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Deadlines & Schedule


November 9, 2018  Earliest date for CVI to be dated for all alpacas

November 11, 2018:  All ads must be received by Judy Howe for sponsors and vendors

November 13, 2018   Early Bird rate expires for all classes

December 1, 2018  Photo Contest mail-in entries must be postmarked no later than Dec 1.

November 28, 2018  REGISTRATION CLOSES for all events

November 28, 2018  All paperwork must be uploaded, emailed or faxed and to:
Sue Ives:  show.super.ives@gmail.com

November 29, 2018  Sponsor items for show bags must arrive at Judy Howe address:

        8046 Fredericksburg Tpke, Woodford VA 22580


Friday, December 7th  – Check In Activities
Noon   Vendor Check-In Begins Exhibition Hall
  Exhibitor Check-In Begins
  Stop 1: Microchip & CVI check In your trailer
  Stop 2: Drop Off Alpacas in stalls Exhibition Hall
  Stop 3: Park your Trailer Trailer parking
  Stop 4: Compliance Color Check In rings/Sponsors in stalls
  Stop 5: Class Changes Superintendent desk 
  Fleece, Fiber Arts Check-In begins Exhibition Hall
5:30 pm   Pizza and Refreshments
6:30 pm   Seminar: Breathing and other necessary things 
  you need to do in the show ring IN RING
7:00 pm   Compliance and Fleece Check-In ends
  Judges Fleece Color Dispute check begins

Saturday, December 8th       Let the show begin….
8:30 am   Mandatory Exhibitors Meeting Rings
9:00 am   Vendors Open for Business Exhibition Hall
  Seminar:  Take Better Photos of your Alpacas East Lobby
  Silent Auction Opens Exhibition Hall
  Fleece Judging Begins Fleece show area 
  Halter and Walking Fleece Judging Begins Rings
10:00 am Seminar: Getting the Right Equipment for  
                  Your Farm Needs.   Exhibition Hall near Tractor
10:00 am Seminar: Alpaca Insurance Issues East Lobby
11:00 am Seminar: Expand your Alpaca Business w/ Fiber East Lobby
Mid Day   BBQ Luncheon and LIVE AUCTION with Brett Kaysen in Rings
1:00 pm  Seminar: What’s an Alpaca – The Basics East Lobby
2:00 pm  Judging Resumes Rings & Fleece Room
2:00 pm  Seminar: Fiber Prep for the Mill East Lobby
3:00 pm  Seminar: Does Your Personality Match your 
                  Farm Business?   East Lobby
5:30 pm  Judging concludes for the day
6:00 pm  Alpaca Paint Party Exhibition Hall

Sunday, December 9th       And the show continues….
9:00 am   Halter, Walking Fleece and Fleece classes Resume Rings & Fleece Room

  Seminar: Suri’s, the other Alpaca.  A Breed Overview    East Lobby
10:00 am Seminar: Veterinary Topic: Alpaca Stomach Issues   East Lobby
11:00 am Seminar: What’s an Alpaca – The Basics East Lobby
TBA   When Fleece judging is concluded, the fleece show area will be open for viewing
11:30 am Silent Auction Ends and High Bidders Announced
Lunch Break Announcement of Fleece Champions Exhibition Hall
  End of Classes Awarding of the Judges Choice if minimum met
TBA   Fleeces available for pickup when announced

The show officially ends when all classes have ended. Safe Travels!