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April 2013
April 26 to April 28, 2013
Time: 9:00
Show ID = 719 
ILR Sanctioned Show

2013 Cascade Llama Show 
United States

This is an ILR double point sanctioned show located at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Hillsboro, OR. Offering Halter classes.
Contact email: 
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April 27
Time: 10:00 AM
Show ID = 678 
ILR Sanctioned Show

2013 Daffodil Classic Llama Show 
Kenilworth Ave. Coshocton OH

Cathie Kindler
Michael Haumschild (C)

It is time for the 2013 Daffodil Classic. It will be held at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds. This will once again be a fun show for all. Hope you can come and enjoy the day. The judges will be Cathie Kindler for halter and Mike Haumschild for performance. Hope to see you there! Clerking information to Jean Haumschild
Contact email: janice schilling 

April 27 to April 28, 2013
Time: 8:30 am
Show ID = 682 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Heartland Llama Show 2013 
1200 S. Bluff St. Webster City IA

Maryan Baker (C)
Wally Baker (C)
Pam Jensen (C,T)

Llama show with halter, performance, and fiber (double halter show)
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May 2013
May 3 to May 5, 2013

Fleece Clinic/Seminar - ILR-SD Judging Clinic and Learning Seminar 
Harvey and Lisa Pool, Rock Creek Farm & Llama Co., Fort Valley, GA

3 day clinic/seminar geared for anyone interested in fleece as well as judges. Will cover Shorn, Fleece-on, Coat-on and Products. Lots of hands on and interaction. Attend one or more days. Cost includes continental breakfast, lunch and supper each day as well as a bound copy of the 2013 ILR-SD Guidelines Book. The emphasis will be informal roundtable discussions, practical applications and lots of hands-on experience. You can attend as a judge, someone interested in the judging program or someone who is just plain interested in llama fleece and everything you can do with it! Clinc instructors are Judy Ross and Mary Jo Miller. 
Contact email: 

May 4 to May 5, 2013
Time: 8:00 am
Show ID = 694 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Ozark Llama Classic Sale and Show LLLC 2013 
Sedalia, Mo

Show will be held on Sunday
Contact email: 
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May 11
Time: 10:00 AM
Show ID = 677 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Coshocton Ohio

Come join us again for the 2013 ORVLA Summer Solstice Show. The judges will be Darrell Anderson for halter and Beth Meyers will be the performance judge. The show will once again be at the Coshocton Co fairgrounds. Look forward to seeing you there. Clerking information Renee Tarr 
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May 11 to May 13, 2013
Time: all day - call for an appointment

Spring Tune Up 2013 
Leon Valley Veterinary Services

Full service tuneup for your camelids - shearing, medical needs and fleece evaluation -- all camelids welcome, professional shearers and skilled llama handlers on staff for the weekend. 

Call 608-269-3292 to schedule your appointment
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May 11
Time: 10:00 AM
Show ID = 710 
ILR Sanctioned Shows

ORVLA 2013 Summer Solstice Llama Show 
Coshocton, Ohio

Forms and prices on the ORVLA site
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May 11 to May 12, 2013
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days
Sale and Auctions

Llama Magic 
Lake Elmo, Minnesota

Held at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Lake Elmo, Minnesota, on Mother's Day weekend, this private treaty sale offers llamas and alpacas for sale, as well as vendors with a wide array of fiber and fiber products, llama tack, gifts, pottery, gardening supplies and more. A seminar on using llamas as livestock guardians will be featured this year, as well as a workshop on comparing the characteristics of a variety of natural fibers. A fleece contest and a youth llama/alpaca show also will be held. For more information and updates on activities visit
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May 12
Time: all day
Show ID = 696 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Fleece On Fest 2013 

Fleece On Fest is held in conjunction with the Spring Tune Up event at Leon Valley Veterinary Services - enter a fleece show and have your animal shorn all at the same time & place.
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May 17 to May 19, 2013
Show ID = 684 
ILR Sanctioned Show

The Lonestar Llama Showdown 
Belton, TX Bell County Expo Center

Join us at the 1st annual Lonestar Llama Showdown, double show. Judges are ILR Pam Jensen & ALSA Mary Jo Miller. May 18-19, 2013. Halter, Perforamance, Youth. Belton, TX
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May 18 to May 19, 2013
Show ID = 713 
ILR Sanctioned Show

COLA 2013 Black and Blue Llama Show 
Crook County Fairgrounds, Prineville, Oregon

Maryan Baker (C)
Jeni Jimmerson (C)
Philip Feiner (C,T)

25th Annual Llama Show and Sale. Single point Perforamace, Fleece-on, Shorn Fleece, and Products Show. Double point Halter. Non-ILR classes. Private Treaty Sale. Camping available.
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May 18 to May 19, 2013
Time: 9:00 AM
Show ID = 715 
ILR Sanctioned Show

2013 Lamapalooza 
Hwy 3 or 20th Street @ 2nd Avenue

David Ruckman (C)

ILR Sanctioned Llama Show
Rice County Fair Grounds
Faribault, MN

Halter and Performance Judge: David Ruckman
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May 31 to June 2, 2013
Time: All Day 
Sale and Auctions

Abbott's Big Sky Ranch Sale 
Moiese, Montana 

We had such a good time last year we are doing it again in 2013! NEW this year is the addition of an Alpaca Auction on Friday May 31, 2013. The llama auction will be Saturday June 1, 2013. Come be part of this fun weekend. Consignment forms are on our website. Same as last year the consignment fee is only $250. per consignment and no commission fee. That is the BEST consignment rate in the industry! Come join us for a great weekend in beautiful Western Montana!Watch our website for updates and new consignements. 
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June 2013
June 1 to June 2, 2013
Time: 8:30 am
Show ID = 707 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Badgerland 2013 
503 N. Jackson Jefferson WI

ILR and ALSA sanctioned. Halter, performance, Fleece on, showmanship, youth classes and ALSA youth judging.
Judge: ALSA performance,ALSA showmanship,ALSA youth judging: Bill Schultz
ILR/ALSA Halter: Phil Feiner
ILR showmanship; Phil Feiner
Contact email: 
More Information: www.animalacresllamas.ocom 

June 1
Time: 9:00 A.M.
Show ID = 701 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Mountaineer Llama Show 2013 

The Mountaineer Llama Show will be holding an ILR Sanctioned Show once again in Reedsville, West Virginia. There is something for everyone. Come out and join us. Good friends, good fun, good food & good times! We will also be holding a silent auction with some great items.

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June 1 to June 2, 2013
Time: 8:30
Show ID = 716 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Nothwestern Michigan Llama Show 
Mecosta County Fairgrounds Big Rapids, Michigan

Dual Sanctioned Double Show Saturday ALSA judge Joy Bishop-Forshey, Sunday ILR judge Mary Jo Miller. Halter, Youth and Performance.
Contact email: denise@fehrenbachfarns,com 
More Information: 

June 13 to June 16, 2013
Time: 8:00 AM
Show ID = 718 

2013 LFA World Championship Show 
Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, Iowa

LFA Futurity Show Information
Show Date & Location:June 13-16, 2013 Des Moines,Iowa
Deadline:Entries received prior to 05/31/2013 will be $150.00. After 05/31/2013 will be $200.00.
Entries will be accepted until after the sale.
Move In Date & Time:June 13, 2013
Entry Fees:Members – See above. 
Non-Members - $200.00 per entry. 

World Futurity: See specific classes in listing on ILR site.

Stall Fees: $45.00. If your animal is entered in the sale there is no stall fee. 

Tack/Display Stalls: $45.00 Stall preferences will be given to sponsors, sale animals, members & early entries. Tack stalls will need to be purchased. 

Judges: This is a three judge system with the judges placements being posted.
•Margaret Henry, Futurity Judge
•Phil Feiner, Futurity Judge
•Evan Snyder, Futurity Judge
•Phil Feiner, Claims Futurity Judge

Contact email: 
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June 14 to June 16, 2013
Show ID = 679 
ILR Sanctioned Show

2013 ILR-SD International Gathering of Friends & Champions 

The International Gathering of Friends & Champions is the ILR-SD National show and features all approved halter, fleece and performance classes, the Composite Award and many ILR activites and programs. 
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June 21 to June 23, 2013
Time: 9am
Show ID = 702 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Midwest Fiber and Folk Art Fair - Animals at the Fair 
1060 E.Peterson Rd Grayslake Illinois

Mary Jo Miller (C,AT)

ILR Youth, Halter and Fleece show in conjunction with the Midwest Fiber and Folk Art Fair. This is the sixth year fo the fair. 

Over 4,000 attendees visited the fair last year.

This is an established Festival based around the sale of all types of fleece items,handmade fiber garments and unique handmade gift items.
Contact email: 
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June 22 to June 23, 2013
Time: 0
Show ID = 712 
ILR Sanctioned Show

5th Annual Jingle Bells Extravaganza Llama Show 
Thurston Co. Fairgrounds Olympia WA


ILR Double Point Halter, Performance, Fleece and Finished Product Llama Show to be held in Olympia, Washington at the Thurston County Fairgrounds.
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July 2013
July 19 to July 21, 2013
Recreational Events

2013 PNW Backcountry Llama Rendezvous 
South Steens Campground, Oregon

All aficionados (and interested parties) of the working llama are invited to learn and have fun at this year's PNW Backcountry Llama Rendezvous in the beautiful Steens Wilderness of SE Oregon.
Beginners and investigators are encouraged to learn about packing with llamas.
Drivers are welcome.
A post-rendezvous pack trip is planned.
See the web link for details.
Contact email: 
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July 19 to July 20, 2013
Time: From 8:00 AM all day both days
Show ID = 
ILR Sanctioned Shows

2013 Ohio State Fair Llama and Fiber "Silver Show" 

What an extra special llama show this will be! 25 years ago this event was born when we did not know anyone, did not know what we were doing, and did not know what effect it might have! So many great people and their llamas and so many great times have moved through the life of this show. So many changes over the years in judges, judging, show association, rules, facilities, classes. But same great everything else that is very unique to our show! And if you have been to Ohio, you know what we mean!

This year we will give you another great show that has the privilege of being the longest running llama show in history - there has to be a reason - and will celebrate that milestone with you. 

To lead the way will be our judges - Niki Kuklenski (halter), Mike Haumschild (performance), and Fran Soukup (fiber show). 

Right behind them is an incredible crew of Ohio people to make you glad you came! Beautiful prizes, banners, ribbons, lots of premium money, a fantastic facility for the whole show, and just one small fee per animal with everything else free. Heavy emphasis on the youth and their animals with every class imaginable and then some! Catered in dinner Friday evening followed by a ton of fun stuff for you and your animals!

Access all information around the middle of April at Deadline is always June 20. We will work with your travel plans. Any questions - Donna Moore - 740-605-7400. Sure hope to see you there! 
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August 2013
August 2 to August 4, 2013
Time: 7 p.m. August 2, 8:30 a.m. August 3 and 4

Camelid Community 2013 
Kansas City, Missouri

Open to everyone in the llama and alpaca community, this annual gathering focuses on challenges and opportunities in the camelid world. All llama and alpaca organizations are encouraged to send a representative to this open forum, and interested individuals also are welcome. For registration information and agenda updates, contact or Materials and reports from Camelid Community are available on the website for the International Camelid Institute, 
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August 17 to August 18, 2013
Time: 8:00 am
Show ID = 683 
ILR Sanctioned Show

Iowa State Fair 2013 
Des Moines, Iowa

Llama show with halter and performance
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