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March 19, 2014

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Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 755-3438

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The ILR BOD would like to announce new programs and awards for
the 2014 Gathering

Scholarship Sweepstakes  

GOAL: Competition for young adults who are 19-25 years old.  

AGE RANGE: Open to youth 19-25 of age as of January

CLASS:  10 obstacle course, judged by 2 judges.  Scores are combined (note – judges are volunteers and might not the Gathering judges).  The judges must have experience in performance classes and are preferably an ILR certified judge.  Judges to be selected by the ILR BOD at the Gathering.  Relatives of the judges may not compete in the Sweepstakes classes.

ENTRY FEE:  Minimal entry fees - $15.00 per entry (all entry fees go into prize money)

PURSE:  Guaranteed purse of $1,000.00 added money (All Sponsorships go into the prize money)

PLACING: Minimum Top 3 places paid ($600.00; $250.00; $150.00) – more places may be paid based on number of entries and additional Sponsors.  All entry fees and Sponsorships go into prize money.


  • Must be 19-25 years of age on January 1, 2014
  • Must be a member of the ILR
  • Must own or co-own the llama as of March 31, 2014, OR must have shown such llama in the ILR-SD senior youth division prior to 2104.

 If numerous entries are received there may be a preliminary and final round.

All American Llama

 This award is for the overall halter, fleece, and performance winner at the Gathering.    Points per class will be awarded based on the published ILR point chart.  For the performance portion, only one performance class will be used.  The performance class used would be the performance class yielding the highest total points.  For example, if a llama places 6th, 7th and 3rd  in each of their performance classes, and each class has 10 animals, then the 3rd  place would be used for the All American llama.  This award will be presented at the ILR Awards dinner at the Gathering. 

 Special Composite Champion Award

Hand crafted wooden award will be present to the Composite Champion.  To compete for this, you must enter halter, fleece-on and composite.

Questions - contact Clerk Terry Duespohl
e-mail:    phone: 814-676-0647   
fax: 814-677-8083