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Judges Perspective Spring Symposium



May 30th& 31st2020

Learn skills and tools by AOA Senior Alpaca Judge/ Instructor & International Consultant, Wade Gease, in his personal & highly interactive classes.  

SATURDAY (8:30am-4pm) evening social to follow


Judges Perspective – Understand what is ALL happening in the show ring!

  • Positive and Negative Exhibitor Influences
  • Insights into the Judges format

Analyze like the Judge – Practice balancing Conformation/Fleece traits

  • Fun hands on practice with primary points and placing



Fiber Reading – Understand the marriage of many of the traits in Huacaya or Suri

  • An invaluable building skill for all breeders to continually practice  
  • Understand what is happening with the fleece traits you are seeing 
  • Bring samples for class participation


Game Time!  – Prizes awarded


End of the day Fun: Hands on Product Development ( bring some raw spare fiber)

  • Dryer Balls for Dummies
  • Wade shares his way to create them from raw fiber! 


Evening Social at the Host Ranch – Theme? 


SUNDAY  ( 9am-noon)

Coffee Clutch Fleece Reading

  • Bring your fleeces for analyzing!
  • Group participation – 1-2 fleeces/farm
  • Learn tips on Breeding Decisions, Skirting, 


All attendees get to pick out The Alpaca Guyproducts at Wholesale prices. Preorders can be brough to the event to save on shipping.  Contact alpacawade@gmail.com