Registration is now open for our halter & fleece show competition!
Are you an animal lover? Fiber enthusiast? Or just looking for a free, family activity with 300 alpacas? The Wisconsin Alpaca & Fiber Fest is for you! WisAFF is the premiere alpaca halter and fleece show in Wisconsin. WisAFF is conveniently located at the Washington County fairgrounds in West Bend, WI just north of Milwaukee.
Mark your calendars for the 2015 show! It will be Saturday, April 25 & Sunday, April 26, with breeders & vendors setting up on Friday, April 24! We are very pleased to have Amanda Vandenbosch back to be the judge for our halter & fleece show too.
Alpacas are fiber animals, and we also want to celebrate the outstanding qualities of alpaca that fiber artists treasure. WisAFF will feature a huge fiber arts display and crafter’s corner. Don’t know how to knit, spin or crochet? We will offer classes throughout the weekend for ALL skills levels! Check out the Fiber Arts Classes page for more information. We are currently seeking proposals for the 2015 show!
One fleece/two shows, two different judges To encourage people to enter fleece shows, the Wisconsin Alpaca & Fiber Fest has joined with the UMA Fleece Show 2015 to save time and money sending your fleeces to one show rather than to two separate shows. All you have to do is register for each individual fleece show and then mail your fleeces to the Wisconsin Alpaca and Fiber Fest. Our show will then send the fleece on to the next show. Be sure to check the box indicating that fleeces are to be shipped to the next show when you register online for that show.
The sign-up forms for the UMA Fleece Show are up on their website – uppermidwestalpacas.com. They will also will be a collection site for AFCNA. Wade Gease is their show judge, so he’s picking up the fleeces.
The UMA Fleece Show will also be providing the option to have the shown fleeces put up for sale on the last day. They are currently working out the details to accomplish this. For more information on this, contact Mara DeBoe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can pick up your fleeces after the last show or have them mailed back to you along with any ribbons you’ve won. The judges for each fleece show will be informed that the fleeces are being entered into three consecutive shows. Volunteers at each show are encouraged to handle each fleece with extra care. Please contact the following with any questions:
Wisconsin Alpaca & Fiber Fest
Les Green, email@example.com
UMA Fleece Show 2015
Mara DeBoe, wibotawot