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Alpaca Academy

Alpaca Academy

Education for the
entire alpaca community.

Camelid Distance Education Program

Camelid Distance
Education Program

Educational videos
for camelid owners.

International Camelid Institute

International Camelid
Institute (ICI)

More education for
alpaca and llama owners.

Alpaca Affiliates

Alpaca Affiliates

Search for regional and
local alpaca affiliates.

Special Events 

March 18–20, 2022

Mazuri AOA National Alpaca Show

Presented by Flying Iron Ranch, Tierra Prometida Alpacas, and TXOLAN

Join us in Fort Wayne, Indiana, as hundreds of alpacas compete in the show ring! Learn about alpacas, shop at one of the many vendors selling alpaca products, or grab an alpaca selfie!

Friday–Saturday 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday 8:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
July 15–17, 2022

AOA National Education and Fiber Conference

Alpaca owners and fiber enthusiasts will meet in Burlington, Kentucky, to learn about alpaca health, breeding, fiber, and business through hands-on workshops and seminars.

Friday–Saturday 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
September 24–25, 2022

National Alpaca Farm Days

Experience alpacas up-close the last weekend in September during the 16th Annual National Alpaca Farm Days!

Search our map for a participating farm and enjoy a fun-filled day for the entire family!

September 25–26, 2021, times vary per farm