2018 AOA National Alpaca Show Schedule

Peoria Civic Center

201 SW Jefferson Ave.
Peoria, IL 61602

All times in CDT

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Registration Desk Open
2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.AOA Booth & Store Open
2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Exhibitor & Alpaca Check-in (Sponsors and Volunteers Only)
2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Vendor Check-in and Setup

Thursday, March 22, 2018

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Registration Desk Open
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.AOA Booth & Store Open
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Exhibitors & Alpaca Check-in
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Vendor Check-in and Setup
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Silent & Live Auction Item Drop-off at AOA Booth

Friday • March 23, 2018 • Open to the Public

6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.Barn Open
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.AOA Booth & Store Open
7:30 a.m.Judges Color Verification • Show Ring

8:00 a.m.

Exhibitor Meeting • Show Ring

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Vendors Open
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Silent Auction Bidding Open by AOA Booth
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Walking Fleece Competition
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Full Fleece Halter Competition
  • Grey and Black • Huacayas
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Meet & Greet
  • Dress is casual
  • Cash Bar & Light Food

Saturday • March 24, 2018 • Open to the Public

6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.Barn Open
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.AOA Booth & Store Open
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Silent Auction Bidding Open by AOA Booth
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Alpaca Evaluations with AOA Judge
  • Lunch break 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Vendors Open
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Full Fleece Halter Competition
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Performance Competition — Youth and Adult
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Ask the President • AOA Booth
  • Come visit with AOA President
5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Cocktail Reception • Embassy Suites Stapleton
  • Cash Bar
6:45 p.m.
AOA Gala Dinner (ticket required) • Embassy Suites Stapleton
  • Buffet Dinner with Cash Bar
  • Live Fundraiser Auction
  • Entertainment

Sunday • March 25, 2018 • Open to the Public

6:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.Barn Open
7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.AOA Booth & Store Open
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Silent Auction Bidding Open by AOA Booth
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.Vendors Open
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Alpaca Evaluations with AOA Judge
  • Lunch break 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Full Fleece Halter Competition with Award Presentations
  • AOA Supreme Champion Awards
  • AOA Breeder Cup Awards
9:30 a.m.
Silent Auction Ends
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Ask the President • AOA Booth
  • Come visit with AOA President
3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.Alpaca and Vendor Move-out