The Southern Select Alpaca Show
Southern Select Alpaca Show
March 1 - 2, 2014
Sevierville Events Center • Sevierville, TN
13th annual Southern Select Alpaca Show
March 1 - 2 , 2014
Sevierville Events Center in Sevierville,Tennessee.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN (The Public does not have to register, this is for farms exhibiting alpacas, fleeces, entering the photo contest or vendors)
SPONSOR TODAY! Sign as a Sponsor early, get discounts and take advantage of more marketing opportunities. For sonsor benefits, click here
- FREE to PUBLIC! (Public does not need to register)
Hours open to public: Saturday, March 1 from 9-5. Sunday, March 2 from 9-3.
Highlights: Meet the alpaca up close, Experienced breeders available to answer all your questions, Learn about the fiber arts through free demonstrations and learning stations. Shopping! Georgeous, lush alpaca products and fiber arts supplies for sale. Bring your spinning wheels, knitting and Crochet needles and give alpaca a whirl in our free spinning/fiber circle hosted by Alpaca Fiber Solutions.
Free Spinners/Project Circle
Bring your wheel or spindle to sample FREE spinning fibers that we've created, as well as a small buffett you may not have tried before. Not interested in spinning? That's okay, just bring whatever fibery project you are working on and join us for conversation, sharing and companionship.
- Making a bird nesting ball (30-45 mins)
- Soap Felting (40-45 mins)
- Carding an embellished alpaca fiber batt (45-60 mins)
- Needle felting a simple cat toy (30-45 mins)
- Knitting with fiber (45-60 mins)
- Triloom weaving (60+ mins)
- Skirting a show fleece (demonstration by Patty Fuller)
- Preparing a spin-off sample (demonstration by Patty Fuller)
More infomation on class schedules, click here. Sign up is at the show.
Let's fill the house!!
We invite you to join us MARCH 1 – 2, 2014 in Sevierville, TN for one of the premier halter and fleece show in the nation, featuring a level V Halter show and Level III ‘mail-in’ Fleece Show.
Want more attention brought to your winning fleeces? In 2014 we will again be hosting a "mail-in" fleece show. This gives us the opportunity to Show-Off the fleece exhibitors on Saturday at a FREE lunch presentation of winning fleeces!
The Herd Sire Breedings Auction will be a Live Auction held Saturday immediately following the close of the halter rings for the day. Don't go anywhere, cocktails and appetizers will be served in the transformed performance ring during the live herdsire auction.
Old favorites such as the Hand-Crafter's Spin-off and Photo Contest are all still a big part of the festivities. With lots of great vendors and fiber activities all under one roof, this is sure to be fun for all! And kids, don't forget the Absolutely Huge Indoor Water Park at the hotel connected to the Events Center.
The venue is tucked in the Smokey Mountains near the resort town of Pigeon Forge. Loads of activities and attractions in the area already command a large number of public.
The SeAA represents alpaca owners and breeders in the Southeast from the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
Sign as a Sponsor early, get discounts and take advantage of more marketing opportunities.
- Halter Registraion, click here
- Vendor Registration, click here.
- Photo Contest Registration, click here.
- Silent Auction Donation, click here.
Lee Ann King