Activities and Events in 2009
Feb 21 & 22 Seymour Alternative Farming Expo - Alpaca Marquee
Information, animals on display and for sale; yarn, fleece and products for sale. Open 9am-5pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday. [Baarrooka in attendance Saturday and Sunday only]
Mar 21 Wodonga Show - Wodonga Showgrounds
A one day regional show. Alpaca and fleece judging on Saturday. Judging begins at 9am with suris.
Feb 28 & 29 Canberra Royal Show - Canberra Showgrounds (EPIC)
Alpaca Judging Saturday and Sunday. Judging begins at 9am with suris on both days. Results of fleece judging also on display.
Apr 9-12 Sydney Royal Easter Show - Sydney Showgrounds (Homebush)
Alpaca Judging Friday 10and Saturday 11th begining at 8 am with suris on both days. Results of fleece judging also on display.
[Date TBA] DPI Walk & Talk: Alpacas - Baarrooka
Organised by DPI, Benalla as part of their regular Walk & Talk series, this one will focus on alpaca nutrition and breeding. This is a Strathbogie Ranges Suri Breeders (SRSB) event.
June 3-8 International Fleece Show, Cleveland, OH, USA
Baarrooka has 3 fleeces entered in the International Fleece Show and will be attending in the US.
July 17-20 Bendigo Sheep & Wool Show- Bendigo Exhibition Centre
Pre-eminent Fleece Show, featuring a huge range of fleece animals in the one location - alpaca, goat and sheep breeds.
August 22-23 Colourbration Festivation - Bendigo Exhibition Centre
Alpaca show with a focus on the wonderful range of natural colours found in alpacas. Alpaca displays, trade stalls and alpaca sales area also included. Event website: www.alpacacolourbration.com.au