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Everyone exhibiting or showing livestock animals must read, sign, and return the 2013 SAFF Livestock Rules and Regulations Acknowledgement Form. Please print out and return to Cindy Wurster, 1034 Champion Ferry Road, Gaffney, SC 29341. Thank you!
Level I ALSA Halter Show – Southeastern Regional Qualifier
Entries Close: Thursday, October 17, 2012, no refunds after the 22nd.
Llama Show Coordinator
ALSA Judge: Joy Bishop-Forshey
Make note: THIS YEAR
Walking Fleece Show, Friday afternoon/evening.
Llamas AND alpacas welcome!
Walking Fleece, in the show arena, 4 pm until done Friday, October 26th.
Exhibitors’ Meeting: Saturday 8:30 am in the Show Ring
Morning Show Time: Saturday, October 27, 2012 9:30 am
Please note: Parking is at a premium at this event. PLEASE DO NOT PARK YOUR LIVESTOCK TRAILERS IN THE PUBLIC PARKING LOT! They should be parked either behind Barns A, B or C, in the exercise arena near Fanning Bridge, or behind the covered arena, along the fence along Airport Rd. Anyone parking their trailer in the public area will be asked to move it.
Entry Fee: $25.00 per animal
Walking Fleece: $20/animal
Stall Fee: +$35.00 / stall for show animals
$45.00 for exhibit / sale only animals (not in show)
$15.00 Panels/stall (limited Number)
ALSA Fee: $5 per animal
ALSA Fee Per Farm: (Non-ALSA members): $30.00 (*Exhibitors showing only in youth classes pay $15 per youth)
Arrival Time: Thursday, October 25, 2012 between 3 p.m to 8 p.m. If you plan to arrive earlier, please notify the Show Manager so we can make sure your stalls are ready.
RV Spaces: If you require an RV space please call the Show Manager. They are $20/night.
Stall Information:(No sod allowed for bedding) Stalls are 10′ x 10′ stationary horse stalls located in Barn A, just up from the McGough Arena housing the SAFF vendors. The front of each stall is a half wall with welded wire panels and hinged doors. The floors are red clay. Stalls have 10′ x 10′ over hangs in front of them. You may bring your own panels to put up in front of the stalls. There are a limited number of panels available, (for $15/stall) at the facility to put up in front of the stalls on a first come basis. Requests for these panels must be received no later than Friday, October 5, 2012. There are ample stalls available to purchase for the animals, individual farm displays and tack. Every stall has access to electricity, and water is readily available. Stalls will be assigned on a first come basis (based on registration postmarks). All exhibitors MUST remain until 4:00 PM Sunday. If you have an extra long drive, and must leave earlier on Sunday, please notify the show manager when registering.
Rules and Regulations:
Please read the SAFF General Livestock Rules and Regulations. All entrants MUST adhere to these rules. 2013 SAFF Livestock Rules and Regulations Acknowledgement Form
This is a Level I Show approved by ALSA. All rules and guidelines will be in accordance with the amended 14th edition of the ALSA Handbook.
Current ALSA Handbook with addendums as applicable to each sanctioned show. Exhibitors must be the registered owners and make entry in the exact names as shown on the registration certificate. Non-breeders must be accompanied by a vet certificate verifying non-breeder status.
For ALSA classes, all llamas must be ILR registered, except animals for youth classes or non-breeders with a vet certificate. Membership in ALSA required to show in ALSA show or alternate non-member fee is payable.
For animals showing for ALSA points, a copy of the registration papers for each animal (according to rule #4), and a copy of the owners ALSA membership card, or a $30.00 non-membership fee for ALSA, must be sent in with the Entry Form, class and stall fees. These should be mailed to the Show Manager to be received on or before Oct. 17, 2012. Checks should be made payable to SAFF.
Health Rules: IMPORTANT – READ CAREFULLY
- All animals coming to SAFF from within the state of North Carolina WILL NOT need health papers.
- All animals coming to SAFF from outside the state of North Carolina MUST have Health Papers that are current within 60 days of the event – in other words, they can be no older than August 22, 2012.
- SAFF has the right to refuse any animal that does not appear healthy. Any animal with signs of poor health or infectious disease must be removed from the grounds immediately! Animals shipped with suspect animals may also be subject to removal. Failure to adhere to these rules will result in expulsion from the fairgrounds and fees will be forfeited.
There will be a veterinarian available (on call) throughout the show.
Points, Premiums and Awards
This is a Level I ALSA Show and an Eastern Regional Qualifier (for 2012). A class MUST have at least 3 entries to be awarded points. The number of ALSA points accumulated from each class are determined by the point chart in the current ALSA Handbook. Ribbons will be awarded to 6 places. In classes of 3 or more llamas, first place halter class winners will receive $10 premiums. Grand and Reserve Halter Champions and Performance Grand and Reserve Champions will receive rosettes. SSLA has donated the statue for Best of Show.
Wool Division Descriptions
The fleece should have a natural luster and hang/drape over the llama’s body, usually forming a natural part along the spine. The fibers are grouped into a very distinctive, well defined lock structure, with many individual, separate locks of fiber, formed at the skin and carrying out to the ends of each lock. The fleece should be lustrous, the locks independent and consistent in size and degree of wave/spiral content throughout the neck and body. There should be an absence of crimp and minimal loft.
Minimal body wool, short neck wool with smooth head.
Moderate to long body wool, minimal to moderate neck wool, smooth to moderate leg wool.
Abundant body and neck wool, minimal to abundant leg wool (i.e. leg wool at least to knee and hock).
Age as of October 25, 2012
Juvenile: 5-12 months
Yearling: 13-24 months
Two-year-old: 25-36 months
Adult: Over 36 months for llamas
Llama Halter Show Classes
A class MUST have at least 3 entries to be awarded points.
Showmanship Classes ALSA
Class 1Youth Showmanship (“point” class)
Class 2Open Showmanship (“point” class)
Suri Halter Classes ALSA
Class 3Juvenile Males
Class 8Juvenile Females
Class 4Yearling Males
Class 9Yearling Females
Class 5Two-Year-Old Males
Class 10Two-Year-Old Females
Class 6 Adult Males
Class 11Adult Females
Class 7Grand and Reserve Grand Champion
Class 12Grand and Reserve Grand Champion
Light Wool Halter Classes ALSA
Class 13 Juvenile Males
Class 18Juvenile Females
Class 14Yearling Males
Class 19Yearling Females
Class 15Two-Year-Old Males
Class 20Two-Year-Old Females
Class 16Adult Males
Class 21Adult Females
Class 17Grand and Reserve Grand Champion
Class 22Grand and Reserve Grand Champion
Medium Wool Halter Classes ALSA
Class 23Juvenile Males
Class 28Juvenile Females
Class 24Yearling Males
Class 29Yearling Females
Class 25Two-Year-Old Males
Class 30Two-Year-Old Females
Class 26Adult Males
Class 31Adult Females
Class 27Grand and Reserve Grand Champion
Class 32Grand and Reserve Grand Champion
Light Wool Halter Class will be combined with the Medium Wool Halter Class at the judge’s discretion based upon the number of entries.
Heavy Wool Halter Classes ALSA
Class 33Juvenile Males
Class 38Juvenile Females
Class 34Yearling Males
Class 39Yearling Females
Class 35Two-Year-Old Males
Class 40Two-Year-Old Females
Class 36Adult Males
Class 41Adult Females
Class 37Grand and Reserve Grand Champion
Class 42Grand and Reserve Grand Champion
Non-Breeder Halter Classes ALSA
Class 43Yearling Non-Breeders
Class 45Adult Non-Breeders
Class 44Two-Year-Old Non-Breeders
Class 46Grand and Reserve Grand Champion
Group Classes ALSA
Class 47Get of Sire
Class 49Best of Show
Class 48Produce of Dam
***Walking Fleece, on entry form for class, enter WF
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