GREETINGS FIBER ENTHUSIASTS! 

2021 Carolina Alpaca Celebration Mail-In Fleece Show

Show Dates:  January 29-31

Sponsor:   Carolina Alpaca Breeders and Owners (CABO) & Raynay Alpaca Farm

Mail In Only Fleece Show– No Attendance- Working Volunteers Only

All Fleeces MUST be mailed to:  Laina Peck-Bostwick M & M Alpaca Farm 7084 US Hwy 64 W Pittsboro, NC 27312

All fleeces must be post marked by January 22, 2021 and received no later than January 26, 2021

Contacts:

 Event Coordinator:  Laina Peck-Bostwick 336-465-8211; lainasalpacas@gmail.com

Sponsor Manager:  Ray McMahan, 336-317-6539: email: mgbcandy@aol.com

Show Superintendents Fleece:  Dawn Browning, 859-338-2946; sssalpaca@gmail.com

Spin-Off:  Patty Fuller, 540-953-0439; 540-953-1892 (fax); Email: fuller@poplarhill.com

Judges

Fleece & Cottage Fleece:  Cheryl Gehly

Fiber Arts:  TBA Spin-off: TBA

Expected Level Show: Fleece: Level II

General Information

Please make checks payable to Carolina Alpaca Celebration and mail to: Kathi Davis 4379 Mack Lineberry Road, Franklinville, NC 27248

Governing Rules:  AOA Certified Shows – all rules or amended rules of the AOA Show Handbook apply.

Registration and Fees;  – Registrations will only be accepted online. Online registrations will be considered final only after all documents have been received by the Show Superintendent. Stall assignments and entry fees will be determined based on date of online registration and receipt of payment.

*** Forms Required ***

1. CAC 2020 Exhibitor’s Disclosure Form

2. Copy of AOA Original Certificate

3.  Owner of Record for Show Entry form signed by Owner, if AOA Certificate is not in Exhibitor’s Name

4.  Mandatory Exhibitor’s Disclosure– Owner & Co-owner(s) both must submit if both are to be listed in the show records.

5.  Registration Form (online-send copy) All alpacas entered in, and present at, the show must be registered with The Alpaca Owners Association (AOA). No pending papers will be accepted. Alpacas must be registered in the name of the owner as listed on the AOA Certificate or the exhibitor must provide an Owner of Record for Show Entry form signed by the owner that is listed on the Certificate.

Classes:

Fleece:  Each fleece is judged by color class as indicated by the fleece show criteria.

Breeders Best Three:  See AOA Show Handbook for entry guidelines.

Get of Sire and Produce of Dam:  Since exhibitors may not know who the other exhibitors are until arrival, entry deadline for these classes is immediately after the completion of halter classes. You will need the Sire and/or Dam’s ARI Certificate to enter them in these classes. The “get” must be from three different dams; the “produce” both may be out of the same sire.

Entry Fees:  All fees are per alpaca and include all classes for which that alpaca is eligible. All fees include the $6 AOA Show Division Fee $80. Additional AOA non-member fee if not a member of the AOA Show System Fiber Arts Entry Fees: $18 Entry Fee per item for all Fiber Arts divisions (includes $3 AOA Recording fee) $18 Entry Fee per item in Hand-spun skein division (includes $3 AOA Recording fee) $18 Entry Fee per item in Mill-spun skein division (includes $3 AOA Recording fee) All fiber arts and skein entries must be post marked by January 22, 2021 and received no later than January 26, 2021.

Fleece Entry Fees*: $46 Entry Fee per fleece (includes $6 AOA Recording fee) Registration is from December 01, 2020 to January 22, 2021. All Fleece entries must be post marked by January 22nd and arrive by January 26th. Fleece Show will be held in Greensboro, NC on January 29-31, 2021.

*Fleece Mail Back fees: TBD Please make sure to click the appropriate return shipping box while registering. It ensures the shipping is paid and can be mailed back immediately following the show. Please contact Dawn Browning, 859-338-2946 with any questions.

Spin-off Entry Fees: $28 Entry Fee per 2oz. entry (includes $6 AOA Recording fee). Registration is from December 01, 2020 to December 20, 2021. All Spin-off entries must arrive by December 20th.

Spin-off Mail Back Fees:   Please include USPS or Fedex return labels. Cottage Fleece Competition Entry Fee**:   $20 Entry Fee (includes $6 AOA Recording fee). Registration is from December 01, 2020 to January 24, 2020. Note: Spin-off entries for the 2021 Carolina Alpaca Celebration are required in order to participate in the Cottage Fleece Competition.

**Cottage Fleece Mail Back Fees :   Prepaid Label N/C, please include USPS or Fedex return labels. Otherwise you will need to pick these up by 2:00 PM on Sunday of the show.

Refunds: Cancellations must be made prior to January 25, 2021 and will be subjected to a $35.00 per alpaca fleece processing fee. Refunds will be processed after the Carolina Alpaca Celebration. Registrations are non-transferable and no substitutions are allowed. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made on or after January 25, 2021 or for “No Shows.”