Southeastern Alpaca Association

Your Southern Connection To All Things Alpaca

Fashion Show Bingo Night

 

Southeastern Regional Alpaca Challenge

March 3 - 5, 2017  Two Shows, One Weekend
Sevierville Convention Center • Sevierville, TN

WHEN:  Saturday, March 4, 2017.  Following the close of the halter show rings.
HOW: Game cards will be on sale all day Thursday, Friday & Saturday.
WHY:  To enjoy a cocktail and apps with friends while viewing the latest in today's alpaca fashions & elite herdsires, loads of other wonderful items...and who knows, maybe you will win something.

  • Free Wine, Beer & Appetizers.

2017 FASHION SHOW BINGO - PRIZE LIST &  The Generous Sponsors

This year we will also be auctioning off some items in-between the Bingo Games


Bingo Prizes:

 $1000 Cash Prize
Donated by Apple Mountain Alpacas

Thank you to Jay & Melissa Reeder for generously donating our 2017 $1000 Cash Bingo prize.  To learn more about Apple Mountain Alpacas visit www.applemountainalpacas.com


100% baby alpaca Sweater Jacket
Designed & donated by Lanart Quality Alpaca Products

Perfect for chilly weather, our intricate embroidery decorates our jacket in sophisticated tones of black on black.  A chic jacket, with hidden closures and stand up collar.  Fully lined for extra cozy comfort, this piece is hand tailored in 100% baby alpaca fabric.  

Lanart is committed to providing you with the finest quality Alpaca Products. Our vision is to show people the beautiful luxury and diverse offerings of Alpaca fiber on contemporary distinctive styles. Lanart is headquartered in Huntersville, North Carolina about 15 minutes outside of Charlotte. These products are Hand Crafted by specially trained artisans working in Lanart's Peruvian operations located in Lima, Arequipa, and Puno. To order more wonderful alpaca creations from Lanart, visit: https://www.lanart.net


HFS Jeremiah 7x Champion, 2x Judges Choice Suri Male
Herdsire Breeding - Donated by Heritage Farm Suri Alpacas

As a juvi in the spring of 2013, Jeremiah competed in 6 shows and won 6 first place ribbons, one Reserve Championship and two Championships in very competitive classes! As a yearling in the fall of 2013, his streak continued with another 1st place at the Illinois Alpaca Show. The 2014 show season began with a Reserve Championship at the Southern Select show and a Championship and Judges Choice for the top Suri male at the AOA National Show in Harrisburg, PA. He went on to win first and the Championship at the MOPACA show in Kansas City. Next stop was the Futurity. Once again he impressed the judges and earned another championship and Judges Choice.
 

To learn more about Heritage Farm Suri Alpacas, visit, http://ourheritagefarm.com, Owned by Time and Beth Sheets in Flora, IN.


Auction Item - Naming Rights to the 2018 Southeastern Regional Alpaca Challenge

Donated by The Southeastern Alpaca Association & The Georgia Alpaca Association

Here is your chance to have your Farm Name directly linked at the top with the 2018 Southeastern Regional Alpaca Challenge! The show is auctioning off the opportunity for one farm to be the overall naming sponsor – thus all correspondence and marketing of the 2018 SERAC would contain the following “Sponsored by (insert your farm name here).”

 The winning farm would have their farm logo attached to the SERAC name every time it is mentioned, either in print, emails, social media, etc. Don't miss out on this rare, first time offered opportunity to set your farm name above the rest for 2018.
www.sealpaca.org
www.georgia-alpaca.com


The Long Suri Princess Coat 
Designed & donated by Peruvian Link Alpaca Collection  

Peruvian Link’s luxurious Suri Princess Long Coat envelopes you in warmth and style.  Suitable for an evening out on the town or for that special occasion, our Suri Long Princess Coat will make a statement and catch the eye of those around you. Made of 100% Suri hair knitted on wool, the Suri Princess Coat Collection comes in rich black or warm vicuna. 

Peruvian Link Co was established in 1997 to bring to you one the world's finest fibers. Our gorgeous high-quality Alpaca garments and accessories are produced by  ethical and ecological Peruvian Producers. Our mission at Peruvian Link is to help these artisans be recognized for their talents and abilities, and to serve as a venue for their economic development as well as to offer a variety of high end apparel and accessories. Our products are unique and ever changing!...
WWW.PERUVIANLINK.COM


A basket full of Fiber Arts Fun
Donated by Giggle Girls Exotic Fibers

 This should keep you busy for a while.  Included in this donation are 600+ yds alpaca and silk yarn with coordinating Fiesta yarn, a festive Market basket, Your size choice Hiya-Hiya Sharps circular needles,Yarn Pop project bag, Felted accessory pouch, One Skein Luxury Yarn book, Size 50 knitting needles, small scissors.

Giggle Girls Exotic Fibers is all about mixing it up for the best results.  You will find yummy mixtures of texture from yak, alpaca, silk, bamboo, camel & mohair to name a few.  Gail Scherer of Giggle Girls, is the mastermind of these addictive concoctions.  She raises her own yak, mohair and alpaca!  To learn more about Giggle Girls Exotic Fibers visit: www.gigglegirlsfiber.com


A Cozy Get Away for Two
Donated by The Alpaca Ranch at Cobb Creek Cabins

You will feel “right at home” in any one of our six lovely authentic log cabins.
Our cabins are complete, with all the amenities to make you feel “right at home”.
Creek-side or Pond-side and all with views of our Award Winning Friendly Alpacas!

 Come relax, enjoy the peace of the mountains and the serenity of this historic property.  We strive to make your stay one you will always remember and hopefully will wish to return again and again!

Please call Your Hosts Veronica and Jimmy T to make your reservations.veronica@cobbcreekcabins.com (828) 835-6243 www.cobbcreekcabins.com Value $349 * (Holidays and Peak Season Excluded)


Auction Item - Host the 'Needle Felting a Chipmunk' Class on YOUR FARM

Donated by Lardworks Studio Inc.


Hosting classes on your farm is a great way to introduce the local community and other alpaca enthusiasts in your area to your farm.  Fiber artist, Holly Williams will come to your farm to teach up to 12 students how to make a detailed felted chipmunk.  Students will learn to make the wire armature and loads of techniques to help needle felters advance to a whole new level.  But, wait, this isn’t just a class for those that want to move forward with felting, it is taught in such a way that even those that have never picked up or even heard of a felting needle can succeed. 

Class includes: Marketing for class, including 3 email blasts using extensive email list of alpaca enthusiasts from all over the country.  All tools & supplies, including tables if needed, detailed directions for each student & class instruction. 

Host provides: Travel exp for teacher, $15 per student material cost, space for class, lunch or snacks for students (This is a 5 hour+ class), a space for teacher to setup samples and artwork for sale.

Class date will be worked out between teacher & host -can use in 2017 or 2018

WWW.LARDWORKSSTUDIO.COM 


Zeph’s Grande Zinale 
Herdsire Breeding - Donated by Fosters Trail & Alpaca Farm

Zinale is the last offspring of Peruvian Zephyrus (a renowned son of PPPervuian Royal Fawn).  Zinale’s dam descends from alpaca legends 4Peruvian Legacy, PPPeruvian Mr. President, PPPeruvian Don Juan, Snowmass Legacy Gold, CCNF Archangel and equally impressive dams.   Zinale's skin biopsy results by Dr. Norm Evans resulted in his true density at 75.53.  Per Dr. Evans “Zinale’s density, S/P ratio, low percentage of secondary medullated as well as his secondary fineness of fibers are certainly his strong traits based on fiber stats”.

Introductory Breeding Fee $1,500. 

  • Reserve Champion 2016 AOA Nationals & Reserve Champion 2016 Southern Select

Foster's Trail & Alpaca Farm  is owned by Peter & Susan Goodwin in

Cleveland, TN.


100% Suri Jessica Cape
Donated by New Era Fiber

Timeless and elegant, this flowing knit adds a layer of warmth and softness with luxurious  style. This Jessica cape is 100% suri in a natural white.

Simply Natural Clothing and New Era Fiber have collaborated on the concept of sourcing and manufacturing alpaca knitwear using automated 3-D knitting technology.  Fiber from U.S. alpaca farms is being transformed into yarn and then knit by machine at New Era.  All of SNC’s products are made from organic materials such as alpaca, wool, cotton, hemp, and silk.  With Alpaca fleece being their “Choice Signature Fiber”!   The winner of this can choose from New Era Fiber’s inventory of natural colors and sizes while at the show.

New Era Fiber is owned by Karl & Jan Heinrich in Gallatin, TN


Eastwind’s Snowstorm 
Herdsire Breeding - Donated by Apple Mountain Alpacas

Snowstorm offspring took home a halter class banner from the AOA/AOBA National Show 3 out of the last 4 years, and brought home 1st place halter ribbons from the AOA/AOBA National Show 5 out of the last 6 years.

 In addition to being a multi-champion himself... Snowstorm's offspring have received 30 banners and over 100 1st & 2nd place ribbons. His ability to endow offspring with excellent conformation and advanced fleece traits has been validated in the showring, with offspring receiving many color champion & judges choice awards. From his first cria to the most recent one who was awarded Color Champion in both AOA National Halter & Fleece shows in 2016.
Apple Mountain Alpacas , owned by Jay & Melissa Reeder in Clarksville, GA 


$200 Gift Certificate and Gift Basket
Donated by Oak Haven Resort 

Our log cabins are nestled in the woods on a beautiful mountain, close to golfing, outlet shopping, fishing and boating, fine dining, and all the attractions of Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, and Sevierville. We offer log cabins that are perfect for large families, church groups, corporate retreats, honeymooners, or just a couple looking for a romantic getaway.

Oak Haven is a four season resort open year round with special rates throughout the year especially during January, February, March, April, and most of May. Our friendly staff is available to answer any questions or to book your stay 7 days a week from 8am to 10pm eastern time.

Sevierville, TN - View Oak Haven Resort Cabin amenities.


Jeremiah’s Quatrain 
Herdsire Breeding - Donated by  Acadiana Alpacas

Meet the All American Futurity Champion 2010 AND 2011: Jermiah's Quatrain! Quatrain is the RARE, ROSE GREY son of Majestic Peruvian Jeremiah who won 2008 Light and Dark Herdsire of the Year, 2009 Light Herdsire of the Year and 2010 Dark Herdsire of the Year! This was the first time Jeremiah was bred to grey and his fleece is astounding. He is the only registerd grey by Jeremiah in the ARI data base. His elite fleece is dense and exhibits a high-frequency, high amplitude crimp so typical of Jeremiah's offspring. Quatrain's incredible dark silver grey dam is Starry Night's Questzal, purchased by A&A Alpacas and Magical Farms in partnership at the All American Futurity Auction. Quetzal's Bolivian sire and dam are both black and Quetzal herself has a gorgeous, dark silver grey fleece with advanced, high-frequency crimp and excellent density. Jeremiah has now produced offspring in all colors! 

 Co-owned by:   Acadiana Alpacas, Applewood Alpaca Farm, Coffee Pot Farm
& Whistler's Glen Alpacas

Acadiana Alpacas, LLC


Auction Item - 2018 Platinum/Royal Sponsorship
Donated by The Southeastern Alpaca Association & The Georgia Alpaca 
Association

Bid on this opportunity to be a 2018 Platinum/Royal Sponsor. Benefits include: 

1 Free dislpay stall
2 Free alpaca stalls
Preferred stalling - closest to ring after Best of Show sponsorship
full page color ad in the show book
Listing your farm on the show website(s) with a link to your farm website
Farm listing in the dual show book
$ 25.00 worth of vendor bucks coupons to be used with all vendors except food concession
Farm sponsorship announcements thru - out both shows
3 Class sponsorships in both shows
Placement of one flyer, Ad, or brochure in registration Totes
Placement of your farm's banner in two showrings of choice
www.sealpaca.org
www.georgia-alpaca.com 


Custom Glass Alpaca Necklace
 Donated by Lardworks Studio Inc.

A custom-made alpaca necklace made just for you.  Choose from one of the above styles.  You pick the color, breed and style of your hand sculpted lampwork glass alpaca bead and matching small lampwork beads.  Choose from the waxed linen design or the leather design.  We will work with you to make this a very special piece. 6 weeks to make & deliver.

WWW.LARDWORKSSTUDIO.COM 
www.etsy.com/shop/lardworksstudio


$1,000 gift certificate, 3 - 120 vault fans, a trailer aid & lug wrench
 Donated by Gore Trailers

GORE Trailers is a family owned business located in Whiteville, North Carolina. The same family has been in business for over fifty years.

GORE has always set the highest standards for a Quality Trailer and offer Quality Service. They take pride in their Quality Workmanship and Design on each trailer model. GORE Specializes in Custom Built trailers and strives to do their best to meet the needs of each customer. With a GORE trailer you can rely on Dependability, Durability and Strength in a trailer that will LAST. GORE also offers a wide variety of options on their trailers whether it be a Gooseneck model or a Pull Type model."

www.goretrailers.com


Alpaca throw, 'Messner' alpaca hat, alpaca leg warmers
Donated by Choice Alpaca Products

THE EXPLORER SERIES - MESSNER  100% Alpaca Hat, thick cabled fashionable leg warmers...warm, soft, comfortable and fun! Plus the Horizon Stripe Alpaca Throw with a classic style in 100% baby alpaca.
 

Choice Alpaca is proud to fund, support and be the exclusive distributor for Adventure Required, an endeavor of one woman who wanted to make a difference.  Adventure Required helps the indigenous villagers in a remote mountainous region of Peru to produce attractive USA designed 100% high fashion alpaca hats themed after the world’s great explorers. All hats are hand knit by Quechua artisans who are paid a true living wage which provides for their families, creating opportunities for education, savings and a more secure future. Only the best alpaca from humanely treated animals is used to craft these hats. Each one is made from 100% baby alpaca wool. From the farms that produce the alpaca fibers to the hands that knit each hat, each person and animal is treated with the utmost respect as true business partners. 

 Since 2006, Choice Alpaca Products has sought to provide interesting and attractive products for your farm store or boutique. From socks and accessories to ornaments, gifts, blankets and much more, Choice Alpaca Products wants to work with you to promote alpaca!

www.choicealpacaproducts.com

 


Elite Hercules 

Herdsire Breeding - Donated by Seven Springs Alpaca Farm

ARI # 3280976
This Champion fawn is the son of the super star herd sire Snowmass Elite Legend.  Elite Hercules is a very nice prize for the lucky winner of this bingo game. Elite Hercules has settled several dams and is awaiting the first cria’s arrival this spring.

www.7springsalpaca.com


Purchase as many game cards as you like!  Sales of cards will be on-going through out the day Friday and Saturday as well as during the event.