April 2018
Thu 12th Towoomba Show
(Lasting 3 days)
Venue: Towoomba Show Grounds    Time: 9am

The Towoomba Royal Show is being held over three days: 12th - 14th April. Whilst in the sunny state of Queensland, many breeders from NSW attend this wonderful show.

 

More details to follow shortly.

Sun 15th Royal Bathurst Alpaca Show
Venue: Bathurst Showground
Contact: Jennie Menzies

The Royal Bathurst Alpaca Show is being held on 15 April 2018.

 

Entries will close on Thursday 29 March 2018.

 

The show schedule can be found HERE

Fri 20th Hawkesbury Halter & Fleece Show
(Lasting 2 days)
Venue: Clarendon

Then Hawkesbury Halter & Fleece Show is being held on 20-21 April 2018.

 

More information to come shortly.

May 2018
Sat 26th Carousel of Colour
(Lasting 2 days)
Venue: Goulburn Show Grounds    Time: 9am
Contact: Angela Smith   Phone: 0403 991 612

Carousel of Colour, NSW's premium colour alpaca show, is being held once again at the Goulburn Show Grounds - 26th - 27th May 2018.

 

Showcasing a stunning range of alpacas from across Australia, with many competitors travelling from SA, VIC and NSW.

 

Entries are now open!! Closing 7th May 2018.

Schedule here. 

June 2018
Sun 3rd Shearing Shed Set-Up and Fleece Preparation
Venue: TBA, Orange NSW
Contact: Jennie Menzies   Phone: 6337 7388

There is going to be is a practical, hands-on 'Shearing Shed Set-Up and Fleece Preparation' workshop held in Orange on Sunday, 3 June 2018.

 

The presenter will be Fiona Vanderbeek.

 

This is a great opportunity to learn the value of all parts of your alpaca fleece. Topics covered include:

• Pre-shearing planning and preparation • Shearing shed set-up • Sorting, skirting and packaging of fleece • Midside testing • Shearing sequence • Risk Assessment • Fleece sorting • Fleece skirting • Packaging and storage

 

All are welcome, not just AAA members, so please invite others who may have alpacas.

 

The cost will be - AAA Members $10 & Non members $30. This includes the course, morning, lunch and afternoon tea.

 

Places are limited, so please contact Jennie to book as soon as possible - Phone 63377388 or email rjmenzies@activ8.net.au

 

If you have several suri or huacaya fleece to bring that is great, however for new members or people interested, if they do not have a fleece to bring please let us know and we will provide fleeces.

 

Come and have a great day of learning and fun.

July 2018
Fri 13th Mudgee Small Farm Field Days
(Lasting 2 days)

Mudgee Small Farm Field Days - more details for follow soon.

August 2018
Sat 4th Winter Wonderland Show
Venue: Mudgee NSW

Winter Wonderland Alpaca Show

Save the date, more information to come.

September 2018
Sat 8th Charles Ledger Show 2018
Venue: Goulburn Show Grounds
Contact: Deb Trostian

The Charles Ledger Show is being held on:

Friday 7 September 2018: Fleece Judging

Saturday 8 - Sunday 9 September 2018:  Halter Show

 

The show is being held at the Peden Pavilion, Goulburn Showground

 

Judges will be Peter Kennedy and Adrienne Clarke.

 

More information and schedule to come.



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