
400 Bobcat Lane, Franklin Furnace, Ohio

June 8 to June 10, 2012
Time: 8 :30 AM (in arena)
Show ID = 504 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Spring Fling ILR-SD and Open Fun show 2012 
3000 Pleasant Valley Road West Bend Wisconsin

Darrell Anderson (C)
Michael Haumschild (C)

Washington County 4-H Llama and Alpaca project is presenting a new ILR-SD and Open fun show. To be held at Washington County Fair Grounds,3000 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend Wisconsin 53095, June 8-10, 2012. Show/performance clinic to anyone interested in learning/sharpening their show skills presented by Mike Haumschild, sub-junior performance class Friday night. Halter, performance, Best of show classes, Ribbons to 6 Th place, Judges: Darrell Anderson and Mike Haumschild. Costume class on Saturday night with cash prizes. Saturday evening meal, on-site camping available, with water and electrical hookup available. Silent Auction , procedes go to 4-H Llama and Alpaca Project. Nearby Lodging available. Questions contact George Clements 262-692-2691 or email at or Kim Weindorf 262-626-2867 or email at . For fun show info please go to or contact Lisa Shuppe 262-677-1455 or email her at 
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June 15 to June 17, 2012
Time: 8:00 am
Show ID = 492 
ILR Sanctioned Show

ILR-SD International Gathering of Friends and Champions 2012 
Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, IA

Join us for the 2nd annual Gathering of Friends and Champions. 

Enjoy friendly competition with emphasis on animal quality and family fun. 

Only qualifying criteria is Show Division membership. 

Halter Judge- Terry Duespohl, Performance- Judge Beth Myers, Fleece Judge- Judy Ross 

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June 22 to June 24, 2012
Recreational Events

PNW Backcountry Llama Rendezvous 
Tillamook, Oregon

This year\'s Pacific Northwest backcountry llama rendezvous is being held in Western Oregon at Jones Creek Campground in the Tillamook Forest District, west of Portland.
Play and learn with the working llama.
A beginners pack trip follows at nearby Tillamook Bay, to bayside or oceanside camps (your choice). Beach comb and enjoy the sun and sand with the llamas!
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June 23
Show ID = 605 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Vermilion County Fair Llama Show 
Vermilion County Fairgrounds

June 30 to July 1, 2012
Time: 08:00AM
Show ID = 490 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Jingle Bells Extravaganza Llama Show 2012 
3054 Carpenter Road SE Lacey WA

Maryan Baker (C)
Rawna Hamann (C)
Wally Baker (C)
Linda Hayes * (C,T)

Our fun and organized group of Northwestern Regional llama owners have set the date for the fourth annual Jingle Bells Extravaganza for 2012. Please mark your calendar for June 30-July 1, 2012 at the Thurston County Fairgrounds in Lacey, Washington (less than ten minutes off the I-5 corridor). 

In honor of that generous and fun spirit, our show is again themed Jingle Bells Extravaganza. As in the past we will have many fun and creative ideas and have added some more to bring the FUN into showing! This year includes a decorating contest for ranches, door prizes, table auctions, and innovative prizes to help get the Excitement & Energy back into showing. 

Please take advantage of this theme and buy your decorations, outfits etc. during the holiday season! We are continuing to work on creative ways to get costs down and to make it more reasonable for YOU to attend. We will continue to offer a double point halter, performance, fleece-on, bagged fleece classes and more in our show. 

There will be camping options available and hotel are near the venue. Please direct any questions to our Show Superintendent, Donna Clark at 

We are now on FACEBOOK under "Jingle Bells Extravaganza," make sure you find us on there! Add your pictures from the 2009+2010+2011 years and see the ones we have put up!

Steve and Donna Clark, Hard Rock Ranch
Brad and Sylvia DeWaard, Dutch Flats Llama Co.
Jeff and Niki Kuklenski, JNK Llamas
Jim Larson, New Horizons Llamas
Elizabeth Martin, Sahalee Llamas
Mark and Kelly McWhorter, Moonbeam Llama Farm
Wyatt and Dawn Moore, Wild Apple Llamas
Rita Zorrozua and Wayne Brokaw, B Bar Z Llamas
Rezina and Rodd Zeiler, Llamatopia

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July 2012
July 13 to July 15, 2012
Sale and Auctions

Abbott's Big Sky Ranch 
Moiese, MT 

We would like to invite you to be part of our all female ABBOTT'S BIG SKY RANCH AUCTION taking place July 13-15, 2012. This is going to be a fun filled auction weekend in beautiful western Montana! 

Over the past 20+ years that we have been raising & selling llamas we have found the most successful sales include unique show quality females or breeding age females that come with a breeding or bred to a superior herd sire. We are accepting only 30 quality female consignments to sell with 50 female’s from our Abbott Big Sky Ranch herd.

This is a great opportunity to consign your female for the flat fee of just $250. There are no commission fees to sell your consignment!! You set your opening bid/reserve amount. That is great news for sellers!! The deadline is April 1, 2012 so don’t wait because at this rate we expect the consignment spaces to fill quickly. Early consigners will also be featured in the sale flyer and emails. 

An added bonus… we have made consigning easy! The consignment agreement is available online. Just complete and return it with your ILR registration and a good quality picture to be placed in the flyer and online. You may also add a description if you wish!

We welcome all of you to come join us for a llama good time weekend!

Let us know if we can answer any questions for you. 

We look forward to hearing from you! 


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July 20 to July 21, 2012
Show ID = 583 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Ohio State Fair Llama and Fiber Show 2012 

Our 24th year as an excellent, fun-filled, and family-oriented show! Excellent facility and camping too. Every halter, performance and fiber class imaginable with Judges Tami Lash, Mike Haumschild and Mary Jo Miller respectively.

Take as many animal, farm display, and tack stalls as you need, bring as many animals as you want, and enter as many classes as you want for JUST one $30 per animal fee. 

And ... catered in dinner Friday evening, Fashion Show WITH lllamas/alpacas, races and other fun activities for everyone WITH your llamas/alpacas, great auction of just what you have been looking for, and Leaping Llama contest.

Alpacas invited to take part in all activities except halter.

Great premiums with ribbons, beautiful banners and many other awards ready for you. 

Access entry form, all information, and list of classes around mid April. Deadline is always June 20th.

Any questions - Donna Moore - 740-605-7400.
You will be THRILLED you came !!
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July 21 to July 22, 2012
Show ID = 0 
ILR Sanctioned Shows

A Llama Affaire Gold Show & Silver Show 2012 
Clark County Equestrian Center, Ridgefield, WA

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Remember - Alone we struggle; TOGETHER we thrive!!!