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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 15–17, 2024

Mazuri AOA National Alpaca Show

presented by Heritage Farm Alpacas & Events and RayNay Alpaca Farm

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 12–14, 2024

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.

In addition to all the education at this event social opportunities abound with a Meet and Greet on Thursday night and the National Year-End High Point Awards Ceremony on Friday.

Held in conjunction with the AOA National Fleece Show.

National Alpaca Farm Days
September 28–29, 2024

National Alpaca Farm Days

Experience alpacas up-close the last weekend in September during the 18th Annual National Alpaca Farm Days!

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

photo courtesy of Magnolia Blossom Ranch LLC

September 28–29, 2024, times vary per farm