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CABA Classic 2017 Halter Show

ENTRIES CLOSE MIDNIGHT EST APRIL, 29th 2017

Level III – (up to 499 entries) 2 rings / 2 judges / 2 days

Judging will be 60% Fleece / 40% Conformation

Halter Show Superintendent:  Freda McGill  
 
JUDGES: 

DIANA TIMMERMAN- Full Fleece Females Huacaya & Suri's

KRISTIN BUHRMAN- Full Fleece Males Huacaya & Suri's

Entry Information & Rules: 

  • This show is certified by AOA, and all rules and guidelines will be in accordance with AOA Show rules. All Exhibitors are responsible for reviewing the current AOA Show Division Handbook, and adhering to the rules therein.
  • Entry fee is $55 per Halter Class entry, and $55 per Production Class entry. Both fees include the required $6 AOA fee. The Halter Show entry form, and ARI certificate(s) must be postmarked on or before April 29, 2017.
  • Exhibitors are limited to 3 entries per breed type, per gender, per age division, per color designation, according to the current AOA Show Division Handbook.
  • The halter show is restricted to registered CABA Classic exhibitors only. Alpacas entered in the halter show must be kept in the Exhibit Hall all weekend.
  • A copy of the ARI Registration Certificate must accompany all entries. According to AOA show rules there can not be any exceptions to this rule. Alpacas with “pending” ARI registration will not be allowed to show. Incomplete entries will not be processed. Deadline for entries is April 29, 2017. ARI Certificates for companion animals must be provided and the animal should be listed on the entry form as a companion.
  • All alpacas entered in or present at the show must be tested for BVDV using the PCR test.
  • One test in the lifetime of the alpaca is sufficient to ensure that it is not a Persistently Infected (PI) alpaca. The BVDV “negative” or BVDV “not detected” test result must be written on the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI) along with the date of the test, the lab that performed the test and the testing method (PCR).
    Exhibitors are required by AOA to provide a copy of the Veterinary Certificate of Inspection (CVI), which includes the alpaca’s ARI name and microchip ID numbers and BVDV negative test results by PCR or VI (VI PRIOR TO 1/1/2010 ACCEPTED, ONLY PCR TESTS ACCEPTED AFTER 1/1/2010) for each alpaca present at the show to be retained by the show superintendent as part of the show records. Original copy of CVI must be presented at Vet check on Friday May 12th.
  • All alpacas must be entered in the name of the owner as listed on the ARI Registration Certificate. Animals that are in the process of being purchased, or certificates that have not been transferred, must have an AOA Owner of Record form signed (Owner of Record form), signed by the owner that is listed on the ARI Registration Certificate.
  • No animal substitutions will be allowed from the original Halter Show Entry form after registration closes.  If an animal becomes ill and permission is obtained from either the Event Manager or Halter Superintendent to substitute, there will be a $25 substitution fee will be required to be paid prior to arriving at the show for each such change.
  • All exhibitors and handlersper AOA rules must attend the mandatory exhibitors meeting on May 13th at 8:30 AM at the Show Rings, for announcements and to receive the show schedule.
  • The halter show will be held in 2 rings on Saturday May 13th & Sunday May 14th.
  • Judging will begin at 9:00 AM on Saturday, and at 8:30 AM on Sunday.
  • Participants must have their entries ringside ten minutes prior to their class entering the ring. Gate stewards/show staff are not responsible for missed classes. Judges will have the option to allow or disallow late entries after the class has begun entering the ring. 



 Group production classes will be held @8:30 on Sunday am.  Optional classes


1. Get of Sire class

The Get of Sire class is comprised of three alpacas that are the progeny of the same sire. All
three of these progeny are evaluated simultaneously in the ring and should represent their
sire’s ability to transmit his positive traits to each progeny in a uniform and consistent
manner.
(NOTE: New in 2013) The Get of Sire class may be divided into two classes, provided
that there is a minimum of at least four Get entries in each of the Light or Mixed/Dark
class: 1. Light Get of Sire class (White, Beige, Light Fawn or Indefinite Light), and 2.
Mixed/Dark Get of Sire class (at least one of the three alpacas within a Mixed/Dark
entry must be Medium or Dark Fawn, Brown, Black, Grey, Multicolor or Indefinite
Dark).
a. Alpacas of Get must be eligible and entered in the show in their respective halter
class.
b. Only full-fleeced classes may be offered.
c. Both genders can be represented, but must be from three different dams.
d. The color and age of each alpaca within the group shall not be a discriminating factor.
e. Show entry is made in the name of the sire on the show entry form and must be
accompanied by a copy of the sire’s ARI Registration Certificate.
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1) A copy of the ARI Registration Certificate for each of the three progeny must
also be provided to the Show Superintendent.
a) Show Superintendent shall verify the qualification of the three progeny.
f. Limit one entry per sire
1) The sire is not shown with this group entry. If the exhibitor is not the owner of
the sire, that exhibitor must obtain the sire owner’s written permission prior to
the time of show entry.
g. Entry is limited to three sire entries per owner.
h. Judging criteria for the Get of Sire class shall include:
1) Consistency of positive conformational traits exhibited by all of the alpacas
within the group.
2) Uniformity of positive fleece characteristics exhibited by all of the alpacas
within the group.
3) Uniformity of type and style exhibited by all of the alpacas within the group.
4) Absence of negative traits.

2. Produce of Dam class

The Produce of Dam class is comprised of two alpacas that are the progeny of the same dam.
Both of these progeny are evaluated simultaneously in the ring and should represent their
dam’s ability to transmit her positive traits to each progeny in a uniform and consistent manner.
(NOTE: New in 2013) The Produce of Dam class may be divided into two classes,
provided that there is a minimum of at least four Produce entries in each of the Light or
Mixed/Dark class: 1. Light Produce of Dam class (White, Beige, Light Fawn or Indefinite
Light), and 2. Mixed/Dark Produce of Dam class (at least one of the two alpacas within a
Mixed/Dark entry must be Medium or Dark Fawn, Brown, Black, Grey, Multicolor or
Indefinite Dark).
a. Alpacas of Produce must be eligible and entered in the show in their respective halter
class.
b. Only full-fleeced classes may be offered.
c. Both genders can be represented.
d. The color and age of each alpaca within the group shall not be a discriminating factor.
e. Show entry is made in the name of the dam on the show entry form and must be
accompanied by a copy of the dam’s ARI Registration Certificate.
1) A copy of the ARI Registration Certificate for each of the two progeny must
also be provided to the Show Superintendent.
a) Show Superintendent shall verify the qualification of the two progeny.
f. Limit one entry per dam
1) The dam is not shown with this group entry. If the exhibitor is not the owner of
the dam, that exhibitor must obtain the dam owner’s written permission prior
to the time of show entry.
g. Entry is limited to three dam entries per owner.
h. Judging criteria for the Produce of Dam class shall include:
1) Consistency of positive conformational traits exhibited by both of the alpacas
within the group.
2) Uniformity of positive fleece characteristics exhibited by both of the alpacas
within the group.
3) Uniformity of type and style exhibited by both of the alpacas within the group.
4) Absence of negative traits.

3. Breeder’s Best Three class

The Breeder’s Best Three class is comprised of three alpacas that represent the highest quality
production from the breeder’s herd. All three of the alpacas are evaluated simultaneously in the
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ring and a collective judgment is made on the group, which is based upon the individual
excellence of each alpaca within the group.
(NOTE: New in 2013) The Breeder’s Best Three class may be divided into two classes,
provided that there is a minimum of at least four Breeder’s Best Three entries in each of
the Light or Mixed/Dark class: 1. Light Breeder’s Best Three class (White, Beige, Light
Fawn or Indefinite Light), and 2. Mixed/Dark Breeder’s Best Three class (at least one of
the three alpacas within a Mixed/Dark entry must be Medium or Dark Fawn, Brown,
Black, Grey, Multicolor or Indefinite Dark).
a. Breeder’s Best Three must be eligible and entered in the show in their respective halter
class.
b. Only full-fleeced classes are offered.
c. Both genders may be represented.
d. Any age may be represented.
e. The color and age of each alpaca within the group shall not be a discriminating factor.
f. The alpacas that comprise a group do not have to be related.
g. All alpacas must be owned by the exhibitor and must be from dams that were owned by
the exhibitor at the time the dams were bred as evidenced on the ARI Registration
Certificate.
h. Show entry is made in the name of the breeder as shown on the ARI Registration
Certificate.
i. Limit one entry per breeder per breed type.

B. Additional Optional Halter Classes

1. Bred and Owned class (NOTE: New in 2013)
These classes emphasize production from an ongoing breeding program rather than alpacas
that are purchased from another breeder. The alpacas shown must be owned by the exhibitor
and must be from dams that were owned by the exhibitor at the time the dams were bred as
evidenced on the ARI Registration Certificates for the each entry.
a. These classes are split by breed type, age, gender, and Light and Dark.
b. The following classes offered for Bred and Owned are:
1) Juvenile Light and Dark male and female
2) Yearling Light and Dark male and female
3) Two year old and Mature Light and Dark male and female
c. The Light class includes White, Beige, Light Fawn and Indefinite Light
d. The Dark class includes Medium and Dark Fawn, Brown, Black, Grey, Multicolor and
Indefinite Dark.
e. Only full fleece classes are offered.
f. Entry is limited to one entry per Dark and Light class in each age and gender per
breed type.
g. None of the Bred and Owned entries are eligible for entry in their respective full
fleece halter class. However, they can enter any Group Production class for which
are eligible.
h. Winners in each Bred and Owned class will compete for the Best Bred and Owned
Male and Female (one winner in each gender per breed type).
i. The winners of the Best Bred and Owned Male and Female are eligible to compete in
the Judge’s Choice competition if Judge’s Choice is held at the show.
j. Show order:
1) The Dark Bred and Owned classes shall be held immediately following the
Brown Color Championship class for that gender.
2) The Light Bred and Owned classes shall be held immediately following the Light
Color Championship class for that gender.
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3) The Best Bred and Owned classes shall be held immediately following the last
Color Group Championship of the show for that gender and just prior to
Judge’s Choice.