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PO Box 8
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 755-3438

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2013 International Gathering
of Friends & Champions
in Des Moines, Iowa

June 14-16, 2013

Get your Lineup ready
by checking out the schedule below for
The Gathering of Friends and Champions






Click Here for the
Iowa State Fairgrounds Map


         Friday, June 14

8:00am – Welcome, Exhibitor’s Meeting, Introductions followed by the SHOW!            

6:30pm or ASAP after last class of the day ends

~ Dinner of heavy hors d’oeuvres sponsored by the LFA

~ short ILR annual membership meeting

~ short LFA annual membership meeting

Saturday, June 15

8:00am – Show resumes where left off on Friday

Lunch Break – Preview for LFA Claims Males & Geldings and Auction lots

1:00pm – ILR classes resume

3:00pm – LFA Claims Sale for Males & Geldings, followed by the LFA Auction

~ ILR-SD Youth Auction

Sunday, June 16

7:00am – devotional (optional)

8:00am – LFA World Futurity

10:00am or at conclusion of classes:
            End of Halter classes and Gathering Production classes

1:00pm announcement of LFA placings


  • Dogs allowed on grounds and in barns as long as on a leash.

  • Barn and show arena are open covered buildings.

  • Wash racks available in stalling barns.

  • Ribbons thru 6th place and certificates thru 10th place.

  • Food available on the grounds.


We encourage you to sign up for the Gathering using the ILR Online ShowManager on the ILR website – simply click on the animal, the age & sex are generated automatically, choose the classes you want for each lama, order your stalls, submit & print!  It’s that easy – no need to send copies of ILR papers as ShowManager integrates into our database.

CLICK HERE for a Registration form.

An entry form for hand written entries can be downloaded on the
ILR website. Mailed in Registrations should be sent to: ILR Office, P.O. Box 8, Kalispell, MT 59903

(Please make your Gathering check a separate check from other ILR business.)

Deadline for advertising and sponsors to be included in the Show Program is Friday, May 23. Entries made after that time will not be in the show book. Entries will be accepted until June 7, 2013.

Score on a Home Run by Joining the Family Fun and Friendly Competition

Click HERE for complete 2013 Gathering information.

Questions - contact Clerk Terry Duespohl
e-mail:    phone: 814-676-0647   

Event Co-Chairs: Kristy Brown & Mary Jo Miller