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About TxOLAN

The TxOLAN Alpaca Association is a regional affiliate of the national Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association (AOBA). TxOLAN is comprised of alpaca owners and other interested individuals from Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas and New Mexico.

2021 Education Seminars

REGISTRATION IS OPEN     https://www.alpacashowreg.com

Education Seminars will be offered from 9 - 4:30 on Friday. 

Speakers and topics to include:


Friday 9:00-9:45 am Staci Forshee - Handling and training your alpacas.
Friday 10:00-11:30 am (Alpaca Analysis)
Critique an alpaca's stature from a Judge's and Breeder’s perspective. Let us discuss each section of the alpaca from top to bottom. What are allowable differences in each body part of the alpaca?
Class will be held at ringside with alpacas for hands-on training.
Friday 1:00-2:30 pm (Practices of Placements and Judging Alpacas) 
Join Senior Judge Wade Gease for understanding ring assessments of alpacas and learning the practices in making placement decisions. 
Handouts will be provided and class will be ringside with alpacas for hands on training. 
Friday 3:00-3:45 pm Skirting Fleece for Show Competition.
Friday 4:00-5:15 pm Barn Banter
Small, medium and large farms as separate focus groups for open discussion and sharing ideas, issues, solutions and networking.


5:30 PM - Meet & Greet Reception - North end of Arena (Great Appetizers / Cash Bar)  Mandatory Exhibitors Meeting  

EDUCATION FEES: $25.00 for all TxOLAN members

  $50.00 for all non members

  Per person price gives access to all seminars