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 and Store Open
2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Exhibitor and 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 and Store Open
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Exhibitors and 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 and Live Auction Item Drop-off at AOA Booth
6:00 p.m.Judges Color Verification • Show Ring

Friday • March 23, 2018 • Open to the Public

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.Barn Open
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.AOA Booth and Store Open
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Silent Auction Bidding Open by AOA Booth
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Vendors Open

8:30 a.m.

Exhibitor Meeting • Show Ring

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Walking Fleece Competition
  • Starting with Fawn and Light
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Full Fleece Halter Competition • Huacayas
  • Starting with Grey
10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Full Fleece Halter Competition • Suris
  • Starting with Grey
Lunch Hour
Conversation with AOA President and Executive Director • Show Ring
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Alpaca Evaluations with AOA Judge
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet sponsored by RailSplitter Alpaca Show by IAOBA • Peoria Civic Center
  • Cash Bar and Light Food

Saturday • March 24, 2018 • Open to the Public

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.Barn Open
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.AOA Booth and Store Open
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Vendors Open
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Silent Auction Bidding Open by AOA Booth
8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Walking Fleece Competition
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Full Fleece Halter Competition
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Alpaca Evaluations with AOA Judge
  • Lunch break 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch Hour
Conversation with AOA President and Executive Director • Show Ring
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Performance Competition — Youth and Adult
  • Starting with Costume
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Cocktail Reception sponsored by DDC • Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette
  • Cash Bar
6:30 p.m.
AOA Banquet Dinner sponsored by M & M Alpaca Farm of NC • Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette
  • Ticket Required
  • Buffet Dinner with Cash Bar
  • Live Fundraiser Auction sponsored by EZid

Sunday • March 25, 2018 • Open to the Public

7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.Barn Open
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.AOA Booth and 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
8:15 a.m.
Walking Fleece Awards
8:30 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
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Alpaca and Vendor Move-out