— The Openherd Team

2019 Gold Country Gathering

Please join us for a premier fall alpaca show event. The show will take place among the pines at the easily accessible Nevada County Fairgrounds  in beautiful Grass Valley, CA. 

 This year's show will include a Level II Halter Show, Fleece Show and Walking Fleece Show. We will have an exciting Silent Auction as well as having wonderful vendors; and we expect some amazing herdsires for our online Herdsire Auction!

Along with the local area advertising, other events at the fairgrounds that weekend will bring in more of the public than ever before!

This show is open to the general public. Come watch the alpacas compete. Best of all, it's free to attend. You won't want to miss this year's Gold Country Gathering. See you there!

AOA Certified Level II Halter Show, Fleece and Walking Fleece Shows

October 11-13, 2019 | Nevada County Fairgrounds | Grass Valley, CA

 

Halter Judge:  Amanda VandenBosch
Walking Fleece Judge:  Wini Labrecque and Ken Hibbits
Fleece Judge:  Wini Labrecque
Judging to be:  60% Fleece, 40% Conformation

Check in as early as 2:00 pm Thursday, October 10

Early Bird Registration Deadline Extended: September 212019
Registration Deadline: September 30, 2019
Substitutions/Additions: Sept 30 - Oct 7, 2019
No Changes after 
October 4, 2019

NOTE:  For every two animals you register for the Walking Fleece Competition, you get one additional entry for free!

This event will feature:

  Open Barn night on Friday ~ Come and mingle with vendors and friends

  Potluck Event and wine and beer tasting Saturday under the trees ~ Join us for some down home fun on Saturday, some wonderful wines and great company!

  Herdsire Auction ~ Bid on your favorites among an exciting selection of herdsires.  A great way to enhance your breeding program.

  Great Vendors ~ start your Christmas shopping!

  Silent Auction ~ Bid on some incredible items and make sure to donate something to the silent auction...this year proceeds benefit the show directly!

  Fleece Show ~  Open all weekend! 

Show Sponsors

Benefactor Sponsor

 

 

Airline Sponsor

 

 

Grand Sponsors

 

 

 

  Alpacas of El Dorado - Logo

 

Wine Sponsors

 

 

 

 

Beer Sponsor

 

Corporate Sponsors

 

 

Vendors