AlpacaGram 7.25 | Thank You!

Alpaca Owners Association, Inc.

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AlpacaGram 7.25March 26, 2020

Dear AOA Members:

What a show!

I am humbled and grateful for all of you who traveled from near and far to experience the 30th Anniversary AOA National Show sponsored by Fun in the Country Alpacas. Despite closing to the public and everything else that came with the threat of Coronavirus, we were able to award eight beautiful Supreme Championships to eight truly amazing alpacas and the Breeder’s Cup to six farms!

The Meet & Greet served up a whole lot of memories in addition to delicious food and 1990's-themed cocktails. And let’s not forget the laughter, support, and new memories made at the Annual Banquet and Auction.

On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff, I cannot begin to appropriately thank everyone enough, who supported this event. We are so grateful to all that participated, attended, donated, volunteered, vended, and sponsored the 2020 AOA National Show.

We had so many amazing volunteers show up throughout the weekend. From helping with compliance check to coffee brewing to auction spotters. Whenever we needed help, there were plenty of you who stepped up. Thank you!

Please look over the following list and know how grateful we are to you all. And if I missed anyone, I am so sorry. This was our event coordinator, Alyssa Winterfeld’s and my first show, and we were blown away by your support. Again, thank you.

Here’s to you,

Robin Gifford
Executive Director


Title Sponsor

  • Fun in the Country Alpacas

Meet & Greet Sponsor

  • Indiana Alpaca Association

Cocktail Reception Sponsor

  • Peruvian Link, Co.

Live Auction Sponsor

  • The Futurity by Celebrity Sales

Diamond Sponsors

  • Eagle Eye Farm
  • Flying Iron Ranch
  • Memory M-Acres Farm
  • Red Granite Ranch Ltd.
  • Stachowski Alpacas, LLC
  • The Alpacas of Spring Acres

Emerald Sponsors

  • Buck Brook Alpacas
  • Classic Alpaca-Wholesale Alpaca
  • Crescent Moon Ranch
  • Heritage Farm Suri Alpacas
  • Long Hollow Suri Alpacas/New Era Fiber
  • Odin Falls Alpacas
  • Tierra Prometida Alpacas

Hospitality Sponsor

  • DDC Veterinary

Selfie Booth Sponsor

  • Raynay Alpaca Farm, LLC

Vet Check Sponsor

  • Mazuri Animal Nutrition

Registration Sponsor

  • The Futurity by Celebrity Sales

Technology Sponsor

  • Proteus

Water Sponsor

  • Sam’s Club

Ruby Sponsors

  • Big Timber Alpacas, LLC
  • Double Diamond Ranch
  • Hasselbring’s Harmony Ranch
  • Little Creek Farm
  • M & M Alpaca Farm of NC
  • Suri & Company of Fern Creek Farm
  • West Penn Alpacas


  • Alpaca Life Collection
  • Buck Brook Alpacas
  • Cartega Trading Co.
  • Classic Alpaca
  • Crossed Arrows Alpacas, LLC
  • Everything Alpaca
  • Fashion Forum
  • Gore Trailer Mfg., Inc.
  • Indiana Alpaca Association
  • Inter-American Trading, Inc.
  • K-9 Crystals by Design
  • Lanart International Inc.
  • Latin Collection LLC
  • Light Livestock Equipment & Supply
  • Mazuri Exotic Animal Nutrition
  • New England Alpaca Fiber Pool
  • New Era Fiber
  • Peruvian Link Co.
  • RedMaple Sportswear
  • Simply Natural/Francis Enterprises, LLC
  • Spotted Circus
  • The Llama & Alpaca Jewelry Store
  • The Shepherd’s Mill, Inc.
  • Windy Meadows Farm and Fiber Factory

Live Auction Donors

  • Alpaca Country Estates Ranch and B&B
  • Alpaca Palace LLC
  • Anthony Stachowski, DVM
  • Bari Rhys
  • Carova Beach Alpacas
  • Central Hill Alpacas Plus
  • Choice Alpaca Products
  • Clear Mountain Alpacas
  • Crescent Moon Ranch
  • Epic Alpacas
  • Ezid
  • Flying Dutchman Alpacas, LLC
  • Foster’s Trail & Alpaca Farm
  • Kendall Creek Farms, Ltd.
  • Kissin’ Coussens Alpaca Farm
  • Red Granite Ranch
  • Rogue Suri Alpacas
  • Rosehaven Alpacas
  • Shambalah Alpaca Ranch
  • Stillmeadow Farm
  • Sugarland Ranch
  • Suri & Company of Fern Creek Farm
  • The Llama and Alpaca Jewelry Store
  • Triple H Ranch

Silent Auction Donors

  • Alpaca Life Collection
  • Bent Limb Farm, LLC
  • Choice Alpaca Products
  • Fashion Forum
  • Fennel and Feth
  • Gore Trailers
  • K-9 Crystals by Design
  • Northern Blessings Farm
  • Pleasant Journey Alpacas
  • RedMaple Sportswear
  • Spotted Circus
  • Two Roots Fiber Mill

Battle of the Baskets Teams

Team Northwest

  • Liberty Alpacas
  • Alpacas on the Horizon
  • G-Tribe Alpacas
  • Crescent Moon Ranch
  • Rim Rock Alpacas

Team North Central

  • Hobby Horse Farm
  • Rolling Oak Alpaca Ranch
  • Lodi Alpacas at Whistling Valley Farm
  • Heritage Farm
  • Celebrity Artist Nicolosi

Team Southwest

  • Derwydd Alpacas
  • Angel Dreams Alpacas
  • Alpacas of El Dorado
  • Heart & Soul Alpacas

Team South Central

  • Tierra Prometida Alpaca Ranch
  • Xanadu Farm
  • Bob & Nancy Pulse
  • Rancho Inca

Team Southeast

  • Raynay Alpaca Farm
  • M&M Alpaca Farm of NC
  • Sie Sutter Suri Alpacas
  • Long Hollow Suri Alpacas
  • Knolveston Farm

Contracted Staff

  • Lennie Foss, Barn Manager
  • Sue Ives & Team, Halter Show Superintendent
  • Judy Schroeder, Walking Fleece Show Superintendent
  • Anthony Stachowski, DVM; Veterinarian
  • Charles Schroeder, Announcer
  • Cindy Morrow, Public Relations
  • Dr. Brett Kayson, Auctioneer
  • Jude Anderson, AOA Certified Judge
  • Wade Gease, AOA Certified Judge
  • Stephanie Glyptis, AOA Certified Judge
  • Sharon Loner, AOA Certified Judge
  • Sara Jane Maclennan, AOA Certified Judge
  • Glenn Kerns, Show Photographer

Last but certainly not least, please thank our AOA staff; Jo Ashley, Margie Ault, Natalie Dettmer, Dan Huntley, De Monson, Marie Schlater, and Alyssa Winterfeld. Without them working tirelessly all year long, the show would not be able to happen.

Classic Alpaca
AOA Gold Benefactors
Cas-Cad-Nac Farm LLC

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