Southeastern Alpaca Association

Your Southern Connection To All Things Alpaca

The Southern Select Alpaca Show

 

Southern Select Alpaca Show

March 7 - 8, 2015
Sevierville Events Center • Sevierville, TN
Free to Public! 

14th annual Southern Select Alpaca Show
March 7 - 8 , 2015
Sevierville Events Center in Sevierville,Tennessee.

REGISTRATION will OPEN in Novemer 

(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 7 from 9-5. Sunday, March 8 from 9-3.
 

Highlights for Public:  Meet the alpaca up close, Experienced breeders available to answer all your questions, Learn about the fiber arts through free classes & demonstrations. 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. 

FREE - 2014 (2015 will be posted in Jan) Fiber Arts Class Offered at the show:  

  • 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!!

A new venue and a new energy!Photo Contest, click here. 
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Spin Off & Fleece Show, click here.

We invite you to join us MARCH 7 – 8, 2015 in Sevierville, TN for one of the premier halter and fleece show in the nation, featuring a level V Halter show and Level III Fleece Show.

Want more attention brought to your winning fleeces? In 2015 we will again be hosting a fleece show. NEW...NO MORE MAIL-IN ONLY, NOW YOU CAN BRING YOUR FLEECES TO THE SHOW ON FRIDAY!  Fleeces will be judged and presented at a winners presentation while a free breakfast is served on Sunday morning!  Don't miss this opportunity to bring attention to quality of fleeces your alpacas are producing.

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. NEW for 2015 - Fiber arts and skein competition. 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 Judges

Amanda VandenBosch
Jude Anderson
Cathy Merkley 
Judges Assignments - Saturday
Cathy Merkley - Fleece
Jude Anderson - (Grey - Brown) Huacaya & Suri Females
Amanda VandenBosch - (Grey - Brown) Huacaya & Suri Males
Judges Assignments - Sunday
Cathy Merkley - (Fawn - Mixed) Male & Female Suris
Jude Anderson - Huacaya Females
Amanda VandenBosch - Huacaya Males

Spin-Off 

TBA

Fleece Judge

Cathy Merkley

We look forward to seeing you at the Southern Select's 2015 Alpaca Show!

2013 SOUTHERN SELECT SPONSORS

Foster's Trail and Alpaca Farm — Peter & Susan Goodwin | Cleveland, TN (Platinum Sponsor)

Golden Spirit Alpaca Ranch — Brenda & Frank Crum Jr. | Odessa, FL (Platinum Sponsor)

Long Hollow Suri Alpacas — Karl & Jan Heinrich | Gallatin, TN (Platinum Sponsor)

A Paca Fun Farm — Neil and Jo Padgett | Dickerson, MD (Platinum Sponsor)

The Alpaca Ranch at Cobb Creek Cabins — Jimmy & Veronica T | Murphy, NC (Platinum Sponsor)

Miller-McMahan Alpacas, LLC — Joe & Stacy Miller, Ray & Candy McMahan | Ruffin, NC (Platinum Sponsor)

Seldom Scene Farm — Paul and Lindy Huber | Frankfort, KY (Platinum Sponsor)

Heather's Acre Alpaca Farm — Tim and Debbie McCarty | Jackson City, PA (Platinum Sponsor)

Mistletoe Farm Alpacas — Tom & Leanne Butchko | Franklin, TN (Platinum Sponsor)

Rock Creek Alpaca Farm — Mark and Lori Cross | Camanche, IA (Platinum Sponsor)

LunaSea Alpaca Farm — King and Lucy Lee Fowler | Clermont, FL (Platinum Sponsor)

Windy Hill Alpaca Farm — John and Mary Bell | Tryon, NC (Platinum Sponsor)

Seven Springs Alpaca Farm, LLC — — Dr. Dwight & Deborah Bailey | Lebanon, VA (Platinum Sponsor)

Southern Sunrise Alpacas — Bill & Mary Rogers | Dawsonville, GA (Platinum Sponsor)

Magical Farms, Inc. — Jerry & Libby Forstner | Litchfield, OH (Platinum Sponsor)

Capture Your Heart Alpacas — Gary Burtoft and/or Kay Ramsey | Bloomfield, KY (Platinum Sponsor)

Double "O" Good Alpacas — Ernest L. Kellogg | Gainesville, VA (Platinum Sponsor)

Lasso The Moon Alpaca Farm — Courtney & Holly Williams | Blairsville, GA (Gold Sponsor)

Catalpa Creek Alpacas — Stuart & Michele Ray | Louisville, KY (Gold Sponsor)

Alpaca Magic USA — Jean Riley & Doreen Mylin | Homosassa, FL (Gold Sponsor)

Walnut Knoll Farm — George and Judy Dick | Canon, GA (Gold Sponsor)

Angel Fleece Alpaca Farm — Karen & Roger Dunn | Simpsonville, KY (Gold Sponsor)

Big Creek Alpaca Farm — Trip & Ginnie Martin | Cherry Log, GA (Silver Sponsor)

Funny Farm Alpacas — Bob and Peggy Procter | Lecanto, FL (Bronze Sponsor)

EZid, LLC - Livestock Division Avid ID Systems — Elsie McCoy | 877-330-3943, CO (Bronze Sponsor)

Dixieland Alpacas — Patty Toney | Portland, TN (Bronze Sponsor)

There are currently no Other sponsors.