Certification Program (CCC)
at the GATHERING!
The specifics of the CCC
Program will be
INTRODUCED at the
GATHERING - including
how to become a
Certifier and how to get
your Lamas Certified.
Certifications will be taking place at the
Specifics will be available at the ILR table.
The ILR is pleased to present a new performance
opportunity: "Camelid Companion Certification.”
"CCC" is a level of achievement certification
program consisting of levels and "tracks" that
camelids earn by demonstrating mastery of tasks
associated with each "track." Certification
trials can be offered in addition to traditional
classes at shows; at packing or
driving gatherings, or as stand-alone events in
public or on member ranches. Achievements earned
can be recorded through the ILR (International
Llama Registry) UAP (Universal Awards Program)
for lifetime achievement awards and possibly
viewed on animals ILR pages.
provide a forum for increased participation
(especially for beginners) where people are not
competing against other llamas or exhibitors,
but against the standards for performance only.
provide a program for the llama community of
trainers and performers and people who want to
participate in a program that measures
provide a forum where improvement can be
measured, rewarded, and recorded.
provide consistency in tasks, judging and the
measure of awards.
provide a format that can expand to meet the
needs of people and llamas at all levels of
training and relationship.
improve the measure of value for llamas.