Innovative Fleece Assessment Auction

Bulk Buy Auction

Get your fleece from barn to buyer!

Alpaca Owners Associaton in collaboration with the AOA Fiber and Fiber Products Committee, is happy to announce the first Innovative Fleece Assessment (IFA) Bulk Buy Auction. All IFA entries at the 2023 AOA National Fleece Show are eligible to participate.

All participating fleeces will be combined by color group, grade, and breed. The color groups will be determined by the judged groups.

Ninety percent of the sale will go to the seller and ten percent to AOA. If needed, the buyer pays for shipping. The auction will have online bidding. Bidding will close at 10:00 a.m. EDT on Sunday, July 16.

Minimum Starting Bids for Huacaya and Suri

  • Grade 0 (15.0–16.9 micron) — $12/lb
  • Grade 1 (17.0–19.9 micron) — $10/lb
  • Grade 2 (20.0–22.9 micron) — $8/lb
  • Grade 3 (23.0–25.9 micron) — $6/lb
  • Grade 4 (26.0–28.9 micron) — $5/lb

Grades 5 and 6 are not included due to most fleeces entered in the IFA competition test as Grades 0–4.

Contact the Fiber Committee at with questions.

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